To celebrate Bond’s 60th anniversary on the silver screen (and every movie on Prime Video), we take a look at some of the best Bond gadgets of all time and see if they can (or really can!) ). which is your favourite?
For a limited time, all 25 Bond films have landed on Amazon Prime Video to mark their 60th anniversary. Doctor No, From Russia With love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You only live twice, About Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Diamonds forever, Live and die, The man with the golden gun, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, For You Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View to a Kill, The Living Daylights, License to Kill, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, Die Another Day, Casino Royale , Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, Specter When no time to dieThis “Limited Time” warning indicates that Bond DVDs still have a lifespan.
All movies stream on Amazon Prime Video in the US, UK, Australia, India, Italy, Japan, Spain, Southeast Asia, Mexico, and other Latin American countries.
Take a look at some of our favorite Bond gadgets.
movie – thunderball
hook up – connery
myth – After getting rid of Colonel Buber, Bond becomes like the 21st century and fires a jetpack to escape. Classic.
reality – Unfortunately, jetpacks weren’t an everyday form of transportation in 2000s Britain, but jetpacks remain a niche toy for lunatics and men who find it amusing to dabble in death. Jetpack International says he whips one for $200,000 including training.
2. Rolex Submariner
movie – live and die
hook up – moore
myth – Bond slips this Rolex and uses the built-in electromagnet to tease the dress of a super hot Italian female agent.
reality – Unfortunately for the ubiquitous sex pests, this watch doesn’t actually have an electromagnet. Still, Roger Moore said he’s the best gadget he’s ever used as Bond.
3. Riddle Marine Jet Boat
movie – this world is not enough
hook up – Brosnan
myth – After a woman blows up the whole thing beside MI6 HQ from a vantage point on the Thames, Bond sets off in pursuit using Q’s new fishing boat. A front-mounted automatic weapon is standard equipment.
reality – Riddle Marines crash real jet boats. They start at $26k. Frankly, it’s better than the Sony Ericsson C902, with nuff bond extras. At least you can annoy the tourist boats on the Thames, right?
4. Lotus Esprit S1
movie – the spy who loved me
hook up – moore
myth – Moore’s biggest motors head to the ultimate underwater villain’s lair, using Lotus as a sub. Arguably the best Bond scene of all time.
reality – Rinspeed’s underwater car is meant to be built like a Bond, but the lack of folding wheels, cheeky one-liners, and Barbara Bach’s false amazement with the submarine’s detouring motors are worth the hassle. It means that there is no
5. Phillips Keychain
movie – living daylights
hook up – Dalton
myth – JB’s keychain is in a stun capsule that can be activated by whistling Rule Britannia. Great for annihilating US generals who are massively and/or subtly contemplating defection to an evil empire.
reality – Keychains and capsules like this won’t find chaps, and I wouldn’t recommend trying to get a tear gas canister to recreate the fun.