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James Bond: 50 Years of 007

By Zaki JufriMovies - 19 October 2012 10:29 AM | Updated 31 October 2012

James Bond: 50 Years of 007

It's been 50 years since the first James Bond film, 'Dr. No', premiered in theaters. Since then, more than 20 films featuring the iconic spy have come out. On 1 November, "Skyfall," descends on 007 fans. But before we live vicariously through the suave superspy, here's all you need to know about 007 and 'Skyfall' -- in one place.

 

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James Bond's turning 50 on the big screen this year and quite naturally, no one really cares about Bond himself, am I right? In any of the movies, Bond girls can show up as allies, enemies or simply eye candy for Bond (and us). Often, these girls were conveniently Bond's past lovers. 

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'Skyfall' by Adele

Adele lends voice to Bond theme for ‘Skyfall’

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After rolling in the deep, the Grammy-winning British singer dives into Bond territory, co-writing and performing the theme to the upcoming 'Skyfall'

Two-part sequel announced for 'Skyfall'

Two-part sequel announced for 'Skyfall'

As 'Skyfall' rolls out worldwide, writers are already working on its two-part sequel

 


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Ian Fleming, the man behind James Bond

Ian Fleming, the man behind James Bond

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'Skyfall' opens in theatres 1 November 2012. Get your tickets here