13 Bond Sex Scenes That Leave Us Shaken (Not Stirred)

Sean Connery and Daniela Bianchi, 'From Russia With Love'
Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi, From Russia With Love
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In one of the first Hollywood sex tapes (that Hollywood actually intentionally produced), Bond (Connery) and Tatiana Romanova (Bianchi) are filmed in the sack by Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya). We shamefully admit that we wish we had a copy.
Sean Connery and Honor Blackman, 'Goldfinger'
Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Goldfinger
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By the time Bond (Connery), ahem, penetrates the seemingly impenetrable Pussy Galore (Blackman), the spy recognizes the necessity of privacy. Throwing a parachute over the couple to shield from government relief, Bond quips, "Oh no, you don't! This is no time to be rescued." Seems pilot Pussy wasn't the only one who knows how to glide down a landing strip.
Sean Connery and Claudine Auger, 'Thunderball'
Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Thunderball
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While scuba-diving for a bomber under the sea, Bond (Connery) goes even deeper (pun intended) when he finds Domino (Auger) swimming as well. After stepping out of the ocean — which reacts to their love-making with a suggestive surge — Bond quips, "I hope we didn't frighten the fish." That's one way to fish for compliments.
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Sean Connery and Molly Peters, 'Thunderball'
Sean Connery, Molly Peters, Thunderball
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Sure, Bond's (Connery) methods of romancing Patricia Fearing (Peters) are questionable — seducing her by telling her it's the one way she won't get fired following a nearly deadly incident at her health farm — but the subsequent steam room sex scene, during which Peters becomes the first Bond girl to appear nude via silhouette, is unquestionably sexy.
Roger Moore and Madeline Smith, 'Live and Let Die'
Roger Moore, Madeline Smith, Live and Let Die
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The spy's 'Live and Let Die' Rolex has the distinction of being Bond's (Moore) least and most useful gadget over the course of 23 films. The magnetic watch fails to protect him from the wrath of Mr. Big's alligators, but it does prove useful when undoing the magnetic Miss Caruso's (Smith) dress.
Roger Moore and Barbara Bach, 'The Spy Who Loved Me'
Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, The Spy Who Loved Me
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The spy who loved Anya Amasova (Bach) — for 90 minutes, anyway — asks the KGB agent to strip out of her clothes for some nautical nookie. And during the act, Bond (Moore) and Anya's superiors get a first-hand look at what happens when Bond rocks the boat.
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Roger Moore and Lois Chiles, 'Moonraker'
Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Moonraker
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Turns out getting lost in space with James Bond (Moore) would be a good thing. In the final moments of 'Moonraker,' Bond and Dr. Holly Goodhead (Chiles) live up to the Bond girl's name by rolling around in the sub-zero hay. Of course, they're discovered by Bond's government colleagues: "I think he's attempting re-entry, sir." A sex scene that was, figuratively and literally, out of this world.
Roger Moore and Maud Adams, 'Octopussy'
Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Octopussy
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Whoever said laughter is the best medicine clearly didn't see Bond (Moore) cure himself from Khan (Louis Jourdan)-related injuries through a roll in the sack. Where can we find such love potion?
Roger Moore and Grace Jones, 'A View to a Kill'
Roger Moore, Grace Jones, A View to a Kill
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One of Bond's most sexually dominant paramours, May Day (Jones) doesn't even allow Bond to take advantage of his patented punnery. "I see you're a woman of very few words," Bond (Moore) tells her as she climbs into bed, to which she responds, "What's there to say?" Now, that's what we call a Bond woman.
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Pierce Brosnan and Famke Janssen, 'GoldenEye'
Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, GoldenEye
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Xenia Onatopp (Janssen) certainly does like to be on top — of Bond's (Brosnan) shoulders, that is. Armed with her penchant for squeezing men to death with her thighs, Xenia attacks Bond, only to begin seducing him in a way that would make Christian Grey blush. The duo never actually does the deed, but how could Xenia not make it onatopp of a sexy Bond list?
Pierce Brosnan and Teri Hatcher, 'Tomorrow Never Dies'
Pierce Brosnan, Teri Hatcher, Tomorrow Never Dies
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M (Judi Dench) dispatched Bond (Brosnan) to seduce trophy wife Paris Carver (Hatcher) for information on her conspiring husband, Elliot Carver (Jonathan Pryce) — and, based on the a few lingerie-friendly shots, both Bond and audiences were lucky she did. Paris, however, wasn't — she was murdered shortly thereafter by her own husband. Talk about a dangerous affair.
Pierce Brosnan and Sophie Marceau, 'The World Is Not Enough'
Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau, The World Is Not Enough
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One way to get over the groan-worthy "I thought Christmas only comes once a year"? Watch Bond's (Brosnan) tryst with Elektra King (Marceau), which begins and (unfortunately) ends with a bang.
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Daniel Craig and Eva Green, 'Casino Royale'
Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Casino Royale
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During the most romantic love scene in the Bond franchise, Vesper Lynd (Green) visits an ailing Bond (Craig) and speeds his recovery with the following sultry declaration, "You can have me anywhere." The fact that Bond responds with nary a pun — "Whatever is left of me, whatever I am, I'm yours" — shakes (not stirs) us to the core.