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View to a Kill

MTV Movies Blog is currently running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every week we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond.

A View to a Kill (1985)

Plot: When a top secret microchip ends up in the hands of the Soviets, Bond is called on to investigate the chip's manufacturer.

Title Meaning: Max Zorin uses the line the describe the view from his personal blimp, and it doesn't make any sense.

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For Your Eyes Only

MTV Movies Blog is currently running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every Wednesday we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond.

Octopussy (1983)

Plot: An MI6 agent's death sets off a chain of events that leads to Bond uncovering a nuclear plot disguised as a diamond smuggling scheme.

Title Meaning: It is the name of entrepreneur and circus owner at the center of the story. It was the nickname her father gave to her. Her father.

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For Your Eyes Only

MTV Movies Blog is currently running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every Wednesday we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond.

For Your Eyes Only (1981)

Plot: When a piece of top secret tech sinks with the spy ship carrying it, Bond must retrieve the device before it is sold to the highest bidder.

Title Meaning: Melina speaks the title to Bond after disrobing.

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Moonraker

MTV Movies Blog is currently running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every Wednesday we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond.

Moonraker (1979)

Plot: After a space shuttle is stolen off the back of an airliner, Bond must discover who is behind the theft.

Title Meaning: "Moonraker" is the name of the line of space shuttles created by Hugo Drax, one of which is stolen during the opening sequence.

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The Spy Who Loved Me

MTV Movies Blog is currently running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every week we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond.

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Plot: When Russian and British nuclear submarines go missing, MI6 and the KGB send in agents to find them. Falling in love was never part of the plan. [Cue music]

Title Meaning: It is the moniker of Francisco Scaramanga, the assassin at the heart of the plot, who uses a literal golden gun to kill his targets.

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The Man With the Golden Gun

MTV Movies Blog is currently running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every Wednesday we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond.

The Man With the Golden Gun (1974)

Plot: The world's greatest assassin has apparently set his golden sights on taking out his only worthy opponent, 007.

Title Meaning: It is the moniker of Francisco Scaramanga, the assassin at the heart of the plot, who uses a literal golden gun to kill his targets.

Bond: Roger Moore

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Live and Let Die

MTV Movies Blog is currently running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every Wednesday we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond.

Live and Let Die (1973)

Plot: Three MI6 agents die while tailing the mysterious dictator of a small Caribbean nation, and Bond is sent in to investigate.

Title Meaning: "Live and Let Die" has no direct connection to the film, other than sharing a name with Paul McCartney's theme.

Bond: Roger Moore, the third Bond, makes his debut.

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Diamonds Are Forever

For the next 22 weeks, MTV Movies Blog will be running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every Wednesday we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond.

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

Plot: Bond is hot on the trail of a diamond smuggling operation that MI6 suspects is attempting to flood the market with stockpiled jems.

Title Meaning: A rather literal reference to the stones at the center of the plot

Bond: Sean Connery returns to the role to make his final appearance in an EON-produced Bond movie.

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On Her Majesty's Secret Service

For the next 22 weeks, MTV Movies Blog will be running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every Wednesday we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond.

On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

Plot: After his first face-to-face run-in with Blofeld, Bond tracks the SPECTRE mastermind to the Swiss alps, where he plots to once again hold the world at randsom.

Title Meaning: Bond briefly takes a leave from MI6, but returns by the end of the film.

Bond: Australian model George Lazenby, making his only appearance as 007

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You Only Live Twice

For the next 22 weeks, MTV Movies Blog will be running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every Wednesday we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond.

You Only Live Twice (1967)

Plot: SPECTRE is back once again, this time capturing space capsules from the U.S. and the Soviet Union in order to start war between the two and catapult Japan to the status of superpower.

Title Meaning: Refers to James Bond's faked death at the beginning of the film. Blofeld later speaks the line.

Bond: Sean Connery

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