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Poll: Alternate Storylines for Famous Films - James Bond Edition

Which of these alternate plots for Bond movies, based on the titles of the films, do you find the most appealing?

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Movies Told from a Different Character's Perspective

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    Dr. No (1962)

    Family, Horror

    The children of a small town grow suspicious of the area's new psychiatrist after some of their friends are forced to pay him a visit by their parents and teachers after misbehaving in class. Upon returning to school, those who had sessions with the Dr. No are oddly devoid of personality and energy.

    Could Dr. No be committing experiments on kids? Or replacing them with clones? There's only one way to find out - pay him a visit yourself

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    From Russia with Love (1963)

    Romance, Drama

    Two pen pals share letters and gifts with each other despite living countries apart. They maintain contact for years despite neither being able to afford a trip to visit the other

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    Goldfinger (1964)

    Film Noir

    Hard-boiled Detective Samuel Spade comes out of retirement after being hired by an eccentric criminal to track down a priceless golden statue of a golden finger, before rival parties get their hands on it. He soon finds himself in over his head in a story involving a female fatale, an alcoholic best friend and a trio of dirty cops

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    Thunderball (1965)

    Sports, Biography, Drama

    Jamie Fox stars in this biopic of Mike Tyson's life

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    You Only Live Twice (1967)

    Comedy, Drama

    Woody Allen stars in this Con Brothers dark comedy about a working class chimney sweeper who is told in his dream that he will live a second life as a respectable millionaire after his death. After learning this, he decides the first life could be used to fulfill all his dark desires (since it will have no bearing over his second life), including murdering his cheating wife...

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    On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

    Action, Thriller

    The Queen's plane has crashed in the middle of Argentina. Tom Hardy, the serviceman assigned with protecting her, must get her to the coast alive, evading pursuing militants and opportunistic mercenaries

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    Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

    Comedy

    This short, Oscar-nominated comedy sees Buster Keaton attempt to disprove the theory that diamonds are strong enough that they can only be broken with other diamonds, getting into ridiculous situations in doing so

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    Live and Let Die (1973)

    Drama

    Tensions rise in a small racially-hot fictional American town after an African-American teenager is found beaten. The clash between the black and white communities is told from the viewpoint of a young African-American female college student, who finds the violence and hate futile

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    The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

    Action, Sci-fi

    JJ Abrams directs this futuristic action film, in which the most-watched spectator sport in the world involves men slugging it out gladiator style in armored and weaponized suits for big money in billion dollar arenas. A young novice tries his hand in a tournament to pay for his sick wife's healthcare, with the intentions of rising up in the ranks of the sport to face the World Champion - The Man with the Golden Gun

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    The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

    Thriller, Romance

    The Russian mistress of an enigmatic British spy recounts her life - full of love, lust, betrayal and a blurred sense of loyal between her man and her country

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    Moonraker (1979)

    Sci-fi, Drama

    After a horrific disaster on Earth, NASA evacuates a small population of men and women, the last people alive, to the Moon in order to ensure the survival of the human race. There they must find a way to endure and to build civilization from scratch

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    For Your Eyes Only (1981)

    Adult, Romance

    Tinto Brass presents this erotic tale of a young but ambitious showgirl who is sold to and accompanies a successful banker on his yacht, all over the world, on his business ventures. She narrates this tale of seduction, sex and power

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    Octopussy (1983)

    Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Horror

    The government send a team of trained assassins (lead by Uma Thurman, Michelle Rodriguez and Catherine Zeta-Jones) to the Amazon to take down a giant squid-like monster that has started to forcibly mate with males, thus creating humanoid squid monsters

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    Never Say Never Again (1983)

    Comedy

    In the sequel to 'Yes Man', Jim Carrey challenges himself to not say "never" to a situation for a whole year

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    A View to a Kill (1985)

    Crime, Thriller

    Journalist Rosamund Pike witnesses a fatal stabbing in one of the dark alleyways of Venice. Without the help of the corrupt local police, she must work out the identity of the killer while evading his attempts to clean up after his mess...

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    The Living Daylights (1987)

    Comedy

    Fed up with the constant bickering between earthlings, the Sun decides enough is enough and threatens to move to another solar system after a week unless all the countries of the world sort out their problems. Chaos ensures

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    Licence to Kill (1989)

    Drama, Thriller

    In order to become a member of the Secret Service, one must obtain a Licence to Kill. This film showcases the shocking story of the training methods carried out by the Service and the physiological effects it has on the trainees.

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    GoldenEye (1995)

    Adventure

    Adventurers Steve Buscemi and John Goodman set out to find and capture the famous Golden Eyed Tiger in southern India. They are challenged and raced by villainous poachers Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford

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    Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

    Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller

    Keanu Reeves finds he is able to die but constantly awaken the next day. He is contacted by an enigmatic company who blackmail him to work for them as a spy against their enemies by utilising his new found talent. Reeves is given a week to find information to discredit a famous world leader who is involved with the criminal underworld or he will never see his wife and children again.

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    The World is Not Enough (1999)

    Comedy, Drama

    Pierce Bronson tries desperately to win back the affection of his ex-wife Meryle Streep (with whom he has three children). He tries with flowers, gifts, holiday tickets, raunchy phone calls etc eventually being forced to come to terms with the fact that the world is not enough for her to take him back.

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    Die Another Day (2002)

    Comedy

    In this black comedy, a suicidal Jim Carrey pleads with his lazy best friend Bill Murray to kill him in the most extraordinary way possible, so that he may be seen as a martyr in the neighborhood

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    Casino Royale (2006)

    Crime, Thriller

    A group of ambitious young criminals arrive at Las Vegas, with the intent of skimming the casinos. Upon discovering this, the Las Vegas mob, who own the casino...are not impressed.

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    Quantum of Solace (2008)

    Drama

    A depressed and suicidal middle-aged man is visited by a mysterious being who stops him from jumping off a bridge to his death. Together, they travel the country and our protagonist comes to find there is more to life than ending it

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    Skyfall (2012)

    Action, Advenure

    Catastrophic earthquakes have caused skyscrapers to topple to the ground. The head of the fire department (Dwayne Johnson), Ambulance Service (Vin Diesel) and Police Department (Arnold Schwarzenegger) must team up and rescue those who are trapped in this CGI-filled disaster movie

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    Spectre (2015)

    Horror

    8 year old Emily and her recently-widowed mother are terrorized by a poltergeist. If only Emily took a trip upstairs into the attic, she may be reunited with her father sooner than she thinks. And just why did mom stash blood-stained knives under her bed...?


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