I await a new Bond movie the way women await the next Sex and the City movie, or in my ex-girlfriend’s case, the way she awaits for the moving van to come and get her things so she can get the hell out of my apartment finally. In any event, there’s nothing I look forward to more than getting to watch 007 defy death one more time while drinking heavily, bedding many beautiful women and somehow never visibly catching any STDs.
And if there’s one thing I like more than Bond, it’s my weekly fight club sessions in my friends backyard where I watch grown men pummel each other for the thrill of the blood sport. So it got me thinking, what are the best hand-to-hand fights in Bond movies? Usually the big deal of the 007 series is over its overblown chase sequences, but sometimes the more nuanced, claustrophobic fisticuffs can overshadow the bigger spectacle.
So here are our ten favorite Bond hand-to-hand fights ever.