over 1 year
Absolute nonsense. The campy, unintentional laughs come thick and fast
over 2 years
Not the strongest in the series, but not the worst either.
almost 3 years
Stupidest plot of the Connery movies
Taylor Reginald Wright
over 6 years
A parody of its former self. Goofy and cluttered with no class. Just guilty entertainment.
almost 7 years
One of the worst Bond movies yet. Full of cheese and even Connery has given up.
Diamonds Are Forever (1971) is the seventh spy film in the Eon Productions James Bond series, and the sixth and final Eon Productions film to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film is based on Ian Fleming's 1956 novel of the same name, and is the second of four James Bond films directed by Guy Hamilton. The story has Bond impersonating a diamond smuggler to infiltrate a smuggling ring, and soon uncovering a plot by his old nemesis Blofeld to use the diamonds and build a giant laser.
After George Lazenby quit the franchise, producers Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli tested other actors, but studio United Artists wanted Sean Connery back, paying a then-record $1.2 million salary for him to return. The producers were inspired by Goldfinger, eventually hiring that film's director, Guy Hamilton. Locations included Las Vegas, California, Amsterdam and Lufthansa's hangar in Germany. Diamonds Are Forever was a commercial and critical success, but received...