By Dan Lane
It’s International James Bond Day! Exactly 50 years ago today (October 5) Dr No, the first film in the Bond series, hit cinema screens. To celebrate, the Official Charts Company reveal the Top 10 biggest selling James Bond DVDs of all time.
Daniel Craig’s first Bond film, 2006’s Casino Royale was the most purchased DVD in the franchise’s history, clocking up a massive 4 million sales in the UK alone.
Craig’s 2008 follow-up, Quantum Of Solace, takes the Number 2 slot with sales of over 2.1 million copies. Pierce Brosnan’s Die Another Day (Number 3), The World Is Not Enough (4) and Goldeneye (5) complete the Top 5.
Sean Connery, who was the first actor to play Bond on the big screen, has three entries in the Top 10 (Goldfinger, Dr No and From Russia With Love), while Roger Moore has one (Live And Let Die).
You can enter our competition to win a Bond 50 Blu-ray box set - which features all 22 classic films on Blu-ray together for the first time ever, and has more than 122 hours of bonus features - here.
See the full Top 10 below:
|01||CASINO ROYALE||2006||DANIEL CRAIG|
|02||QUANTUM OF SOLACE||2008||DANIEL CRAIG|
|03||DIE ANOTHER DAY||2002||PIERCE BROSNAN|
|04||THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH||1999||PIERCE BROSNAN|
|06||TOMORROW NEVER DIES||1997||PIERCE BROSNAN|
|08||DR NO||1962||SEAN CONNERY|
|09||FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE||1963||SEAN CONNERY|
|10||LIVE AND LET DIE||1973||ROGER MOORE|
© 2012 The Official Charts Company. All rights reserved.
In related news, Adele released her theme tune to the forthcoming Bond film Skyfall (starring Daniel Craig) at seven minutes past midnight (0:07) this morning. You can listen to it below.
Will she become the first artist to hit Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart with a Bond theme? Log on to www.officialcharts.com at 7pm this Sunday (October 7) to find out!Back