The best James Bond gadgets of all time

With Bond back in No Time to Die, we're celebrating almost 50 years of crazy and cool Bond gadgets, starting with the garotte wire in From Russia With Love. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Never trust a lady, especially Rosa Klebb in heels with a dagger pointing out the tip. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Who said Bond's gadgets have to be state of the art? In Goldfinger, he puts a rubber duck on his head to help him sneak into an enemy base. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Yes, the Aston Martin DB5 had machine guns and an ejector seat, but it also had a satnav way ahead of its time. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Oddjob's bowler hat might not be a Bond gadget as such, but it's one of the best weapons wielded by a villain by far. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
The jetpack from Thunderball lets Bond escape after killing Jaques Bouvar in the movie. It worked in real life too. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Radioactive lint. Radioactive. Lint. Pop that in your pocket and you can be tracked and saved. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Q devises an electro-magnetic ring that, when used, means that you'll always win on a slot machine. Nice. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
A Rolex Submariner with mini saw and a super magnet inside is a great gadget for Bond. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Perhaps the silliest gadgets were the shark gun pellets that swell after impact, especially when Bond uses one on Dr Kananga to finish him off. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
When you say the word "gadgets" you think phones, cameras, cool stuff. You don't think of a fake third nipple. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Not only is Bond's ski pole gun superb as a surprise gadget, it's just a taster for the rest of the best opening sequence in all of the films. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Yes, the Aston Martin DB5 is iconic, but the Lotus Esprit S1 turns into a submarine. A. Submarine. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Bond doesn't need to wait like the rest of us to get the latest gadgets. Here he is in 1977 with a smartwatch getting text messages on his arm from Q. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
In 1979, cameras where still pretty bulky, but not for Bond. In Moonraker, he uses a tiny camera to snap spy shots. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Hidden from sight, as long as you're wearing a shirt and suit, this wrist dart gun proves the saviour of the day. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
The Identigraph is at MI6 headquarters and used by Bond and Q to put together an image of henchman Emile Leopold Locque in the movie. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
It might seem weird considering smartwatches are everywhere today, but we still don't really use them to stream live video content as Bond did in Octopussy. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
On the surface it looks like any ordinary-looking horse trailer, but it conceals an Acrostar BD-5J aircraft ready for Bond to make a quick getaway. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
These polarising sunglasses can see through tinted glass, giving Bond a peek at what's going on in areas he couldn't normally access. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
This brings new meaning to the phrase "Ghetto Blaster". (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
This one's called Dentonite. Yes, it is explosive toothpaste. That'll solve all dentistry problems with a bang. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Literally a "point and shoot" camera, this Polaroid was not only a laser-firing snapper when the shutter was pressed, but took x-ray pics. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
GoldenEye saw a new Bond, Pierce Brosnan, and new gadgets - in particular, a deadly phone box that incorporated a large airbag which crushes occupants. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
A return for X-ray sunglasses, this time allowing Bond to check for concealed weapons. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Bond's car in Die Another Day comes with all the usual gadgets, guns and tricks. However, it's number one trick is the ability to cloak. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
Poisoned and fighting for his life, Bond, now played by Daniel Craig, rushes to his trusted Aston to use a built-in defibrillator. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
"The latest thing from Q branch; called a radio." 'Nuff said. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)
It's about as gadgety as you get for Bond in the Craig era. A ring used by members of SPECTRE to store details about the evil organisation. (image credit: MGM/Sony Pictures)

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