There has been a total of twenty-six Bond movies. From Sean Connery to Daniel Craig, each actor portrayed the British Spy in their own way. But what truly stands out in Bond movies are their iconic villains. We are making a list of those villains who challenged Bond and almost brought him to his knees. Sometimes the battle is about physical strength and sometimes it is all about wit. Here is the list of top James Bond villains ever.
10. Dr. Julius No – ‘Dr. No’ (1962)
We are starting our list with the first villain in the James Bond EON film series. He is none other than the titular character Dr. Julius No. He is a reclusive member of the organization SPECTRE. Played by Joseph Wiseman, this genius scientist lost both his hands during his radiation research and replaced them with metallic ones that can crush Bond in a jiffy.
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9. Franz Sanchez – ‘License to Kill’ (1989)
A worthy adversary of 007, Franz Sanchez was portrayed by Robert Davi and appeared in the movie License to Kill. Sanchez is a brutal and charismatic drug lord in the fictional city of Isthumus. He was targeted by Bond not only because of his criminal activities but also for his previous encounter with CIA Agent Felix Leiter as Sanchez brutally slain Leiter’s wife. His suaveness and strength, undoubtedly made him one of the best James Bond villains.