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Last words in James Bond media

The numerous deaths across all different media in the James Bond universe have yielded many memorable last words.

Last words spoken by the principal villainEdit

  • To hell with you!
  • I will deal with her later, at the moment she is where she ought to be, at the controls.
  • No! He was at the beach! They were all over the hotel! No! No! No! NOOOOOO!
    • Who: Quist
    • Source Thunderball
    • Notes: Upon seeing Quist has failed to assassinate Bond in his hotel room, Largo orders Quist fed to his sharks as he tries to reason this.
  • Get him! Get him!!
    • Who: Emilio Largo
    • Source Thunderball
    • Note: Largo gives this command to convert the Disco Volante into a high speed hydrofoil to make his escape, not knowing that Bond has already secretly boarded the vessel. He give this order for his goons to fight Bond.
  • Of course. Unfortunately, our cellar is rather poorly stocked with Claret.
  • I now regret having even considered employing your services. But that is beside the point. Bond doesn't know you're in Bangkok. He's never seen you. But he knows me. That's the problem.
    • Who: Hai Fat
    • Source The Man with the Golden Gun
    • Notes: After informing Scaramanga to take the Solex agitator to his plant, Hai Fat informs his assassin he has regretted hiring him. With Bond being aware of Hai Fat's identity being a problem, Scaramanga then assures his boss "There's no problem." then shoots him dead with his Golden Gun.
  • No slowly Whisper, slowly, slowly....let our diners assemble!
    • Who: Kananga
    • Source Live And Let Die
    • Note: Spoken to Whisper as he opens the gate connecting the shark tank to the pool into which Kananga is about to lower James Bond and Solitaire.
  • Mr. Bond, it's good to see you again!
    • Who: Tee-Hee Johnson
    • Source Live And Let Die
    • Note: After Bond's battle with Dr. Kananga, Tee-Hee chases Bond to a train and attempts to kill him after saying this. However, Bond tampers with Tee-Hee's artificial arm and sends him flying off the train to his death.
  • This is Kalba. Hello? Hello?
    • Who: Max Kalba
    • Source The Spy Who Loved Me
    • Notes: The corrupt owner of the Mojaba Club selling Stromberg's microfilm to competing world powers, he is called to a phone booth, then fatally bitten on the neck by Jaws.
  • Yours too Mr Bond, yours too....and faster than you think!
    • Who: Karl Stromberg
    • Source The Spy Who Loved Me
    • Note: Spoken to James Bond, before Stromberg makes an unsuccessful attempt at killing him with a giant harpoon gun hidden beneath his dining table. Bond retorts by shooting Stromberg four times.
  • At least I shall have the pleasure of putting you out of my misery… Desolated, Mr. Bond?
    • Who: Sir Hugo Drax
    • Source Moonraker
    • Note: Spoken to James Bond, who shoots Drax with a dart from a hidden gun on his wristband and throws him out an airlock—after telling him "Take a giant step for mankind."
  • A Walther PPK. Standard issue. British Secret Service. License to kill - or, be killed. Take him away.
    • Who: Hector Gonzales
    • Source: For Your Eyes Only
    • Notes: A Cuban hitman hired by Locque, Gonzales captured Bond at his estate, and orders him taken out, but as he dives into his pool, Melina Havelock snipes him in the back with a crossbow.
  • Yes, but tomorrow I shall be a hero of the Soviet Union...
    • Who: General Orlov
    • Source Octopussy
    • Note: Spoken to General Gogol after being called "A common thief, a disgrace to the uniform" after having been shot by East German border guards.
  • Go get him. GO!!!
    • Who: Max Zorin
    • Source A View to a Kill
    • Note: Zorin unsuccessfully orders Scarpine out onto the Golden Gate Bridge tower to stop Bond, before the fight breaks out which results in Zorin plummeting to his death.
  • Should've known you'd take refuge by that British vulture Wellington. You know, he had to buy German mercenaries to beat Napoleon, don't you?
    • Who: Brad Whitaker
    • Source The Living Daylights
    • Note: Attempting to corner Bond near a statue of Wellington, Whitaker gloats this failing to notice a bomb set under the statue. Bond whistles, then the bomb detonates, dropping the statue to fatally crush Whitaker.
  • Thank you General, thank you, thank you!!
    • Who: Georgi Koskov
    • Source The Living Daylights
    • Note: Spoken to General Pushkin after thinking he has successfully fooled the KGB into thinking that he was kidnapped (rather than his real objective - colluding with Whitaker, whom Bond has just killed), Pushkin orders him to be taken away "in the diplomatic bag", suggesting he will be executed for embezzlement.
  • Franz! NO!
    • Who: Milton Krest
    • Source: Licence to Kill
    • Note: Krest has been placed in a decompression chamber by Sanchez, after being framed by Bond for the earlier assassination attempt on Sanchez' life.
  • Well done, Franz. Another $80 million write-off!
    • Who: Truman-Lodge
    • Source: Licence to Kill
    • Note: Character says this line after one of Sanchez' petrol tankers are destroyed right in front of their eyes. Sanchez says "I guess it's time to start cutting overhead" and shoots said thug afterwards.
  • You could have had everything.
    • Who: Franz Sanchez
    • Source: Licence To Kill
    • Note: Character says this line when facing Bond. Bond then outsmarts him by saying "Do you want to know why?" and setting fire to Sanchez.
  • You wait for your turn.
    • Who: Xenia Onatopp
    • Source: Goldeneye
    • Note: Character says this to Natalya Simonova, whom she intends to kill after strangling Bond with her legs. Bond takes advantage of the distraction to reconnect her rappeling harness and shoot the helicopter it's attached to, sending her flying and fatally crushing her against a tree.
  • For England, James?
    • Who: Alec Trevelyan
    • Source: Goldeneye
    • Note: Character repeats a line he had said to identify himself to James Bond when they were on their last mission together in MI-6. Ironically, he said this before when faking death at the hands of General Ourumov. Bond says "No, for me," and drops him off the antenna cradle. He barely survives the fall and is killed when the cradle falls on top of him. In the video game, the only difference is that Bond replies by saying "For England, Alec," instead of "No. For me."
  • Yes! I am invincible!
    • Who: Boris Grishenko
    • Source: Goldeneye
    • Note: Said numerous times earlier in the movie after moments of triumph or near-death experiences. On the final occasion, is yelled when character realises he is the last living person in a destroyed control centre - moments before a vat of liquid nitrogen bursts, covering him and freezing him to death.
  • Wait! I'm just a professional doing a job.
    • Who: Dr. Kauffman
    • Source: Tomorrow Never Dies
    • Note: Bond, who has forced Kauffman's own gun on him, coldly replies "Me too" before shooting him in the head.
  • Press the magic button, Beijing disappears.
    • Who: Henry Gupta
    • Source: Tomorrow Never Dies
    • Note: Bond holds Gupta hostage, hoping that Carver will release Wai Lin. However, when asked about the missile, Gupta says this line. Carver then says: "Then it seems you've outlived your contract" and shoots Gupta instead of Lin.
  • No! No!! NOOOO!!!
    • Who: Elliot Carver
    • Source: Tomorrow Never Dies
    • Note: Said when his drill torpedo flies, uncontrollably, towards him.
  • We die together, Mr Bond.
    • Who: Mr. Stamper
    • Source: Tomorrow Never Dies
    • Note: Says this line while trying to prevent Bond from escaping the ship, knowing that it is about to be destroyed. However, Bond escapes from his grip seconds before the ship blows up.
  • You wouldn't kill me. You'd miss me.
  • Dive!
    • Who: Elektra King
    • Source: The World is Not Enough
    • Note: Elektra says the first line in the video game version, the second is her last line in the film. Bond shoots her immediately afterwards, then states "I never miss."
  • I…feel…nothing…
  • Liar!
    • Who: Viktor "Renard" Zokas
    • Source: The World is Not Enough
    • Note: The first line is his last line in the video game, a reference to the fact that as a result of being shot, he cannot feel any pleasure or pain. Renard yells the second line in the film, when Bond tells him Elektra is dead. He proceeds to beat Bond into submission while screaming this repeatedly. He then attempts to meltdown the sub with his plutonium rod, which Bond causes to back fire and kill him, as he smirks.
  • I can read your every move.
    • Who: Miranda Frost
    • Source: Die Another Day
    • Note: Said during a sword fight. After the quote, Jinx stabs Miranda with a knife embedded in a copy of "The Art of War" and snarls, "Read this…bitch!"
  • You see Mr. Bond, you can't kill my dreams. But my dreams can kill you. Time to face destiny!
    • Who: Gustav Graves
    • Source: Die Another Day
    • Note: Bond then pulls Graves' parachute cord - and replies "Time to face gravity!" before Graves is sucked out of the plane.
  • This is where you die.
    • Who: Nikolai Diavolo
    • Source: James Bond in Everything or Nothing
    • Notes: Diavolo delivers the line before attacking Bond with a missile battery attached to the tower where he is. Bond then damages the tower with a rocket launcher, sending Diavolo plummeting down a missile silo.
  • Made you feel it, did he? Well, you needn't worry. The second is…
    • Who: Dryden
    • Source: Casino Royale
    • Notes: Character is a traitor in MI-6 and Bond has told him that he has just killed his accomplice after a brutal fight, and made the first of two kills required to become a "Double-0" agent. Before he can say "easier", Bond shoots him dead and responds, "Yes…considerably."
  • I'll get the money. Tell them, I'll get the money.
    • Who: Le Chiffre
    • Source: Casino Royale
    • Notes: Character had interrogated Bond in order to get the money he had lost in the card game. However, Mr. White kills him, saying "Money isn't as important as knowing who you can trust."
  • I'm sorry, James.
    • Who: Vesper Lynd
    • Source: Casino Royale
    • Note: Said before killing herself, after Bond found out she had used him.
  • This time, you will burn.
    • Who: General Medrano
    • Source: Quantum of Solace
    • Note: Said this line in a foreign language, with English subs, while Camille holds him at gunpoint. She shoots him afterwards, avenging her family.
  • I answered your questions. I told you everything you wanted to know about Quantum.
    • Who: Dominic Greene
    • Source: Quantum of Solace
    • Note: Said this line to remind Bond of the promise he made, when they are in the middle of the desert. Bond, saying some more lines, ("Yes you did. Your friends would know that, so they're probably looking for you. But the good news is, you're in the middle of a desert.") gets a can of motor oil out of the boot of his car, ("Here") throws it at Greene's feet, ("I bet you will make it 20 miles before you consider drinking that. Goodbye, Mr. Greene.") and drives off, leaving Greene in the desert. It is revealed that he died later, having been shot twice and drunk the oil, but it is unknown whether this is the last line he said.
  • Free us both. With the same bullet. Do it. Do it. Only you can do it. Do it. OW! ARGH!
    • Who: Raoul Silva
    • Source: Skyfall
    • Note: Character is holding a gun positioned against his and M's - whom he has been trying to humiliate and kill throughout the entire film - head, begging her to shoot them both. Before anything happens, he is killed with a hunting knife to the back by Bond. He screams in pain while turning round to face Bond, who says "Last rat standing" before falling down dead.
  • You're a kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr. Bond. So long.
    • Who: Mr. White
    • Source: Spectre
    • Note: Character is on the verge of dying of natural causes, and after telling James to save his daughter, shoots himself in the head with Bond's gun.
  • Why can't you just face it, M? You don't matter anymore.
    • Who: Max Dengih a.k.a. C
    • Source: Spectre
    • Note: The Director-General of the Joint Security Service who is secretly aiding SPECTRE, Denbigh a.k.a. C's Nine Eyes Program is taken out of commission. While awaiting to be taken into custody, C tries to tell Gareth Mallory/M he doesn't matter, then is told by M "Maybe I don't. But something has to." then the two fight at the top of the Joint Security Service building, and eventually M makes C lose his balance, and he falls to his death.

Last Words spoken by Bond's alliesEdit

  • Who needs it?
    • Who: Jill Masterson
    • Source: Goldfinger
    • Notes: Once Goldfinger's partner for cheating at gambling, Jill Masterson spends a night with Bond. She complains about their wine losing its chill and doesn't need another one. After saying this, Oddjob paints her in gold and she suffocates.
  • First a boy, and then a girl.
    • Who: Teresa "Tracy" di Vicenzo-Bond
    • Note: Shortly after her wedding to James Bond, Tracy is shot in the head by Irma Bunt, who was trying to shoot Bond from the surprisingly alive Blofeld's car.
  • Xenia! I...can't...breathe!
    • Who: Admiral Chuck Farrel
    • Source: Goldeneye
    • Note: Character says this line while being attacked by Xenia Onatopp during a suspicious relationship with her, while Janus steals his ID card. It is revealed later that he was suffocated to death.
  • I think I've gone to heaven. [Xenia: Not yet.]
    • Who: Tiger Helicopter Pilot
  • GUARD!
    • Who: Defense Minister Mishkin
    • Source: Goldeneye
    • Note: Character is shot by General Ourumov almost instantly.
  • I did get one thing right.
    • Who: M
    • Source: Skyfall
    • Note: Said before dying from a mortal wound inflicted by one of Silva's henchmen.

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