Diamonds Are Forever 1971

Critics score:
67 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Vincent Canby, New York Times: The movie's momentum is such that one never has much time to react to its lack of reason, only to its sensations of speed and narrow escape, and to the splendor of its crazy gadgets and decor. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: Assorted ladies, a few quick lines, and one good chase, making for a mediocre entry in the series. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: The ending, while high on pyrotechnics, is low on tension, bringing Connery's era to a rather dissatisfying conclusion. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: We see different movies for different reasons, and Diamonds Are Forever is great at doing the things we see a James Bond movie for. Read more

Jay Cocks, TIME Magazine: Bond looks better than ever, partly because Sean Connery has returned to play him. Read more

Time Out: A wry and exhilarating bit of entertainment. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Diamonds Are Forever doesn't carry the same quality or flair as its many predecessors. Read more