The Spy Who Loved Me 1977

Critics score:
79 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Janet Maslin, New York Times: The film moves along at a serviceable clip, but it seems half an hour too long. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: The ostensible hero is just a fleshy blur. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Of Roger Moore's seven James Bond pictures, The Spy Who Loved Me stands out as the best. Read more

Christopher Porterfield, TIME Magazine: Never did top that first stunt. Read more

Chris Petit, Time Out: The film has its moments -- Kiel's indestructible heavy racks up a good score -- but the rest is desperately weak. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: As always, story and plastic character are in the service of comic strip parody. Read more

Gary Arnold, Washington Post: [The Spy Who Loved Me] gets off to a promising start but proves seriously deficient in staying power. Read more