You Only Live Twice 1967

Critics score:
72 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Bosley Crowther, New York Times: This noisy and wildly violent picture... is evidently pegged to the notion that nothing succeeds like excess. And because it is shamelessly excessive, it is about a half-hour too long. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: Tired, poorly paced Bond from 1967, with Sean Connery displaying his discontent. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: The plot is the problem. It stretches the limits of credibility, even as that word is applied to Bond movies. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: This one is top-heavy with gadgets but weak on plotting and getting everything to work at the same time. Read more

TIME Magazine: There have been so many flamboyant imitations that the original looks like a copy. Read more

Nigel Floyd, Time Out: Roald Dahl's implausible script is padded out with the usual exotic locations, stunts, and trickery. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Sean Connery plays 007 with his usual finesse. Read more