Dr. No (1962)
The James Bond franchise has been a staple of popular culture for decades, and the first film in the series, Dr. No, is no exception. Released in 1962, Dr. No is a classic spy thriller that follows the iconic British secret agent as he attempts to thwart the plans of the titular villain. While the film is full of action and suspense, it also contains some surprisingly steamy sexual moments.
The first of these moments comes early in the film, when Bond (played by Sean Connery) meets the beautiful Honey Ryder (Ursula Andress). As they walk along the beach, Bond takes a moment to admire Ryder’s figure, and the camera lingers on her body in a way that was quite risqué for the time. Later, when Bond and Ryder are in his hotel room, they share a passionate kiss that is both tender and sensual.
The next sexual moment comes when Bond is captured by Dr. No’s henchmen and brought to the villain’s secret lair. There, he meets the mysterious Miss Taro (Zena Marshall), who is dressed in a revealing outfit and attempts to seduce Bond with her charms. Though Bond resists her advances, the scene is still quite suggestive.
The final sexual moment in the film comes when Bond and Ryder finally confront Dr. No. As they battle the villain, Ryder takes a moment to admire Bond’s physique, and the camera lingers on his body in a way that is both playful and suggestive.
Overall, Dr. No is a classic spy thriller that contains some surprisingly steamy sexual moments. While these moments may seem tame by today’s standards, they were quite risqué for the time and helped to make the film a classic.
We see Honey wearing a cream colored blouse tied in front at the waist with her bikini top underneath. The shape of her erect nipples can be seen through the blouse fabric. (1:08:47 to 1:19:17)
We see Honey and James nude in a contamination shower. Only their shoulders and stomachs are visible (1:19:28 to 1:19:52).
When Honey exits the contamination shower, she appears nude, although she is actually wearing a nude colored swim suit (1:19:53 to 1:19:56).
We see Honey's bare back and shoulders as she changes her clothes. When Bond walks in, she holds an article of clothing over her chest. Minimal side breast is visible. (1:24:41to 1:25:08)
After a flirtatious conversation at a gathering, James Bond finds Sylvia Trench nude wearing a robe in his bedroom (0:15:24 to 0:16:17). Both standing up, they kiss and Bond moves his hands up and down her body.
(0:51:40 to 0:53:42) Ms. Taro greets James in a towel/robe that reveals ample amounts of cleavage. Bond unzips the robe and Taro pins it to her chest with her hands so as not to reveal her chest. James Bond and Ms. Taro have kiss and it is implied that they have sex, they are both seen lying in bed but there is no nudity.
There is dialogue about the rape of a female character.