Who's The Most Successful James Bond Of All-Time? Here's The Definitive Answer

It's Lazenby, isn't it?

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An argument that has raged for millennia: just who is the best James Bond? Sure, we've all got our preferences (Connery is the right choice, but it's your life, so whatever), but what about the stats? The facts? The cold hard numbers...

What about them?

Well now, thanks to the kind people over at the BBC (knew that license fee would pay off eventually), we can finally reveal the numbers that determine exactly who most successfully defined 007.

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Taking the six actors, their number of Bond appearances, the average critical response for their roles and the amount of dollars made at the box office (adjusted for inflation), the BBC broke down the exact success of each actor.

Take a look at the numbers for yourself to see who comes out on top.

Sean Connery

Number of films: 6

Average Metacritic rating: 72

Total US box office: $2,214 million

Age final last film: 41

George Lazenby

Number of films: 1

Average Metacritic rating: 61

Total US box office: $142 million

Age final last film: 30

Roger Moore

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Number of films: 7

Average Metacritic rating: 54

Total US box office: $1,206 million

Age final last film: 57

Timothy Dalton

Number of films: 2

Average Metacritic rating: 59

Total US box office: $194 million

Age final last film: 43

Pierce Brosnan

Number of films: 4

Average Metacritic rating: 58

Total US box office: $922 million

Age final last film: 49

Daniel Craig

Number of films: 4

Average Metacritic rating: 70

Total US box office: $975 million

Age final last film: 47

So there you have it. Sean Connery is the boss, George Lazenby sucked and Daniel Craig is very solid.

Thanks, irrefutable facts!