A newly released study from Otago University in New Zealand shows that Quantum of Solace was over twice as violent as the inaugural Bond film Dr No. Bond, James Bond: A Review of 46 Years of Violence in Films found that, ‘Dr No only featured 109 trivial or severely violent acts, there were 250 violent acts in Quantum of Solace. The latter film featured nearly three times as many acts of severe violence.’

Bond film violence over time

You can download the study here (PDF, 95KB)