Sean Connery, Roger Moore, and Pierce Brosnan as 007 (Photo: United Artists/Everett Collection)
"Skyfall" is out in theaters now, and critics are calling it one of the best Bond movies in years, if not ever. Since Daniel Craig took over the role in 2006's "Casino Royale," the franchise has tried to bring 007 into the modern era, with less of a reliance on gags and gadgets than the earlier films.
As the James Bond series marks its fiftieth anniversary, it's inevitable that certain elements of the previous movies have just not aged well. Which isn't to say there aren't beloved classics in the installments starring Sean Connery, Roger Moore, and even Pierce Brosnan, but even some of the best Bond flicks have some really awkward bits in them.
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With that in mind, here is a look back at 10 of the most embarrassing moments from James Bond's 22 films, including one specially chosen by the director of "Skyfall," Oscar-winner Sam Mendes.