James Bond Movie Theme Songs, Ranked Worst to Best

From A-Ha to Adele, breaking down the franchise's legendary (and legendarily bad) opening numbers

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18. 'All Time High' (From 'Octopussy') (Rita Coolidge)

The theme song for Octopussy was always going to have one job and one job only: Distract viewers from the fact that they're about to watch a film called Octopussy. By those standards, "All Time High" is considered something of a success. Not the smuttiest Bond theme ever recorded, the track cut for Bond's 1983 adventure feels about as dangerous as a trip to the grocery store or an FM radio-show dedication. Rita Coolidge's smooth jazz ditty just sort of sits there, knowing full well that it would be a lot more awkward to watch guns ejaculate silhouettes of women in silence.

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