10. Thunderball  – 1965


Innocently tooling along in his Aston-Martin DB5, Agent 007 is about to reach into its console of tricks to shake off the evil Dr. Somebodyorother, when a rider on a BSA Lightning mounting rocket launchers roars up from behind and spares him the ammo. The rider turns out to be the lovely Luciana Paluzzi, but Wikipedia says the actual rider was 1967 125cc GP Champion Bill Ivy, in a blonde wig. And that the scene was filmed at England’s Silverstone circuit. All properly British, including the title song by Tom Jones.