Goldfinger was the third film in the James Bond franchise but the film, starring Sean Connery, is the gold standard for all Bond films. Ask anybody who their favorite Bond is and the answers will vary. The same will probably go for the films, too. I would wager to say that the large majority of people will tell you Goldfinger. Producers had a budget twice the size of Dr. No and From Russia With Love. …"Goldfinger: One Of The Best James Bond Films"