James Bond celebrated his 50th anniversary on the silver screen October 5 with the release of Adele's theme tune for the next Bond film, "Skyfall." The Brit singer's torch song, of course, joins a pantheon of famous 007 tracks. In honor of Bond's birthday and Adele's "Skyfall," we're offering a toast -- shaken, not stirred -- in the form of a look at the top-charting James Bond film theme songs ever.
This top 10 ranking is based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100 chart through the tally dated Oct. 13, 2012. Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at No. 100 earning the least. To ensure equitable representation of the biggest hits from each era, certain time frames were weighted to account for the difference between turnover rates from those years.