Thunderball is a Spy film with a space connection which was released in 1965 and is directed by Terence Young. The film's theme tune is 'Thunderball' and was sung by Tom Jones.
James Bond is tasked by M with recovering nuclear bombs from downed bombers that have falled into Emilio Largo`s hands. Largo is an agent from SPECTRE who wants to hold the world to ransom. The film would later be remade as Never Say Never Again year later. The story also started a lengthy legal action between the producers of Bond and Kevin McClory. As Kevin had given Ian ideas to the original book, he was able to claim copyright on the works.