Daniel Craig joined the The late show Thursday night to help host James Corden recreate some of the most recognizable scenes from 24 blockbuster movies, including jurassic park, Back to the future, Thelma & Louise, and even a few James Bond movies.
Corden presented the “Blockbusters Role Call” segment and said it was in honor of moviegoers returning to watch movies in theaters before Craig was greeted on stage with applause.
Craig joked that he wasn’t up to the challenge of playing all the movies in just 9 minutes before adding, “It’s gonna be awesome!” The first film was jurassic park. Craig said “Welcome to Jurassic Park” as an inflatable dinosaur wandered across the screen. Corden then channeled Harrison Ford into Indiana Jones as he pretended to be chased by a giant boulder. Craig returned with a blonde wig to represent the fleeing damsel King Kong, played by Corden wearing a gorilla hand.
The pair later donned black leather jackets to transform into T-Birds from Fat. Craig, making his best impression of John Travolta, said: “Why, this car could be systematic, hydromatic, ultramatic! Why, it could be “Greased Eclair! ”” Craig and Corden sang the song from the musical while performing a few dance steps.
As they drove by Back to the futureChristopher Lloyd, who played “Doc” Brown in the film, set the scene. He said, “Wow, stop! If you want to make an iconic scene from a famous movie, do it right. Lloyd replaced Corden as “Doc” next to Craig who claimed to be Marty McFly. The Back to the future the actor delivered his iconic line: “Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads!
The next surprise cameo was from Geena Davis in a recreation of the final scene from Thelma & Louise. After Craig and Corden claimed to have a character debate, Davis, who played Thelma, made an appearance. “Just a second, I think I’ll help out here,” Davis said. The three held hands as they pretended to descend from a cliff.
The segment ended with Craig reprising his role as James Bond in Casino Royale, Fall from the sky, Spectrum, and his latest film No time to die, out Friday. He walked across the stage to mirror the scene from the opening credits of 007. “And now, for the last time,” he told the audience. “The name is Bond, James Bond.”
Craig and Corden also played moments of Blown away by the wind, pulp Fiction, The Exorcist, The Godfather, Gladiator, Avengers, Jaws, Titanic, Avatar, HEY, Star wars, Batman, Harry potter, The Lord of the Rings, and Dirty dance.
Watch the full segment below.