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Dr. No (1962)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 7 October 1962 (UK)
A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program.

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Cast

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Quarrel (as John Kitzmuller)
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Sister Rose
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Photographer (as Margaret Le Wars) (as Marguerite Lewars: end credits)
William Foster-Davis ...
Superintendent (as Wm. Foster-Davis)
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Storyline

James Bond (007) is Britain's top agent and is on an exciting mission, to solve the mysterious murder of a fellow agent. The task sends him to Jamaica, where he joins forces with Quarrel and a loyal CIA agent, Felix Leiter. While dodging tarantulas, "fire breathing dragons" and a trio of assassins, known as the three blind mice. Bond meets up with the beautiful Honey Ryder and goes face to face with the evil Dr. No. Written by simon_hrdng

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007 The double "O" means he has a license to kill when he chooses...where he chooses...whom he chooses! See more »


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Release Date:

7 October 1962 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

El satánico Dr. No  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,100,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$16,067,035

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,600,000
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(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Technicolor) (as Technicolor ©)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Ken Adam's sets so impressed Stanley Kubrick that he hired him the following year to be production designer on Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). See more »

Goofs

After the last guard passes them while they are hiding in the river and Bond emerges from the hiding spot to kill the guard from behind with Honey Ryder's knife, she asks him why he killed the guard, and Bond says because he had to. However, the guard had already passed their hiding spot in the riverbank and was unaware of their presence and they could have just as easily stayed hidden under water as they did when the first group of guards passed with a dog. See more »

Quotes

Hotel Valet: One medium dry Vodka Martini, mixed like you said, sir, and not stirred.
James Bond: Thank you.
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, John Kitzmiller's name is misspelled "John Kitzmuller". See more »


Soundtracks

The Island Speaks
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Written by Monty Norman
Performed by Monty Norman
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The Beginning of Fifty Years of Bond
18 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

A resourceful government agent (Sean Connery) seeks answers in a case involving a missing colleague and the disruption of the American space program.

After fifty years of James Bond movies, I finally watched my first one now (in August 2013). There was plenty of what I expected -- vodka martinis, nice cars, women with unusual names. But there was also some I did not -- far more detective work than your average spy, and fewer explosions and action scenes than I would have thought.

A great movie? Maybe not quite. But definitely a pretty good one. I was most amused by Sean Connery's attempts to suppress his accent, and how it was not always successful.


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