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Goldfinger (1964)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 9 January 1965 (USA)
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Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.

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Goldfinger / Auric Goldfinger (as Gert Frobe)
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Oddjob (as Harold Sakata {Tosh Togo})
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Storyline

Bond is back and his next mission takes him to Fort Knox, where Auric Goldfinger and his henchman are planning to raid Fort Knox and obliterate the world economy. To save the world once again, Bond will need to become friends with Goldfinger, dodge killer hats and avoid Goldfinger's personal pilot, the sexy Pussy Galore. She might not have feelings for Bond, but will 007 help her change her mind? Written by simon_hrdng

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bikini | gold | fort knox | pilot | hat | See All (180) »

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9 January 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

007 contra Goldfinger  »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$51,100,000 (USA)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The sign on Ft. Knox bears the name "Gen. Russhon". Charles Russhon was the technical advisor for the film. See more »

Goofs

After one of Goldfinger's guards has been ejected through the sunroof of Bond's Aston Martin, a chase ensues through the smelting plant. The sun roof panel is clearly missing throughout the chase. After eluding his pursuers, Bond is confronted with a with a car apparently "playing chicken" by apparently approaching him at full speed. Firing his machine guns, Bond he is forced to swerve into the wall of an adjacent building to avoid collision with the enemy car. An examination of the resulting accident scene shows the sun roof panel has mysteriously returned to the car. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sierra: Congratulations.
James Bond: Thank you.
Sierra: Mr. Ramirez and his friends will be out of business.
James Bond: At least they won't be using heroin flavored bananas to finance revolutions.
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Crazy Credits

The original UK release ended with "James Bond will return in 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service'" but by the time the film was released in America the decision had been made to make Thunderball next so the credits were changed accordingly. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dumb and Dumber To (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

James Bond Theme
Music by Monty Norman
Arrangement by John Barry
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Bond's third is a charmer
7 September 2000 | by (PA USA) – See all my reviews

Sean Connery's third go around as James Bond has become the quisessential James Bond Flick and for good reason..from the catch opening chorus by Shirley Bassey and the intro pretty lady decked out in gold to oddjob's hat and the name of the bond girl Pussy Galore..What else could one ask for? The most popular and arguable the best Bond as James tries to stop Goldfinger and his pilot from robbing Fort Knox.. On a scale of one to ten... Goldfinger strikes a 9


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