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Thunderball (1965)

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James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme.

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Storyline

James Bond continues on his fourth mission, with his aim to recover two stolen warheads. They have been taken by the evil SPECTRE organization. The world is held hostage and Bond heads to Nassau. Here, he meets the beautiful Domino and is forced into a thrilling confrontation with SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo, on board his boat, the Disco Volante. Will 007 prevent the killing of millions of innocent victims? Written by simon_hrdng

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VIVA JAMES BOND (French) See more »


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Release Date:

22 December 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Operación Trueno  »

Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$63,600,000 (USA)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Final James Bond film directed by Terence Young. See more »

Goofs

The meeting of all the Double-0 agents is held in a conference room where top secret information is shown and discussed. Yet in the front of the room there's an enormous, floor-to-ceiling, completely uncovered window through which are visible several buildings just across the street, from which any foreign agent could easily spy on the proceedings unhindered. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Madame LaPorte: The coffin - it has your initials: J.B.
Bond: At the moment, rather him than me.
Madame LaPorte: At least you've been saved the effort of removing him. Colonel Bouvar passed away in his sleep, so they tell me.
Bond: Mm...
Madame LaPorte: You sound disappointed you did not kill him yourself.
Bond: I am. Jacques Bouvar murdered two of my colleagues.
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Thunderball
Written by John Barry
Lyrics by Don Black
Sung by Tom Jones
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One of the best.
4 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

I really loved this Bond film. Though the film itself is not why I like it so much. It's the villain Fiona Volpe, who has become one of the best Bond and best villains ever in my book. She sets the standards for many other female villains in the series such as Helga Brandt, Naomi, Fatima Blush, Elektra King, Miranda Frost and many others, and unlike others she does not fall for Bond and almost comes close to killing him a few times. And her motorcycle kill was awesome! The film is good but to me is not as good as Octopussy which is my favorite. I hope this review helps even though it wasn't very long. Go and get this film now you have my approval that its good.


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