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For Your Eyes Only (1981)

 -  Action | Adventure | Crime  -  26 June 1981 (USA)
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Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands.

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After disposing of a familiar looking face, Bond is sent to recover a communication device, known as an ATAC, which went down with a British Spy ship as it sunk. Bond must hurry though, as the Russians are also out for this device. On his travels, he also meets Melina Havelock, whose parents were brutally murdered. Bond also encounters both Aristotle Kristatos and Milos Colombo. Each of them are accusing the other of having links with with the Russian's. Bond must team up with Melina, solve who the true ally is and find the ATAC before it's too late. Written by simon

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Sólo para sus ojos  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)

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$62,300,000 (USA)
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Regular James Bond film production designer Ken Adam did not work on the movie because he had gone to work in Hollywood on Herbert Ross's musical, Pennies from Heaven (1981). See more »

Goofs

When James leaves the sunken ship after escaping from the attacker, you can see that his dive helmet suddenly has an inner black mask attached, covering his mouth and nose. It's a stunt diver. (Those dive helmets usually have an inner mask preventing CO2 poisoning - but obviously you wouldn't have been able to see the actor's faces then) See more »

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[first lines]
Vicar: Mr. Bond, Mr. Bond. I'm so glad I caught you. Your office called. They're sending a helicopter to pick you up. Some sort of emergency.
James Bond: It usually is. Thank you.
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One of the best.
22 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

This and "The Spy Who Loved Me" are my favorite of Moore's Bond movies. This one has the more simpler plot with no one really trying to control the world. It is simply about Bond trying to get a coding device that has sunk in the ocean before the Russians can get to it. Along the way are great car chases, excellent underwater fights, a simple yet effective finale, and much more. The locations are great, the actors are great, this film simply put is great.


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