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For Your Eyes Only -- Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands.

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Director:
Writers:
Richard Maibaum (screenplay) and
Michael G. Wilson (screenplay)
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Release Date:
26 June 1981 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Bond Has Everything - James Bond Agent 007 Is Back See more »
Plot:
Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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High adventure and marvelous underwater scenes by debuting filmmaker John Glenn See more (236 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Roger Moore ... Ian Fleming's James Bond 007

Carole Bouquet ... Melina Havelock

Topol ... Milos Columbo

Lynn-Holly Johnson ... Bibi Dahl

Julian Glover ... Kristatos

Cassandra Harris ... Lisl
Jill Bennett ... Jacoba Brink

Michael Gothard ... Locque
John Wyman ... Erich Kriegler
Jack Hedley ... Sir Timothy Havelock

Lois Maxwell ... Miss Moneypenny

Desmond Llewelyn ... Q
Geoffrey Keen ... Minister of Defence

Walter Gotell ... General Gogol
James Villiers ... Tanner
John Moreno ... Ferrara

Charles Dance ... Claus
Paul Angelis ... Karageorge
Toby Robins ... Iona Havelock
Jack Klaff ... Apostis
Alkis Kritikos ... Santos
Stag Theodore ... Nikos
Stefan Kalipha ... Hector Gonzales

Graham Crowden ... First Sea Lord
Noel Johnson ... Vice Admiral
William Hoyland ... McGregor

Paul Brooke ... Bunky
Eva Reuber-Staier ... Rublevich (as Eva Rueber-Staier)
Fred Bryant ... Vicar

Robbin Young ... Girl in Flower Shop
Graham Hawkes ... Mantis Man
John Wells ... Denis Thatcher
Janet Brown ... The Prime Minister
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maureen Bennett ... Sharon, Q's Assistant (uncredited)
Andy Bradford ... Guard at St. Cyril (uncredited)
Jeremy Bulloch ... Smithers (uncredited)
Clive Curtis ... González Henchman (uncredited)
Lalla Dean ... Girl at Pool (uncredited)
Evelyn Drogue ... Girl at Pool (uncredited)

Sheena Easton ... Herself - Singer in Title Sequence (uncredited)
Peter Fontaine ... Captain of the St. Georges (uncredited)
Cornelius Garrett ... Trawler Navy Officer (uncredited)
Laurie Goode ... Skier (uncredited)
Laoura Hadzivageli ... Girl at Pool (uncredited)
John Hollis ... Ernst Stavro Blofeld (uncredited)
Michel Julienne ... Henchman Driver (uncredited)
Koko ... Girl at Pool (uncredited)
Chai Lee ... Girl at Pool (uncredited)
George Leech ... Henchman Shark Victim (uncredited)
Kim Mills ... Girl at Pool (uncredited)
Ralph Morse ... Skier in Lift (uncredited)
Debbie Newsome ... Girl in Cortina (uncredited)

Greg Powell ... Henchman Shot by Melina (uncredited)
Lenny Rabin ... Ski-Jump Spectator (uncredited)
Robert Rietty ... Ernst Stavro Blofeld (voice) (uncredited)
Vanya Seager ... Girl Who Kisses Henchman (uncredited)
Bob Simmons ... Henchman Lotus Explosion Victim (uncredited)
George Sweeney ... Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)
Victor Tourjansky ... Man with Wine Glass (uncredited)
Tula ... Girl at Pool (uncredited)
Max Vesterhalt ... Girl at Casino (uncredited)
Viva ... Girl at Pool (uncredited)
Lizzie Warville ... Girl at Pool (uncredited)

Michael G. Wilson ... Greek Priest at Wedding (uncredited)
Alison Worth ... Girl at Pool (uncredited)
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Directed by
John Glen 
 
Writing credits
Richard Maibaum (screenplay) and
Michael G. Wilson (screenplay)

Ian Fleming  stories "For Your Eyes Only" and "Risico" (uncredited)

Produced by
Albert R. Broccoli .... producer
Tom Pevsner .... associate producer
Michael G. Wilson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
 
Cinematography by
Alan Hume (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
John Grover 
 
Casting by
Debbie McWilliams  (as Deborah McWilliams)
Maude Spector 
 
Production Design by
Peter Lamont 
 
Art Direction by
John Fenner 
 
Set Decoration by
Vernon Dixon 
 
Costume Design by
Elizabeth Waller 
 
Makeup Department
Eric Allwright .... makeup artist
George Frost .... makeup artist
Stephanie Kaye .... hairdresser
Marsha Lewis .... hairdresser
Mike Jones .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Peter Bennett .... unit manager
Mara Blasetti .... production manager
Philip Kohler .... production manager (as Phil Kohler)
Michalis Lambrinos .... unit manager
Aspa Lambrou .... production manager
Redmond Morris .... unit manager
Umberto Sambuco .... unit manager
Robert Simmonds .... production supervisor (as Bob Simmonds)
Vincent Winter .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tony Broccoli .... second assistant director
Gerry Gavigan .... assistant director: second unit
Terry Madden .... second assistant director
Gareth Tandy .... second assistant director
Anthony Waye .... assistant director
Arthur Wooster .... second unit director
Michael Zimbrich .... second assistant director
Paul Tivers .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Ernest Archer .... assistant art director (as Ernie Archer)
Franco Fumagalli .... additional art director
Brian Humphrey .... property master
Mikes Karapiperis .... additional art director
Michael Lamont .... additional art director
Michael Redding .... construction manager
Denis Rich .... illustrator (as Dennis Rich)
Ernest Smith .... scenic artist
John Chisholm .... props (uncredited)
Duncan Guest .... carpenter (uncredited)
Robert Jackson .... carpenter (uncredited)
Brian Muir .... sculptor (uncredited)
Don Picton .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Ron Quelch .... buyer (uncredited)
Tony Rimmington .... draughtsman (uncredited)
Bob Sherwood .... stand-by prop (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Derek Ball .... sound mixer
Ken Barker .... re-recording mixer
Jean-Pierre Lelong .... sound effects (as Jean Pierre Lelong)
Gordon K. McCallum .... re-recording mixer (as Gordon McCallum)
Vernon Messenger .... dubbing editor
Colin Miller .... dubbing editor
Ken Nightingall .... boom operator
William Trent .... dubbing editor (as Bill Trent)
Graham V. Hartstone .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
John Hayward .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Nicolas Le Messurier .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Massimo Mariani .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John Evans .... special effects
Ron Cartwright .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Chris Corbould .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Peter Fern .... mechanical engineer (uncredited)
Dino Galiano .... special effects technician (uncredited)
David Harris .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Mark Meddings .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Andrea Avila .... project manager: Lowry Digital Images (pristine digital restoration)
Jim Barry Corbin .... damage artist: Lowry Digital Images (pristine digital restoration) (as Jim Corbin)
Jacob Hair .... damage artist: Lowry Digital Images (pristine digital restoration)
Adam J. Herpy .... damage artist: Lowry Digital Images (pristine digital restoration)
John R. Kopjanski .... damage artist: Lowry Digital Images (pristine digital restoration)
Jackie Lopez .... damage artist: Lowry Digital Images (pristine digital restoration)
Randy Martin .... damage artist: Lowry Digital Images (pristine digital restoration)
Sarah McGrail .... damage artist: Lowry Digital Images (pristine digital restoration)
Derek Meddings .... visual effects supervisor
Julie Ornburn .... damage artist: Lowry Digital Images (pristine digital restoration)
Dennis Pieplow .... video masters: Lowry Digital Images (pristine digital restoration)
Paul Wilson .... visual effects photography
 
Stunts
Pat Banta .... stunt team
Cyd Child .... stunt team
Jo Cote .... stunt team
John Eaves .... stunt team
Martin Grace .... stunt team
Hans Hechenbichler .... stunt team
Michel Julienne .... stunt team
Rémy Julienne .... driving stunts arranger (as Remy Julienne)
Wolfgang Junginger .... stunt team
George Leech .... stunt team
Wendy Leech .... stunt team
Gavin McKinney .... stunt team
Gareth Milne .... stunt team
Bernard Pascual .... stunt team
Bob Simmons .... action sequences arranger
Frances Young .... stunt team
Gillian Aldam .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Pat Banta .... stunt double: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Andy Bradford .... stunts (uncredited)
Terry Cade .... stunts (uncredited)
Tim Condren .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Graeme Crowther .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Bill Cummings .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Clive Curtis .... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Dowdall .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Eddon .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Stuart Fell .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Dorothy Ford .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Nick Gillard .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Martin Grace .... stunt double: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Richard Graydon .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Fred Haggerty .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Reg Harding .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Jazzer Jeyes .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Dominique Julienne .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Michel Julienne .... stunt driver (uncredited)
John Lees .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Jimmy Lodge .... additional stunts (uncredited)
David McKeown .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Wayne Michaels .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Riccardo Mioni .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Stefano Maria Mioni .... stunts (uncredited)
Mike Potter .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Powell .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Greg Powell .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Nosher Powell .... stunts (uncredited)
Paolo Rigoni .... stunts (uncredited)
Doug Robinson .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Roy Scammell .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Ken Shepherd .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Bob Simmons .... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Smart .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Roy Street .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Malcolm Weaver .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Chris Webb .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Bill Weston .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Paul Weston .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Nick Wilkinson .... stunts (uncredited)
Marc Wolff .... stunt pilot (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Willy Bogner .... ski photographer
James Devis .... aerial photography
Al Giddings .... underwater photography
Keith Hamshere .... stills
Dewi Humphreys .... camera operator: second unit
W.C. 'Chunky' Huse .... camera grip (as Chunky Huse)
Bob Kindred .... camera operator: second unit (as Robert Kindred)
Jack Lowin .... camera operator: second unit
Alec Mills .... camera operator
John Morgan .... camera operator: second unit
John Tythe .... electrical supervisor
Arthur Wooster .... second unit photography
Stamatis Giannoulis .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Martin Kenzie .... second assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
Chris Warren .... video operator: underwater unit (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tiny Nicholls .... wardrobe master
 
Editorial Department
Eric Boyd-Perkins .... additional editor
Peter Davies .... assembly editor
Derek Trigg .... assembly editor
Matthew Glen .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Monty Norman .... composer: The James Bond theme
John Richards .... music mixer
Bill Conti .... conductor (uncredited)
Peter T. Myers .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Gerry Turner .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Verena Baldeo .... ski team
Sally Ball .... production assistant
Reginald A. Barkshire .... production controller
Peter Bennett .... location manager
Maurice Binder .... main title designed by
Willy Bogner .... ski director
Sabine Boueke .... ski team
Steve Bowerman .... underwater team
John Bremer .... underwater team
Nigel Brendish .... aerial team
Albert R. Broccoli .... presenter
Chester Brown .... climbing team
Joanna Brown .... executive producer's secretary
Robin Browne .... aerial team
Walt Clayton .... underwater team (as Walter Clayton)
Ken Court .... underwater team
John Crewdson .... aerial team
James Devis .... aerial director
Giovanni DiBona .... ski team (as Giovanni Dibona)
Brian Doyle .... unit publicist
Czeslav Dyzma .... aerial team
Brian Foley .... skating scenes staged by
Bill Fox .... climbing team
Gerhard Fromm .... ski team
Al Giddings .... underwater director
Barry Goldsmith .... marine adviser
Arlette Greenfield .... underwater team
Moby Griffin .... underwater team
David Halsey .... marine adviser
Gerhard Huber .... ski team
Van Jones .... contact: London
Randy Jonsson .... underwater team (as Randolph Johnson)
Charles Juroe .... director of publicity
Terry Kerby .... underwater team
Wolfgang Kleinwaechter .... ski team
Michalis Lambrinos .... location manager
Douglas Laughlin .... underwater team (as Doug Laughlin)
Jack Monestier .... underwater team
Redmond Morris .... location manager
Richard Mula .... underwater team
Charles Nicklin .... underwater team
Douglas Noakes .... production accountant
Georg Ostler .... ski team
Herbert Raditschnig .... climbing team
Michael Ratajczak .... ski team
Peter Rohe .... ski team
Pete Romano .... underwater team
Iris Rose .... production assistant
Umberto Sambuco .... location manager
Elaine Schreyeck .... continuity
Rick Sylvester .... climbing team
Victor Tourjansky .... ski team
Phyllis Townshend .... continuity: second unit
Christian Troschke .... ski team
Andrew Von Preussen .... aerial team
Albert Werry .... aerial team
Vincent Winter .... location manager
Marc Wolff .... aerial team
Sarah Lucraft .... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Eugene Rizzo .... unit publicist: Italy (uncredited)
Doris Spriggs .... assistant: Roger Moore (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Runtime:
127 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Dolby (Dolby Stereo)
Certification:
Argentina:13 (original rating) | Argentina:Atp (re-rating) | Australia:M | Australia:M (DVD rating) | Australia:M (video rating) | Brazil:12 | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:12 | Ireland:15 | New Zealand:PG | Norway:15 | Norway:16 (1981) | Peru:PT | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (re-rating) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1986) (1993) (2001) | USA:PG (Certificate #26343) | West Germany:12

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Trivia:
A major problem occurred during production which threatened to stop the filmmakers filming. The monks who lived in the monastery on top of the Meteora Mountain placed sheets and plastic on top of the roofs and external infrastructure so as to halt filming. They allegedly did not like the violence associated with James Bond. Reportedly, Roger Moore told them that he had once been a Saint! [See: "The Saint" (1962)]. A special hearing of the Greek Supreme Court was convened where a panel of judges decreed that the monks only had rights over the interiors of the mountain-top monastery but the exteriors were the domain of the people and the local government. The film crew were eventually able to film at the location which included a gigantic fall by stuntman Rick Sylvester. They did not actually film inside the monastery (known as St. Cyril's in the film) but built a set on top of a neighboring rock for some of the hideout's exteriors. The interiors were filmed back at Pinewood Studios on a set designed by Peter Lamont.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In the opening sequences where James Bond has taken control of the helicopter from 'Blofeld' and is carrying him aloft in his wheelchair, at one stage the stunt man in for 'Blofeld' is replaced by a dummy. Immediately after, the stunt man is back in the chair and it's obvious he's wearing a 'bald wig'.See more »
Quotes:
[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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Soundtrack:
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11 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
High adventure and marvelous underwater scenes by debuting filmmaker John Glenn, 6 December 2010
Author: ma-cortes

Likable Roger Moore in an amazing adventure set on wonderful outdoors located mostly on Greece and Greek islands . This is a Bond's good entry in which faces dangerous adventures around the world . Moore's outing with overwhelming action and spectacular scenarios , the film teams Bond with an archaeologist as endearing ally ( a beautiful Carole Bouquet) in an effort to stop an industrialist from selling a mechanical artifact . After his first introduction in ¨Live and let die¨ as tough and attractive James Bond of the Ian Fleming's famous creation , Roger Moore went on playing various 007 , and ¨ For your eyes only ¨ is one of the best . The picture starts with an overblown opening , the best part of this film in which James Bond reckoning to Blofield (in previous entries played by Donald Plesance and Charles Gray , but here doesn't appear his face) . This thrilling film deals about seductive James Bond as the ultimate spy hero who is assigned by MI6 a dangerous mission to recover an important device that control over British Polaris nuclear subs . As Bond joins the search, he suspects the tough Colombo (Topol as a gregarious smuggler) and the suave Kristatos (Julian Glover) of seizing the powerful system. Bond finds an ally in the gorgeous Melina Havelock (Carol Bouquet) , who blames Colombo for the death of her parents (Jack Hedley) . Meanwhile , Bond goes to a ski station , there happens a high-octane race and Bond discovers some clues and confronting hoodlums (Michael Gothard ,Charles Dance). James is double-crossed and continues to follow the lead , deciding to investigate on the Egean sea . Following the tracks all lead a nasty billionaire , a maniacal villain who schemes the selling of the powerful machine to a Russian general (Walter Goetell).

This solid , slick thriller with magic mix of action-packed , dazzling stunts, gadgetry, and romance provided by sexy company as Carol Bouquet, Lynn Holly Johnson and Cassandra Harris (first wife of Pierce Brosnan until her death) . Roger Moore as James Bond is fine , he does remarkably well , he earns in irony, humor ,suavity and sympathy, however also has coldness ,cunning , intelligence and toughness . Here Bond is an efficient , relentless agent trying to chase obstinately the criminals , traveling around the world as always , as this globe-trotting story is set in Spain , Veneto ,Italia and Greece at Meteoro mountains and Corfu islands . Bond to achieve his aims , along the way uses violent means even pulling off brutal killings against enemies who wreak all sorts of havoc . As always Bond will use fantastic gadgets and spectacular cars (here a Lotus) provided by ¨Q¨ (Desmond Llewelyn) . In addition , there appears the usual as Lois Maxwell, ¨MoneyPenny¨ , Minister of Defense as Geoffrey Keen and Walter Goetell as Russian general .

The picture contains comic-strip adventure , sensational pursuits , silly set pieces, great stunts, tongue-in check humor, automovile chase, frantic unstopped action , an impressive tour over razor-sharp coral reefs, amazing gimmicks and stimulating images like are the happenings on the spectacular pursuits on the snow, the overwhelming underwater scenes, and the breathtaking battles . As is like a roller-coaster , as is fast-paced, light, excitement, funny and entertaining ; it's a winner for oo7 fans and non-fans alike . The chase and suspense formula wears strong in this entry .The action-packed includes , exciting underwater fights, and cliffhanging assault of a rousing mountaintop fortress filmed in Meteoro monastery .Enjoyable title song by Sheena Easton and stirring musical score fitting to action by Bill Conti (Rocky saga's composer) ,following the John Barry's classic style . Riveting and fancy main titles by habitual Maurice Binder , furthermore eye-popping production design by Peter Lamont. It's brimming with colorful and fascinating cinematography by cameraman Alan Hume . The motion picture produced by habitual producers, Albert R Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson , being professionally made by John Glenn who filmed various outings and previously directed 2nd unit and edition on some early Bond movies . He directed several entries as ¨Licence to kill, A view to kill , For your eyes only and Octopussy¨ though with no much originality . Debuting John Glenn keeps this moving at an incredibly fast pace and this story about every's favorite super-spy falling in love with an archaeologist is one of author Ian Fleming's best . The film will appeal to James Bond series's buffs but good for fans only ; because this one goes on far too long and has provoked so much debate among 007 followers . Rating : 6'5 , well worth watching .

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