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Never Say Never Again (1983)

A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated.

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Storyline

SPECTRE agents under the command of Ernst Blofeld infiltrate a US air force base situated in the UK and steal two Tomahawk cruise missiles. When NATO is held to ransom, the British reactive their "00" agents and send James Bond to recapture the warheads and kill Blofeld. Written by Dave Jenkins <david.jenkins@smallworld.co.uk>

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If you haven't seen Sean Connery in 'Never Say Never Again' then you haven't seen James Bond 007! See more »


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7 October 1983 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,958,157, 10 October 1983, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$55,500,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$138,000,000
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

SPECTRE stood for SPecial Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, and Extortion. See more »

Goofs

In the cave battle, when Bond pushes the large boulder onto the henchmen below, you can see the paper-mache "rocks" breaking apart and hollow inside. See more »

Quotes

Blofeld: Now, for the future. SPECTRE's most audacious enterprise of any; next to which our previous ventures are inconsequential. Our esteemed Number One is in complete charge of the entire operation, which will henceforth be called: The Tears of Allah.
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Connections

Spoofed in MacGruber (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Une Chanson d'Amour
Music by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Jean Dréjac
Performed by Sophie Della
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Even the title caves in on itself
21 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

The moot Bond, or even maverick Bond perhaps. It's pretty terrible, a slick but fraying remake of Thunderball. I've never liked the washed out picture, all powerful sunlight and 80s pastel costume design. But there's good stuff too. There's Michel Legrand's score (the opening song has to substitute for the copyright pre-title sequence). There's pre-hyperbole Kim Basinger. There's Barbara Carrera dressed as a nurse - the sort of nurse you'd find in a Camden nightclub. Above all there's the pungently nasty Spectre field operative of Klaus Maria Brandauer. I'm always shocked by the sickness and menace of the sequence in the gym. Largely tripe though 3/10


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