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GoldenEye (1995)

James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow agent formerly believed to be dead.

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When a deadly satellite weapon system falls into the wrong hands, only Agent 007 can save the world from certain disaster. Armed with his license to kill, Bond races to Russia in search of the stolen access codes for "Goldeneye," an awesome space weapon that can fire a devastating electromagnetic pulse toward Earth. But 007 is up against an enemy who anticipates his every move: a mastermind motivated by years of simmering hatred. Bond also squares off against Xenia Onatopp, an assassin who uses pleasure as her ultimate weapon. Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>

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Rated PG-13 for a number of sequences of action/violence, and for some sexuality | See all certifications »

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17 November 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

007 - GoldenEye  »

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£12,393,233 (UK) (15 December 1995)

Gross:

$106,635,996 (USA)
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Trivia

The small single-engine aircraft flown by James and Natalya (tail number N96816) is a 1984 Cessna 172P with a Lycoming O-320 series, 180 horsepower engine. As of December 2011, it was privately registered to an individual in Caguas, Puerto Rico. See more »

Goofs

The cockpit display of one of the MIGs heading towards Severnaya shows ORDINANCE STATUS HOMERS............NORMAL AIR TO AIR........NORMAL AIR TO GROUND.....NORMAL WATER BALLOONS.....READY with some of the letters flipped to make it look Russian. See more »

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[first lines]
[Russian in toilet cubicle looks around his newspaper to see Bond hanging from the ceiling]
James Bond: Beg your pardon, forgot to knock.
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Stand By Your Man
Written by Billy Sherrill and Tammy Wynette
Performed by Minnie Driver
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An Excellent Bond Film
11 March 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

After a 6 year hiatus the producers needed to make this film good enough to bring Bond back to the forefront, and in comparison to the films that followed, I believe this to be the best. Without a cold war to fuel plot lines, the story is able to step into new territories, with many great plot elements. Pierce Brosnan portrays Bond amazingly well in my opinion, and ties all the classic 007 elements together flawlessly. Although adhering to the Bond foundations, this film has a great, fresh feel to it, I think partly due to the industrial style score by Eric Serra. I think you need to see this film more than once to fully appreciate it, but it is definitely a classic!


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