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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 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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Also Known As:

007 - GoldenEye  »

Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£12,393,233 (UK) (15 December 1995)

Gross:

£17,393,594 (UK) (19 January 1996)
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Trivia

The first draft of GoldenEye contained four action sequences that all ended up in future Bond films. Bond and Marina, later renamed Natalya, escaping from a Nuclear explosion underground and another scene with them avoiding helicopters with giant buzz saws both ended up in The World Is Not Enough (1999). The American Government and Mi6 to attempting destroy the space based weapon Tempest, renamed GoldenEye, ended up in Die Another Day (2002) as the attempt to destroy the Icarus weapon. Last, the free fall sequence ended up in Quantum of Solace (2008). See more »

Goofs

The shot of the tank blasting through alley with balcony landing on it appears to be shown twice during chase. 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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The Experience of Love
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Written by Rupert Hine and Eric Serra
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I can't help it - this is the best
15 February 2000 | by (Karlstad, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Sorry y'all. I think this is the best James Bond ever. Not only because Pierce Brosnan IS James Bond, or because it feels modern having a woman (and what a woman!) cast as M. Or even the fact that this film actually is just a little bit believable...

I love the feel of it. The part where JB races through ... Moscow, is it? I dunno ... with a tank is just superb.

There is only one thing I dislike: why oh why did they have to put the BMW in the film? They don't use it!It's in the film for only a couple of minutes, not even that. Product Placement at its worst. And it's such an UGLY car!


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