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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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When the world is the target and the threat is real, you can still depend on one man. See more »


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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  »

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Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£12,393,233 (UK) (15 December 1995)

Gross:

$106,635,996 (USA)
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Trivia

This was Pierce Brosnan's first appearance as James Bond. After Roger Moore retired, considering himself to be too old to play Bond any more, Timothy Dalton was offered the role, but was unavailable. Pierce was then offered the role of James Bond in The Living Daylights (1987), but lost out due to his contractual obligations to Remington Steele (1982). See more »

Goofs

Onatopp's lipstick on Bond's upper left cheek changes when she is attacking him in Cuba. See more »

Quotes

[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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Crazy Credits

James Bond will return. See more »

Connections

Referenced in James Bond Down River (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Preobrajensky March
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Written by Isaak Dunayevsky
(Scene with Russian soldiers marching on St.Petesburg square)
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Bond is Back
25 November 1999 | by (Plainview, New York) – See all my reviews

Bond is back and better than ever. OK, he may not be better than ever but he's better than he's been in some time. GoldenEye has a great opening scene that is more entertaining than most entire movies. It involves bungee jumping, guns, motorcycles, planes, and nerve gas among other things. Pierce Brosnan's first effort as Bond is a remarkable one. The movie has good acting, good action, and humor. It's great escapism from start to finish. The women are beautiful and Famke Jannsen and Sean Bean play their roles well. GoldenEye also boasts one of the best finales of the series in which Bond must take on the villain atop a gigantic satellite dish. As stated earlier, Brosnan is terrific as Bond. He's suave, witty, charming, looks good in a suit, and has a capacity for action. In conclusion, this is a thrilling Bond from start to finish and should not be missed. Out of 4 stars - 3.5


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