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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 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 <>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

17 November 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

007 - GoldenEye  »

Box Office


$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£12,393,233 (UK) (15 December 1995)


$106,635,996 (USA)

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Did You Know?


The plot of Goldeneye of the villain using an electromagnetic pulse to destroy the computer computers of London is the plot of the first episode of the short lived animated show, James Bond Jr., in which the villain, Slumlord, head of criminal organization, S.C.U.M. attempts to steal the electromagnetic pulse device from within Bond Jrs' Aston Martin DB5 in order to destroy the computers of London and steal money from the city's banks. See more »


The little helicopter the villains use to escape from the armored train is a Robinson, which has a piston engine. The sound heard is a turbine. See more »


[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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Truly 'golden'
22 August 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

*** 1/2

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Izabella Scorupco, Sean Bean, and Famke Janssen.

Double-0 agent James Bond, still as suave and sophisticated as he was in the last film, enters Russia in search of the stolen Goldeneye satellite.

After six years without 007, the fans needed a movie like this. Just about everything in this works, from the witty plot to Pierce Brosnan as the new Bond. And I can't review this without complimenting Sean Bean as the series best villain.

Rank in the Series: 1st

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