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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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17 November 1995 (USA)  »

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007 - GoldenEye  »

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Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£12,393,233 (UK) (15 December 1995)

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£17,393,594 (UK) (19 January 1996)
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Composer John Altman provided the music for the tank chase, after it was decided that Eric Serra's initial arrangement was not to be used, in order to use a more traditional rendition of the James Bond theme. It appears on the soundtrack CD as "A Pleasant Drive in St. Petersburg". As such, the collaboration for this incidental music in the movie is the only instance in the film series that this has occurred. See more »

Goofs

Just before Goldeneye blows up Severnaya, a different alarm than the one already sounding goes off. The screen shows Goldeneye nowhere near Severnaya, but in the next shot of the screen, Goldeneye is shown right on top of Severnaya, about to detonate. See more »

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GoldenEye
Written by Bono & The Edge
Produced by Nellee Hooper
Performed by Tina Turner
Executive Produced by Bono & The Edge
Ms. Turner appears courtesy of VIRGIN RECORDS/EMI GLOBALA LIMITED.
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Favorite of the Bonds
22 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

After coming of the failures of The Living Daylights and License to Kill, Bond bounces back with a new 007. James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) is sent to discover why a satellite station at Severnaya has been destroyed by a satellite named Goldeneye. Along his mission, Bond receives help from the joyful CIA agent Jack Wade and the beautiful Severnaya operative Natalya Simonova(Izabella Scorupco).

Throughout the movie Bond fights in a library and drives a tank through Moscow. The story for a Bond movie was solid and Goldeneye brought my favorite villain in Alec Trevelyan (Sean Bean). Brosnan does a great job as the charming 007 and Izabella Scorupco as the Bond girl. Goldeneye comes along with lovable characters and hateful villains, amazing action sequences and a great hatred between Bond and Trevelyan.

Goldeneye. Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Izabella Scorupco, Sean Bean, Gottfried John. 3 1/2 out of 5 Stars.


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