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GoldenEye (1995)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  17 November 1995 (USA)
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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 <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


No limits. No fears. No substitutes. See more »

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)


£17,393,594 (UK) (19 January 1996)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


First opening titles sequence directed by title designer Daniel Kleinman picking up the baton from long-standing designer Maurice Binder, who had died since the making of the previous Bond movie Licence to Kill (1989). See more »


Grass on a path that is supposedly usually submerged. 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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Crazy Credits

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The James Bond Theme
Written by Monty Norman
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User Reviews

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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