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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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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:

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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

Alec Trevelyan's dark coloured locomotive in the movie was nicknamed on the set as "Darth Train". See more »

Goofs

The communications dish raised from the water (actually the Aricebo radio-telescope) is supposed to be a Russian construction, or at least Cuban, yet the "Danger" warning signs painted on the walls are in English. 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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Connections

Featured in GoldenEye: The Secret Files (1995) See more »

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Preobrajensky March
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Written by Isaak Dunayevsky
(Scene with Russian soldiers marching on St.Petesburg square)
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An Excellent Bond Film
11 March 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

After a 6 year hiatus the producers needed to make this film good enough to bring Bond back to the forefront, and in comparison to the films that followed, I believe this to be the best. Without a cold war to fuel plot lines, the story is able to step into new territories, with many great plot elements. Pierce Brosnan portrays Bond amazingly well in my opinion, and ties all the classic 007 elements together flawlessly. Although adhering to the Bond foundations, this film has a great, fresh feel to it, I think partly due to the industrial style score by Eric Serra. I think you need to see this film more than once to fully appreciate it, but it is definitely a classic!


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