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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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Storyline

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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Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,205,007, 19 November 1995, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$106,600,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$352,194,034
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2.40 : 1
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Trivia

This was Pierce Brosnan's first appearance as James Bond. After Sir Roger Moore retired, 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

On the satellite tracking display, the Goldeneye satellite is seen tracking east to west (right to left). All non-polar orbits use the Earth's rotation (up to 1,000 MPH) as a boost and track west to east. 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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Soundtracks

Preobrajensky March
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Written by Isaak Dunayevsky
(Scene with Russian soldiers marching on St.Petesburg square)
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I can't help it - this is the best
15 February 2000 | by 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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