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James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage.

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Agent James Bond 007 is on a mission which includes a media tycoon, his former lover and a Chinese agent. Elliot Carver wants to complete his global media empire, but in order for this to work, he must achieve broadcasting rights in China. Carver wants to start up World War III by starting a confrontation over British and Chinese waters. Bond gains the help of Wai Lin on his quest to stop him, but how will Bond feel when he meets up with his former lover, who is now Carver's wife. Written by simon

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Tha Man. The Number. The License...are all back.


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence, sexuality and innuendo | See all certifications »

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19 December 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El mañana nunca muere  »

Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,784,417 (UK) (2 January 1998)

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$125,332,007 (USA) (5 June 1998)
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When they had to re-shoot the car park scene it was too expensive to go back to Germany so it was done at Brent Cross shopping centre in London. Posters around the stores told shoppers that the explosions were nothing to worry about. It took ten days to shoot this car park scene and seventeen BMWs were used. See more »

Goofs

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Charles Robinson: Our man's in position on the center camera. It's like a terrorist supermarket. Chinese Long March Scud, Panther AS-565 attack helicopter, a pair of Russian mortars, and the crates look like American rifles. Chilean mines. German explosives. Fun for the whole family.
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Not the best Bond or Pierces finest.But a good cast and a lot of action makes this movie very enjoyable,
23 August 2012 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Tomorrow Never Dies is a good movie with a good cast,good storyline and plenty of action and suspense to keep this movie alive.Its not the best James Bond movie,but its not the worst either,but it certainly isn't Pierce Brosnans best Bond movie,who would currently be my favourite actor who's played Bond,although there's no Bond I don't like,Sean Connery,Roger Moore and Daniel Craig are also all great.When I saw the opening credits and saw Teri Hatcher came up,I was happy to see she was in it,because I've always liked her and find her very attractive.I was disappointed that she wasn't as main in it as I thought shed be,I thought shed be the main Bond girl in this movie,but that role actually went to Michelle Yeoh,I thought Teri Hatcher was much better,as an actress,her character and looks.

James Bond returns and must stop a man named Elliot Carver,who is trying to cause war between the Uk and China just so he can obtain exclusive global news coverage.


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