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Quantum of Solace (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure  |  14 November 2008 (USA)
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James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 November 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

007 - Quantum of Solace  »

Box Office


$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£15,384,217 (UK) (31 October 2008)


$168,368,427 (USA) (23 January 2009)

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Michael G. Wilson:  As man reading newspaper whilst sitting in green-armchair whilst Daniel Craig as James Bond handles metal case over counter. See more »


After Bond shoots the first motorcycle police officer, he wrestles briefly with the second and throws him to the ground. There is a quick shot where he is shooting the second police officer, showing his motorcycle on the ground. The next shot shows the upright motorcycle falling due to the officer falling into it. It was edited so that you hardly see the motorcycle fall, but the way the officer falls, there's no way the motorcycle could have done what it did already on the ground. See more »


M: If you could avoid killing every possible lead, it would be deeply appreciated.
James Bond: I'll do my best.
M: I've heard that before.
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El Provinciano
Written by Laureano Martínez Smart
Performed by Jaime Cuadra and Luis Abanto Morales
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User Reviews

Quantum is a big letdown. Marc Foster, definitely a wrong director
14 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw Quantum of Solace twice. First time for curiosity and expectation and second time for confirmation. I am a big bond fan like many of you. I can watch any bond film without a problem. I know that there are some of you out there that have some issues with some of the Bond actors. Connery, Roger, Pierce, and Craig, I personally love them all as 007 and I've enjoyed pretty much every single bond movie. There is just something about bond films that I get excited and mesmerized by. Anyway speaking of Quantum of Solace, I am really confused by what in the world they did to this film and why in the world they hired Marc Foster to direct this. Plus, is this really the highest budgeted bond film? are you kidding me? All the money must've been spent on pointless and unoriginal action sequences and explosions. sigh... Anyway, Quantum of Solace is a huge disappointment. At one point, I couldn't believe this was a Bond movie. There are just so many problems such as plot flow, direction, character development, very uninteresting villains, and most importantly, all the Bond story and character elements have been stripped away. I think they made a huge mistake by hiring some incompetent crew that are into sappy Avant-Garde movies. Foster and his crew destroyed pretty much everything that Casino Royale had accomplished to revive the franchise. Anyway, in my opinion, Quantum of Solace was just awful and probably one of the worst bond movies I've ever seen. Craig's talent and Bond franchise are definitely put in jeopardy. However, this movie will make lots of profit and do well in the box office due to success of its predecessor "Casino Royale." Unfortunately, the main motivation of the viewer will be pure curiosity and expectation driven by all the media hypes. I am sorry to say this but this movie is a failure. As a bond fan, I am really angry about this. If Marc Foster directs another Bond movie, I will never watch another Bond film again.

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