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Quantum of Solace (2008)

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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.

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Is there solace in revenge? Bond and "M" sniff a shadowy international network of power and corruption reaping billions. As Bond pursues the agents of an assassination attempt on "M," all roads lead to Dominic Greene, a world-renowned developer of green technology. Greene, a nasty piece of work, is intent on securing a barren area of Bolivia in exchange for assisting a strongman stage a coup there. The CIA looks the other way, and only Bond, with help from a retired spy and from a mysterious beauty, stands in Greene's way. "M" wonders if she can trust Bond, or if vengeance possesses him. Beyond that, can anyone drawn to Bond live to tell the tale? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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

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14 November 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

007 - Quantum of Solace  »

Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€8,351,037 (France) (2 November 2008)

Gross:

$168,368,427 (USA) (25 January 2009)
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Trivia

Daniel Craig's physical training for this film placed extra effort into running and boxing, to spare him the injuries he sustained on his stunts in Casino Royale (2006). Craig felt he was fitter, being less bulky than in the first film. He also practiced speedboating and stunt driving. Craig felt that Casino Royale (2006) was (physically) "a walk in the park" compared to this, and required a different performance from him, because this is a revenge film, not a love story like Casino Royale (2006). See more »

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The audience for the Bregenz opera is dressed formally, with the major cast in tuxedos. In reality, patrons who attend the Bregenz opera are dressed casually. See more »

Quotes

James Bond: Now, you and I need to see this through.
M: There's no where to go. There's a capture or kill order out on you.
James Bond: Who would have done that?
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Business Before Pleasure
Written by George Akaeze
Performed by George Akaeze & His Augmented Hits
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The Worst Movie Ever
14 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not the worst Bond movie, the worst movie, PERIOD. Completely unwatchable. Nothing to do with plot or actors or effects... the editing on this movie was unbearable. There are two action scenes in the first 15 minutes that are cut so badly it is impossible to tell what is going on. Literally, 2-3 cuts PER SECOND... and from infinite random bizarre angles as well... You can't tell how many people/cars are involved, where they are in relation to one another or anything. And, every other shot is something exploding or being destroyed with parts flying all over the screen.... Seriously, that's one of three shots per second where just debris is flying on the screen. Unwatchable. It's as if they shot each scene from 18 different angles and put all the tape in a blender.

The action scenes are so impossible to follow, it made the movie too frustrating to watch. I actually left the theater after the second action scene - that's how bad it was. The editors should be banned from films for life.


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