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Skyfall (2012)

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Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

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Severine (as Bérénice Lim Marlohe)
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Storyline

When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory (Ralph Fiennes), the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows - aided only by field agent, Eve (Naomie Harris) - following a trail to the mysterious Silva (Javier Bardem), whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves. Written by JoaoBond

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Rated PG-13 for intense violent sequences throughout, some sexuality, language and smoking | See all certifications »

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9 November 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

007: Operación Skyfall  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$88,364,714 (USA) (9 November 2012)

Gross:

$304,360,277 (USA) (8 March 2013)
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Trivia

The 007th cinema movie collaboration of cinematographer Roger Deakins and production designer Dennis Gassner. The two had both worked with Skyfall (2012) director Sam Mendes before on Jarhead (2005). The pair's other collaborations were all on Coen Brothers pictures for Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, they being Barton Fink (1991), The Ladykillers (2004), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) and O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 9 mins) While Bond, Severine and 6 "Thugs" are walking towards the evil villain's island hideout. All the villains shoes are well scuffed and /or muddied on the uppers, but all shoes including Bond's are brand new on the soles without any wear and do not even have any or only little signs of picking up any of the usual darkening dirt that shoes would usually accumulate over a short period of time and are entirely inconsistent with the wear on the uppers. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
James Bond: [Speaking on a blue tooth device] Ronson's down. He needs a medical evac.
M: Where is it? Is it there?
James Bond: Hard drives gone.
M: You sure?
James Bond: It's gone. Give me a minute.
M: They must have it! Get after them!
James Bond: I'm stabilizing Ronson.
M: We don't have the time!
James Bond: I have to stop the bleeding!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits feature Bond periodically shooting at targets, Shanghai dragons, Silva's skull logo, and the Skyfall mansion from which Bond's eyes stare out. At the end of the credits, the sky is seen falling upon the mansion. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #20.30 (2012) See more »

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Jellyfish
Written by Thomas Newman
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Craig is the worst bond
3 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To be quite frank the only part of this film i liked was when bond was shot. Because (apparently) MGM has lost their mind. First of all, if they wanted a blond bond, Neil Patrick Harris would have been a much better choice. If a blond bond is acceptable, than Huston, we have aproblem! Craig resembles nothing but a common street bum. Hese got a bit too much attitude. The bond series was going fine until he took the job. (i myself prefer Rogor Moore) Daniel Craig is the most overrated actor in the history of the world. As for the film, we've got a black money penny, and a blond 007, oh yeah this is gonna be a great film!(if you haven't guessed by now that was sarcasm) I would have loved this film but there was one big flaw, bigger than the fact that we've got the most Unsexy bond in the history of films. It was the fact that there was no black whole thing where James bond came up to it and shot it. How anyone liked this film i will never know. 7 years ago when i watched casino royale i noticed all of this and everyone else there loved it. Well i stood up and said no! you cant do that, because James bond isn't a blond wimp! and that, is why Craig is the worst bond. Oh and p.s. anyone who thinks I'm wrong obviously didn't see the other James bonds. And that, is the cosmic perspective...


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