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Skyfall (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Thriller  |  9 November 2012 (USA)
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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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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)  »

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007: Operación Skyfall  »

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$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

Final of twenty-three James Bond films for trumpet player Derek Watkins who had worked in the music department as a trumpeter on every James Bond film since he was seventeen years old when he worked on the first movie in the official series Dr. No (1962). Watkins passed away in 2013 around five months after the release of Skyfall (2012). See more »

Goofs

On the lake ice, when James Bond grabs the henchman's carbine, we briefly see the safety is set on semi automatic fire. Yet, a second later it fires automatically. See more »

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No more interested in Bond
11 July 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I grew up with Bond, from Dr No to Die Another Day and will no doubt watch all the iterations again when shown on TV. This changed with Casino Royale. Gritty yes, like the everyday world around us. Bond was escape. Now no more humour, no more wit, no more charm. At the time of Quantum of Solace, I didn't even know there had been another Bond movie with Daniel Craig. I was surprised to see it on TV for the first time. It wasn't that good but it was somewhat entertaining the first time around. Then came Skyfall and it's nonsense scenario. I saw this in the theatre and wondered about the pointless action, the silly hacking, the plot holes... When it came on TV a few months back, I didn't even bother to watch it again. And I sure won't go for the upcoming Spectre. I agree that Bond had to be updated but Broccoli's new Bond is an ageing creep, a killing machine matching those he used to fight against in previous films.Rest in peace James Bond. You will be missed.


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