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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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Eve
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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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Release Date:

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

Third James Bond movie to film in Japan. Hashima Island was for shooting villain Raoul Silva's island lair. The first Bond Bond film to lens in Japan where the largest amount of filming was done was for You Only Live Twice (1967). The second was for The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) where filming was done there to get shots of exotic fish in Okinawa. See more »

Goofs

When Silva is about to slide down the escalator, Bond runs past the same blonde woman twice between shots. 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

Bond's traditional shot towards the camera, seen through the barrel of a gun, is placed at the end of this film rather than the beginning. After the blood stops dripping, the James Bond 50th Anniversary logo appears with the words "James Bond will return," below it. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Oscars Red Carpet Live (2013) See more »

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Breadcrumbs
Written by Thomas Newman
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User Reviews

 
First half good, second half poor.
7 November 2013 | by (United kingdom) – See all my reviews

I thought this Bond movie was going to be one of the best i've ever seen. Craig as ever, fits the role really well. Plenty of action and suspense from the very start with a good plot. BUT....after about an hour things start to go downhill. The end scene was one of the more disappointing that i've seen in a Bond film. M gets far too involved in this movie. Dench acts as Craig's side kick, getting into almost as much of the action as Bond himself does. Way over the top. Lets be realistic....would a high ranking middle class female civil servant based in Westminster really go around shooting guns at arch villains? M needs to get back into his/her office where they belong! Where was the beautiful Bond girl that Bond needed to protect in the final scene? The final scene has plenty of action but the scenario was corny! Worth a watch but you may at the end be a little disappointed!


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