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Spectre (2015)

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A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

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Storyline

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia, the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE. Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh, the new head of the Centre of National Security, questions Bond's actions and challenges the relevance of MI6 led by M. Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny and Q to help him seek out Madeleine Swann, the daughter of his old nemesis Mr White, who may hold the clue to untangling the web of SPECTRE. As the daughter of the assassin, she understands Bond in a way most others cannot. As Bond ventures towards the heart of SPECTRE, he learns a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks.

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some disturbing images, sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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6 November 2015 (USA)  »

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$245,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$70,403,148 (USA) (6 November 2015)

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$200,074,175 (USA) (1 April 2016)
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Trivia

Spectre (2015) is the second movie in the official James Bond film franchise series to feature a car chase involving both Jaguar and Aston Martin vehicle makes and models with the first having being Die Another Day (2002) around thirteen years earlier. See more »

Goofs

In the train, Bond and Madeleine order dirty martinis (a break from his normal routine), but when the drinks arrive, they are perfectly clear. Dirty martinis contain olive juice, so they would be cloudy. The International Bartenders Association standard recipe requires Olive Juice/brine. The traditional number of olives is that it should be odd, with 5 seen as excessive and 3 the norm. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Estrella: Where are you going?
James Bond: I won't be long.
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Crazy Credits

The James Bond theme can be heard when the MGM and Columbia Pictures logos appear. See more »

Connections

Follows Licence to Kill (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Writing's on the Wall
Music by Sam Smith
Lyrics by James Napier
Performed by Sam Smith
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A dull pointless movie.
2 January 2016 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I was finding it incredibly hard to stay awake through this movie. Even the action scenes were quite lacklustre. I think it had nothing to do with the big budget special effects but more to do with the emotionless performance of Daniel Craig's James Bond. Whenever anything exciting happened he acted like he didn't even care. He may do this every day but I can't believe it would ever get old or boring. In between the action scenes there were intense periods of nothingness. It's not surprising really as there was no real plot. I just cannot watch a mindless film about fighting, explosions and getting laid when there's no passion.

Speaking of passion the "bond girls" were a big disappointment and had no connection with Bond. It was not believable and super awkward. I know when I've just faced a life or death situation that's exactly the point when I can't resist hooking up with some random. It's such an old concept and it might be time for the Bond series to be put to bed.


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