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Thunderball ()


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James Bond heads to the Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by S.P.E.C.T.R.E. Agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme.

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  • Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations.
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James Bond
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Domino
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Largo
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Fiona
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Felix Leiter
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Count Lippe
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Patricia
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Paula
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'M'
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'Q'
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Moneypenny
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Foreign Secretary
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Pinder
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Palazzi
Rose Alba ...
Madame Boitier
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Vargas
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Kutze
Michael Brennan ...
Janni
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Group Captain
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Air Vice Marshal
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Kenniston
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Hydrofoil Captain
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
François Avazeri ...
Brinon (uncredited)
Anthony Bailey ...
Vulcan Radar Navigator (uncredited)
Gábor Baraker ...
SPECTRE #13 (uncredited)
William Baskiville ...
Henchman (uncredited)
Billy Bates ...
Swimmer in Title Sequence (uncredited)
Amelia Bayntun ...
Mrs. Karlski (uncredited)
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SPECTRE #3 (uncredited)
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SPECTRE #4 (uncredited)
Joe Beckett ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Paul Beradi ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Tasma Bereton ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Sentry at RAF Base (uncredited)
Evelyne Boren ...
Domino (Underwater Sequences) (uncredited)
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Cafe Martinique Dancer (uncredited)
Courtney Brown ...
SPECTRE Diver / Palazzi (Underwater Sequences) (uncredited)
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Largo's Henchman (uncredited)
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RAF Officer in Car (uncredited)
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SPECTRE #9 (uncredited)
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Casino Patron (uncredited)
Cecil Cheng ...
SPECTRE #7 (uncredited)
Tom Clegg ...
Largo's Henchman (uncredited)
Catherine Clemence ...
Madame LaPorte (uncredited) (voice)
Gary Colleano ...
SPECTRE #11 (uncredited)
Frank Cousins ...
James Bond (Underwater Sequences) (uncredited)
Harold Coyne ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Vulcan Bomber Crewman (uncredited)
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Quist (uncredited)
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Ernst Stavro Blofeld (uncredited)
Micky De Rauch ...
Swimmer in Title Sequence (uncredited)
Jack Dearlove ...
Shrublands Patient (uncredited)
Peter Dolphin ...
Air Marshal's Aide (uncredited)
Rani Dubé ...
Swimmer in Title Sequence (uncredited)
King Errisson ...
Bongo Player at Kiss Kiss Club (uncredited)
Peter Forbes-Robertson ...
SPECTRE #12 (uncredited)
Henry Ford II ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Largo's Henchman (uncredited)
Hilda Green ...
Woman at Displaced Persons Agency (uncredited)
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Senior RAF Staff Officer (uncredited)
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Vulcan Bomber Pilot (uncredited)
Paul Hansard ...
Clerk at Displaced Persons Agency (uncredited)
Aidan Harrington ...
Clerk at Displaced Persons Agency (uncredited)
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Girl in Kiss Kiss Club (uncredited)
Philo Hauser ...
Mr. Karlski (uncredited)
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Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Group Captain Dawson (uncredited)
Arthur Howell ...
Gunner on Disco Volante (uncredited)
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Patricia Fearing (uncredited) (voice)
Bari Jonson ...
Pinder's Radio Man (uncredited)
Pat Judge ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Murray Kash ...
SPECTRE #11 (uncredited)
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Prue - Casino Patron (uncredited)
John Ketteringham ...
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
Roy Lansford ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Guy Laure ...
Bouvar's Butler (uncredited)
Ken Lawton ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Largo's Crewman (uncredited)
Terence Maidment ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
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SPECTRE #10 (uncredited)
Kevin McClory ...
Man Smoking at Nassau Casino (uncredited)
Willie Meyers ...
Palazzi (Underwater Sequences) (uncredited)
Albert Michel ...
Priest at Bouvar's Funeral (uncredited)
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Mlle. LaPorte (uncredited)
Mark Moss ...
Vulcan Air Electronics Officer (uncredited)
Jackie Noble ...
Secretary at Displaced Persons Agency (uncredited)
David Orchard ...
Swimmer in Title Sequence (uncredited)
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Vulcan Navigator Plotter (uncredited)
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Ernst Stavro Blofeld (uncredited) (voice)
Charles Price ...
Double-O Agent (uncredited)
Lloyd Reckord ...
Pinder's Assistant (uncredited)
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Emilio Largo (uncredited) (voice)
Janette Rowsell ...
Shrublands Patient (uncredited)
Peter Roy ...
Double-0 Agent 006 (uncredited)
Charles Russhon ...
U.S. Air Force General (uncredited)
Pat Ryan ...
Naval Officer in Situation Room (uncredited)
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Ambulance Attendant (uncredited)
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Colonel Jacques Bouvar - SPECTRE #6 (uncredited)
Philip Stewart ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
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SPECTRE #5 (uncredited)
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Jet Pack Pilot (uncredited)
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Dominique 'Domino' Derval (uncredited) (voice)
Pearl Walters ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Sheree Winton ...
Woman at Café Martinique (uncredited)
Jaron Yaltan ...
SPECTRE #14 (uncredited)

Directed by

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Terence Young ... (directed by)

Written by

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Richard Maibaum ... (screenplay by) and
John Hopkins ... (screenplay by)
 
Jack Whittingham ... (based on an original screenplay by)
 
Kevin McClory ... (based on the original story by) &
Jack Whittingham ... (based on the original story by) and
Ian Fleming ... (based on the original story by)

Produced by

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Albert R. Broccoli ... executive producer (uncredited)
Kevin McClory ... producer (produced by)
Harry Saltzman ... executive producer (uncredited)
Stanley Sopel ... associate producer (uncredited)

Music by

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John Barry ... (music composed by)

Cinematography by

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Ted Moore ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Ernest Hosler

Editorial Department

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Peter R. Hunt ... supervising editor (as Peter Hunt)
Ben Rayner ... assembly editor (uncredited)
Steve Cuiffo ... negative cutter (uncredited)

Production Design by

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Ken Adam ... (production designed by)

Art Direction by

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Peter Murton

Set Decoration by

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Peter Lamont ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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Basil Newall ... makeup artist
Paul Rabiger ... makeup artist
Eileen Warwick ... hairdresser

Production Management

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David Middlemas ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Gus Agosti ... assistant director
Ricou Browning ... second unit director: underwater sequences (uncredited)
André De Toth ... second unit director: aqua troops drop (uncredited)
Peter R. Hunt ... second unit director (uncredited)
Richard Jenkins ... assistant director (uncredited)
Robert Watts ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Freda Pearson ... set dresser
Michael White ... assistant art director
John Chisholm ... property master (uncredited)
William Creighton ... carpenter: Vulcan Bomber mock-up (uncredited)
Peter Lamont ... chief draughtsman (uncredited)
Frank McCarthy ... poster artist (uncredited)
Robert McGinnis ... poster artist (uncredited)
Ron Quelch ... production buyer (uncredited)
Arthur Wicks ... dressing props (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Maurice Askew ... sound recordist
Harry Miller ... dubbing editor
Bert Ross ... sound recordist
Norman Wanstall ... dubbing editor
Graham V. Hartstone ... sound assistant (uncredited)
Lionel Strutt ... re-recording engineer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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John Stears ... special effects
Frank George ... special effects (uncredited)
Garth Inns ... special effects (uncredited)
Bert Luxford ... special effects technician (uncredited)
James Snow ... special effects (uncredited)
Jimmy Ward ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Cliff Culley ... optical effects supervisor (uncredited)
Roy Field ... visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Paul K. Nixon ... stunt diver (as Paul T. Nixon) / underwater stunts (as Paul T. Nixon)
Ray Andrew ... stunt diver (uncredited)
Bernard Barnsley ... stunts (uncredited)
Evelyne Boren ... underwater sequences stunt double: Claudine Auger (uncredited)
Courtney Brown ... stunt diver (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Ian Bulloch ... stunts (uncredited)
Yvan Chiffre ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Tom Clegg ... stunts (uncredited)
Tim Condren ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Cummings ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Dunne ... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Graydon ... stunts (uncredited)
Arthur Howell ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Ivy ... motorcycle stunt double: Luciana Paluzzi (uncredited)
George Leech ... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Lester ... stunts (uncredited)
John McLaughlin ... underwater sequences stunt double: Largo (uncredited)
Nosher Powell ... stunts (uncredited)
Harold Sanderson ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Sawyer ... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Sheppard ... stunt driver (uncredited)
Jack Silk ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Simmons ... stunt double: Guy Doleman (uncredited) / stunt double: Sean Connery (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Bill Suiter ... flying stuntman (uncredited)
Gordon Yaeger ... rocket belt pilot (uncredited)
Dick Ziker ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Lamar Boren ... underwater cameraman: Underwater Sequences
Jimmy Spoard ... grip
John Winbolt ... camera operator
Egil S. Woxholt ... second unit cameraman (as Egil Woxholt)
Ray Andrew ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Oscar Barber ... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
John Crawford ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Ron Drinkwater ... focus puller: second unit (uncredited)
Edmund Gibson ... underwater photographer (uncredited)
Richard Moore ... underwater camera operator (uncredited)
George Pink ... camera operator (uncredited)
Michael Reed ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Laurie Shane ... electrician (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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John Brady ... wardrobe master
Anthony Mendleson ... wardrobe designer
Anthony Sinclair ... suits: Sean Connery s
Eileen Sullivan ... wardrobe mistress

Location Management

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Frank Ernst ... location manager
Willie Meyers ... locations scout: Bahamas

Music Department

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John Barry ... conductor
Monty Norman ... composer: The 'James Bond' theme
John Barry ... music arranger (uncredited) / orchestrator (uncredited)
Don Black ... lyrics (uncredited)
Vic Flick ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Tom Jones ... singer: title song (uncredited)
Sidney Margo ... music contractor (uncredited)
John Richards ... music engineer (uncredited)
John Scott ... musician: saxophone (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department

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Joan Davis ... continuity girl

Additional Crew

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Maurice Binder ... main title designed by
Albert R. Broccoli ... presenter (as Albert R.Broccoli)
Ricou Browning ... underwater director: Underwater Sequences
Lorraine Fennell ... publicity secretary
Huntington Hartford ... Paradise Island sequences by courtesy of (as Mr. Huntingdon Hartford)
Jordan Klein Sr. ... underwater engineer: Underwater Sequences (as Jordan Klein)
Harry Saltzman ... presenter
Bob Simmons ... action sequences by
Richard E. Batchelder ... underwater specialist (uncredited)
Lamar Boren ... double: Claudine Auger (uncredited)
Ian Bulloch ... double: Sean Connery (uncredited)
Tony Hill ... body double (uncredited) / crew member: underwater (uncredited) / safety diver (uncredited) / underwater consultant: Bahamas (uncredited)
David Michael Kay ... aviation services (uncredited)
Charles Russhon ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Ivan Tors ... supplier: divers and diving equipment (uncredited)
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Storyline

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Plot Summary

James Bond continues on his fourth mission, with his aim to recover 2 stolen warheads. They've been taken by the SPECTRE organisation, and the world's held hostage as Bond heads to Nassau, Bahamas. Here, he meets Domino and is forced into a thrilling confrontation with SPECTRE agent Emil Largo on-board his boat, the Disco Volante. Written by simon_hrdng

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Taglines FANTASTIC 'BOND' SALE [Reissue poster] See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Longitude 78 West (United Kingdom)
  • Ian Fleming's Thunderball (United Kingdom)
  • Opération Tonnerre (France)
  • James Bond 007 - Feuerball (Germany)
  • Operación Trueno (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 130 min
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Box Office

Budget $9,000,000 (estimated)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $77,600,000

Did You Know?

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Trivia Bond's jetpack was actually flown by engineer Bill Suiter. He was one of only two people in the world qualified to fly it. See more »
Goofs Apparently some of the locals wanted to celebrate their moment in a Bond movie, because during the chase through the Junkanoo parade, James passes a parade group, all of whom are wearing large yellow "007" headdresses. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Thunderball: James Bond Follows Beatles in Filming in the Bahamas (1965). See more »
Soundtracks Thunderball See more »
Crazy Credits The opening titles is a sequence of female divers underwater. See more »
Quotes Fiona: [after Bond finds her in the bathtub in his hotel room] Since you're here, would you mind giving me something to put on?
[Bond casually hands Fiona her shoes]
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