A fake Fabergé egg, and a fellow Agent's death, lead James Bond to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces.
When a deadly satellite weapon system falls into the wrong hands, only Agent 007 can save the world from certain disaster. Armed with his license to kill, Bond races to Russia in search of the stolen access codes for "Goldeneye," an awesome space weapon that can fire a devastating electromagnetic pulse toward Earth. But 007 is up against an enemy who anticipates his every move: a mastermind motivated by years of simmering hatred. Bond also squares off against Xenia Onatopp, an assassin who uses pleasure as her ultimate weapon.Written by
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The motorcycle stunts, during the opening sequence, were performed by uncredited British stuntman Ray De-Haan. See more »
Minister Mishkin brings Bond's Walther with him while interrogating Bond and Natalya and just sets it on the table within both Bond and Natalya's reach. Yet he did not unload it first, it makes no sense for him to set a loaded gun on a table within reach of one person he suspects is a terrorist and another person he suspects of being a traitor. See more »
[Russian in toilet cubicle looks around his newspaper to see Bond hanging from the ceiling]
Beg your pardon, forgot to knock.
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In some television airings, the scene where Xenia and the Canadian war official kiss and she begins to suffocate him with her legs is cut, and we skip right to the scene where he manages "XENIA! I... CAN'T... BREATHE..." while trying to breathe and straining his face. See more »
Bond is back and better than ever. OK, he may not be better than ever but he's better than he's been in some time. GoldenEye has a great opening scene that is more entertaining than most entire movies. It involves bungee jumping, guns, motorcycles, planes, and nerve gas among other things. Pierce Brosnan's first effort as Bond is a remarkable one. The movie has good acting, good action, and humor. It's great escapism from start to finish. The women are beautiful and Famke Jannsen and Sean Bean play their roles well. GoldenEye also boasts one of the best finales of the series in which Bond must take on the villain atop a gigantic satellite dish. As stated earlier, Brosnan is terrific as Bond. He's suave, witty, charming, looks good in a suit, and has a capacity for action. In conclusion, this is a thrilling Bond from start to finish and should not be missed. Out of 4 stars - 3.5
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