Is there solace in revenge? Bond and "M" sniff a shadowy international network of power and corruption reaping billions. As Bond pursues the agents of an assassination attempt on "M," all roads lead to Dominic Greene, a world-renowned developer of green technology. Greene, a nasty piece of work, is intent on securing a barren area of Bolivia in exchange for assisting a strongman stage a coup there. The CIA looks the other way, and only Bond, with help from a retired spy and from a mysterious beauty, stands in Greene's way. "M" wonders if she can trust Bond, or if vengeance possesses him. Beyond that, can anyone drawn to Bond live to tell the tale?
Have Regrets. Get Revenge.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some sexual content
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Did You Know?
This movie represented the first time that a Bond movie, or any Hollywood blockbuster for that matter, opened in India prior to its U.S. premiere. It debuted in India on November 7, 2008, exactly a week before it rolled out in Northern America. See more
When Bond is talking to Mathis at his villa, Mathis' watch moves between scenes. At the start of the sequence, his watch is facing away from the bottom of his wrist. By the end of the scene, it has moved to a more conventional position. See more
Carabinieri on Radio
Station from Patrol 48 - grey Aston Martin followed by a black Alfa Romeo driving towards the quarries. Gunshot fire.
The iconic "James Bond gun barrel" sequence, not seen in its traditional format since Die Another Day, is incorporated into the closing credits. See more
Following an advisory screening of a rough cut the film was pre-cut on BBFC advice before official submission to the Board for a formal cinema classification, with edits made in two scenes in the finale. At this point it was officially passed "uncut" as a 12A. More detailed notes can be found on the BBFC's website. Worldwide versions are this same pre-cut version. See more
by Giacomo Puccini
Text by Giuseppe Giacosa
and Luigi Illica
Performed by Wiener Symphoniker
(as The Vienna Symphony Orchestra), Britten Festival Chorus and Bregenz Festival Choir See more