PG | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads, with the help of a K.G.B. Agent, whose lover he killed.
One million dollars of the thirteen and a half million dollar budget was spent by Production Designer Ken Adam on building the largest soundstage in the world: 336'x139'x44'. The set was used for the interior shots of Stromberg's supertanker. The tank had a... ...
HMS Ranger Navigator:
Captain wants to keep 500 feet.
Young officer, HMS Ranger: Maneuvering, Control. Come in shallow to 500 feet.
Young officer, HMS Ranger: Keep 500 feet
HMS Ranger crewman: Keep 500 feet, sir.
When Bond and Commander Carter send the new co-ordinates to the first stolen submarine, to destroy the second, the co-ordinate numbers typed are 092765491. But when the captain reads out the numbers to missile control, he reads "034285219".
"THE END of THE SPY WHO LOVED ME JAMES BOND will return in FOR YOUR EYES ONLY" - though in fact the next film in the series was switched to Moonraker in light of the success of sci-fi movie Star Wars. Thus Moonraker went unannounced and For Your Eyes Only was promised twice. For the other incidence in the series of the next film being announced in error, see Octopussy.
Cut in Sweden (about 90 sec) when released theatrically. Some of the cuts are when Bond fights with Sandor, Bond fights with Jaws on the train, a fight by the pyramid and when Bond kills Stromberg.
English, Italian, Arabic
$1,347,927 (USA) (17 July 1977)
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