PG | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle, and discovers a plot to commit global genocide.
The cable that Jaws bit, was actually made of licorice.
How are we doing, Richard?
RAF Officer: We should pass over the English coast 15 minutes ahead of time, sir.
Captain: Wow! With this load on our back, that's good going.
RAF Officer: Just trust the RAF, sir.
At the end of Bond's stay at the Drax estate, Drax implores Bond to shoot some pheasant in order to get one of Drax's assassins in place. In one scene, the assassin is seen at the wide base of the tree with no climbing equipment. In the subsequent scene, just before he is ready to shoot, the assassin is already in the tree.
[Filmed at ...] Pinewood Studios (London) and on location in Italy, Brazil, Guatemala, U.S.A. and Outer Space!
On a recent ABC TV showing, one scene involved Bond being lured to Drax's hidden pyramid base by one of Drax's beauties. In the original version, as Bond is following her, a shot of her walking reveals some brief nudity as she has no clothing underneath her top. In the ABC version, the lady now has clothing underneath her top.
English, Italian, Portuguese
$7,108,344 (USA) (1 July 1979)
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