PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond goes rogue and sets off to unleash vengeance on a drug lord who tortured his best friend, a C.I.A. Agent, and left him for dead and murdered his bride after he helped capture him.
Marked the last filmed appearance of Felix Leiter until Casino Royale (2006). David Hedison remains the only actor to play Felix Leiter opposite two different Bonds, Timothy Dalton in Licence to Kill (1989), and Sir Roger Moore in Live and Let Die (1973).
AWACS radar operator:
We have a mid-course deviation. Target heading 036, 126 miles, bearing 062, Havana VOR.
Voice of DEA agent: He's landing at Cray Key. Advise Key West Drug Enforcement.
AWACS radar operator: Roger, sir. AWACS to Key West. Key West Drug Enforcement, please come in.
Voice of DEA agent: If they hurry, they just ...
When Bond is battling the pilot on the seaplane, he is hanging out the starboard (passenger-side) doorway. When the exterior shot shows the plane banking starboard up, the interior shot shows the ground over Bond's shoulder (should show the sky). Conversely, when the plane is banking starboard down, the sky is shown behind Bond (should show the ground).
At the tail end of the credits: "James Bond Will Return"
On pan and scan VHS prints issued since 1990, the opening title credits have been slightly altered to fit the screen. Some credits that took one line in the widescreen version were altered to fit two lines in the pan and scan version.
£287,578 (UK) (22 June 1989)
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