PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot while protecting an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain.
The method by which the parahawk pilot survives his fall in the ski-chase scene (deploying a parachute after Bond lures him off a cliff) is highly reminiscent of the opening of The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). The method by which Bond downs him (collapsing his canopy by slicing it with the sharp edge of his ski) is the same way stuntman Rick Sylvester was almost killed while filming the sequence, one of his skis detaching, and nearly clipping the edge of the parachute.
So good of you to come see me, Mr. Bond, particularly on such short notice.
James Bond: If you can't trust a Swiss banker, what's the world come to?
When 007 jumps into a speedboat to chase an assassin he's not wearing a crash helmet but he is when the boat rolls over
The opening credits don't begin until approximately 15 minutes into the movie -- the longest delay in the series to date.
Press screenings ran at ca. 160 minutes. For general release the film was later cut down to 128 minutes.
English, Russian, Spanish
$35,519,007 21 November 1999