PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.
The North Korean sequences were deliberately bleached of color to emphasize the inhospitality of the location.
Mr. Van Bierk:
Look, what is this? I'm supposed to...
When Bond is flirting with Jinx after her Ursula Andress-style entrance, his cigar moves in and out of his mouth depending on the angle of the shot.
JAMES BOND WILL RETURN
For the theatrical release, seven seconds were cut from the Jinx/Bond sex scene to secure a PG-13 rating in the US; this version was released on home video. All video versions released in or after 2006 are uncut. The main difference between the two is that Jinx moans loudly in the uncut version.
English, Korean, Cantonese, Spanish, German, Icelandic, Italian, Arabic
$428,083 (Switzerland) (22 November 2002)
$160,942,139 (USA) (4 March 2013)