PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource.
This film marks the first time since You Only Live Twice (1967) that Bond does not introduce himself with the catchphrase "Bond, James Bond." The line was shot for several different scenes, but was completely cut out, as Forster and the producers found it unnecessary. (From Russia with Love (1963), and Thunderball (1965)... ...
James, move your ass!
Bond and Mathis are seen flying on Virgin Atlantic between Europe (presumably Italy) and Bolivia. However, the airline has never offered flights to South America, and all of its flights originating in Europe depart from the UK. (Virgin Atlantic is, however, a longtime sponsor of Bond films, and its founder, Sir Richard Branson, has had a cameo appearance in at least one film.)
The iconic "James Bond gun barrel" sequence, not seen in its traditional format since Die Another Day, is incorporated into the closing credits.
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€8,351,037 (France) (2 November 2008)
$168,368,427 (USA) (25 January 2009)