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.
Marc Forster wanted to film in the Swiss Alps, which was a location for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), and is where he grew up. Switzerland was also the nationality of the literary James Bond character's mother. However, the Swiss Alps location was written out of the movie for cost reasons... ...
James, move your ass!
In the opening chase, Bond's car and the villain's cars are black. In the quarry, right after the police's car is falling and crosses the track, we briefly see two white cars (or so covered in dust that they are uniformly white). A second after, they are black again (or with much less dust).
The iconic "James Bond gun barrel" sequence, not seen in its traditional format since Die Another Day, is incorporated into the closing credits.
English, Spanish, Italian, French, Swiss German, German
€8,351,037 (France) (2 November 2008)
$168,368,427 (USA) (25 January 2009)
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