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.
The free-fall sequence seen in the film was performed by the cast members doing indoor skydiving. This utilizes a vertical wind tunnel, which shifts air up through a vertical column wind tunnel at about one hundred twenty miles per hour. People can ... ...
Ask him about Slate.
Tanner: She wants to know about Slate.
James Bond: Slate was a dead end.
Tanner: He says it was a dead end.
M: Damn it! He killed him.
Bond arrives in La Paz and very soon afterwards is involved in fight scenes, car chases etc. In reality, as the altitude in La Paz is so great (12,000 ft), it is a struggle just to carry a suitcase out of the airport (even higher, at 13,500 ft), never mind to do all the things that Bond does. It takes several days to acclimatise before any strenuous activity is possible.
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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