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GoldenEye (1995)

In 1986 Bond and Alec Trevelyan—agent 006—infiltrate an illicit Soviet chemical weapons facility and plant explosive charges. Trevelyan is shot, but Bond escapes from the facility as it explodes. Nine years later, Bond witnesses the theft by criminal organisation Janus of a prototype Eurocopter Tiger helicopter that can withstand an electromagnetic pulse. Janus uses the helicopter to steal the control disk for the dual GoldenEye satellite weapons, using the GoldenEye to destroy the complex with an electromagnetic pulse; there are two survivors of the attack, a programmer, Natalya Simonova, and Boris Grishenko.

Bond investigates the attack and travels to Russia where he locates Simonova and learns that Trevelyan, who had faked his own death, was the head of Janus. Simonova tracks computer traffic to Cuba and she and Bond travel there and locate Trevelyan, who reveals his plan to steal money from the Bank of England before erasing all of its financial records with the GoldenEye, concealing the theft and destroying Britain’s economy. Bond and Simonova destroy the satellite facility, killing Trevelyan and Grishenko in the process.

James BondDirectorProducer(s)Writer(s)ScreenplayEditorMusicTheme songBudgetGrossDistributed ByReleasedRunning Time
Pierce BrosnanMartin CampbellMichael G. Wilson, Barbara BroccoliMichael FranceJeffrey Caine, Bruce FeirsteinTerry RawlingsÉric Serra"GoldenEye"
Bono, The Edge (Composers)
Tina Turner (Performer)
$58 million$356.4 millionMGM/United Artists13 November 1995 (New York, premiere)
22 November 1995 (London, premiere))
130 minutes
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