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James Bond teams up with female Russian Agent XXX to squash a villain's plan to use captured American and Russian atomic submarines in a plot to destroy the world. The villain's henchman, 7'2" Kiel, is the steel-toothed Jaws. Carly Simon sings the memorable, Marvin Hamlisch theme song, "Nobody Does It Better."

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Available on Running time 136 minutes. Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Spies & Espionage, Meltdown, Middle East, Giants, Deep Blue, Technology--Rampant, James Bond, Books to Film: Ian Fleming, Submarines
Screenplay
Christopher Wood, Richard Maibaum
Cast
Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curt Jurgens, Richard Kiel, Caroline Munro, Walter Gotell, Geoffrey Keen, Valerie Leon, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn
Cinematography
Claude Renoir, Lamar Boren
Director
Lewis Gilbert
Music
Marvin Hamlisch, Paul Buckmaster
Producer
Albert R. Broccoli, United Artists

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The Spy Who Loved Me
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Vad Allen

WARNING: REVIEW MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS – WE RECOMMEND TO WATCH MOVIE FIRST! COOL STUFF: - Pre-title ski-jump with British Flag: one of the best stunts ever! - Legendary song and titles - All girls are hot - Stromberg/Jaws is one of the best villains duos: rivals that of “Godfinger” - Villain’s underwater mansion: amazing design - Luxurious escape-capsule: makes one to envy - Amphibious Lotus: anybody’s dream-machine - Blasting helicopter from underwater with a rocket: cool - Gadgets: ski pole-rifle, microfilm decoder, portable jet-ski - Soviet and US sailors fighting together: nice to see in the time of Cold war - Henchman “Jaws” mauling shark: so unbelievable it’s great - Super-tanker idea: great special effects without CG - Exotic views: Egypt, Sardinia, Swiss Alps, underwater NOT COOL: - Unlike Sean Connery, Roger Moore is not as natural in a fistfight - Some ideas used before: villain’s shark pool - at least 3rd time in series; “swallowing” the ship and a final battle in a base - very much like YOLT (1967) VERDICT: The Roger Moore version of FRWL has got it all: action, suspense, villains, women, humor, gadgets, exotic trips and fantasy. Everything is larger than life – as it should be in a classic Bond movie - and is well stirred, not just shaken together!