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This James Bond mission takes him to the United States, where he must stop the evil Max Zorin from destroying California's Silicon Valley. Feeble and unexciting plot with unscary villain. Duran Duran performs the catchy title tune. Moore's last appearance as 007.

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Available on Running time 131 minutes. Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Spies & Espionage, Sex & Sexuality, James Bond, Books to Film: Ian Fleming
Michael G. Wilson
Roger Moore, Christopher Walken, Tanya Roberts, Grace Jones, Patrick Macnee, Lois Maxwell, Dolph Lundgren, Desmond Llewelyn, Robert Brown
Alan Hume
John Glen
John Barry
Peter Davies
MGM/UA Entertainment Company

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A View to a Kill
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Vad Allen

WARNING: REVIEW MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS – WE RECOMMEND TO WATCH MOVIE FIRST! VERDICT: In cinema there’s a good slow and a bad slow. In VTK there’s only a bad slow, with a wa-a-ay too long plot line from horses to the Silicon Valley. The script hurts this movie so much that from Paris sequence one can really press the “forward” button straight to the great finale at the Golden Gate. The funny thing is that by the mid-80’s forgotten SPECTRE starts to make more sense than psychotic global villains. COOL STUFF: - “Iceberg” submarine - Magnetic pulse idea: used 1st time and developed in “Goldeneye” - Finally Paris: Bond-Moore has never been there - Great auto-stunts: driving a half of a car, fire-truck jump, etc. - 1st time in a series: Bond doing steeple-chase - Palace-like stables for horses - “May Day”: not the first henchwoman, but maybe the most memorable - Unusual killing: by fly-casting - Gadgets: finger ring-camera, portable scanner, “credit-card” window opener - Miniature presentation: tribute to “Goldfinger” - Portable airship “blip”: nice and luxurious - “Golden Gate” finale: spectacular - Nice views: French palace, Paris, Eiffel Tower, San Francisco Bay NOT COOL: - Moneypenny: sweet character, but out of office – out of place - Bond and Moneypenny together now look way too old, like a retired couple - The “psychopath villain” idea is good, but Mr. Walken is too cold-blooded for it - Episodes with Russian spy-girl and elevator fire: meaningless and slow-down the story - Ms. Sutton: a character of a sexy woman-scientist works in “Moonraker”, but not here - Henchman (i.e. henchwoman) turns into a Bond’s helper: not again! (see Moonraker)