Synopsis: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory (Ralph Fiennes), the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows - aided only by field agent, Eve (Naomie Harris) - following a trail to the mysterious Silva (Javier Bardem), whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves.
Director(s): Sam Mendes
Production: MGM
  Won 2 Oscars. Another 65 wins & 119 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
143 min





It's like being summoned

to the headmaster's study.

It's a new Chairman.

Just standard procedure.

Bloody waste of my time

is what I call it.

I'm sorry to have

to deal with such

a delicate subject at

our first encounter.

But, um...

I have to be frank with you.

I think that would

be a good idea.

The Prime Minister's


Well, you can tell him my operatives

are pursuing every avenue.

? Have you considered

pulling out the agents

I've considered every option.

Forgive me, that sounds

like an evasion.

Forgive me, but why am I here?

Three months ago, you lost the

computer drive containing the identity

of almost every NATO

agent embedded in

terrorist organization

s across the globe.

A list which, in the eyes of

our allies, never existed.

So if you'll forgive me, I think

you know why you're here.

Are we to call this

"civilian oversight"?

" No, we're to call this

"retirement planning.

Your country has only the

highest respect for you

and your many

years of service.

When your current

posting is completed,

you'll be awarded GCMG

with full honors.


You're firing me.

No, ma'am, I'm here to oversee

the transition period

leading to your voluntary

retirement in two months' time.

Your successor has yet to be

appointed, so we'll be asking you...

I'm not an idiot, Mallory.

I know I can't do

this job forever

but I'll be damned if I'm

going to leave the department

in worse shape

than I found it.

M, you've had a great run.

You should leave with dignity.

Oh, to hell with dignity. I'll

leave when the job's done.




Ma'am, alert from Q-Branch. Someone's

trying to decrypt the stolen hard drive.

We're tracing the

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