The World is Not Enough

Synopsis: James Bond is back. An oil tycoon is murdered in MI6 and Bond is sent to protect his daughter. Renard, who has a bullet lodged in his brain from a previous agent, is secretly planning the destruction of a pipeline. Bond gains a hand from a research scientist, Dr. Christmas Jones who witnesses the action which happens when Bond meets up with Renard, but Bond becomes suspicious about Elektra King, especially when Bond's boss, M goes missing. Bond must work quickly to prevent Renard from destroying Europe.
Director(s): Michael Apted
Production: United Artists
  7 wins & 12 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
128 min


Stripped of all your weaponry, you still

threaten me?

He nods. An Armani thug steps up and takes out a gun...


Perhaps you failed to take into account

my...hidden assets.

Bond?s mouth edges into a smile. A flicker of doubt on

Lachaise?s face -- as Bond?s finger finds a protrusion on the

tiny arm of his glasses and...

KABOOM! The pistol on the table FLASHES...blinding those

around, they cover their eyes, stagger is a brief

effect, just enough to disorient the thugs and give Bond his


He KARATE-CHOPS HENCHMAN #1 unconscious, taking his gun.

Kicks HENCHMEN #2 in the face and throws #3 OUT THE WINDOW

just as they?re getting their bearings. Now he nestles the

barrel of his borrowed hand gun into the hollow of Lachaise?s



The name?


I can?t tell you...

(Bond cocks the gun)

Alright, alright! But you must protect


And he freezes. The handle of a THROWING KNIFE is sticking

out of his neck. Bond looks up, catches sight of the CIGAR

GIRL as she vaults out the broken window and onto THE ROOF.

Bond rushes to the window...


She swings on a WIRE across to another roof, quickly

disappearing into shadows.

Bond can hear sirens approaching. He returns to...

THE OFFICE...he grabs the money and moves fast for the door,

casually slipping that cigar into his pocket...

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Neal Purvis and Robert Wade

Neal Purvis (born 9 September 1961) and Robert Wade (born 1962) are British screenwriters who co-wrote the five James Bond films from The World Is Not Enough to Skyfall, as well as other works. After an initial announcement that they would not be involved with future Bond films, they returned to co-write Spectre with John Logan and Jez Butterworth. The two have been called "one of Britain's most successful screenwriting partnerships". more…

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Submitted on July 13, 2016


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