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For Your Eyes Only (1981)

Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands.

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Storyline

After disposing of a familiar looking face, Bond is sent to recover a communication device, known as an ATAC, which went down with a British Spy ship as it sunk. Bond must hurry though, as the Russians are also out for this device. On his travels, he also meets Melina Havelock, whose parents were brutally murdered. Bond also encounters both Aristotle Kristatos and Milos Colombo. Each of them are accusing the other of having links with with the Russian's. Bond must team up with Melina, solve who the true ally is and find the ATAC before it's too late. Written by simon

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Release Date:

26 June 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sólo para sus ojos  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,834,967, 28 June 1981, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$62,300,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$194,900,000
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(Dolby Stereo)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Steven Spielberg had been very much interested in directing a James Bond spy film in his earlier years prior to Bridge of Spies (2015), and had talks with Bond franchise Producer Albert R. Broccoli about directing one, but Broccoli told him he only wanted British directors to helm the Bond series. Shortly afterwards, George Lucas offered Spielberg an iconic hero of his own, in the form of Indiana Jones, in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). See more »

Goofs

When Melina and Bond are diving in the wreck, how come the console is still lit despite the boat being underwater? See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Vicar: Mr. Bond, Mr. Bond. I'm so glad I caught you. Your office called. They're sending a helicopter to pick you up. Some sort of emergency.
James Bond: It usually is. Thank you.
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Followed by Spectre (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

For Your Eyes Only (Reprise)
Lyrics by Mick Leeson
Performed by Sheena Easton
Composed, Conducted, and Produced by Bill Conti
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Moore at his Best
4 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

The story is a little more complex,the villains not so easy to identify.the action is more down to earth than the sheer excess of Moonraker.Julian Glover makes for a sneaky Villain who tries to use Bond for his own gains.This was the start of the John Glen Bond movies And quite a vintage they were too.lots of action all of which is less over the top but certainly just as exciting.the music by bill conti has been slated over the years but i think its a great score.this plays very well on dvd.as for Moore that one scene where Bond kills for revenge is easily his best performance he really does convince his angry enough to kill.


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