• GoldenEye (1995)


Release Date: November 17th, 1995

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 1997

PG-13 |2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary

When a powerful satellite system falls into the hands of Alec Trevelyan, AKA Agent 006 (Sean Bean), a former ally-turned-enemy, only James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) can save the world from an awesome space weapon that -- in one short pulse -- could destroy the earth! As Bond squares off against his former compatriot, he also battles Trevelyan's stunning ally, Xenia Onatopp (Famke Janssen), an assassin who uses pleasure as her ultimate weapon.

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean, Izabella Scorupco, Famke Janssen, Joe Don Baker, Judi Dench, Robbie Coltrane, Tchéky Karyo

Director: Martin Campbell

Genres: Action

Production Co: United Artists, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Danjaq Productions

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Engaging , Revenge , Rescue , London , 1980s , Quest , Rivalry , Investigation , Intense , Deception , 1990s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    San Francisco Examiner

    It is both the best-looking James Bond film and the best-looking James Bond. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This is the first Bond film that is self-aware, that has lost its innocence and the simplicity of its world view, and has some understanding of the absurdity and sadness of its hero. show more

  • 75
    Peter StackSan Francisco Chronicle

    When the action is extreme, GoldenEye is supercharged with spectacular, thundering, brain-numbing fun. show more

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Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1996)
Nominated Achievement in Special Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1996)