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Release Date: January 15th, 1998

DVD Release Date: October 19th, 1999

PG|2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary
When Bond (Roger Moore) investigates the murders of three fellow agents, he finds himself a target, evading vicious assassins as he closes in on powerful Kananga (Yaphet Kotto). Known on the streets as Mr. Big, Kananga is coordinating a global threat, using tons of self-produced heroin. As Bond tries to unravel the mastermind's plan, he meets Solitaire (Jane Seymour), a beautiful tarot-card reader, whose magic is crucial to the crime lord.

Cast: Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour, Clifton James, Geoffrey Holder, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell, Julius Harris

Director: Guy Hamilton

Genres: Action

Production Co: Danjaq Productions, Eon Productions Ltd.

Distributors: CBS/Fox, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, United Artists, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc., Warner Home Vídeo

Keywords: Investigation, Quest, 1970s, New York City, Murder, Escape, Mystery, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

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  • It has all the necessary girls, gimmicks, subterranean control rooms, uniformed goons and magic wristwatches it can hold, but it doesn't have the wit and it doesn't have the style of the best Bond movies. show more

  • Watching Live and Let Die isn't a complete waste of time, but there's no overriding reason why anyone should go out of their way to see it unless they're a die-hard Bond fan or are curious about Roger Moore's first turn in the role. show more

  • 70

    Live and Let Die isn't the best of the series by far, but it's not the worst either. The fun doesn't last due to the interference of the flimsy plot, centered around one of the least threatening Bond villains ever. show more

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