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The Man with the Golden Gun
The Man with the Golden Gun
He never misses his target, and now his target is 007.
Directed By Guy Hamilton
Screenplay By Richard Maibaum, Tom Mankiewicz
Cast Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Britt Ekland, Christopher Lee
Produced By Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman
Film Editing By Raymond Poulton, John Shirley
Cinematography By Ted Moore, Oswald Morris
Music By John Barry
Studio

Eon Productions

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Release Date

December 19, 1974

Runtime

125 Minutes

Rating PG
Distributed By

United Artists

Budget $7,000,000
Gross $98,500,000


Overview

The Man with the Golden Gun is the ninth James Bond film in the series franchise and was the last film directed by Guy Hamilton. It was only loosely based on the Ian Fleming novel of the same name which was also his last owing to the author's death. The novel itself was published posthumously and was considered unfinished as it consisted of only an early first draft and many critics felt it was extremely lacking.

Plot

Cast

  • Roger Moore as James Bond
  • Christopher Lee as Francisco Scaramanga
  • Britt Ekland as Mary Goodnight
  • Maud Adams as Andrea Anders
  • Herve Villechaize as Nick Nack
  • Richard Loo as Hai Fat
  • Soon-Tek Oh as Lieutenant Hip
  • Clifton James as Sheriff J.W. Pepper
  • Bernard Lee as M
  • Marc Lawrence as Rodney
  • Desmond Llewelyn as Q
  • Marne Maitland as Lazar
  • Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny
  • James Cossins as Colthorpe
  • Carmen du Sautoy as Saida

Production

Reception

Trivia

  • Bond Girl Britt Ekland who portrayed Mary Goodnight was the ex-wife of Peter Sellers who appeared in the 1967 film Casino Royale.
  • Francisco Scaramanga's island hideout in Thailand was originally deserted during the filming of the movie. It has since become a tourist destination and is nicknamed "James Bond Island".
  • Christopher Lee is actually the cousin to Ian Fleming, the author and creator of James Bond. Lee was actually Fleming's suggestion for the role of titular villain in the 1962 Dr. No film.

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