Date of Release World Premiere 22nd May 1985, Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA

Running Time 131 minutes

James Bond Roger Moore

Plot
Max Zorin, a prodigy of Nazi experimentation, plans to destroy Silicon Valley in California, thereby cornering the market in microchips.

Bond’s Women

  • Stacey Sutton (Tanya Roberts)
  • Pola Ivanova (Fiona Fullerton)
  • Kimberley Jones (Mary Stavin)

Bond’s Enemies

  • Max Zorin (Christopher Walken)
  • May Day (Grace Jones)
  • Scarpine (Patrick Bachau)
  • Jenny Flex (Alison Doody)
  • Pan Ho (Papillion Soo Soo)
  • Dr. Carl Mortner (Willoughby Gray)
  • Bob Conley (Manning Redwood)
  • W. G. Howe (Daniel Benzali)

Bond’s Allies

  • Chuck Lee (David Yip)
  • Sir Godfrey Tibbett (Patrick Macnee)
  • Achille Aubergine (Jean Rougerie)
  • Frederick Gray (Geoffrey Keen)
  • General Anatol Gogol (Walter Gotell)
  • ‘M’ (Robert Brown)
  • Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
  • ‘Q’ (Desmond Llewelyn)

Bond’s Car Renault 11 Taxi [‘borrowed’ from its owner]

Bond’s Gadget Ring Camera

Main Title Music ‘A View To A Kill’ performed by Duran Duran

End Title Music ‘A View To A Kill’ performed by Duran Duran

Music Score John Barry

Production Design Peter Lamont

Main Titles Designer Maurice Binder

Screenplay Richard Maibaum & Michael G. Wilson

Editor Peter Davies

Director of Photography Alan Hume

Director John Glen

Producer Albert R. Broccoli

Filming Locations

  • Pinewood Studios, London, England
  • Amberley Museum, West Sussex, England
  • Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire, England
  • Chateau de Chantilly, France
  • Paris, France
  • Restaurant Le Jules Verne, The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
  • Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Oakland, California, USA (Dunsmuir historic estate)
  • Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California, USA
  • San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco, California, USA (Exteriors and Interiors)
  • San Francisco, California, USA
  • Jokulsarlon, Breidamerkursandur, Iceland
  • Vatnajokull glacier, Iceland
  • Switzerland

Budget $30 million

Worldwide Box Office $152.4 million