Date of Release World Premiere 8th November 1999, Bruin & Fox Theatres, Los Angeles, USA.

Running Time 126 minutes

Pierce Brosnan as James Bond

Her mind twisted to the border of insanity by the combination of her brutal kidnap by Renard, a notorious global anarchist, and the discovery that her father allowed the British Secret Service to use her as ‘bait’ to apprehend her captor, Elektra King plans to destroy Istanbul by exploding a nuclear submarine in the Bosphorus, which will force the world to use the oil from the King pipeline.

Bond’s Women

  • Dr. Christmas Jones (Denise Richards)
  • Dr. Molly Warmflash (Serena Scott Thomas)

Bond’s Enemies

  • Victor Sokas aka Renard (Robert Carlyle)
  • Elektra King (Sophie Marceau)
  • Mr. Lachaise (Patrick Malahide)
  • Cigar Girl (Maria Grazia Cucinotta)
  • Sasha Davidov (Ulrich Thomsen)
  • The Bull/Mr. Bullion (Goldie)
  • Gabor (John Seru)

Bond’s Allies

  • Valentin Zukovsky (Robbie Coltrane)
  • Sir Robert King (David Calder)
  • Bill Tanner (Michael Kitchen)
  • Charles Robinson (Colin Salmon)
  • ‘R’ (John Cleese)
  • ‘M’ (Judi Dench)
  • Miss Moneypenny (Samantha Bond)
  • ‘Q’ (Desmond Llewelyn)

Bond’s Car BMW Z8

Bond’s Gadget Jet powered ‘Q’ Boat

Main Title Music The World Is Not Enough’ performed by Garbage

End Title Music ‘The James Bond Theme’

Music Score David Arnold

Production Design Peter Lamont

Main Titles Designer Daniel Kleinman

Screenplay Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and Bruce Feirstein

Editor Jim Clark

Director of Photography Adrian Biddle

Director Michael Apted

Producers Michael G. Wilson & Barbara Broccoli

Filming Locations

  • Pinewood Studios, London, England, UK
  • Millennium Dome, London, England, UK
  • Thames River, London, England, UK
  • Wapping, London, England, UK
  • Baku, Azerbaijan (city scenes)
  • Bardenas Reales, Navarra, Spain
  • Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain
  • Chamonix, France
  • Cwm Dyli pipeline, Snowdon, Gwynedd, Wales, UK (Brief shot of pipeline)
  • Hankley Common, Elstead, Surrey, England, UK (Action sequences including pipeline explosion)
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland, UK
  • Motorola Plant, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK (Oil Refinary)
  • Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
  • The World Naval base, Chatham, Kent, England, UK

Worldwide Box Office $352 million

Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses

Film negative format (mm/video inches) 35 mm

Cinematographic process Panavision (anamorphic)

Printed film format 35 mm

Aspect ratio 2.35 : 1

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