The World Is Not Enough details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Goldie, Denise Richards, Denise Richards, Samantha Bond, John Cleese, Judi Dench, Sophie Marceau, Colin Salmon, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Desmond Llewelyn, Robbie Col, Pierce Brosnan, Robert Carlyle, Robbie Coltrane|
|Collections:||The James Bond Collection|
The World Is Not Enough
|Run time:||2 hours 3 minutes|
|Rental release:||03 Nov 2003|
|Subtitles:||Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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This was your typical ...By Andrea#2 from NEATH , 21 Feb 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]This was your typical James Bond film, fine if you are a die hard fan of bond movies, just dont expect anything new from this film. The plot was same as all the rest with all the same tired cliche`s and your typical "where's Bond? Oh he's with woman" ending. Watch it if you have nothing else to do, else give it a miss. (you will only end up seeing it repeatedly on future Bank Holidays anyway.)
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Explosions Are Not Enough To Rescue This FilmBy The KnightWatcher (629 reviews) from Gloucestershire , 13 Feb 2013The 19th Bond film and the third of the Pierce Brosnam series. Something about a plot to blow up Istanbul with a stolen nuclear bomb in order to control the oil supply to the West. Electra king is the female villain. Why couldnt the West just build another pipeline is not exlpained ? The story is mainly a thriller rather than the embarrassing mix of thriller and comedy favoured during the Roger Moore era except that John Cleese takes over as Q and that was a piece of appalling casting. The plot is very tenuous and relies on non stop explosions . Brosnam is good and makes the best of it but the end result is too long and familiar.
Brosnan on AutopilotBy Bassman71 (696 reviews) from Didsbury, England , 24 Oct 2011Ms friend and oil tycoon killed, daughter of tycoon protected by 007, evil Russian after blowing up oil pipeline, twists and turns.
Average James Bond outing which goes back to more ridiculous set-pieces including a boat chase out of the water, an assassin who cant shoot straight and surviving falling 100ft onto the Millennium Dome with all this in the first 10 minutes.
Brosnan seems to be on Autopilot for much of this and Robert Carlyle isnt much better which is a shame as hes a fine actor.
The stunning Sophie Marceau is good though as the tycoons daughter and a nice return for Robbie Coltrane but whoever cast Denise Richards as a scientist needs to have a word with themselves.
Music is pretty good again but the opening theme from Garbage just sounds the last song slightly rehashed.
Typical BondBy a customer , 17 Aug 2011This was a typical James Bond movie. If you like thrills, spills and unbelievable gadgetry then this is the film for you. The storyline wasn't so bad either but having said this, I still believe, having seen most 'Bond' films, that 'From Russia with Love' is the more plausible and therefore the best. Pierce Brosnan is the next best thing Sean Connery playing James Bond and I felt that Sophie Marceau made a reasonable 'Bond Girl Baddie' which surprised me after seeing her in Braveheart as the roles she plays far apart. A good movie with pleny of acion and great stunts. Well recommended.
A great end to the 90's. One hell of a thrill-a-thon.By Danny Quinn from Tyrone, Northern Ireland , 15 Jan 2011Pierce Brosnan might not get better with each better outing, but this is one hell of a thrill-a-thon. The opening sequence is worth watching, since it is the best Bond pre-credits sequence yet, with a mix of a fight scene and the best boat chase scene since Live and Let Die down the River Thames.
The story is also very well-written, regarding Bond as he attempts to protect an heiress to an oil company (Sophie Marceau) from a dangerous terrorist (Robert Carlyle), who is able to get stronger every day until he eventually dies from a bullet that was put in his head by another agent and it's that bullet that makes him more deadly every day, but it's a Bond film, and not everything is what it seems.
Robert Carlyle deserves so much praise for his portrayal as the villain, while Sophie Marceau portrays Elektra King as a pretty young woman, yet she's got so much brain and strength. Pierce Brosnan is at his most suave-est since his first film as James Bond. Denise Richards, sadly, as a nuclear physicist named Dr. Christmas Jones, is not as good an actress as her co-stars, and her name is a bad joke that not even South Park would take kindly to. The Christmas jokes at the end of the film are pretty stupid, too. Back to the good bits, though, since Dame Judi Dench portrays M in her best performance as the character yet. It's also good to see Robbie Coltrane back as Valentin Zukovsky (without his very bad singing mistress, Irina, this time, though).
Not only is the action well-written and awesome, but also has its moments of very well-timed humour (like Bond's quip 'Q's not gonna like this, when his car gets sawn in time by helicopters with blades on them). It's also cool, because the humour isn't parodying anything either.
Sad to say though, this is the last film of Desmond Llewelyn as Q, who was the gadgetmaster of MI6. Llewelyn died after the film's release, and the film has a nice dedication to him, though he does leave the great John Cleese to monitor the gadgets in a funny little cameo in this film and John Cleese changes to Q in the next film, Die Another Day.
This film is highly recommended.
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the world is not enoughBy a customer from Droitwich , 06 Sep 2009This is a great 007 film & Pierce Brosnan makes an excellent James Bond! Would recommend this film to any 007 fan!