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World is Not Enough

The World is Not Enough

3.9 8
Director: Michael Apted

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau, Robert Carlyle


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James Bond, the world's greatest secret agent, is sent once more into the breach in the name of Queen, Country, and a dry martini. In the 19th Bond adventure, 007 (Pierce Brosnan) must resolve a potentially deadly power struggle between two unstable nations, with control of the world's oil supply as the ultimate prize. Bond is assigned


James Bond, the world's greatest secret agent, is sent once more into the breach in the name of Queen, Country, and a dry martini. In the 19th Bond adventure, 007 (Pierce Brosnan) must resolve a potentially deadly power struggle between two unstable nations, with control of the world's oil supply as the ultimate prize. Bond is assigned as bodyguard to Elektra King (Sophie Marceau), the daughter of a petroleum magnate who was brutally murdered, and is trying to foil the fiendish plot of Renard (Robert Carlyle), a villain who was shot in the head with an unusual result: he cannot feel physical pain, an apparent failing that proves to be a considerable asset. Denise Richards appears as Dr. Christmas Jones, an expert on nuclear weapons, alongside Desmond Llewelyn as Q, Judi Dench as M, Samantha Bond as Miss Moneypenny, and John Cleese as R. Alternative rock band Garbage performs the theme song.

Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Ed Hulse
Brimming with lavishly mounted and inventively staged action sequences -- not to mention beautiful women and exotic locations -- the 19th James Bond film ranks among the series' best. Pierce Brosnan, playing 007 for the third time, seems quite comfortable in Bond's skin: He trades bullets, quips, and kisses with supreme self-assuredness. The plot, characteristically simplistic but unusually credible, has terrorist Robert Carlyle threatening to nuke a pipeline that would link oil-rich Azerbaijan to Europe. Director Michael Apted (42 Up) augments breathtaking action set pieces (including a speedboat chase on the Thames) with stunning visuals, not the least of which are sultry Sophie Marceau and super-curvaceous Denise Richards. The regal Judi Dench returns as intelligence chief M, and the late series regular Desmond Llewelyn makes his final appearance as gadget master Q. Surpassing the expectations of Bond devotees while subtly updating the series' conventions to reflect post-cold war realities, World powerfully demonstrates the continuing appeal of this venerable movie franchise.

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Special Features

Feature film with frame-by-frame digital restoration and DTS 5.1 audio; Audio commentary featuring director Michael Apted; Audio commentary featuring Peter Lamont, David Arnold and Vic Armstrong

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Pierce Brosnan James Bond
Sophie Marceau Elektra King
Robert Carlyle Renard
Denise Richards Christmas Jones
Robbie Coltrane Valentin Zukovsky
Judi Dench M
Desmond Llewelyn Q
John Cleese R
Maria Grazia Cucinotta Cigar Girl
Samantha Bond Miss Moneypenny
Michael Kitchen Tanner
Colin Salmon Robinson
Goldie Bull
David Calder Sir Robert King
Serena Scott Thomas Dr. Holly Warmflash
Ulrich Thomsen Davidov
John Seru Gabor
Claude-Oliver Rudolph Colonel Akakievich
Omid Djalili Actor

Technical Credits
Michael Apted Director
Andrew Ackland-Snow Art Director
David Arnold Score Composer
Adrian Biddle Cinematographer
Barbara Broccoli Producer
Jim Clark Editor
Chris Corbould Special Effects Supervisor
Martin Evans Sound Editor
Bruce Feirstein Screenwriter
Garbage Songwriter
Gerry Gavigan Asst. Director
Nigel Goldsack Associate Producer
Mark Harris Art Director
Lindy Hemming Costumes/Costume Designer
Fred Hole Art Director
Peter Lamont Production Designer
Simon Lamont Art Director
Steve Lawrence Art Director
Sean McCabe Stunts
Debbie McWilliams Casting
Jim Morahan Art Director
Chris Munro Sound/Sound Designer
Neal Purvis Original Story,Screenwriter
John Richardson Special Effects Supervisor
Dana Stevens Screenwriter
Robert Wade Original Story,Screenwriter
Simon Wakefield Set Decoration/Design
Michael G. Wilson Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The World Is Not Enough
1. Chapter 1 [4:31]
2. Chapter 2 [2:55]
3. Chapter 3 [6:49]
4. Chapter 4 [2:49]
5. Chapter 5 [2:55]
6. Chapter 6 [2:51]
7. Chapter 7 [3:19]
8. Chapter 8 [2:19]
9. Chapter 9 [5:20]
10. Chapter 10 [6:24]
11. Chapter 11 [2:03]
12. Chapter 12 [6:11]
13. Chapter 13 [2:01]
14. Chapter 14 [5:56]
15. Chapter 15 [2:58]
16. Chapter 16 [4:46]
17. Chapter 17 [4:30]
18. Chapter 18 [:26]
19. Chapter 19 [3:15]
20. Chapter 20 [6:03]
21. Chapter 21 [1:25]
22. Chapter 22 [1:56]
23. Chapter 23 [3:28]
24. Chapter 24 [2:02]
25. Chapter 25 [1:01]
26. Chapter 26 [1:08]
27. Chapter 27 [6:46]
28. Chapter 28 [6:13]
29. Chapter 29 [6:07]
30. Chapter 30 [1:44]
31. Chapter 31 [5:24]
32. Chapter 32 [6:38]


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The World is Not Enough 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Denise Richards is so hot.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoy the James Bond movies... I think Pierce rates second only to Sean Coneray.. He has the sexappeal and charisma to make it work. I enjoy films that have comic relief and drama mixed together, and plot twists.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This 1999 title is my favorite movie.It starts of with a bang! Bond (pierce Brosnan) jumping out of a bankers window holding on to a rope with a briefcase of money. then an amazing boat chase then holding on to an air balloon and falling 2 stories just as it blows! He lands on his shoulder dislocatinng his collar bone. M (Judi Dench) keeps him of duty but that doesn't stop Bond leading to an amazing snow seQuence. he tries to stop Renard (terrorist who has ben shot in the head cutting of his senses. he can still here and see though. this movie is awsome if you have seen tomarrow never dies and liked it you'll love this one!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm a huge James Bond fan... but his chapter was not up to par. It was as if the writer stole material and scenes from all the other great Bond films and "shook and stirred" them together to make one mess of a film. Pierce Brosnan is a great Bond... but he needs better material than this to succeed.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Super sexy. My jaw hit the floor and stayed there!!!! You don't know movies until you've seen this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ''awsome............''
Guest More than 1 year ago
this is one of the if not the best bond movie i've ever seen!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
James Bond is back, and this time worse! This isn't the worst film from the James Bond series though, and the film is preety good too. But compared to the most of the other James Bond films, this is one of the worst ones.