Live And Let Die

"Very Good"

Live And Let Die Review


A true guilty pleasure among Bond films. Who can forget a young Jane Seymour as Solitaire, a psychic held captive? Or Clifton James as Louisiana Sheriff Pepper, the most colorful character the Bond series has produced? Or Tee Hee and his mechanical arm? Or Geoffrey Holder (the voice of 7-UP) as the evil Baron Samedi? Or the best theme song ever (by Paul McCartney and Wings)? Certainly not me, though I had to be reminded that this was a Bond-gets-drug-smugglers story. But the early-'70s pop culture exudes throughout this flick. It's certainly a unique entry into the Bond oeuvre (not to mention the first appearance of Roger Moore.)

Bond #8.



Live And Let Die

Facts and Figures

Run time: 121 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 27th June 1973

Box Office Worldwide: $161.8M

Budget: $7M

Distributed by: MGM Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Eon Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Fresh: 27 Rotten: 14

IMDB: 6.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Guy Hamilton

Producer: Albert R. Broccoli,

Starring: as James Bond, as Kananga/Mr. Big, as Solitaire, as Sheriff J.W. Pepper, as Tee Hee, as Baron Samedi, as Felix Leiter, as Rosie Carver, as M, as Miss Moneypenny, as Adam, as Whisper, Lon Satton as Strutter, Madeline Smith as Miss Caruso

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