Thunderball

"Very Good"

Thunderball Review


The first big Big BIG Bond movie, complete with a boat that separates into two pieces, an underwater war, Baccarrat, no fewer than four Bond girls (all of whom found their voices dubbed-over by the same actress), and at least one clever witticism delivered by Connery every five minutes. It's too long and doesn't make any sense at times, but it's a real jaw-dropper (especially for 1965). Crudely remade as Never Say Never Again in 1983. Bond fans should look for the DVD, which features 8 theatrical trailers, 3 making of documentaries, and 2 commentary tracks. Wow.


Thunderball

Facts and Figures

Genre: Action/Adventure

Run time: 130 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 22nd December 1965

Box Office Worldwide: $141.2M

Budget: $11M

Distributed by: United Artists

Production compaines: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Eon Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Fresh: 33 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 7.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Terence Young

Producer:

Starring: as James Bond, as Dominique 'Domino' Derval, as Emilio Largo, as Fiona Volpe, as Felix Leiter, as Count Lippe, as Patricia Fearing, as Paula Caplan, as M, as Q, as Miss Moneypenny, Roland Culver as Foreign Secretary, as Pinder, Paul Stassino as Palazzi, Rose Alba as Madame Boitier, Philip Locke as Vargas, George Pravda as Kutze, as Air Vice Marshall

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