Tomorrow Never Dies

"Bad"

Tomorrow Never Dies Review


The arguable nadir of the Bond series, Tomorrow Never Dies finds a weary Brosnan battling, ahem, a Rupert Murdoch-like media mogul who uses mercenaries to start wars just so he can write about them in his newspapers first. Oh, the humanity. While there's a glimmer of sincerity in Tomorrow's notion of current events as media spectacle, the movie gets just about everything dead wrong, from its bad guy (Jonathan Pryce, who I love, is possible the worst villain ever) to its Bond girl (Michelle Yeoh). Even the evil henchman is badly picked: Ricky Jay is a lovable magician, not a hard-nosed killer. Need I mention director Roger Spottiswoode previously helmed Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot! Maybe Bond could have taken her out too.

Bond #18.



Tomorrow Never Dies

Facts and Figures

Run time: 119 mins

In Theaters: Friday 19th December 1997

Box Office Worldwide: $333M

Budget: $110M

Distributed by: MGM Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Eon Productions, Danjaq, United Artists

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 57%
Fresh: 36 Rotten: 27

IMDB: 6.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Producer: , Michael G. Wilson

Starring: as James Bond, as Elliot Carver, as Wai Lin, as Paris Carver, as Henry Gupta, as Stamper, as Jack Wade, as Dr. Kaufman, as M, as Q, as Miss Moneypenny, as Charles Robinson, as Admiral Roebuck, as Minister of Defence, as General Bukharin, as Tamara Steel, Daphne Deckers as PR Lady, Colin Stinton as Dr. Dave Greenwalt, Al Matthews as Master Sergeant 3

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