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A View to a Kill - UK Quad Poster
A View to a Kill  - US 1 sheet Poster
James Bond - Roger Moore
Renault 11 Taxi

Date of Release

World Premiere 22nd May 1985, Palace
of Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA.

Running Time
131 minutes

James Bond
Roger Moore

Max Zorin, a prodigy of Nazi experimentation, plans to destroy Silicon Valley in California, thereby cornering the market in microchips.

Bond’s Women
Stacey Sutton (Tanya Roberts)
Pola Ivanova (Fiona Fullerton)
Kimberley Jones (Mary Stavin)

Bond’s Enemies
Max Zorin (Christopher Walken)
May Day (Grace Jones)
Scarpine (Patrick Bachau)
Jenny Flex (Alison Doody)
Pan Ho (Papillion Soo Soo)
Dr. Carl Mortner (Willoughby Gray)
Bob Conley (Manning Redwood)
W. G. Howe (Daniel Benzali)

Bond’s Allies
Chuck Lee (David Yip)
Sir Godfrey Tibbett (Patrick Macnee)
Achille Aubergine (Jean Rougerie)
Frederick Gray (Geoffrey Keen)
General Anatol Gogol (Walter Gotell)
‘M’ (Robert Brown)
Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
‘Q’ (Desmond Llewelyn)

Bond's Car
Renault 11 Taxi [‘borrowed’ from its owner]

Bond’s Gadget
Ring Camera

Main Title Music
‘A View To A Kill’ performed by Duran Duran

End Title Music
‘A View To A Kill’ performed by Duran Duran

Music Score
John Barry

Production Design
Peter Lamont

Main Titles Designer
Maurice Binder

Richard Maibaum & Michael G. Wilson

Peter Davies

Director of Photography
Alan Hume

John Glen

Albert R. Broccoli

Filming Locations
Pinewood Studios, London, England
Amberley Museum, West Sussex, England
Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire, England
Chateau de Chantilly, France
Paris, France
Restaurant Le Jules Verne, The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California, USA
Oakland, California, USA (Dunsmuir historic estate)
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California, USA
San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco, California, USA (Exteriors and Interiors)
San Francisco, California, USA
Jokulsarlon, Breidamerkursandur, Iceland
Vatnajokull glacier, Iceland

$30 million

Worldwide Box Office
$152.4 million

Worldwide Box Office Gross Income 2002 inflation-adjusted
$255 million


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A View to a Kill  - Title
A View to a Kill - Gun Barrel
Stacey Sutton (Tanya Roberts)
Max Zorin (Christopher Walken)
A View to a Kill  - Ring Camera