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Licence to Kill
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Licence to Kill -  UK Quad Poster
Licence to Kill - US 1 sheet Poster
James Bond - Timothy Dalton
Licence to Kill - Kenworth tanker

Date of Release

World Premiere 13th June 1989, the
Odeon Leicester Square, London.

Running Time
133 minutes

James Bond
Timothy Dalton

After James Bond’s best friend Felix Leiter is horribly maimed and his new bride murdered, agent oo7 sets out on a personal vendetta to bring violent retribution to all those responsible.

Bond’s Women
Pam Bouvier (Carey Lowell)
Lupe Lamora (Talisa Soto)

Bond’s Enemies
Franz Sanchez (Robert Davi)
Milton Krest (Anthony Zerbe)
Dario (Benicio Del Toro)
Professor Joe Butcher (Wayne Newton)
President Hector Lopez (Pedro Armendariz Jr.)
Truman-Lodge (Anthony Starke)
Colonel Heller (Don Stroud)
Ed Killifer (Everett McGill)
Braun (Guy de Saint Cyr)
Perez (Alejandro Bracho)

Bond’s Allies
Felix Leiter (David Hedison)
Sharkey (Frank McRae)
Della Churchill (Priscilla Barnes)
Hawkins (Grand L. Bush)
Kwang (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa)
Loti (Diana Lee-Hsu)
Fallon (Christopher Neame)
‘M’ (Robert Brown)
Miss Moneypenny (Caroline Bliss)
‘Q’ (Desmond Llewelyn)

Bond's Car
Kenworth Tanker [‘borrowed’ from Sanchez’s drugs convoy]

Bond’s Gadget
‘Hasselblad camera’ Signature Gun

Main Title Music
‘Licence To Kill’ sung by Gladys Knight

End Title Music
‘If You Asked Me To’ sung by Patti LaBelle

Music Score
Michael Kamen

Production Design
Peter Lamont

Main Titles Designer
Maurice Binder

Richard Maibaum & Michael G. Wilson

EditorJohn Grover

Director of Photography
Alec Mills

John Glen

Albert R. Broccoli & Michael G. Wilson

Worldwide Box Office
$156.2 million

Worldwide Box Office Gross Income 2002 inflation-adjusted
$227 million


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Licence to Kill - Gun Barrel
Licence to Kill - Title
Pam Bouvier (Carey Lowell)
Franz Sanchez (Robert Davi)
Licence to Kill = Signature Gun