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Date of Release

World Premiere 8th November 1999,
Bruin & Fox Theatres, Los Angeles, USA.

Running Time
126 minutes

James Bond
Pierce Brosnan

Her mind twisted to the border of insanity by the combination of her brutal kidnap by Renard, a notorious global anarchist, and the discovery that her father allowed the British Secret Service to use her as ‘bait’ to apprehend her captor, Elektra King plans to destroy Istanbul by exploding a nuclear submarine in the Bosphorus, which will force the world to use the oil from the King pipeline.

Bond’s Women
Dr. Christmas Jones (Denise Richards)
Dr. Molly Warmflash (Serena Scott Thomas)

Bond’s Enemies
Victor Sokas aka Renard (Robert Carlyle)
Elektra King (Sophie Marceau)
Mr. Lachaise (Patrick Malahide)
Cigar Girl (Maria Grazia Cucinotta)
Sasha Davidov (Ulrich Thomsen)
The Bull/Mr. Bullion (Goldie)
Gabor (John Seru)

Bond’s Allies
Valentin Zukovsky (Robbie Coltrane)
Sir Robert King (David Calder)
Bill Tanner (Michael Kitchen)
Charles Robinson (Colin Salmon)
‘R’ (John Cleese)
‘M’ (Judi Dench)
Miss Moneypenny (Samantha Bond)
‘Q’ (Desmond Llewelyn)

Bond's Car

Bond’s Gadget
Jet powered ‘Q’ Boat

Main Title Music
The World Is Not Enough’ performed by Garbage

End Title Music
‘The James Bond Theme’

Music Score
David Arnold

Production Design
Peter Lamont

Main Titles Designer
Daniel Kleinman

Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and Bruce Feirstein

Jim Clark

Director of Photography
Adrian Biddle

Michael Apted

Michael G. Wilson & Barbara Broccoli

Filming Locations
Pinewood Studios, London, England, UK
Millennium Dome, London, England, UK
Thames River, London, England, UK
Wapping, London, England, UK
Baku, Azerbaijan (city scenes)
Bardenas Reales, Navarra, Spain
Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain
Chamonix, France
Cwm Dyli pipeline, Snowdon, Gwynedd, Wales, UK (Brief shot of pipeline)
Hankley Common, Elstead, Surrey, England, UK (Action sequences including pipeline explosion)
Istanbul, Turkey
Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland, UK
Motorola Plant, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK (Oil Refinary)
Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
The World Navel base, Chatham, Kent, England, UK

Worldwide Box Office
$352 million

Worldwide Box Office Gross Income 2003 inflation-adjusted
$381 million

Panavision Cameras and Lenses

Film negative format (mm/video inches)
35 mm

Cinematographic process
Panavision (anamorphic)

Printed film format
35 mm

Aspect ratio
2.35 : 1


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The World Is Not Enough - Gun Barrel
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Dr. Christmas Jones (Denise Richards)
Victor Sokas aka Renard (Robert Carlyle)
Elektra King (Sophie Marceau)