MGM Released 2012




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Sam Mendes

MI6 is under attack, and its up to 007, Mr. James Bond himself, to neutralize and destroy the threat. All the while Bond's loyalty to M is tested when dark secrets from her past come back to haunt her.

Metacritic Score

  • 90

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    Dramatically gripping while still brandishing a droll undercurrent of humor, this beautifully made film will certainly be embraced as one of the best Bonds by loyal fans worldwide ...

  • 83

    The Playlist Oliver Lyttelton

    Best of all is the bad guy. Javier Bardem was always a tantalizing choice to play a Bond villain, and his Silva is a terrific creation, and certainly the most memorable villain in ...

  • 60

    The Guardian Xan Brooks

    All of which works terrifically well up to a point.

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    • Production Budget - $200,000,000
      Domestic Gross - $304,360,277 (4th)
      Worldwide Gross - $1,108,348,855 (2nd)

    • Academy Awards Wins:
      1. Sound Editing
      2. Original Song - "Skyfall"

      Academy Awards Nominations:
      1. Cinematography
      2. Sound
      3. Original Score

    • Other Production Companies:
      Columbia Pictures (distributor)
      Eon Productions
      Danjaq LLC

    • Filming locations include:
      Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, England
      Glen Etive, Highland, Scotland
      Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England
      Shanghai, China
      Varda Bridge, Adana, Turkey
      Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
      Old Vic Tunnels, London, England
      Trinity Square, London, England
      Calis Beach, Fethiye, Turkey
      Vauxhall Bridge, Westminster, London, England
      Glencoe, Highland, Scotland
      National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, St James's, London, England
      Department for Energy & Climate Change, London, England
      Temple Underground Station, Temple Place, Holborn, London, England
      Embankment Underground Station, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London, England
      Holborn, London, England
      Westminster, London, England
      Elstead, Surrey, England
      Fethiye, Turkey
      Hashima Island, Japan
      Eminönü Square, Istanbul, Turkey
      Canary Wharf, Isle of Dogs, London, England
      Grand Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey
      Westminster, London, England
      Sultanahmet Square, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
      Charing Cross Underground Station, Charing Cross, London, England
      Broadgate Tower, London, England
      Adana, Turkey
      Istanbul, Turkey
      Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England

    • Music:
      Performed by Adele
      Written by Adele and Paul Epworth
      Written and Performed by Ensemble Hüseyin Türkmenler
      Taken from the album "Turkish Bellydance"
      CNN Breaking News Theme #2
      Written by Herb Avery
      Performed by Jun Chen
      Written and Performed by Charles Trenet
      Boom Boom
      Written by John Lee Hooker
      Performed by The Animals
      The Name's Bond... James Bond
      Written by Monty Norman
      The James Bond Theme
      Written by Monty Norman
      Percussion Improvisation - Konyali
      (Bond's Scorpion Bar Drink)
      Written and Performed by Ensemble Hüseyin Türkmenler


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