The Man With the Golden Gun

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Eon Productions Released 1974

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Director:
Guy Hamilton
Released:
1974
Rating:
PG

Agent 007 is assigned to retrieve the world's only device (the "Solex") that can be utilized to harness the sun's energy. A hair-raising car chase through Bangkok and a stunning confrontation with an entire martial arts school leads Bond to Hong Kong and the island hideaway of mysterious international hit man Francisco Scaramanga, who uses tailor-made gold bullets and his signature gold pistol on his contract victims.

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  • 63

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Rarely does The Man with the Golden Gun take anything seriously. Mary Goodnight is as clumsy as they come. Pepper and Nick Nack are cartoonish. There are more jokes-per-minute than...

  • 50

    Rolling Stone Peter Travers

    Roger Moore already seems winded in his second outing as Bond. And the film's comedic approach to martial arts justly rankles true 007 afficionados. Compensation comes in the form ...

  • 30

    IGN

    Roger Moore's second outing as 007 does not do the subject matter justice. Or the character. Or any paying member of the audience.

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    • Production Budget - $7,000,000
      Domestic Gross - $20,972,000 (16th)
      Worldwide Gross - $97,600,000 (4th)

      Domestic Adjusted for 2012 - $91,514,182
      Worldwide Adjusted fro 2012 - $425,890,909

    • Other Production Companies:
      United Artists (distributor)
      Eon Productions

    • Taglines:
      1. Roger Moore as James Bond 007.
      2. The man with the golden gun is ready to assassinate James Bond.
      3. He never misses his target, and now his target is 007.
      4. he world's greatest villains tried to kill James Bond. Now it's Scaramanga's turn to try.

    • Filming locations include:
      Andaman Sea, Thailand
      Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China
      New Territories, Hong Kong, China
      Gulf of Thailand, Pacific Ocean
      Sai Kung, Hong Kong, China
      Hong Kong, China
      Rua das Lorchas, Macau, China
      James Bond Island, Phang Nga Bay, Thailand
      Klong Dan, Bangkok, Thailand
      Ko Tapi Island, Phang Nga Bay, Thailand
      Phang Nga Bay, Thailand
      Changwat Samut Prakan, Bangkok, Thailand
      Bangkok 10500, Thailand
      Phang Nga Bay, Thailand
      Phuket, Thailand
      Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England
      Central, Hong Kong, China
      Macau, China
      Tai Po, Hong Kong, China
      The Klongs, Bangkok, Thailand
      Thon Buri, Thailand
      Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
      Hong Kong, China
      Bangkok, Thailand

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