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You Only Live Twice (1967)
IMDb Rating 6.9
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Sean Connery James Bond
Akiko Wakabayashi Aki
Tetsuro Tamba Tiger Tanaka
Mie Hama Kissy Suzuki
Teru Shimada Mr. Osato
Karin Dor Helga Brandt
Donald Pleasence Ernst Stavros Blofeld
Lois Maxwell Miss Moneypenny
Desmond Llewelyn Q
Charles Gray Henderson
Tsai Chin
Bernard Lee M
Donald Pleasance
Plot
James Bond heads East to save the world (and to learn how to serve saki properly) in this action-packed espionage adventure. When an American spacecraft disappears during a mission, it's widely believed to have been intercepted by the Soviet Union, and after a Russian space capsule similarly goes missing, most consider it to be an act of American retaliation. Soon the two nations are at the brink of war, but British intelligence discovers that some sort of UFO has crashed into the Sea of Japan. Agent 007, James Bond (Sean Connery) is sent in to investigate. After staging his own death to avoid being followed, Bond, disguised as a Japanese civilian, teams up with agent Tiger Tanaka (Tetsuro Tamba) and his beautiful associate Aki (Akiko Wakabayashi). With their help, Bond learns that both the American and Russian space missions were actually scuttled by supercriminal Ernst Blofeld (Donald Pleasance) in yet another bid by his evil empire SPECTRE to take over the world. As he battles the bad guys, Bond finds time to romance both Kissy Suziki (Mie Hama) and Helga Brandt (Karin Dor). You Only Live Twice was one of Sean Connery's last outings as James Bond. The next Bond film, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, would star George Lazenby as 007, and while Connery would return for Diamonds Are Forever, in 1973, Roger Moore took over the role. (Connery would play Bond one last time, in 1983's Never Say Never Again, which was produced outside the official series.) — Mark Deming
Movie Details
Genre Action; Adventure
Director Lewis Gilbert; Lewis Gilbert (II)
Producer Albert R. Broccoli; Harry Saltzman
Writer Roald Dahl; Ian Fleming
Studio United Artists
Country UK
Language English
Audience Rating PG
Running Time 125 mins
Movie Release Date 6/13/1967
Color Color
Personal Details
Format DVD
Seen It No
Index 377
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 11/27/2004
Product Details
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
UPC (Barcode) 027616853974
Chapters 32
Release Date 10/17/2000
Subtitles French; Spanish
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono [CC]
SPANISH: Dolby Digital Mono
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Audio Commentary Featuring Director Lewis Gilbert And Members Of The Cast And Crew
"Inside You Only Live Twice" Documentary
"Silhouettes - The James Bond Titles" Documentary
Animated Storyboard Sequence
Original Theatrical Trailers
Radio Spots
Collectible "Making-Of" Booklet
Links
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