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Year
1967
Runtime
117 min.
Director
Lewis Gilbert
Genres
Action, Adventure, Thriller
Rating *
6.9
Votes *
60,643
Checks
10,702
Favs
196
Dislikes
69
Favs/checks
1.8% (1:55)
Favs/dislikes
3:1
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  1. demagogo's avatar

    demagogo

    Just another movie about everyday life. 6 years 7 months ago
  2. badblokebob's avatar

    badblokebob

    Don't know why this has gained such a negative reputation in recent years, I think it's brilliant. Sure, it's not perfect, but most of it works marvellously.

    Possibly my second favourite Connery, certainly in his top 3.
    9 years 6 months ago
  3. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    You Only Live Twice takes us to Hong Kong and Japan a few years before the kung fu craze, features one of the biggest sets ever built (I still can't believe the volcano interior was all practical), and has our first full-frontal look at SPECTRE's #1, Ernst Stavro Blofeld. I'm afraid the latter is a bit of an anti-climax, a reveal that at once comes a bit too late in the movie AND has been ruined for me by Mike Meyers. He's hard to take seriously, with his cat trying to flee when the explosions start happening (best kitty acting EVER), and all that. I'm also not that keen on Bond's Asian transformation in which he looks, at best, like a Romulan or something. And what is SPECTRE's plan here? They're stealing spacecraft from orbit (what is this, Moonraker?) to foment war between the U.S. and U.S.S.R.? Ridiculously complicated. So what's to like? Japan is an interesting place, their superspy Tanaka has his own personal subway car(!), and Aki's a pretty competent Bond girl. The vehicle action is cool too, and of course, it's hard to beat that ninja-filled final sequence. 4 years 8 months ago
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