ĎA View to a Killí (1985)
'A View to a Kill' is the 14th movie in the James Bond series and stars Roger Moore as 007 for the sixth time.
The Movie starts with James Bond searching for agent 003 in Siberia and recovering a sensitive chip. Bond takes it to Q-Branch for analysis.
The chip turns out to be immune to magnetic fields of an atomic bomb and developed by the Zorin Corporation. Bond goes to Ascot Racecourse to observe Max Zorin, the companyís owner. Zorinís horse wins the race and a horse trainer Sir Godfrey Tibbett tells bond that Zorinís horse was drugged.
Bond poses as John Smythe, a horse dealer and travels to France with Tibbett. They break into his labs and discover that Zorin has implanted his horses with chips that release high performance drugs. Upon their discovery Tibbet is killed by Zorinís bodyguard May Day.
James learns that Zorin is a KGB trained product of Nazi experiments. He plans to create earthquakes in Silicon Valley by detonating under ground bombs near fault lines hence wiping out the Valley and its inhabitants.
This way he will have monopoly on Computer chip market.
When Zorinís mistake almost kills May Day in the mines where the explosives are kept, she teams up with Bond...
These are the main characters of the movie, and the actors/actresses who played them:
- James Bond (Roger Moore)
- Max Zorin (Christopher Walken)
- Stacey Sutton (Tanya Roberts)
- May Day (Grace Jones)
- Sir Godfrey Tibbett (Patrick Macnee)
- Q (Desmond Llewelyn)
- M (Robert Brown)
- Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
Agent Y's Opinion
Christopher Walken as the psychopathic millionaire is simply out standing and more then makes up for the absurd story. Grace Jones is my favorite 'tough woman' of all times! However the Horse steroid subplot drags on for too long.
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