James Bond Movie - Licence To Kill
|Pam Bouvier||Carey Lowell|
|Franz Sanchez||Robert Davi|
|Milton Krest||Anthony Zerbe|
|Lupe Lamora||Talisa Soto|
|Dario||Benicio Del Toro|
|Ed Killifer||Everett McGill|
|Joe Butcher||Wayne Newton|
|James Bond||Timothy Dalton|
|Felix Leiter||David Hedison|
|Miss Moneypenny||Caroline Bliss|
Bond and Felix Leiter catch drug lord Franz Sanchez during a raid in Miami, but Sanchez escapes after bribing DEA agent Ed Killifer. Sanchez kills and rapes Leiter's wife, and Leiter is fed to a shark, losing a leg. Bond must infiltrate and destroy Sanchez's operation, and avenge the death of Leiter's wife.
|1||License To Kill||Gladys Knight|
|3||Dirty Love||Tim Feehan|
|5||If You Asked Me To||Patti LaBelle|
|6||James & Fleix||Michael Kamen|
|7||His Funny Valentine||Michael Kamen|
|8||Sanchez Is In The Bahamas||Michael Kamen|
|10||License Revoked||Michael Kamen|
- License To Kill was the first EON Productions Bond film not to have an original Ian Fleming title.
- Licence To Kill was the first Bond film to show tobacco warnings in the end credits.
- With inflation taken into account, Licence To Kill is the worst performing Bond film at the box office.
- License To Kill has been cited as director John Glen's favourite Bond film, out of the five he directed.
- The drawers full of maggots in Krest's marine laboratory, in which packets of cocaine are hidden, were actually filled with plastic fishing grubs.
- This marked the last appearance of Robert Brown as M. The character was changed to become a women in Goldeneye, starring Judy Dench.
- This was the last Bond film John Glen directed.
- License To Kill was the largest role for Desmond Llewelyn, as Q became a central character, instead of just the usual gadget provider.
|Production Budget||$32 Million (~$58.5M with inflation)|
|Worldwide Gross||$156 Million (~$285M with inflation)|
|Producer||Albert R. "Cubby" Broccoli|
|Michael G. Wilson|
|Writers||Ian Fleming (Characters)|
|Michael G. Wilson (Writer)|
|Richard Maibaum (Writer)|
- Michael G. Wilson and Richard Maibaum were nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe award for Best Motion Picture in 1990.