James Bond Movie - Licence To Kill
|Benicio Del Toro
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.
|License To Kill
|If You Asked Me To
|James & Fleix
|His Funny Valentine
|Sanchez Is In The Bahamas
- 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.
|$32 Million (~$58.5M with inflation)
|$156 Million (~$285M with inflation)
|Albert R. "Cubby" Broccoli
|Michael G. Wilson
|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.