The Living Daylights(1987)
007 for Thrills. 007 for Romance. [UK poster]
Writers: Richard Maibaum (screenplay), Michael G. Wilson (screenplay)
James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitaker and General Koskov.
Plot: James Bond 007's mission is to firstly, organise the defection of a top Soviet general. When the general is re-captured, Bond heads off to find why an ally of General Koskov was sent to murder him. Bond's mission continues to take him to Afghanistan, where he must confront an arms dealer known as Brad Whitaker. Everything eventually reveals its self to Bond.
Awards: 3 wins & 3 nominations.
Did you know: This marks the first time Alec Mills was director of photography on a Bond film though he had first worked second unit 18 years before on On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
Studios: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Eon Productions