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The Man With the Golden Gun Movie Review Summary

Actors: Roger Moore, Britt Ekland, Christopher Lee

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As the ninth film in the longest-lasting series in film history begins, James Bond (Roger Moore) receives a bullet cast from solid gold and enscribed with his number: 007.
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The bullet appears to be from Francisco Scaramanga (Christopher Lee), also called "The Man with the Golden Gun," the world's best and, at $1 million a hit, best-paid assassin.

Traveling to Macao to confront the man who made the bullet, Bond is led to Andrea Anders (Maud Adams), Scaramanga's lover, and from there to a Hong Kong nightclub where he sees Scaramanga murder a scientist who has just invented a 95% efficient solar power cell.

Teaming up with a beautiful and thoroughly ditzy agent named Mary Goodnight (Britt Ekland) and a local police detective (Soon-Tek Oh), Bond investigates a multimillionaire tycoon named Hai Fat (Richard Loo), who intends to use the generator to create a global monopoly on electricity.

Things go slightly awry, however, when Scaramanga and his vertically-challenged assistant Nick Nack (Herve Villechaize) doublecross Hai Fat, murder him and Andrea, and steal the power cell (and Goodnight along with it)!
Now, Bond must team with his old "friend" Sheriff J.W. Pepper (James Clifton) to battle karate black-belts, Hong Kong policemen, sumo wrestlers, and knife-toting midgets to rescue Goodnight and prevent Scaramanga from cornering the worldwide energy market...
The review of this Movie prepared by James Craver




James Bond receives a golden bullet, a threat, from world-renowned assassin Francisco Scaramnaga, aka "The Man With The Golden Gun". Bond's search to find Scaramanga leads him to his mistress, a beautiful British agent, and the sought after solar powered Solex Agaitator. Bond follows Scaramanga from Beirut to Hong Kong to Thailand and to Scaramanga's privite island. When Bond arrivies, he is challanged to a duel against Scaramanga and they are soon in a funhouse duel to the death.
The review of this Movie prepared by Matthew W. Kresal



Script Analysis of The Man With the Golden Gun

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Part of a series?    -   James Bond Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char doing spying/sabotage    -   finding an assassin

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Southeast Asia Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Mean guy who wants to hunt/mutate    -   Pacific Island Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   resort/hotel    -   fort/military installation    -   scientific labs    -   building    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   karate chop    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   frozen    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   None    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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