The James Bond Movies

Die Another Day

Released: November 22, 2002

  Pierce Brosnan as James Bond
  Halle Berry as Jinx
  Toby Stephens as Gustav Graves
  Rosamund Pike as Miranda Frost

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Running Time: 133 minutes

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  • The film marks the 40th anniversary of the Bond movie franchise.

  • Halle Berry wears a pink bikini when she comes out of the ocean in a scene reminiscent of Honey Ryder in Dr. No.

  • Halle Berry is the first actress to come into a Bond movie with an Academy Award.

  • Director Lee Tamahori had publicly stated that he wanted to be the first to show 007 having sex and actually went as far as to film some steamy scenes between Bond and Miranda Frost.

  • In addition to singing the title song, Madonna makes a cameo as a fencing instructor.

  • This is the first movie since Live and Let Die to not feature Desmond Llewelyn.

  • Wai Lin from Tomorrow Never Dies was rumored to have been in early drafts of the script.

  • While in Cuba, Bond picks up a copy of Birds Of The West Indies, written by James Bond. This book is where Ian Fleming first got Bond's name for his novels. Later, when he firsts meets Jinx, Bond claims to be an ornithologist.

  • The British Airways flight attendant who serves Bond his vodka martini is played by Roger Moore's daughter, Deborah.

  • As of the release of Die Another Day, all but one Bond girl (Cassandra Harris) is still alive.

  • When Bond unplugs the camera in the Cuban clinic, he actually only unplugs the lense focus. They can still see him just fine.

  • When Bond is talking to M in the subway station, Pierce Brosnan's lips are moving but the words don't line up at all.