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Movie: Time Bandits

[TRAILER] Young history buff Kevin (Craig Warnock) can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being (Ralph Richardson), they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal treasures from different historical eras. Taking Kevin with them, they variously drop in on Napoleon (Ian Holm), Robin Hood (John Cleese) and King Agamemnon (Sean Connery) before the Supreme Being catches up with them. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 22, 2022 - 29 comments

Movie: Rising Sun

When an escort girl is found dead in the offices of a Japanese company in Los Angeles, detectives Web Smith and John Connor act as liaison between the company's executives and the investigating cop Tom Graham. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Aug 23, 2022 - 8 comments

Movie: The Russia House

An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Jun 21, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Highlander II: The Quickening

It's the year 2024 and the ozone layer has long been destroyed. To protect mankind, the once-immortal Connor MacLeod helped in the construction of a giant "shield" in 1999. Now he is just an old man, until one day some other immortals from his home planet (did we mention he's from the planet Zeist?) arrive on Earth to kill him (mere weeks before his death by natural causes?) and he becomes immortal again... just in time to save the earth one more time. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Mar 16, 2019 - 20 comments

Movie: Highlander

There can only be one. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 3, 2018 - 33 comments

Movie: The Great Train Robbery

In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jul 17, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: A Bridge Too Far

Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 6, 2016 - 2 comments

Movie: Diamonds Are Forever

A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an extortion plot headed by his nemesis, Ernst Stavro Blofeld. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter on Jul 9, 2015 - 22 comments

Movie: You Only Live Twice

Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter on Jun 25, 2015 - 11 comments

Movie: Thunderball

James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter on Jun 18, 2015 - 10 comments

Movie: Goldfinger

Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter on Jun 11, 2015 - 17 comments

Movie: From Russia with Love

James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device before it can be stolen by SPECTRE. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter on Jun 4, 2015 - 21 comments

Movie: Dr. No

A suave and skilled government agent named James Bond looks for answers about a missing colleague and the disruption of the American space program. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter on May 28, 2015 - 19 comments

James Bond (Eon Series): Dr. No

Next week, we're going to begin posting the official Eon James Bond movies with 1962's Dr. No! [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter on May 22, 2015 - 1 comment

Movie: The Hunt for Red October

In 1984, the USSR's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect, or to start a war? [more inside]
posted by nubs on Mar 8, 2015 - 21 comments

24 x 007

Thoughts on weekly posts of the 23 official EON James Bond films, leading up to the theatrical release of Spectre (Bond 24) on November 6th? [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter on Mar 6, 2015 - 15 comments

Movie: The Untouchables

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jul 29, 2014 - 24 comments

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