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Bond returns for more racy, action-packed thrills.

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Teen, 16 years old Written byjohnnysaw January 19, 2013

a must see

Great spy film. Great story with great acting. Violence is present throughout the film.
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Kid, 9 years old December 1, 2012

FOR OLDER KIDS!!!!!!!!!

FIGHT,SEX,FIGHT,FIGHT,SEX, ETC.
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Kid, 12 years old November 30, 2012

Just be careful!

I watched this with my parents and some friends and I loved it! Although there was ALOT of sexual scenes. Just be careful!
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Teen, 13 years old Written byLu Bu November 27, 2012

Awesome

Great Film, It was really cool and action pack!
Parent Written byShivom Oza November 21, 2012

Skyfall (2012) Review by Shivom Oza – Mendes Puts Substance Into The Everlastingly Stylish ‘BOND’

James Bond films, in their 50th year and with ‘Skyfall’ being their 23rd film, are currently the longest running franchise in the history of cinema. With Academy-award winning director Sam Mendes helming the project, ‘Skyfall’ has been touted to be the game changer as far as espionage thrillers are concerned. In the film, Agent 007 returns to protect the MI6 head, M, from one of her adversaries. The screenplay of the film is immensely engaging. There’s not much beating around the bush and the plot stays to the point till the end. Daniel Craig has delivered his best performance as James Bond, while Judi Dench, whose character M is way more significant than it has been in the other films of recent times, does a brilliant job. Javier Bardem cuts across as one of the most menacing Bond villains. The opening chase sequence, shot in Turkey, pulls up the curtains for an entertaining two hours ahead. The opening credits, voiced by Adele and comprising ethereal signature ‘Bond’ visuals, also wonderfully shape the start of the film. The film, albeit more of an action-thriller rather than a typical Bond affair, is a refreshing take on James Bond films and will certainly be liked by audiences all over. MI6 agents, James Bond (Daniel Craig) and Eve (Naomie Harris), who are on a mission in Turkey to recover a stolen computer hard drive comprising details of all undercover NATO agents in terrorist organizations, fail to nab the criminal Patrice (Ola Rapace), a French mercenary. On the chase, Bond is shot in the shoulder and during his altercation with Patrice, is accidentally hit by Eve and is considered “missing, presumed killed”. MI6, meanwhile, gets attacked by a terrorist organization. The security systems of the organization get hacked and an explosion at the offices kills a number of employees. Bond, who has been using death to take a break from his usual services, returns to London to get back on duty. Upon learning about Patrice’s location, he flies to Shanghai where he kills him, and another clue takes him to Macau. Here Bond meets Sévérine (Bérénice Marlohe). What Bond thought would end up as a short-lived romantic liaison, turns out to be his own abduction. The gorgeous Sévérine is an employee of Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem), a former MI6 agent, now M’s principal nemesis. The war is pretty much declared as Silva, playing the eccentric villain, can go to any extent to get M, and now his newfound foe, Bond. The screenplay of the film deserves a lot of accolades. The film revolves around M, Bond and Silva, and it stays that way. Although there are important characters on the side lines, such as Ralph Fiennes’ Gareth Mallory, Naomie’s Eve and Ben Whishaw’s Q, the story belongs to the three principal characters. Bardem is a maverick, who hides the horrors of his past behind his fake smile. He cuts across as an excellent villain in the film. Although, you look at him as the antagonist, your heart does go out to him when you learn about his painful past. The character of Raoul Silva stays with you long after the film gets over. Daniel Craig gives, by far, his best performance as Agent 007. Although he opts to stay as understated as he was in the previous two films, the character has notched up some wit and upped the action quotient as well. Judi Dench, with a remarkably long role in the film, does a fine job. ‘Skyfall’ does not follow the typical Bond films’ route. Although it’s as action-packed as its predecessors, the story assumes equal importance. Logical conclusions be damned, this film keeps you gripped not just for its ‘action’, ‘gadgets’, ‘bond girls’ etc., but the ‘plot’ and ‘performances’ as well. Sam Mendes has made a fine Bond film and this will, hopefully, set the precedent for all future ‘action-thrillers’. Writers, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and John Logan, deliver a fairly taut story. The visuals are augmented, thanks to brilliant cinematography (Roger Deakins) and production designs (Dennis Gassner). The film has its thrills, here and there. The finale, although not as spectacular as the beginning, has a big, big twist. Watch the film to find out. Sam Mendes’ stupendous direction puts substance into what was everlastingly stylish, ‘BOND’! Shivom Oza
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Parent Written byAspi November 21, 2012

Tough, muscular, great fun

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Teen, 14 years old Written bySSJAJ1302 August 15, 2016

Amazing Spy Film with Great Acting

This film was excellent in many aspects. The soundtrack was beautifully constructed. Daniel Craig reprised the role of James Bond wonderfully. The action sequences were phenomenal and the humor intelligent. I would recommend this for all fans of the spy genre and I would recommend repeat views for everyone.
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Teen, 13 years old Written byTreeofdoom August 9, 2016
Teen, 15 years old Written bymarvelfreak July 23, 2016

violent but entertaining bond movie

this movie is great! It is violent but a must see for bond fans!
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Parent of a 18+ year old Written byCheese and Bread June 1, 2016

James is almost as bad as the "bad guys" he murders he's an idolatrous

12+
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Adult Written byJaden_Pregno March 4, 2016

Great Movie.

This movie is absolutely one of the best Bonds out there other than some others. There is lots of violence but it is good graphics and has a great storyline. Language is iffy because of M, but other than that there is not a lot. Sex isn't bad not much I could see. Hope this helped you
Teen, 15 years old Written byAge critical reviews February 19, 2016

007 flick is entertaining but like the last two darker then usual

My rating:PG-13 for violence,sexuality/nudity,some innuendo and drug use
Adult Written byflunky November 20, 2015

A very good "new" Bond-movie

Despite of Ian Fleming's original portray of James Bond, who was born in 1920 or 1921 (according to two different biographies), the movie is set on today's world. James Bond, aged well, or simply reborn, still fits well to the story in the modern world. It also refers to Bond's origins, which are not much brought up before in any of earlier Bond-movies. There are only two little references to sex, mediocre amount of bad language and some drinking. Perhaps the scariest scene in the movie is where the main villain exposes his damaged mouth and teeth. There are a lot of violence in the movie, but nothing excessive, as usual in the Bond-movies. In my opinion, this movie is not among the most children-friendly Bond-movies, but it's nothing extreme either.
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Adult Written bysarge123 October 2, 2015

Flawed but satisfying bond film is mature. 15+

Bond forcibly has intercourse with a former sex slave, and engages in sex with other women. The violence is bloody and very brutal for a PG-13 film. The F-Word is used.
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Adult Written byerica921 August 8, 2015
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Teen, 14 years old Written byJimmy Brew July 24, 2015
Teen, 13 years old Written bytqm007 June 30, 2015

Amazing Film With Dramatic Story and Cinematography!

The best Bond movie in the Daniel Craig era is 'SKYFALL'. After MI-6 is blown to smiddereens, a now alcoholic James Bond must bounce back to take out the cyber terrorists who carried out the attack. The film contains a few smutty scenes but the rest of the film is impeccable. The action is stunning. The stunts are stunning and the car chases are stunning, all done by a spy in a tuxedo. What more do you want from a Bond film? PURISTS BEWARE!!! The gunbarrel sequence is placed at the end of the movie!!! 'SKYFALL' also represents the end of an era in the Bond franchise and paves the way for a modern reimagining of classic films. This film contains a lot of drinking and smoking in the days of advertising sensorship for alcohol brands. Now your 17 year old son will know what type of vodka Bond has so he can look cool alongside his drinking buddies!!! Consumerism includes Aston Martin, Audi, Jaguar-Land Rover, Tom Ford, Rolex, Heineken and Smirnoff. Mind Blown! The car chase at the start includes a Land Rover Defender driven by Moneypenny. The Defender's sales have slumped significantly since 2007, probably because it is outdated and very similar to the original Land Rover launched in 1948. This placement was probably used to re-interest the public in this model. I would recommend this film to anyone 12 years and over
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Parent of a 12 year old Written byedklat June 7, 2015
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Kid, 10 years old May 24, 2015

'Bond. James Bond.'

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. M : 143mins : Action, Adventure, Thriller : 22 November 2012 (Australia)
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Kid, 8 years old May 23, 2015

Extremely violent,dark 007 sequel is very brutal and racy.

This sequel of course fallows James Bond a spy/secret agent who must stop a villain named Silva before he tells everyone the identities of countless secret agents. This 007 thriller of course is extremely violent,characters are stabbed,shot,thrown,whipped,bashed,crushed,etc. There is also tons of tension and suspense as he guns down countless villains,the movie is also incredible dark and filled with brutal violence. There is lots of graphic racy content with many love scenes with some partial nudity including bottoms,sides of breasts,and moaning and thrusting. There is also tons of innuendo and racy references as Bond sleeps with a few different women. There is tons of strong language including 8 uses of f--k s--t c--k w---e d--k p---y b---h f--ker etc. This sequel is extremely thrilling and exciting with action packed thrills. My rating:R for strong violence throughout,pervasive strong language,some nudity,and graphic racy content/references throughout.

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