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For Your Eyes Only Details


[[Performer~P50375~Roger Moore~rogermoore]] is back as Secret Agent 007, this time on the trail of shipwreck that holds an Automatic Targeting Attack Communicator (ATAC) for all of the British Naval submarine fleet. Along the way he teams up with the beautiful Melina, played by [[Performer~P7640~Carole Bouquet~carolebouquet]], a maiden out for revenge against a Cuban hitman who killed her father, the head of a British effort to salvage the ATAC. Turns out the hitman was in league with Greek businessman Aris Kristatos (Julian Glover). who's working for the Soviets to attain the Communicator. Together with a drug smuggling rival of Kristatos (played by Topol), Bond and Melina race against time before the keys to all of Britain's missles get in the wrong hands. [[Performer~P100804~Richard Maibaum~richardmaibaum]]'s screenplay has very little to do with the collection of short stories that made up [[Performer~P23863~Ian Fleming~ianfleming]]'s For Your Eyes Only, save for the plotline involving Melina's seeking vengeance for the death of her father. The direction is by [[Performer~P91742~John Glen~johnglen]], who'd previously done second unit work on other Bond films and went on to direct four more films in the franchise. For Your Eyes Only eschews the gimmickry and campiness of earlier [[Performer~P50375~Roger Moore~rogermoore]] efforts by concentrating instead on intrigue, save for the campy opening that sees Bond dispatch the dastardly Blofeld in a broad comedic pre-credits scene. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:June 26, 1981


Awarded by
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Michael Leeson Best Original Song 1981 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Michael Leeson Best Song 1981 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Bill Conti Best Original Song 1981 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Bill Conti Best Song 1981 Nominee


Roger Moore
as James Bond
Carole Bouquet
as Melina
as Columbo
Lynn-Holly Johnson
as Bibi
Julian Glover
as Kristatos
Jill Bennett
as Brink
Michael Gothard
as Locque
John Wyman
as Kriegler
Jack Hedley
as Havelock
Lois Maxwell
as Moneypenny
Desmond Llewelyn
as Q
Geoffrey Keen
as Minister of Defense
John Wells
as Denis
James Villiers
as Tanner
Eva Reuber-Staier
as Rublevich
Fred Bryant
as Vicar
Chai Lee
Charles Dance
as Claus
Paul Brooke
as Bunky
Alkis Kritikos
as Santos
Walter Gotell
as General Gogol
William Hoyland
as McGregor
John Moreno
as Ferrara
Stefan Kalipha
as Gonzales
Toby Robins
as Iona Havelock
Jack Klaff
as Apostis
Robbin Young
as Girl in Flower Shop
Paul Angelis
as Karageorge
Noel Johnson
as Vice Admiral
Graham Crowden
as 1st Sea Lord


John Glen
Albert R. Broccoli
Richard Maibaum
Michael G. Wilson
Alan Hume
Bill Conti
Composer (Music Score)
Michael Leeson
John Grover
Peter Lamont
Production Designer
John Fenner
Art Director
Tom Pevsner
Associate Producer
Michael G. Wilson
Executive Producer
Vernon Dixon
Set Designer
Elizabeth Waller
Costume Designer
Derek Ball
Sound/Sound Designer
Anthony Waye
First Assistant Director
Sheena Easton
Rick Sylvester
Don Lusher
Musical Performer
Arthur Wooster
Second Unit Director