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A View to a Kill

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2004-09-06
US one sheet poster for A-View to a Kill (1985)
The Swedish poster for A-View to a Kill (1985)
Max Zorin, a prodigy of Nazi experimentation, plans to destroy Silicon Valley in California, thereby cornering the market in microchips.
Premiere:
1985-05-24
Swedish title:
Levande måltavla
Original title:
A View to a Kill
Director:
Second unit director:
Screenwriter(s):
Year:
1985
Release dates:
12 July 1985 (Sweden)
13 June 1985 (UK)
24 May 1985 (USA)
Plot outline:
Max Zorin, a prodigy of Nazi experimentation, plans to destroy Silicon Valley in California, thereby cornering the market in microchips.
Awards:
N/A
MPAA:
PG
Runtime:
131 minutes
Promotional partners:
N/A
Filming locations:
England (Amberley Museum and Ascot Racecourse), France (Paris), Iceland (Jokulsarlon), Switzerland, USA (Oakland, San Francisco), and Pinewood Studios (England)
Film company:
Production budget:
30 Million USD
Sweden Box-office:
33 771 247 SEK according to the Swedish Film Institute
UK Box-office:
N/A
US Box-office:
50 Million USD accoding to Box Office Mojo
Worldwide Box-office:
153 Million USD (Source: The Numbers)
Actors:
Alison Doody played Jenny Flex
Anthony Chinn as Taiwanese Tycoon
Bill Ackridge as O'Rourke
Bogdan Kominowski as Klotkoff
Carole Ashby as Whistling Girl
Caroline Hallett as one of the party girls
Celine Cawley as one of the party girls
Christopher Walken as Max Zorin
Clive Curtis as Salesman at Eiffel Tower
Daniel Benzali as WG Howe
David Yip as Chuck Lee
Deborah Hanna as one of the party girls
Derek Lyons as Main Strike Mine Crew
Desmond Llewelyn as Q
Dolph Lundgren as Venz
Dominique Risbourg as Butterfly Act Compere
Doug Robinson as Thug at Stacey's House
Elke Ritschel as one of the party girls
Fiona Fullerton as Pola Ivanova
Geoffrey Keen as Sir Frederick Gray
Gérard Bühr as Auctioneer
Gloria Douse as one of the party girls
Grace Jones as May Day
Helen Clitherow as one of the party girls
Jane Spencer as one of the party girls
Jean Rougerie as Aubergine
Jill Curzon as one of the party girls
Joe Flood as U.S. Police Captain
Karen Loughlin as one of the party girls
Kim Norton as one of the party girls
Kit Hillier as Head Waiter
Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny
Lou-Anne Ronchi as One of the party girls
Lucien Jérôme as Paris Taxi Driver
Maggie Defreitas as one of the party girls
Manning Redwood as Bob Conley
Mary Stavin as Kimberley Jones
Mayako Torigai as one of the party girls
Michael G. Wilson as the voice heard over loudspeaker at San Francisco City Hall
Nike Clark as one of the party girls
Papillon Soo Soo as Pan Ho
Patricia Martinez as one of the party girls
Patrick Bauchau as Scarpine
Patrick Macnee as Sir Godfrey Tibbett
Paula Thomas as one of the party girls
Peter Ensor as Tycoon
Robert Brown as M
Roger Moore as James Bond
Ron Tarr as Guard #1
Seva Novgorodtsev as Helicopter Pilot
Sian Adey-Jones as one of the party girls
Steven Zax as Man in Fisherman's Wharf Crowd
Suzanne Saunders as KGO7 reporter
Tanya Roberts as Stacey Sutton
Taylor McAuley as Guard #2
Terri Johns as one of the party girls
Terry Sach as Mining Guard searhing truck for Bond
Tim Condren as Thug at Stacey's House
Tony Sibbald as Mine Foreman
Walter Gotell as General Anatol Gogol
Willoughby Gray as Dr. Carl Mortner
Producers:
Albert R. Broccoli (producer)
Tom Pevsner(associate producer)
Michael G. Wilson (executive producer)
Music:
John Barry (film soundtrack composer)
Monty Norman (composer of the James Bond theme)
Duran Duran (singers of the title song)
Cintematograper:
Alan Hume (Director of Photography)
Film editor:
Casting:
Debbie McWilliams (casting director)
Production desginer:
Sound designer(s):
Colin Miller (sound editor)
Costume desginer(s):
Emma Porteous
Stills photographer:
Keith Hamshere and George Whitear (second unit)
Title designer(s):
Maurice Binder
Second unit director:
Gerry Gavigan (assistant director)
Peter Bennett (assistant director: second unit)
Stunt team:
Ski Sequences Directed and Photographed By: Willy Bogner
Action Sequences Arranged By: Martin Grace
Snow Ski Unit Stunt Coordinator: Dickey Beer
Stunt Arranger: Joe Powell
Stunt Driving Arranged By: Rémy Julienne

Stunt Team:
Supervisors: M. James Arnett, Claude Carliez, Bob Simmons
Skydiving Backup: Don “Tweet” Caltvedt
Skyship 500 Pilot: Nicholas T. Bennett
Stunt Pilot: Marc Wolff

Pilots:
Andrea Florineth
Chuck Tamburro
Jerry Grayson
Joe Brown
John Eaves
John Falkiner
Peter Rohe
Rick Holley
Robert Liechti
Snow Team:
Steven Link
Thomas Sims

Horse Team:
Anthony Fairbairn
Brian Bowes
Christian De Lagarde
Francois Nadal
Marcel Riou
Mario Luraschi
Oliver Victor-Thomas

Key Stunt Performer
Eiffel Tower Jump: B.J. Worth

Stunt Doubles:
For Christopher Walken:Bill Weston (Bridge)
For Grace Jones: B.J. Worth (Parachute)

For Roger Moore:
John Eaves (Ski), Martin Grace, Michael Haynes (Ski), Rémy Julienne (Driving), Steven Lincoln (Mono Ski), Thomas Sims (Ski), Dick Ziker
For Tanya Roberts: Karen Elayna Price (Bridge)
For Willoughby Gray: George Leech (Bridge)

Additional Stunt Doubles:
Jean Coulter, Alex Daniels

Stunt Drivers:
Christian Bonnichon
Dominique Julienne
Jean-Claude Bonnichon
Jean-Claude Houbart
Jean-Claude Lagniez
Michel Julienne
Rémy Julienne
Robert Blasco

Other Stunt Performers:
Doug Robinson
Elaine Ford
Jason White
Michael Runyard
Pat Banta
Tracey Eddon

Additional Stunt Performers:
Bronco McLoughlin
Chris Webb
Clive Curtis
David Brandon
Del Baker
Dinny Powell
Eddie Eddon
Eddie Hice
Eddie Powell
Frank Henson
Fred Haggerty
Gerry Crampton
Gillian Aldam
Graeme Crowther
Greg Powell
Helen Caldwell
Jack Carpenter
Jack Cooper
Jazzer Jeyes
Jimmy Lodge
Lex Milloy
M. James Arnett
Malcolm Weaver
Mark McBride
Mike Potter
Nick Clark
Nick Hobbs
Nosher Powell
Patrick Médioni
Paul Heasman
Peter Diamond
Reg Harding
Richard Graydon
Rocky Taylor
Roy Street
Simon Crane
Stuart Fell
Stuart St. Paul
Terry Cade
Tex Fuller
Tim Condren
Tom Hegarty
Tony Smart
Trevor Steedman
Valentino Musetti
Wayne Michaels
Special effects:
Chris Corbould (Special effects technician)
John Richardson (Special effects supervisor)
Visual effects:
Distributor in Sweden:
United International Pictures AB
More information:

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