ON THIS DAY, 1995...
On 13th November, 1995 GoldenEye had its premier at the Radio City Music Hall. The film is the seventeenth James Bond film produced by Eon Productions.
The movie marked the debut of Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, and the film was directed by Martin Campbell. The title 'GoldenEye' refers to the code name of a satellite weapon system that plays a crucial role in the movie's plot.
The film's plot revolves around James Bond's efforts to stop the theft of the GoldenEye, a powerful satellite system capable of causing a devastating electromagnetic pulse. The story involves betrayal, espionage, and the usual elements of a classic Bond film.
The cast includes Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, Sean Bean as the main antagonist Alec Trevelyan, Famke Janssen as Xenia Onatopp, and Judi Dench in her first appearance as M, the head of MI6.
GoldenEye was a critical and commercial success and is often regarded as one of the best James Bond films.
It played a significant role in revitalizing the Bond film franchise after a six-year hiatus and Brosnan's portrayal of Bond was well-received.
The film's success also led to the development of the popular video game "GoldenEye 007" for the Nintendo 64.