The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

He never misses his target, and now his target is 007.

Blu-ray, 2h 5min
Rating: 6.8
Votes: 90042
Languages: English, Thai, Cantonese
Country: UK
Director: Guy Hamilton
Music: John Barry

Plot outline

James Bond is targeted by the world's most expensive assassin, while he attempts to recover sensitive solar cell technology that is being sold to the highest bidder.

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James Bond is targeted by the world's most expensive assassin, while he attempts to recover sensitive solar cell technology that is being sold to the highest bidder. - vsuperkuns

Scaramanga is a hitman who charges one million dollars per job. He becomes linked to the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell, and James Bond is called in to investigate. As he tracks down Scaramanga, he realizes that he is highly respected by the killer, but will this prove to be an advantage in the final showdown? - Graeme Roy

Francisco Scaramanga, a hitman who is known as "the man with the golden gun", because of the golden gun he carries, and the gold bullets he uses on his targets. Bond receives a message supposedly from Scaramanga saying that Bond is his next target. So M decides to relieve Bond of his duties until the danger has been neutralized. But Bond, feeling that the mission he was on is of the utmost urgency, decides to go and find Scaramanga, and he thinks he found him, but discovers that Scaramanga is not after him when he had a clear shot at him and missed, which he doesn't do. But the man who was killed is the man for whom he was originally looking. A scientist working on a device that can make harnessing the sun's energy possible. So he must now find the device. - rcs0411@yahoo.com

When a golden bullet arrives at the headquarters of British intelligence with "007" engraved on it, the British believe that James Bond is the next target for international assassin Francisco Scaramanga. 007 is given the assignment to kill Scaramanga before he kills Bond and collects his one million dollar fee. - Dave Jenkins

Bond must find the missing "Solex Agitator", a device that will harness the sun's radiation and give awesome power to whomever possesses it. But, also vying for the prize, is Francisco Scaramanga, a world-class assassin who brandishes a distinctive golden gun. When 007 discovers he is to be Scaramanga's next target, he is hurled into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, continuing the search as he evades the killer on his trail. Bond must also contend with Scaramanga's exotic lover, Andrea Anders, and Nick Nack, whose small size belies his lethal abilities. Even as 007 enlists the aid of sensuous Mary Goodnight, he must overcome ferocious odds to survive an explosive showdown on Scaramanga's remote island. - Robert Lynch