Cast & Characters
Producers: Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli
Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Screenplay: Bruce Feirstein
Composer: David Arnold
Terrorist Arms Bazaar, The Kyber Pass; South
China Sea; Oxford and London, UK; Hamburg, Germany;
Okinawa and Saigon, Vietnam; Halong Bay, South
007 sets up a cruise missile strike on a terrorist
arms bazaar near the Russian border. Upon spotting
nuclear torpedoes loaded on jet, Bond charges
through the market to commandeer the plane and
fly it to safety before the missile hits, preventing
radioactive plutonium being spread across the
The title is not used directly in the film,
but "Tomorrow" is the name of Elliot
Carver's newspaper. The film was originally
titled "Tomorrow Never Lies" before
a typing error in a fax inadvertently suggested
& Alternate Versions
One cut scene involved Bond returning his rental
car. At the end of the car park chase saw Bond
remarking "the keys are in the car"
to the Avis lady.
Reportedly toned down for a 12 cinema certificate
in the UK, a further 6 seconds of cuts were
required to retain this rating for the video
version. All use of shurikens (throwing stars)
and a bad guy having his face stamped on were
removed, and most of the fight sound effects
The UK terrestrial television broadcast by
ITV in October 2001 included the "shuriken"
and "face stamping" shots that were
removed from the UK VHS and DVD releases.
Full details on the cuts made and later restored
in the Ultimate Edition DVD can be found
Roebuck: "With all due respect,
M, sometimes I don't think you have the balls
for this job."
M: "Perhaps. But the advantage is that
I don't have to think with them all the time."
Helicopters can not physically perform the
movement used to trap Bond and Wai Lin in dead end
of the alleyway.
Bond 'meets his match' in Wai Lin, the first
time Bond performs a jump on a motorcycle and the
fabulous car chase in the hotel car park.
Conquests: 3, Martinis: 1, Kills: 25, "Bond,
James Bond": 1
As voted in MI6's Fan Verdict poll
"James Bond Will Return" [The
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