The Spy Who Loved Me

Other mistake: While Bond is being escorted by some guards, he opens a crate full of gas tanks, and begins fighting the guards off. If you look behind Bond in a brief scene you can see a few yards away another guard who is clearly watching this happening yet doing absolutely nothing.

Other mistake: When Bond shoots Stromberg down the barrel of the undertable spear gun, his PPK visibly suffers from a stovepipe jam (the blank round becoming stuck in the ejection port) twice, possibly due to a repeat shot. However Bond is then seen firing several more shots into Stromberg without clearing the jam.

TheHeartbreakKid15

Other mistake: When the captain of Stromberg One tells missile control they have a change of target he reads a new set of coordinates (which is really Stromberg Two). But if you look at the paper that was just printed the coordinates he reads are not on the paper.

Other mistake: Just after Naomi winks at Bond the helicopter turns to the left. The same piece of film is used again just as Bond drives onto the jetty.

Other mistake: As Fekkesh leaves his seat abruptly and the camera pans over to Bond, there's a small skip in the video.

Other mistake: When the helicopter is chasing the Lotus Esprit, it is flying fast, doing sharp turns and firing bullets. Even for the most experienced pilots, this would take a lot of concentration and hard work and would result in some stress. But when Bond spots Naomi in the pilot's seat, she is totally relaxed, stress free and barely looks like she's doing anything.

Gavin Jackson

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Suggested correction: Not a mistake; this is movie-land, after all. When Bond spots Naomi, and they share an awkward smile, both are travelling in a straight line at that moment. No reason why she couldn't spare a few seconds to taunt her target.

DEvans

Indeed. Also, Naomi's working for a megalomaniacal madman as a secretary and an assassin. It's perfectly reasonable she's a stone-cold psychopath.

Jukka Nurmi

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Captain Carter: That armour plating must be inches thick. We'll never get through it.
James Bond: Come on, let's go to the armoury.
Captain Carter: The armoury? What do you expect to find there?
James Bond: A nuclear missile.

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Question: I have two questions. Firstly, where did they film the scenes when Bond and Anya first encounter Jaws, it looks like the Karnak Temple to me. And secondly, why was Bond so desperate to rescue Anya at the end, considering he knew full well that Anya was planning to kill him after the mission was complete (although thankfully she changed her mind).

Gavin Jackson

Answer: First, it was indeed filmed at Karnak. Second, he rescues her because they are, for the time being, on the same side-therefore, she is an ally, and Bond won't just leave her to drown/die. I think, if he is even mindful of her promise during the heat of the moment, he would still consider it wrong to leave her behind; while the mission is on, she's a colleague in distress, and that's that. Once the mission is over, she can do what she likes, and Bond will deal with it then. (Though his surprise when she first draws the gun on him in the escape pod suggests he wasn't taking her threat seriously, so...bit of a freebie for him).

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