Tomorrow Never Dies

The British and Chinese fleets receive Bond's communique, but don't believe it. Meanwhile, on the stealth boat, Bond rescues the Chinese agent, and creates an explosion, causing the ship to come up on radar. The two fleets then decide to attack the stealth boat. Bond kills Carver by using the torpedo with circular saws. Stamper catches the Chinese agent. Stamper and Bond fight, as she drowns underwater. He plants the explosives and destroys the ship. Bond frees the agent and gives her the kiss of life. A rescue boat finds Bond and the agent in a dinghy, kissing.

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Plot hole: In the final showdown, when Bond is fighting with Stamper, the girl is wrapped in a chain hanging from a crane and dropped in the sea. After the boat blows to bits, the chain continues to hang down even though there's nothing holding it. It even keeps hanging after Bond's swum down to untie her. What's keeping it there? Do all stealth battleships come with buoyant chains? With both arms at least partially free, why doesn't she just climb back up the chain?

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Admiral Roebuck: With all due respect, M, sometimes I don't think you have the balls for this job.
M: Perhaps. But the advantage is, I don't have to think with them all the time.

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Trivia: After Teri Hatcher's character has been murdered, James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) shoots dead her killer (Vincent Schiavelli). When he does so, the expended bullet cartridge ejects very, very quickly and hits Brosnan squarely on the forehead.

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Question: From the way it is portrayed in the movie, it looks like Bond & Wai Lin just head straight for the stealth boat once they spot it. They come at it from the front. I don't see why they would do that. Even if the surveillance guy wasn't paying attention (there's no way Bond could've known that), shouldn't someone on the bridge be able to see the dingy approaching straight at it? It would've made more sense to me if Bond waited for the ship to pass and then come from behind or the sides.

Answer: It's getting dark by this point - Bond and Wai Lin are dressed in black in a dark coloured boat. Anyone looking out of the window would be looking down towards them - they wouldn't be able to pick them out against the sea.

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