Goldeneye

Trivia: When Bond is playing baccarat with Xenia, his last hand, and only winning hand against her, is two face cards (a king and a queen if I remember correctly) and a six. In baccarat, face cards and tens are worth 0 and cards under ten are worth their number. So, his cards are, in order, 0-0-6, the code number of his lost friend, Alec Trevelyan (006).

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Trivia: This flub needs slow-mo to catch but is worth listing as trivia. When Bond jumps off the dam, they do a shot, following him along his descent down the ledge of the wall. In a shot only visible during three or four frames, but they catch a shot of the ledge before panning down, in which you can see the film crew watching on top, together with a van or two... (00:01:50)

Trivia: The "dish" in "Cuba" isn't some prop designed for the film, nor is it in Cuba. It's actually the Arecibo Observatory, an antenna in Puerto Rico designed to look into space for radio waves and other signs of intelligent life.

Trivia: This was the first Bond film to have designed credits by Daniel Kleinman. The director loved the opening credits so much that Kleinman kept the job.

Trivia: Goldeneye was actually the original Bond author Ian Fleming's estate in Jamaica.

Trivia: Perrier paid a fortune for their cans to be crashed through by the tank. After the filming Perrier representatives picked up every single can, crushed or intact, to prevent people getting hold of them and re-using them to sell "false" Perrier.

Trivia: "Alec Trvelyan" never died on screen in Germany. The last scene German audiences saw was when he plummets to the ground after falling from the antenna. The latter part of the scene, where the structure collapses onto him, was cut in its entirety.

Trivia: Producer Michael G. Wilson has a cameo role as a member of the Russian Security Council.

Trivia: During the car chase in Monte Carlo, Bond and Xenia race past a group of cyclists who get toppled over in the process. One of the cyclists is the film's director, Martin Campbell.

Trivia: This was the last James Bond film viewed by Albert R. Broccoli. He died in 1996.

Trivia: This is the first Bond film to use computer-generated imagery in any non-credits scene.

Trivia: This was the first Bond film to be directed by a non-British director. Martin Campbell, who would later direct Casino Royale along with Goldeneye, is from New Zealand.

Trivia: The novel Casino Royale, the first James Bond novel, was originally published on April 13, 1953. Pierce Brosnan was born on May 16, 1953, making him one month and three days younger than Bond the character. This Bond film marks the first time the character had existed longer than the actor playing him.

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Trivia: The tank chase in St. Petersburg took around six weeks to film.

Trivia: In the lower left of Boris' computer screen in Severanya there is a rotating cube with different Star Trek icons in it.

Trivia: At the beginning, Bond initially sets the bomb's timing device for six minutes. Read it backwards and you get 006 - as in Agent 006, Alec Trevelyan.

Trivia: Famke Janssen broke one of her ribs whilst filming the fight scene with Bond in the sauna.

Continuity mistake: James Bond does his bungee jump down a dam that looks like it's in the beginning of spring, but when he emerges from the factory, it is dead winter with no dam in site, since they are on a mountain top. (00:01:00)

More mistakes in Goldeneye

[Bond puts his gun against Valentin Zukovsky's head.]
Valentin Zukovsky: Walther PPK. Seven point six five millimeter. Only three men I know use such a gun. I believe I've killed two of them.

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Question: What is the translation of 006's words when he holds the gun to Bond's head in the dark toward the beginning of the movie?

Answer: "Don't even breathe. Where are the others?"

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