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Moonraker

Synopsis

Moonraker is a Spy film with a space connection which was released in 1979 and is directed by Lewis Gilbert. The film's theme tune is 'Moonraker' and was sung by Shirley Bassey.

A Moonraker space shuttle has been stolen and its up to James Bond to investigate. His mission will take him to the water city of Venice in northern Italy and to the Amazon.

Along the way he will meet his metal toothed enemy Jaws once more whilst assisted by space pilot Dr Holly Goodhead. It is the only time that Bond visits outer space, the other film connections have been through satellite weaponry. At the end of the film, Jaws changes sides because of his love for Dolly and because of what plans Hugo Drax might have for Jaws. James Bond persuades Jaws to believe that after everyone on Earth is dead, Jaws will be killed because he`s imperfect.

Hugo Drax is a multi-billionaire architect of Moonraker project who wants to kills all humans on the planet and start again with a master race. He does this by killing off everyone on the planet using a virus that targets humans only. Whilst he`s waiting for the virus to kill everyone, he has holed up in a spacestation that is undetected from Earth.

Cast Members

Dr Holly Goodhead ( Lois Chiles )


Dr Holly Goodhead ( Lois Chiles )

Hugo Drax ( Michael Lonsdale )


Hugo Drax ( Michael Lonsdale )

Dolly ( Blanche Ravalec )


Dolly ( Blanche Ravalec ) Dolly is part of Hugo Drax`s group who wish to retreat to the safety of a space station whilst a virus kills all life on Earth. She falls in love with Jaws and is instrumental in making him human again so that he turns sides and fights Hugo Drax with James Bond.

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