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The Living Daylights


The Living Daylights is a Spy film with a space connection which was released in 1987 and is directed by John Glen. The film's theme tune is 'The Living Daylights' and was sung by A-ha.

James Bond and the other 00`s are in Gibraltar on a training exercise when it is infiltrated by a killer who is planning on killing as many 00s as possible. The only clue is SMERSH, an anagram in Russian for `Death to Spies`.

James Bond is ordered to help General Georgi Koskov defect to the West in Vienna. During the defection, he avoids shooting Kara Milovy who was about to assassinate Koskov as he made a run for freedom. James subsequently meets up with Kara as they discover what is happening. M is angry at the fact that James Bond didn`t kill Kara.

Back in England, Koskov is kidnapped by a Russian agent in disguise as a milkman.

James goes to Tunisia where he foils the assassination of General Leonid Pushkin with the help of the to-be assassinated Russian General.

The investigation leads to Afghanistan where he sides with Kamran Shah, a member of the Mujahaddin fighting to overthrow the Russians in Afghanistan. Bond confronts Koskov at a weapons transaction then its back to Tunisia to deal with Brad Whitaker, an American who is making money on the side.

Associated Characters

Bill TannerFelix LeiterMMiss MoneypennyMr White

Associated Spaceships


Associated Films

A View to a KillCasino Royale 1967Casino Royale 2006
Diamonds Are ForeverDie Another DayDr. No
For Your Eyes OnlyFrom Russia With LoveGoldeneye
GoldfingerLicence to KillLive and Let Die
MoonrakerNever Say Never AgainOctopussy
On Her Majesty's Secret ServiceQuantum of SolaceSkyfall
SpectreThe Man with the Golden GunThe Spy Who Loved Me
The World is Not EnoughThunderballTomorrow Never Dies
You Only Live Twice  

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