The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me

Lewis Gilbert (Moonraker) directs Roger Moore on his third outing as Bond, with Barbara Bach as the leading lady.

Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the riddle of the disappearing ships. But the KGB also has an agent on the case.

1977Rating: M, Moderate violence125 minsUK
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The Spy Who Loved Me / Reviews

Variety

Variety

As always, story and plastic character are in the service of comic strip parody.

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Time Out

Time Out

The film has its moments - Kiel's indestructible heavy racks up a good score - but the rest is desperately weak.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

[The Spy Who Loved Me] gets off to a promising start but proves seriously deficient in staying power.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The film moves along at a serviceable clip, but it seems half an hour too long.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

It may not be Fleming but it is terrific fun.

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BBC

BBC

From the adrenaline-inducing pre-credits ski chase to the gun battle as the crew of two submarines attempt to take a hollowed-out supertanker from an army of bad guys, the action sequences soar.

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