The Living Daylights

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The Living Daylights ★★★ 1987 (PG)

After being used as a pawn in a fake Russian defector plot, our intrepid spy tracks down an international arms and opium smuggling ring. Fine debut by Dalton, who takes his role as 007 in a more serious vein, in a rousing, refreshing cosmopolitan shoot-em-up. Let's be frank: we were all getting a little fatigued by Roger Moore. The 15th film in the series. 130m/C VHS, DVD . Timothy Dalton, Maryam D'Abo, Jeroen Krabbe, John Rhys-Davies, Robert Brown, Joe Don Baker, Desmond Llewelyn, Art Malik, Geoffrey Keen, Walter Gotell, Andreas Wisniewski; D: John Glen; W: Richard Maibaum, Michael G. Wilson; C: Alec Mills; M: John Barry.