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Sean Connery stars as James Bond for the first time, in this first movie adaption of Ian Fleming's spy novels. Here the soon-to-be famous secret sleuth flies to Jamaica to investigate the disappearance of Agent John Strangways (Tim Moxon), who was monitoring the suspisious mining operation of Dr. Julius No (Joseph Wiseman).
Why Is Dr. No Rated PG?
Dr. No is rated PG
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Violence: Several characters are shot at close range including a woman whose bloody torso is seen. Characters engage in numerous fistfights and hand-to-hand combat. One character is left bloody and bruised with his clothes in tatters. A man poisons himself. His dead body is shown. A man wipes away some blood after a woman scratches a man’s face with a broken light bulb. Men in a car chase another character. A car goes over a cliff and bursts into flames killing the occupants. A gunman repeatedly shoots a form in a bed. A poisonous spider is placed in a man’s bed. A woman talks about killing her attacker with a poisonous spider. Characters are beaten, choked to death, burned, stabbed and drowned.
Sexual Content: A woman wears a bikini. A man kisses several different women. The script suggests a man has intimate relations with several women. A male character takes his shirt off in several scenes. A woman’s bare shoulders are shown in the shower. A woman tells about a rape. A couple is told to take off their contaminated clothes. Women provocatively flirt with a man.
Language: A brief profanity is heard. Infrequent sexual banter and innuendo is included in the script.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters smoke on numerous occasions, using cigarettes, cigars and pipes. Characters also drink frequently. A pair of people is drugged. Other attempts are made to poison or drug a man. A character eats a poisonous pill.
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Other big screen adaptations of James Bond’s adventures include the 2006 Casino Royale and the 2009 Quantum of Solace with Daniel Craig and Die Another Day, The World Is Not Enough, and Tomorrow Never Dies with Pierce Brosnan. Sean Connery stars in the 1964 Bond movie Goldfinger. Craig will reprise his role as 007 in the 2012 release Skyfall.
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Dr. No re-releases on October 2, 1012 as part of the 50th anniversary of the James Bond franchise.
Home Video Notes: Dr. No
Release Date: Oct 21, 2008
Dr. No releases on Blu-ray with the following bonus extras:
- Audio commentary with director Terence Young and members of the cast and crew
- 007: License to Restore
- The Guns of James Bond
- Premiere Bond: Opening Nights
- Terence Young: Bond Vivant
- Dr. No 1963 featurette
- 007 Mission Control interactive guide
- Inside Dr. No