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Quantum of Solace

Released

Nov 14, 2008

Latest Home Video

Mar 24, 2009

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Cast

Daniel Craig
Olga Kurylenko
Mathieu Amalric

Studio

2008 Columbia/ Sony Pictures

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Synopsis

In Quantum of Solace, James Bond (Daniel Craig) seeks some answers to, and perhaps a little vengeance for, the betrayal of Vesper Lynd (which happened in the proceeding film Casino Royale). When his investigation leads to Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric), the secret agent begins working with a woman named Camille (Olga Kurylenko) in the hopes of uncovering the dangerous man's diabolical plot. But as the case unfolds, 007 finds himself wondering if the beautiful stranger is really a friend or a foe.

Content Details

Why Is Quantum of Solace Rated PG-13?

Quantum of Solace is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some sexual content.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Quantum of Solace...

Rapid-fire editing and an aggressive car chase open this film and set the tone for what’s to come. More chases, shootings, stabbings and hand-to-hand conflicts continue throughout the film and although the carnage isn’t explicit, we do see blood at times. During some violent scenes, many secondary characters or “innocent bystanders” would be presumed killed or injured as a result of Bond’s determination to bring about justice. In a photograph we see a person’s mutilated face. A body is seen floating in water. Sexual activities engaged in by an unmarried couple are heavily implied (we see them in bed afterward, apparently naked but no details are shown), however a third character explains the negative consequences of these behaviors. A murdered woman is found naked and covered in oil (she is shown lying on her front). A woman is about to be raped, but the act is interrupted. Some female characters wear revealing clothing. Profanities are infrequent, but include one scatological term, a handful of mild expletives and one Christian term of Deity. Frequent social drinking is portrayed and in one scene a principal character attempts to escape from stress by drinking heavily. A comment is made about the availability of drugs.

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As well as being part of the James Bond franchise, Quantum of Solace is a direct sequel to Casino Royale. Although this movie is fictitious, it is based on some real world concerns, which are examined in the documentary Flow. A scene in this movie also pays homage to the classic Bond film Goldfinger.

Other 007 films we have reviewed include: Die Another Day, The World Is Not Enough and Tomorrow Never Dies.

On October 21, 2008, various other James Bond films were restored, re-mastered and release to Blu-ray disc. Fans of the franchise should look for Dr. No, Die Another Day, Live and Let Live, For Your Eyes Only, From Russia With Love and Thunderball.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Frequent Violence.
AB 14A
MB 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence.
ON PG Violence.
QC 13+ Violence.
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Quantum of Solace...

Home Video Notes:Quantum of Solace

Release Date: 22 October 2012

In honor of the Bond Franchise’s 50th Anniversary in 2012,Quantum of Solace is re-releasing to home video.

Release Date: 24 March 2009

James Bond fans will feel appeased with the home video release of Quantum of Solace. The following options are available:

Quantum of Solace: Single-Disc DVD

The movie comes with theatrical trailers and the music video, Another Way to Die.

Quantum of Solace: Two-Disc Special Edition DVD

This version comes with the afore-mentioned theatrical trailers and the music video, Another Way to Die, plus: Bond on Location (a 24-minute special feature), Start of Shooting, On Location, Olga Kurylenko and the Boat Chase, Director Marc Forster, The Music and Crew Files.

Quantum of Solace: Blu-ray:

This edition also includes all of the features found on the two-disc DVD special edition.

 

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