Sean Connery was cast in the lead role and the film featured the usual Broccoli touch of exotic locations: this time Jamaica and surrounding waters, from which a bikini-clad Ursula Andress memorably emerged. A fast-paced colourful romp, the film became an enormous hit worldwide.
Broccoli considered this as one of the best Fleming stories. Connery once again excelled and was well supported by a great cast including Robert Shaw, wonderfully menacing as a brutal killer; and Lotte Lenya as the Russian agent with the famous poison-tipped knife device in her shoe. The film also features many distinctive Bond motifs for the first time and its huge success firmly established the 007 films as a cultural phenomenon.
Raised in an eccentric family, Edouard spends his time courting beautiful strangers and fleeing jealous husbands. For Edouard, life is just a boundless source of pleasure. In the course of his travels, he meets Helene, the wife of a stodgy industrialist. He immediately attempts to seduce the young woman. Helene is frightened by his outrageous lifestyle at first but Edouard's flights of fancy get the better of her. However, a rude awakening awaits the lovers at a country inn.
Connery’s decision to quit as Bond left Broccoli and Saltzman with a headache. The press went into overdrive speculating on Connery’s successor; while the producers chose good-looking Australian actor George Lazenby after successful screen tests. Avengers superstar Diana Rigg was brought in as an added lure and the resulting action-packed film ensured that the franchise would continue.
Set in early 1900’s China, Project A involves the government’s marine forces failed attempts to stopping a band of pirates smugglers led by the evil Lo. After being forced to resign, Dragon Ma becomes frustrated over the marine’s inability to protect the innocent from the pirates. Determined to stop them himself, he teams up with an old buddy and a former rival, the local police officer, against whom Dragon squared off in a barroom brawl, and who got Dragon kicked out of the marine force. Together the three declare war on Lo and his band of pirate cutthroats.
Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky... even as they battle discrimination on the ground. Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, the film is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary challenges and ultimately soared into history.