World Is Not Enough, The

Lists: James Bond films

Brief Synopsis: "Greed, revenge, world dominance, high-tech terrorism -- it's all in a day's work for cunning MI6 agent James Bond, who's on a mission to protect beautiful oil heiress Elektra King from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic submarine showdown, Bond works to defuse the international power struggle that has the world's oil supply hanging in the balance."

Overall Ranking: 1689 (Rank from 1999: # 39)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 62.5%
Half-Popped 37.5%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Minnesota Man80(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman75
Bryan Lienesch75 - After two straight forward action flicks from the Pierce Brosnan era of the James Bond franchise, 'The World Is Not Enough' is a story that finally feels like it took a certain level of intelligence to create.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 5
Rewatch: 5
Dave Examines Movies72(full review)
Paul's Trip To The Movies70
David Baruffi61
James Patrick61
George Rother of MovieGuy 24/750(full review)

People Involved

  • Pierce Brosnan (James Bond)
  • Sophie Marceau (Elektra King)
  • Robert Carlyle (Renard)
  • Denise Richards (Dr. Christmas Jones)
  • Robbie Coltrane (Valentin Zukovsky)
  • Desmond Llewelyn (Q)
  • John Cleese (R)
  • Maria Grazia Cucinotta (Cigar Girl)
  • Samantha Bond (Miss Moneypenny)
  • Michael Kitchen (Bill Tanner)
  • Colin Salmon (Charles Robinson)
  • David Calder (Sir Robert King)
  • Serena Scott Thomas (Dr. Molly Warmflash)
  • Judi Dench (M)
  • Michael Apted (Director)