The World Is Not Enough Synopsis
Bond (Pierce Brosnan) protects the daughter (Sophie Marceau) of a late friend.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A splendid comic thriller, exciting and graceful, endlessly inventive.
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75

Miami Herald

By Howard Cohen
You can't beat a Bond film for adventure on a grand scale.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
That's what Bond is all about -- dazzle, some really bad puns and the kind of sexy fun that satisfies high-school urges while masquerading...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A thoroughly satisfying, completely entertaining film that's also, rather surprisingly, an emotionally full experience.
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75

USA Today

By Andy Seiler
Fans will appreciate not only that the film is predictably solid and surprisingly sharp but that parts of it are just plain bad.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
There's the script -- and that's the problem.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Spoofing James Bond in the '90s may lack an original comic bite, but making James Bond in the '90s is positively toothless.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
This 19th Bond installment is passable, but only just.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The hero himself has been denatured for a young, late 1990s audience with little appreciation for real suavity or sex play.
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19

Mr. Showbiz

By Cody Clark
If you're desperate for a James Bond fix, skip the movie and blow your 007 bucks on a copy of the soundtrack.
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Rated PG-13 | For Innuendo, Action/Violence, Intense Action Sequences and Sexuality
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under So-so Bond entry is racy but also fun.
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