Presented by Albert R Broccoli
Produced by Michael G Wilson & Barbara Broccoli
Directed by Martin Campbell
Screenplay by Jeffrey Caine & Bruce Feirstein
Story by Michael France
James Bond played by Pierce Brosnan
THE VILLAIN: Alec Trevelyan (Sean Bean) - former British secret agent 006, whose anti-Communist Russian parents were betrayed by the British after the Second World War; now head of Janus, a Russian arms trading list.
SUB-VILLAINS: Xenia Zaragevna Onatopp (Famke Janssen) - Georgian, former Soviet fighter pilot, psychotic murderess who often kills victims by crushing them with her thighs while making love.
Boris Grishenko (Alan Cumming) - computer programmer working at Russian Severnaya satellite control centre, the brains behind the technical aspects of Trevelyan's plan.
General Arkady Grigorovich Ouromov (Gottfried John) - former Soviet Colonel in charge of Arkhangelsk Chemical Warfare facility, now a Russian General in charge of Space Division, in league with Alec Trevelyan; British analysts believe he sees himselfas the next 'iron man' of Russia.
VILLAIN'S PLOT: Alec Trevelyan intends to gain vengeance for the British betrayal of the Lienz Cossacks 50 years previous by robbing British banks through hacking into their systems moments before using a GoldenEye satellite to fire an electromagnetic pulse over London that will wipe out the banks' records.
BOND WOMEN: Caroline (Serena Gordon) - psychiatrist sent to the south of France to evaluate 007 for MI6.
Natalya Fyodorovna Simonova (Izabella Scorupco) - Russian level two systems programmer working at the Severnaya facility, the only survivor of a murderous attach carried out by General Ouromov and Xenia Onatopp.
BONDS ALLIES: Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky (Robbie Coltrane) - ex-KGB, Russian crime boss who was shot in the knee by 007, becomes an uneasy ally of Bond's.
Jack Wade (Joe Don Baker) - earthy CIA aly of Bond's, gardening enthusiast.
Defence Minister Dimitri Mishkin (Tcheky Karyo) - Russian who comes to realise his betrayal by General Ouromov moments before being killed.
THE BOND TEAM: M (Judi Dench) - new head of MI6, steel-nerved bureaucrat known to some as 'the evil queen of numbers', who does not like Bond's methods, but realises his necessity.
Miss Moneypenny (Samantha Bond) - M's assistant, who enjoys a flirtatious relationship with 007.
Q (Desmond Llewelyn) - the creator of Bond's lethal gadgets, aka Major Boothroyd.
Bill Tanner (Michael Kitchen) - a senior analyst working for internal operations at MI6.
BOND'S GADGETS: Gun which fires piton attached to power-retractable high-tensile wire and emits metal-cutting laser; zoom camera with communication uplink; BMW Z3 with all-points radar and self-destruct system (unused) and stinger missiles behind the headlights (unused); leather belt with 75-foot rappelling cord built into buckle; Omega Seamaster watch which emits a laser and remotely operates magnetic mines; pen which becomes a Class Four grenade.
LOCATIONS: Arkangel (Arkhangelsk) Chemical Weapons Facility, USSR; London; Severnaya; St Petersburg, Russia; Monte Carlo; French Riviera; unnamed Caribbean island; Cuba.