The 16th James Bond film, following 1987's The Living Daylights.
Also known as License to Kill (variant spellings between US and UK releases). Starring Timothy Dalton as James Bond, Carey Lowell as Pam Bouvier, Talisa Soto as Lupe Lamora and Robert Davi as the villain, Sanchez. With David Hedison as Felix Leiter. Also starring Wayne Newton, Benecio del Toro and Priscilla Barnes. Directed by John Glen. Dalton's last Bond film.
James Bond seeks revenge on a Central American drug lord who has maimed his best friend.
Budget: $36 million. Opening dates: UK, June 13, 1989; US, July 14, 1989.
Note: There was a 6-year gap between this film and the next Bond film, GoldenEye, due to litigation.
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