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John Glen United States, 1989

HKFanatic's rating of the film Licence to Kill

Timothy Dalton delivers a brilliant performance but the script's focus on a leaner, meaner Bond is undone by veteran director John Glen, who was just too stuck in the series' campy mentality. Glen knew how to film stunts to perfection but his fight scenes always come across as limp and staged. If someone like Michael Mann had directed this, all Bond fans would be worshiping at the throne of Dalton right now.