History Trivia / Moonraker

13th Jan '17 2:02:51 PM LtFedora
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Weird inversion: Bond is flown to Drax's base in California (aerial plates shot in the US) and lands on a castle which "Drax ordered to be brought from France" (shot in an actual French castle, of course).
31st Oct '16 12:48:48 PM CumbersomeTercel
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** [[Film/{{Emmanuelle}}} Sylvia Kristel]] reportedly auditioned for the role of Corinne Dufour.

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** [[Film/{{Emmanuelle}}} [[Film/{{Emmanuelle}} Sylvia Kristel]] reportedly auditioned for the role of Corinne Dufour.
31st Oct '16 12:43:45 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* TheOtherMarty: Brazilian actress Adele Fátima was cast as Manuela, and she shot some minor scenes with Creator/RogerMoore around Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro. She was later recast by Emily Bolton, with her own scenes deleted from the final cut.
* ProdcutionNickname: Creator/RogerMoore nicknamed his gondola the "Bondola".

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* TheOtherMarty: Brazilian actress Adele Fátima was cast as Manuela, and she shot some minor scenes with Creator/RogerMoore around Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro. She was later recast by Emily Bolton, with her own scenes deleted from the final cut.
* ProdcutionNickname: ProductionNickname: Creator/RogerMoore nicknamed his gondola the "Bondola".
31st Oct '16 12:43:13 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* CompletelyDifferentTitle:
** ''Moonrocket'' (Finland)
** ''007 Against The Death Rocket'' (Brazil & Portugal)
** ''Moonraker: Operation Space'' (Italy, Croatia)
** ''Moonraker: Top Secret'' (Germany)
** ''Moonraker: Space Mission'' (Latin America)
** ''007 Seizes The Space Station'' (China)



* DeletedScene: The crew had shot a scene with Drax meeting his co-financiers in his jungle lair and they used the same chamber room below the space shuttle launch pad that Bond and Goodhead eventually escape from. This scene was shot but later cut out. Another scene involving Bond and Goodhead in a meditation room aboard Drax's space station, was shot but never used in the final film.



* FollowTheLeader: Moonraker was made when it was because of the success of ''Franchise/StarWars''.

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* FollowTheLeader: Moonraker The film was was made when it was because of the success of ''Franchise/StarWars''.



* TheOtherMarty: Brazilian actress Adele Fátima was cast as Manuela, and she shot some minor scenes with Creator/RogerMoore around Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro. She was later recast by Emily Bolton, with her own scenes deleted from the final cut.
* ProdcutionNickname: Creator/RogerMoore nicknamed his gondola the "Bondola".
* RealitySubtext: Creator/RogerMoore's distaste at the shooting scene is quite genuine. In his autobiography, Moore expresses an extreme dislike for bloodsports and a reticence about guns.



* RefittedForSequel: The fight in the glass factory was originally meant for ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'', where it was a fight in a museum.



** Music/KateBush and Creator/FrankSinatra were asked to sing the title song, but they declined. Music/JohnnyMathis was attached, but dropped out.

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** [[Film/{{Emmanuelle}}} Sylvia Kristel]] reportedly auditioned for the role of Corinne Dufour.
** Music/KateBush and Creator/FrankSinatra were asked to sing the title song, but they declined. Music/JohnnyMathis was attached, but dropped out. Sinatra was also offered the role of Drax.



** The crew had shot a scene with Drax meeting his co-financiers in his jungle lair and they used the same chamber room below the space shuttle launch pad that Bond and Goodhead eventually escape from. This scene was shot but later cut out. Another scene involving Bond and Goodhead in a meditation room aboard Drax's space station, was shot but never used in the final film.
** The original script contained scenes that ended up in future Bond films - an Arcostar Minijet, knife throwing twins (''{{Film/Octopussy}}'') and a parachute jump from The Eiffel Tower (''Film/AViewToAKill'').

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** The crew had shot a scene with Drax meeting his co-financiers in his jungle lair and they used the same chamber room below the space shuttle launch pad that Bond and Goodhead eventually escape from. This scene was shot but later cut out. Another scene involving Bond and Goodhead in a meditation room aboard Drax's space station, was shot but never used in the final film.
** The original script contained scenes that ended up in future Bond films - an Arcostar Minijet, knife throwing twins (''{{Film/Octopussy}}'') and a parachute jump from The Eiffel Tower (''Film/AViewToAKill'').(''Film/AViewToAKill'').
** Early script and storyboards for the movie reveal another character who was ultimately dropped from the picture, a sidekick villain henchman called Ratz, who was involved in the cable car sequence with Jaws.
4th Oct '16 4:22:16 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* CaliforniaDoubling: France doubles for California.
11th Aug '16 11:10:00 PM LtFedora
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** The original script contained scenes that ended up in future Bond films - an Arcostar Minijet, knife throwing twins (''Film/Octopussy'') and a parachute jump from The Eiffel Tower (''Film/AViewToAKill'').

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** The original script contained scenes that ended up in future Bond films - an Arcostar Minijet, knife throwing twins (''Film/Octopussy'') (''{{Film/Octopussy}}'') and a parachute jump from The Eiffel Tower (''Film/AViewToAKill'').
6th Jul '16 9:26:49 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** The original script contained scenes that ended up in future Bond films - an Arcostar Minijet, knife throwing twins (''Film/OctoPussy'') and a parachute jump from The Eiffel Tower (''Film/AViewToAKill'').

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** The original script contained scenes that ended up in future Bond films - an Arcostar Minijet, knife throwing twins (''Film/OctoPussy'') (''Film/Octopussy'') and a parachute jump from The Eiffel Tower (''Film/AViewToAKill'').
6th Jul '16 9:26:27 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** The woman with General Gogol was originally supposed to be Anya Amasova from ''FilmTheSpyWhoLovedMe''.

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** The woman with General Gogol was originally supposed to be Anya Amasova from ''FilmTheSpyWhoLovedMe''.''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe''.



** The original script contained scenes that ended up in future Bond films - an Arcostar Minijet, knife throwing twins (''Film/Octopussy'') and a parachute jump from The Eiffel Tower (''Film/AViewToAKill'').

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** The original script contained scenes that ended up in future Bond films - an Arcostar Minijet, knife throwing twins (''Film/Octopussy'') (''Film/OctoPussy'') and a parachute jump from The Eiffel Tower (''Film/AViewToAKill'').
6th Jul '16 9:25:50 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* CreatorBacklash: While certainly not the film of which he's most ashamed, Roger Moore has often made fun of himself and this movie for the absurdity of the plot.

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* CaliforniaDoubling: France doubles for California.
* CreatorBacklash: While certainly not the film of which he's most ashamed, Roger Moore Creator/RogerMoore has often made fun of himself and this movie for the absurdity of the plot.



** Music/KateBush was asked to sing the film's theme song. She declined, and the honors went to Shirley Bassey.
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** Music/KateBush was and Creator/FrankSinatra were asked to sing the film's theme song. She declined, title song, but they declined. Music/JohnnyMathis was attached, but dropped out.
** The woman with General Gogol was originally supposed to be Anya Amasova from ''FilmTheSpyWhoLovedMe''.
** The crew had shot a scene with Drax meeting his co-financiers in his jungle lair
and they used the honors went to Shirley Bassey.
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same chamber room below the space shuttle launch pad that Bond and Goodhead eventually escape from. This scene was shot but later cut out. Another scene involving Bond and Goodhead in a meditation room aboard Drax's space station, was shot but never used in the final film.
** The original script contained scenes that ended up in future Bond films - an Arcostar Minijet, knife throwing twins (''Film/Octopussy'') and a parachute jump from The Eiffel Tower (''Film/AViewToAKill'').
10th Mar '16 5:47:29 PM DrOO7
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* FollowTheLeader: Moonraker was made when it was because of the success of ''Franchise/StarWars''.
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