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Bond Villains And Their Monologues
'No Mr. Bond, I expect you to listen while I explain the plot'

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Bond Villains And Their Monologues | Moonraker
Moonraker

Big villain: Hugo Drax
The plan: To build a new civilisation in space. First though, Earth must be destroyed in a viral holocaust. Why? Because.

Despite his way with words and choice of spacesuits, Drax is a slightly dour villain – certainly by early Bond standards. But what he lacks in piranhas, sharks and Korean henchmen, he pours into the boldest plan yet. Alas, he knows it. Hubristically, he explains the whole eugenics-based plot in a long monologue that just ends up upsetting Jaws. Drax and double drax.

Giveaway speech: “No doubt you have realised the splendour of my conception. First a necklace of death about the Earth: 50 globes, each releasing its nerve gas over a designated area; each capable of killing 100m people. The human race, as you know it, will cease to exist. Then, a rebirth. A new world.”

What he should have done: Shot him with a laser.

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1
Drax does not want to destroy the earth in a nuclear holocaust – which is pointed out later in THE SAME ARTICLE! More

Posted by overkongen on Thursday November 1, 2012, 16:28

2 View/Gold
yeah, with a steal from 'superman-the movie' too. More

Posted by spark1 on Thursday November 1, 2012, 13:10

3 RE: ?
So "A view to a kill" is basically a remake of "Goldfinger"... More

Posted by grucl on Wednesday October 31, 2012, 14:15

4 RE: ?
It is because the new Bond "is smart and has great plot and the vilains aren't silly" so they couldn't find such a moment in the new bond films... More

Posted by smakris04 on Wednesday October 31, 2012, 07:26

5 ?
Where's Casino and Quantum? More

Posted by Grimm on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 17:06

6 Please dont give potential spoilers
Thanks for your opening line regarding goldeneye have managed to avoid a lot of spoilers/hints/information regarding Skyfall More

Posted by paulmag on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 14:42

7 Copycat
orlov's plan in OP is similar to the plot of 'the fourth protocal' which stars pierce brosnan as the russian out to set off the bomb. More

Posted by spark1 on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 13:04


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