"GoldenEye" is a 1995 British spy film, the seventeenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film was directed by Martin Campbell and was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $350 million worldwide.
The film's plot centers around Bond's efforts to prevent a former MI6 agent, Alec Trevelyan (played by Sean Bean), from using a powerful satellite weapon called "GoldenEye" to cause a global financial meltdown. Along the way, Bond teams up with a Russian computer programmer named Natalya Simonova (played by Izabella Scorupco), who is the only survivor of a massacre at the facility where the weapon was developed.
The film features many of the hallmarks of the Bond series, including high-stakes action sequences, sophisticated gadgets, and exotic locations. It also introduced several new elements, such as a more serious and introspective Bond, a female lead who is a capable ally rather than a mere love interest, and a storyline that reflects the political and economic changes of the post-Cold War era.
"GoldenEye" is widely regarded as one of the best Bond films of the series, and Brosnan's performance as Bond has been praised for bringing a new level of sophistication and complexity to the character. The film's iconic theme song, sung by Tina Turner, also became a hit and has since become a staple of the Bond franchise.