James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads, with the help of a K.G.B. agent whose lover he killed.
“The Spy Who Loved Me” is a 1977 British spy film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Roger Moore as James Bond, Agent 007. The film is the tenth in the James Bond series and was produced by Albert R. Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson.
The plot of the film revolves around Bond’s efforts to thwart a plan by the villainous Karl Stromberg (played by Curd Jürgens) to launch a nuclear war between the superpowers of the world and create a new civilization beneath the sea.
The film is notable for introducing the character of Jaws (played by Richard Kiel), a henchman with metal teeth who would become a recurring villain in the Bond franchise.
“The Spy Who Loved Me” was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $185 million worldwide. It received three Academy Award nominations and won the BAFTA Award for Best Production Design. The film is also known for its iconic opening sequence, which features Bond skiing off a mountain and deploying a Union Jack parachute.