A View To A Kill (1985) Firsts

  • First time a Bond movie relates to the computer age
  • First time Bond shows an intrest with horses
  • First time a villain needs a computer to identify Bond
  • Bond’s first fight on a horse
  • First chase with a fire engine
  • First ending sequence above a national monument
  • First Bond film to have an Oscar winning actor to play the villian
  • First Bond film to have a number 1 hit title song
  • First Bond girl played by an ex-Charlie’s Angels cast member
  • First time 007 goes to San Francisco
  • First time 007 fires a gun with useless ammunition (shotgun cartridges are loaded with rocksalt)
  • First time General Gogol visits with a KGB operative (Zorin)
  • First time 007 is a recipient of a Soviet medal (the Order of Lenin)
  • First time 007 is trapped in an elevator shaft
  • First use of a snowboard in ANY movie, not just a Bond film
  • First time 007 goes to the Eiffel Tower
  • First time a cat belongs to the Bond girl, instead of the villain (Blofeld had a white Persian cat)
  • First time a bottle of Bacardi was used as a Molotov cocktail (Zorin throws a Bacardi bottle with a burning rag down an elevator shaft)