GoldenEye (1995) Firsts

  • First appearance of Pierce Brosnan as James Bond
  • First appearance of Judi Dench as M
  • First appearance of Samantha Bond as Ms. Moneypenny
  • First time the villain is a former Double-O
  • First time Bond was explicitly stated as working for MI6 and not Universal Exports
  • First appearance of Jack Wade (Joe Don Baker of TLD)
  • First time Bond goes to Russia and there is no Cold War
  • First time Bond drives a tank
  • First time that a film was named after one of Fleming’s homes.
  • First 007 film in which Q Branch uses a German car instead of a British manufactured vehicle (BMW)
  • GoldenEye is the first Bond movie that was filmed in the former Soviet Union.
  • First re-appearance of the Aston Martin DB5
  • First appearance of computer hackers in a Bond film
  • First time e-mail is used
  • First Bond film to relate to the Information Age
  • First mention of the Internet
  • First appearance of the Russian Mafia
  • First mention of a cable television network (CNN)
  • First reference to the Persian Gulf War
  • First time a former deceased villain comes back to play an ally (Joe Don Baker of TLD)
  • First time 007 serves under a female commander (M)
  • First time that MI6 is headed by a woman
  • First appearance of a woman as a high-ranking official
  • First Bond filmed at Leavesdon studios Hertfordshire.
  • First mention of Bond’s family history