Qty:1
Thunderball [Blu-ray] has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by goHastings
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: 100% PRODUCT GUARANTEE!* Fast shipping on more than 1,000,000 Book , Video, Video Game, Music titles & More! We 100% Guarantee the full functionality of all used and previously viewed product, except its digital content, if any.
Trade in your item
Get up to a $0.25
Gift Card.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$12.61
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: Outlet Promotions
Add to Cart
$14.75
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: Heaven Sent by revdwl
Add to Cart
$14.75
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: BLgroupliquidations
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Thunderball [Blu-ray]
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Thunderball [Blu-ray]


List Price: $19.99
Price: $12.86 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $7.13 (36%)
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
42 new from $7.29 24 used from $4.75
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy
Other Formats & Versions Amazon Price New from Used from
Blu-ray
"Please retry"
1-Disc Version
$12.86
$7.29 $4.75
$12.86 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.


Frequently Bought Together

Thunderball [Blu-ray] + From Russia with Love [Blu-ray] + You Only Live Twice [Blu-ray]
Price for all three: $37.89

Buy the selected items together

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?



Product Details

  • Actors: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger
  • Directors: Terence Young
  • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Blu-ray, Color, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Dubbed: French, Spanish
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Fox/MGM
  • DVD Release Date: October 21, 2008
  • Run Time: 130 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (354 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B001AQO45K
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #29,884 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Thunderball [Blu-ray]" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Audio commentary with director Terence Young and others
  • Audio commentary with editor Peter Hunt, co-screenwriter John Hopkins and others
  • Selling Bonds original 1965 TV commercials
  • On Location with Production Designer Ken Adam
  • A Child's Guide to Blowing up a Motor Car 1965 Ford Promotional Film
  • Bill Suitor: The Rocket Man Movies featurette
  • The Secret History of Thunderball featurette
  • Thunderball boat show reel
  • The Making of Thunderball featurette
  • The Thunderball Phenomenon
  • 007 Mission Control Interactive Guide into the World of Thunderball
  • The Incredible World of James Bond original 1965 NBC-TV special

Editorial Reviews

The thrills never let up as James Bond dives into this riveting adventure filled with explosive confrontations and amazing underwater action sequences! Sean Connery brings his characteristic style, humor and magnetism to Agent 007 as he travels to Nassau to track down villainous criminal Emilio Largo, who's threatening to plunge the world into a nuclear holocaust. From Bond's thrilling jetpack flight to his heart-stopping clash with Largo's killer sharks, Thunderball is a stupendous mixture of action, romance and edge-of-your-seat suspense!

Customer Reviews

This is one of the best James Bond films ever.
K.L. CocKayne
Great story and really good movie with cool cars, chase scenes, action and Q-stuff as always is inspiring and entertaining.
Tommie Martin
Sean Connery in one of his best roles as Bond.
C. A. Snow

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

32 of 36 people found the following review helpful By Steve Forsyth VINE VOICE on September 6, 2005
Format: DVD
I noted that this is the only Bond film of the entire series that, to date, has not received a single 1-star review here on Amazon. That's pretty dang good!

Director Terrence Young had introduced us to Bond in DR. NO and FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE. Guy Hamilton then took us down the GOLDFINGER road, and while his attention to action made that the first SMASH Bond film, he also seemed to lose alot of the more down-to-earth flavor that made the first two Bonds so much better.

But, Terrence Young returned for his final Bond film, and somehow managed to provide the perfect mesh of the realistic Bond from the first two films, and the more action-oriented Bond of GOLDFINGER. The result is a very happy marriage indeed - it's just too bad there were very few legitimate children born of it!

THUNDERBALL contains all the great locales, villains, and Bond coolness that we love, without getting into the ridiculous, gadget-filled territory of the later films. It introduces us to our first true Bond femme fatale, and also gives us the first really interesting Bond girl in Claudine Auger's Domino character.

The music in the movie by John Barry is very nice, high-lighting the slower pace of much of the film. This movie is longer than the previous three by almost 20 minutes, and it is a nice extra cushion to really build the tension. In fact, Bond is largely absent from the first 45 minutes of the movie, and we finally see more of the villians plans - what they are and how they are being accomplished - in almost meticulous detail. Somehow, this makes the threat more real. Speaking of the threat, the plot being about terrorists stealing nukes and demanding ransom to prevent blowing up an undesignated city, is as fresh as today's headlines!
Read more ›
3 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: DVD
In the wake of the enormous success of GOLDFINGER, THUNDERBALL became one of the most anticipated films in cinema history. "Bondmania" was at a fever pitch in the 1960s and that lended a certain air of confidence to the cast and crew. By Bond's fourth adventure, everyone was assured of success and everything was done on the largest scale possible. THUNDERBALL is often regarded, along with GOLDFINGER, as one of the better Bond films. It contains all of the elements of a good Bond flick at a time when Bond was not tired or clichéd. Bond's fourth adventure finds him taking to the sea, culminating in some of the most spectacular underwater fight footage ever recorded. And with Terence Young once again taking the director's chair after his temporary hiatus, the audience and the film is in good hands.

After the opening "gun barrel" sequence, re-shot for the first time in widescreen format with Sean Connery playing the part, we are greeted with the opening pre-credits "teaser." Audiences loved GOLDFINGER's teaser and the producers knew that they would have to arise to the occasion. We find Bond in France discreetly attending the funeral of Colonel Jacques Bouvar, SPECTRE's Number Six, who we learn is personally responsible for the death of two of Bond's colleagues. Thanks to Bond's sharp eyes, he determines that the Colonel has faked his own death and Bond makes it a priority to finish the job personally. After a brutal fight sequence, Bond strangles Bouvar and escapes using a jet pack. The Bell Rocket Belt used was a functioning jet pack, capable of a flight time of twenty one seconds. The scene is spectacular, all the more so because of the real jet pack.
Read more ›
2 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
31 of 38 people found the following review helpful By Konrei on November 3, 1999
Format: VHS Tape
THUNDERBALL (1965) the fourth of the James Bond 007 series is among the best of the films. As a follow-up to the phenomenally successful and definitive GOLDFINGER, THUNDERBALL is just a shade less satisfying. In terms of tone and composition the two films are of an era in the James Bond mythology.
Sean Connery returns as the inimitable British Secret Agent, this time set against SPECTRE Agent Number Two, Largo (Adolfo Celi). SPECTRE has stolen an atomic bomb and is holding the world hostage.
Largo is a worthy adversary. Strongly-built, silver-haired, wearing an eyepatch, and more physically intimidating than Gert Frobe's plump Goldfinger, Celi's Largo lacks the faintly tongue-in-cheek air which animated Goldfinger's behavior. In fact, the entire film lacks the decidedly humorous undertone of GOLDFINGER. The villains are more vicious, and Connery's Bond, his wit more honed than ever, is playing for keeps.
The theme song (with Tom Jones singing), plot and story are at least on a par with the predecessor film; however, the action, based in the Caribbean, takes place largely around, and under, water, and the film drags deplorably during most of the underwater sequences despite the fact that one of these is the climactic fight scene. The change in tempo between land and undersea action is jarring and detracts from the movie in a manner that its innate excellence in other respects cannot compensate.
Of course, Bond successfully seduces just about every woman on the set (except for Miss Moneypenny, the Penelope of the series). While he is able to win an ally in Domino (Claudine Auger), he is less successful with others, though as he admits, after all, it is "all for King and Country." What a sense of selfless sacrifice the man has!
Read more ›
3 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Forums

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions

Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in