This fourth James Bond installment finds the world threatened with destruction....Sean Connery's fourth turn as indestructible Agent 007 finds him in pursuit of Largo, SPECTRE's mastermind. Largo has hijacked two atomic warheads and a NATO jet during a NATO training mission, and threatens to nuke two English or American cities...if $280 million in ransom is not paid by the British by a certain date. Based on an original screenplay by Jack Whittingham and on the original story by Kevin McClory, Jack Whittingham and Ian Fleming.
Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Lavishly rendered set pieces and Sean Connery's enduring charm make Thunderball a big, fun adventure, even if it doesn't quite measure up to the series' previous heights.
Even James Bond can miss his mark.