Moonraker (1979) (part 2 of 14)

Bond says he doesn’t think he’ll ever fly with anyone else, so the woman decides to make sure he doesn’t by pulling a gun on him. The pilot comes out of the cockpit, also holding a gun and wearing a parachute. He shoots out the controls of the plane, and then hands a spare parachute to the stewardess, who will not be seen again.

Caption contributed by Ed

Some flight attendants really hate when passengers ask for another bag of peanuts!

The pilot then commits a bald-faced example of the Fallacy of the Talking Killer™ while stupidly walking towards Bond with his gun. Bond makes him pay for this dearly when he springs into action and kicks the gun away, resulting in a fistfight. The match is fairly even until the pilot opens the door to the plane. Blatantly disregarding the First Rule of Movie Planes™, the cabin does not instantly depressurize. Instead, Bond and the pilot manage to stay on their feet for the remainder of the fight.

Caption contributed by Ed

“And the next time, I’d better get the extra blanket when I bloody well ask for it!”

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Ed Harris

A fan of less than great cinema since childhood, Ed divides his time between writing scripts, working an actual paying job and subjecting himself willingly to some of the worst films society has produced.

Multi-Part Article: Moonraker (1979)

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