Live and Let Die (1973)

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Action spy thriller. When three British secret agents are killed in quick succession, James Bond is sent to New York to investigate. The case takes him from Harlem to New Orleans and a Caribbean island called San Monique. He comes up against the mysterious Dr Kananga, prime minister of San Monique, who is planning to double the number of drug addicts in the world and become a monopoly supplier of heroin. Using voodoo as a smokescreen to ward off anyone looking into his business, he uses the fortune-telling skills of a young woman, Solitaire. His henchmen include a flamboyant voodoo dancer, Baron Samedi, Tee Hee who has a metal claw for a right hand, and the softly-spoken Whisper. Bond's adventures include being kidnapped in a New Orleans bar, driving a double decker bus under a low bridge, being trapped in a farm full of hungry crocodiles and making an escape in a speedboat through the bayous.

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