British Secret Agent 007 James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) has gone undercover to catch Colonel Moon (Will Yun Lee) who is selling military hardware for diamonds. Now Bond has loaded C-4 in the suitcase of diamonds, so that when he hands them over, Moon and his adjutant Zao (Rick Yune) will be blown up. Zao is tipped off that the man in front of them is James Bond of the British Secret Service.
Now Moon is doing all this wheeling and dealing without his father General Moon's (Kenneth Tsang) knowledge.
When Bond is found out the Colonel finds out that his father is on the way. The Colonel tries to get away on a hovercraft. Bond in pursuit they and struggle to kill each other. The Colonel goes over a water fall and Zao is hurt in the bomb blast and has diamonds embedded in his face.
The General captures Bond and for the next 14 months he is in a North Korean prison. Finally, an exchange is made and Bond goes free and Zao comes back to North Korea.
When Bond meets M (Judi Dench) she takes him off 00 list as she feels he may have leaked some secrets.
Bond wants Zao and he escapes to Cuba. With the help of NSA Agent Jinx Johnson (Halle Berry) he finds where Zao is staying. When Bond is looking around Zao's room he spots some diamonds with Gustav Graves (Toby Stevens) mark on them. Graves is a British Billionaire and Bond is curious as to why he would be mixed up in all this.
Bond is back in London and finds that Graves loves to fence. As the two exchange pleasantries while they are fencing, Bond is invited to a party Graves is holding in Iceland to show off a scientific demonstration. Bond reports back to M about what he has found out and M reinstates him as 007.
Graves shows off the Icarus, a device that is supposed to allow continuous light on crops for the benefit of mankind. That's not really what he wants to use it for.
Director Lee Tamahori does an excellent job with this Bond Adventure and you actually are curious as to what happens next. So take the time and sit back and watch Bond, James Bond at his best.