3 Hidden Scenes in You Only Live Twice

Following is our collection of You Only Live Twice facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of You Only Live Twice film message.

The henchman that fights Bond in an office, is Fanene Leifi Pita Maivia; the grandfather of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
The henchman that fights Bond in an office, is Fanene Leifi Pita Maivia; the grandfather of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

You Only Live Twice Movie Trivia Facts

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  1. The volcano set in You Only Live Twice (1967) cost $1 million. ($7 million when adjusted for inflation). This was equal to the entire budget of the first Bond movie, Dr No (1962). It needed 711 tons of steel. 50 plasterers and 60 riggers worked day and night to bring it to life.

  2. The ninja-stuntmen in the volcano sequence used rope covered with hose pipe to slide down efficiently. They squeezed on the rubber to slow their descent, using it like a handbrake. It was a 125 ft drop.

You Only Live Twice poster
You Only Live Twice poster

You Only Live Twice Plot

Secret Agent James Bond and the Japanese Secret Service must find and stop the true culprit of a series of space hijackings, before war is provoked between Russia and the United States.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of You Only Live Twice. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller
Director Lewis Gilbert
Stars Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Tetsurô Tanba
IMDB score 6.9