The action scenes prioritised practical effects and stunts, while employing computer-generated imagery made by five different companies.Spectre was estimated to have cost around 5 million, making it the most expensive Bond film and one of the most expensive films ever made.
Confronting the criminals' leader, Marco Sciarra, Bond grabs his ring, emblazoned with a stylised octopus, and kills him by kicking him out of his helicopter.
Oberhauser reveals that Spectre has been funding the Joint Intelligence Service while staging terrorist attacks around the world, creating a need for the Nine Eyes programme.
In return, C will give Spectre unlimited access to intelligence gathered by Nine Eyes, allowing them to anticipate and counter-act investigations into their operations.
It was written by John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Jez Butterworth.
The story sees Bond pitted against the global criminal organisation Spectre and their leader Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Christoph Waltz).
Bond shoots down Blofeld's helicopter, which crashes onto Westminster Bridge.