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Writers:
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Release Date:
10 June 1983 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Nobody does it better...thirteen times. See more »
Plot:
A fake Fabergé egg and a fellow agent's death lead James Bond to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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Best of Roger Moore's 007's See more (227 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Roger Moore ... James Bond

Maud Adams ... Octopussy

Louis Jourdan ... Kamal

Kristina Wayborn ... Magda

Kabir Bedi ... Gobinda

Steven Berkoff ... Orlov
David Meyer ... Twin One
Tony Meyer ... Twin Two (also as Anthony Meyer)

Desmond Llewelyn ... Q

Robert Brown ... M

Lois Maxwell ... Miss Moneypenny
Michaela Clavell ... Penelope Smallbone

Walter Gotell ... Gogol

Vijay Amritraj ... Vijay

Albert Moses ... Sadruddin
Geoffrey Keen ... Minister of Defence
Douglas Wilmer ... Fanning
Andy Bradford ... 009

Philip Voss ... Auctioneer
Bruce Boa ... U.S. General

Richard LeParmentier ... U.S. Aide (as Richard Parmentier)
Paul Hardwick ... Soviet Chairman
Suzanne Jerome ... Gwendoline
Cherry Gillespie ... Midge

Dermot Crowley ... Kamp
Peter Porteous ... Lenkin
Eva Reuber-Staier ... Rublevitch (as Eva Rueber-Staier)

Jeremy Bulloch ... Smithers (as Jeremy Bullock)
Tina Hudson ... Bianca
William Derrick ... Thug with Yo-yo
Stuart Saunders ... Major Clive

Patrick Barr ... British Ambassador
Gabor Vernon ... Borchoi
Hugo Bower ... Karl
Ken Norris ... Colonel Toro
Tony Arjuna ... Mufti
Gertan Klauber ... Bubi
Brenda Cowling ... Schatzi
David Grahame ... Petrol Pump Attendant
Brian Coburn ... South American V.I.P.
Michael Halphie ... South American Officer
Mary Stavin ... Octopussy Girl
Carolyn Seaward ... Octopussy Girl

Carole Ashby ... Octopussy Girl
Cheryl Anne ... Octopussy Girl
Jani-Z ... Octopussy Girl
Julie Martin ... Octopussy Girl
Joni Flynn ... Octopussy Girl
Julie Barth ... Octopussy Girl
Kathy Davies ... Octopussy Girl
Helene Hunt ... Octopussy Girl
Gillian De Terville ... Octopussy Girl
Safira Afzal ... Octopussy Girl
Louise King ... Octopussy Girl
Tina Robinson Hansen ... Octopussy Girl (as Tina Robinson)
Alison Worth ... Octopussy Girl
Janine Andrews ... Octopussy Girl
Lynda Knight ... Octopussy Girl
Susanne Dando ... Gymnast Supervisor
Teresa Craddock ... Gymnast
Kirsten Harrison ... Gymnast
Christine Cullers ... Gymnast
Lisa Jackman ... Gymnast
Jane Aldridge ... Gymnast
Christine Gibson ... Gymnast
Tracy Llewellyn ... Gymnast
Ruth Flynn ... Gymnast
Roberto Germains ... Ringmaster
Richard Graydon ... Francisco the Fearless
The Hassani Troupe ... The Circus
The Flying Cherokees ... The Circus
Carol Richter ... The Circus
Josef Richter ... The Circus
Vera Fossett ... The Circus
Shirley Fossett ... The Circus
Barrie Winship ... The Circus
Ravinder Singh Reyett ... Thug
Gurdial Sira ... Thug
Michael Moor ... Thug
Sven Surtees ... Thug

Peter Edmund ... Thug
Ray Charles ... Thug
Talib Johnny ... Thug
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
R.J. Bell ... German Man in Circus (uncredited)
Ken Burns ... East German Bodyguard (uncredited)
Ishaq Bux ... Fakir (uncredited)
Gary John Clarke ... German border train passenger (uncredited)
Barbie Denham ... Russian Soldier (uncredited)
Sally Dewhurst ... Circus Personnel (uncredited)
Reg Harding ... Fisherman in Boat (uncredited)
Jennifer Hill ... Ambrassador's wife. (uncredited)

Nick Hobbs ... South American Soldier (uncredited)

Eugene Lipinski ... Head VOPO (uncredited)

Derek Lyons ... US Air Force Base Officer (uncredited)

Ingrid Pitt ... Galley Mistress (voice) (uncredited)
Lenny Rabin ... Bidder at Sotheby's (uncredited)
Reggae Ranjhe ... Guard (uncredited)

Rochelle Rose ... Young Girl at Circus (uncredited)
Gary Russell ... Boy Teen in Car (uncredited)
Gito Santana ... Killer (uncredited)

Tina Simmons ... German Women in Circus (uncredited)

Nicola Stapleton ... Little Girl at Circus (uncredited)

Michael G. Wilson ... Soviet Security Council Member / Man on Tour Boat (uncredited)

Directed by
John Glen 
 
Writing credits
George MacDonald Fraser (screen story and screenplay) and
Richard Maibaum (screen story and screenplay) &
Michael G. Wilson (screen story and screenplay)

Ian Fleming  stories "Octopussy" and "The Property of a Lady" (uncredited)

Produced by
Albert R. Broccoli .... producer
Tom Pevsner .... associate producer (as Thomas Pevsner)
Michael G. Wilson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
John Barry 
 
Cinematography by
Alan Hume (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Peter Davies 
Henry Richardson 
 
Casting by
Debbie McWilliams 
 
Production Design by
Peter Lamont 
 
Art Direction by
John Fenner 
 
Set Decoration by
Jack Stephens 
 
Costume Design by
Emma Porteous (costumes designed by)
 
Makeup Department
Eric Allwright .... makeup artist
Jeanette Freeman .... hairdresser (as Jeannette Freeman)
George Frost .... makeup supervisor
Peter Robb-King .... makeup artist (as Peter-Robb King)
Chris Taylor .... hairdressing supervisor (as Christopher Taylor)
 
Production Management
Leonhard Gmür .... production manager
Hugh Harlow .... production supervisor
Philip Kohler .... production manager
Gerry Levy .... production manager
Barrie M. Osborne .... production manager (as Barrie Osborne)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tony Broccoli .... second assistant director
Don French .... additional assistant director
Gerry Gavigan .... assistant director: second unit
Terry Madden .... second assistant director
Baba Shaikh .... additional assistant director
Andrew Warren .... second assistant director
Anthony Waye .... assistant director
Arthur Wooster .... second unit director
Michael Zimbrich .... second assistant director
Barbara Broccoli .... assistant director (uncredited)
James Devis .... assistant director (uncredited)
Dilip Roy .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Ernest Archer .... assistant art director (as Ernie Archer)
Ken Court .... additional art director
Fred Hole .... assistant art director
Dave Jordan .... property master (as David Jordan)
Michael Lamont .... additional art director
Jim Morahan .... assistant art director
Ron Quelch .... production buyer
Michael Redding .... construction manager
Crispian Sallis .... set dresser (India )
Jan Schlubach .... additional art director
Ernest Smith .... scenic artist
Jacqueline Stears .... scenic artist
Ram Yedekar .... additional art director
Tom Brown .... art department assistant (uncredited)
John Chisholm .... prop man (uncredited)
Agnes Goveas .... set dresser (uncredited)
Duncan Guest .... carpenter (uncredited)
Robert Jackson .... carpenter (uncredited)
Dave Margolin .... painter (uncredited)
Brian Muir .... sculptor (uncredited)
Wesley Peppiatt .... props (uncredited)
Bob Sherwood .... dressing prop (uncredited)
John Wells .... stand-by prop (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Ken Barker .... re-recording mixer
Derek Holding .... dubbing editor
Mike Hopkins .... dubbing editor (as Michael Hopkins)
Jean-Pierre Lelong .... sound effects (as John Pierre Lelong)
Gordon K. McCallum .... re-recording mixer (as Gordon McCallum)
Ken Nightingall .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
John Evans .... second unit effects supervisor
John Richardson .... special effects supervisor
Ron Cartwright .... special effects technician (uncredited)
David Domeyer .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Leslie Dear .... model photography
Brian Smithies .... model effects supervisor
Charles Staffell .... front projection
Julian Parry .... model unit (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Del Baker .... the stunt team
Pat Banta .... the stunt team
Dave Bickers .... stunt engineer
William H. Burton Jr. .... the stunt team supervisor (as Bill Burton)
Clive Curtis .... the stunt team
Jim Dowdall .... the stunt team
Dorothy Ford .... the stunt team
Martin Grace .... the stunt team supervisor
Nick Hobbs .... the stunt team
Jazzer Jeyes .... the stunt team
Rémy Julienne .... driving stunts arranger (as Remy Julienne)
Wayne Michaels .... the stunt team
Dan Peterson .... stunt engineer
Bob Simmons .... action sequences arranger
Rocky Taylor .... the stunt team
Malcolm Weaver .... the stunt team
Chris Webb .... the stunt team (as Christopher Webb)
Bill Weston .... the stunt team
Paul Weston .... the stunt team supervisor
Roy Alon .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Pat Banta .... stunt double: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Ken Barker .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Marc Boyle .... additional stunts (uncredited)
David Brandon .... additional stunts (uncredited)
William H. Burton Jr. .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Terry Cade .... stunts (uncredited)
George Lane Cooper .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Jim Dowdall .... stunt double under train: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Eddie Eddon .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Steve Emerson .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Stuart Fell .... additional stunts (uncredited)
J.W. 'Corkey' Fornof .... stunt pilot (uncredited)
Terry Forrestal .... stunts (uncredited)
Alan Gold .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Martin Grace .... stunt double: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Richard Graydon .... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Haggerty .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Reg Harding .... stunts (uncredited)
Frank Henson .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Dave Holland .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Buddy Joe Hooker .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Arthur Howell .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Norman Howell .... riding double: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Tommy J. Huff .... additional stunts (uncredited)
George Leech .... explosion stunt (uncredited)
George Leech .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Rick Lester .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Jimmy Lodge .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Jake Lombard .... stunt double: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Wayne Michaels .... stunt double: Twin, during train fight (uncredited)
Eddie Powell .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Nosher Powell .... stunts (uncredited)
R.A. Rondell .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Michael Runyard .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Jack Sholomir .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Colin Skeaping .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Tony Smart .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Stuart St. Paul .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Roy Street .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Rocky Taylor .... stunt double: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Tip Tipping .... additional stunts (uncredited)
Henri Trautman .... motorcycle stunt (uncredited)
Henri Trautman .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Bill Weston .... stunt double: Louis Jordan (uncredited)
Paul Weston .... stunt double: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Jason White .... stunts (uncredited)
Nick Wilkinson .... stunts (uncredited)
Darryl Wooten .... head precission driver (uncredited)
Darryl Wooten .... stunt performer (uncredited)
B.J. Worth .... stunt double: Kabir Bedi (uncredited)
Dick Ziker .... additional stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert E. Collins .... additional photography (as Bob Collins)
Frank Connor .... stills
James Devis .... additional photography (as Jimmy Devis)
W.C. 'Chunky' Huse .... camera grip (as Chunky Huse)
Jack Lowin .... camera operator: second unit
Colin Manning .... camera grip
Alec Mills .... camera operator
David B. Nowell .... camera operator: second unit (as David Nowell)
John Tythe .... electrical supervisor
Malcolm Vinson .... camera operator: second unit
George Whitear .... stills
Arthur Wooster .... photographer: second unit
Ian Foster .... clapper loader (uncredited)
Vince Goddard .... electrician (uncredited)
Geoff Mulligan .... aerial camera operator (uncredited)
Phil Pastuhov .... aerial camera operator (uncredited)
Nick Schlesinger .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Nigel Seal .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Jane Jenkins .... casting: U.S.
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tiny Nicholls .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
John Grover .... supervising editor
Brent Eldridge .... digital color correction (uncredited)
Nigel Galt .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Matthew Glen .... first assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Rashid Abbasi .... location manager (as Rashid Abassi)
Peter Bennett .... location manager
 
Music Department
John Barry .... conductor
Monty Norman .... composer: The James Bond theme
John Richards .... music mixer
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist (uncredited)
Sidney Margo .... music contractor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Mohini Banerji .... production assistant
Reginald A. Barkshire .... production controller
Sheila Barnes .... production assistant
Maurice Binder .... main title designed by
Albert R. Broccoli .... presenter
Barbara Broccoli .... executive assistant
Joanna Brown .... production secretary
May Capsaski .... production assistant (as May Capsaskis)
Eleanor Chaudhuri .... production secretary
Penny Daniels .... continuity: second unit
Rande DeLuca .... the aerial team: Beech 18 (as Rande Deluca)
J.W. 'Corkey' Fornof .... the aerial team: AcroStar Jet (as Corkey' Fornof)
Geoff Freeman .... unit publicist
Shama Habibullah .... Indian production advisor
Richard Holley .... the aerial team: AcroStar Jet (as Rick Holley)
Charles Juroe .... director of publicity
Clay Lacy .... the aerial team: coordinator
Jake Lombard .... the aerial team: Beech 18
Jane Meagher .... location accountant
Douglas Noakes .... production accountant
Iris Rose .... production assistant
Marge Rowland .... location accountant
Ursula Schlieper .... location accountant
Elaine Schreyeck .... continuity
Doreen Soan .... continuity: second unit
Mary Stellar .... production secretary
Joe Taylor .... the aerial team: Beech 18
Michael Turk .... boatmaster
Joyce Turner .... production assistant
B.J. Worth .... the aerial team: Beech 18
Philip Wrestler .... the aerial team: director
Sarah Lucraft .... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Robin Melville .... production assistant (uncredited)
Adam Samuelson .... louma crane technician (uncredited)
Doris Spriggs .... assistant: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Marc Wolff .... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Shree Maharana B.S. Mewar .... the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as Shree Maharana B.S. Mewar Udaipur)
Udaipur Shree Maharana B.S. Mewar .... the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of
 
Crew verified as complete


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Runtime:
131 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints) | Dolby Stereo (35 mm prints) (as Dolby Stereo in selected theatres)
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Brazil:Livre | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Finland:K-15/13 (2001 reform re-rating) | Finland:K-16/13 (2012 reform re-rating) | France:Tous publics | Iceland:12 | Ireland:PG | Japan:G (2015) | Malaysia:P13 | Netherlands:12 (TV rating) | Netherlands:AL (DVD rating) (2001) | Norway:15 | Norway:16 (1983) | Peru:14 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 | Sweden:15 | UK:PG | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1986) | USA:PG (Certificate #27025) | West Germany:12

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Trivia:
Although supposed to be Cuba, Northholt Airport in London was the setting for the pre-title sequence.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The Faberge eggs do not even look anything like the real thing; 1. the legs are long and thin, on the real one the legs are short and thick. 2. The colors are gold inlaid with white jewels on green enamel, on the real one is plain gold inlaid on yellow enamel and 3. the coach inside small enough that it is not the diameter of the egg standing up and it doesn't come out, in the real one the coach is 4 inches long and does come out.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
James Bond:You didn't tell me there was going to be this much security.
Bianca:They moved the flight up to this afternoon.
James Bond:Well, we're going to have to go ahead as planned anyway.
[Bianca hands an ID badge with the name 'Luis Toro' to Bond]
James Bond:Toro. Sounds like a load of bull.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Jane Bomb 2: Thunderpussy (2007) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Entry of the Gladiators (Thunder and Blazes)See more »

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18 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Best of Roger Moore's 007's, 3 October 2006
Author: getyourdander from United States

I have a spot for this film. The photography on location in India & Eastern Europe is top notch. The women in this film are to me the most beautiful ones of the Bond series. Not only is Maud Adams just wonderful, but Kristina Wayborn looks great too. The action sequences in this one are among the best of the series & the humor is great. Louis Jourdan is a great bad guy & the film based upon 2 of Ian Flemings short stories put together by George MacDonald Fraser works well. This film has a pace to it, & you just can enjoy the ride when you watch it. The opening sequence has nothing to do with the rest of the film.

I often still imagine Kristina Wayborn as my girl instead of a Bond girl. The brunette in the opening sequence is a looker too. What I love about the opening is that it sets the tone for the rest of the movie. While the stunts look awesome, this film is played for a lot of laughs along with the action. It succeeds on both counts, & truly is the "Property of a Lady" with so many good looking Bond Women.

Rita Coolidge had her all time best song with the theme song for this film which seems to have been written for her voice. It's an all time high from Louis Jourdan (Kamal) to Bond in a gator tuxedo!

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