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Terror in Tokyo (1966)

Atout coeur à Tokyo pour OSS 117 (original title)
After an American Navy base is annihilated by a secret weapon, Agent OSS 117 is sent to Japan to investigate the organization that's claiming responsibility, and threatening the US with another attack, if they don't pay.


Michel Boisrond


Jean Bruce (novel), Terence Young (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frederick Stafford ... Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, alias OSS 117
Marina Vlady ... Eva Wilson
Jitsuko Yoshimura ... Tetsuko
Jacques Legras ... M. Chan
Valéry Inkijinoff ... Yekota
Henri Serre ... John Wilson
Mario Pisu Mario Pisu ... Vargas
Colin Drake Colin Drake ... Babcock
Billy Kearns Billy Kearns ... M. Smith
Hiroshi Katô Hiroshi Katô
Hiroshi Nihon'yanagi ... (as Kan Nihonyanagi)
Hiroshi Minami Hiroshi Minami
Del Negro Del Negro
Bert Bertram Bert Bertram ... Gen. Forster
Jean Lemaître Jean Lemaître


US 24, an American Navy base in a small island in the Pacific, is annihilated. Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, a French aristocrat that is also a secret agent, OSS 117, is sent to Tokyo to investigate who did it. Soon, he finds out that a cypher girl in the American embassy had passed vital information to a Japanese gang. Eva Davidson confesses to him that she did that under cohertion, and is now ready to cooperate. OSS 117 will pretend to be Eva's husband, to better cover the contacts between her and the gang that is pursuing more information about a second naval base. Each step is a battle for his life, and he suspects that Eva may have not tell the whole truth. Written by Artemis-9

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Follows OSS 117: Mission for a Killer (1965) See more »

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OK French spy flick filmed in Tokyo
22 January 2005 | by MisterZZZSee all my reviews

The O.S.S. 117 series of films are based on popular spy novels by author Jean De Bruce about an international spy named Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, the French version of James Bond. Hubert Bonisseur was portrayed by a number of actors (including John Gavin, who was later named Ambassador to Mexico by Ronald Reagan!) which is one of the reasons the series never caught on outside of Europe. Austrian actor took over the role Frederick Stafford took over the role pf O.S.S 117 for the third and fourth films, the latter which was set in Japan and retitled "Terror in Tokyo". In this film, Bonnisseur has to stop a group of industrialists from launching missiles laced with atomic bombs unless the United States government gives into to their ransom demands. Gorgeous actress Marina Vlady plays a woman in the US embassy suspected of leaking secrets to the enemy, and Yoshimura Jitsuko is a Japanese secret agent posing as a nightclub hostess. Bonisseur romances both women and while attempting to save the world from destruction. Not as exciting as the superior 007 films of the era but entertaining in its own way. Look for a great fight scene in which Agent O.S.S. 117 goes up against a humongous sumo wrestler.

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20 February 1976 (USA) See more »

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