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Octopussy (1983)

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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... James Bond
... Octopussy
... Kamal
... Magda
... Gobinda
... Orlov
David Meyer ... Twin One
Tony Meyer ... Twin Two (as Anthony Meyer)
... Q
... M
... Miss Moneypenny
... Penelope Smallbone
... Gogol
... Vijay
... Sadruddin
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Storyline

James Bond's next mission sends him to the circus. A British agent was murdered and found holding onto a priceless Faberge egg. Kamal Kahn buys the egg at an auction, but Bond becomes suspicious when Kahn meets up with Russian General, Orlov. Bond soon finds out that Kahn's and Orlov's plan is to blow a nuclear device in an American Air Force Base. Bond teams up with a circus group, which are headed by the beautiful Octopussy, who is also close friend of Kahn. Will Bond be quick enough, before World War III begins? Written by simon

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Roger Moore. James Bond 007 [USA poster] See more »


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MGM [United States]

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Release Date:

10 June 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chobotnicka  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$27,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,902,564, 12 June 1983, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$67,900,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$119,600,000, 31 December 1984
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(70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints) (as Dolby Stereo in selected theatres)

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(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

A video game called "James Bond as seen in Octopussy" was developed by Capcom and Parker Brothers for this film in 1984. It was designed for the Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Commodore 64, and ColecoVision platforms, but was never released. If it had been, it would have been the first James Bond video game with an associated title with that of a Bond film. This would not happen until A View to a Kill (1985). See more »

Goofs

You can just about make out that the cars driving over a bridge in the railway scene are driving on the left, not the right. 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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Crazy Credits

JAMES BOND WILL RETURN IN "FROM A VIEW TO A KILL" - this is the second time in the series that the title of the next Bond film is not given as it will eventually appear (the FROM being dropped from Fleming's original title). See also The Spy Who Loved Me. See more »


Soundtracks

James Bond Theme
Music by Monty Norman
Arrangement by John Barry
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100% Bond!
15 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

"I'm sure the General will get a big blast out of this!" - "I know he wont be disappointed."

Excellent film that must be among the best in the series. It really feels like a genuine Bond movie. Like Broccoli & Co went all in. Top- notch action, mysterious women, eccentric villains and great locations. And Roger Moore was born to be a leading man. When Connery got worse for each film, Moore just got better. In Octopussy he is super- confident and handles both the drama and humor with ease.


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