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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.

Director:

John Glen

Writers:

George MacDonald Fraser (screen story and screenplay), Richard Maibaum (screen story and screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Moore ... James Bond
Maud Adams ... Octopussy
Louis Jourdan ... Kamal Khan
Kristina Wayborn ... Magda
Kabir Bedi ... Gobinda
Steven Berkoff ... Orlov
David Meyer David Meyer ... Twin One
Tony Meyer Tony Meyer ... Twin Two (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
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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 Fabergé 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-up a nuclear device on a U.S. Air Force Base. Bond teams up with a circus group, which are headed by the beautiful Octopussy, who is also close friend of Kahn. Written by simon

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Trivia

This movie contains at least four veterans of the Star Wars film franchise: Bruce Boa, (General Riekan from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)), Richard LeParmentier, (General Motti from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)), Dermot Crowley, (General Madine from Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)), and Jeremy Bulloch, (Boba Fett). See more »

Goofs

Even though Bond stops the starboard propeller of the plane, it can still be seen spinning as Gobinda climbs onto the top of the fuselage to attack him. 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

Unlike all previous and subsequent Bond films, the credits begin with "United Artists Present." The next title card is still the traditional "Albert R. Broccoli Presents." See more »

Alternate Versions

ABC cut 30 seconds from this film for its 1986 network television premiere. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Clown in the Ring
(uncredited)
Music by Keith Papworth
De Wolfe Music Ltd
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Good fun, and a great Bond film!!
24 August 2012 | by xboy614See all my reviews

This is Roger Moore's 6th Bond film and you can see that he has aged a bit since For your eyes only. The plot is rather nonsense, hard to follow and, like a lot of Bond films, not to be taken seriously. But for this film, the eight stars are for the sheer energy and work the crew have put into this film to make it funny, exciting and with heaps of stunts and action work. Roger Moore still has his great class from when he started in 1973 ten years before this film. Octopussy is based in India,with heaps of lovely big wide city shots with a scene showing India's jungle as well. The acting is fine, you don't need to worry about that and there are a few funny one-liners and jokes to keep the story from being to serious. All in all, take the film with a pinch of salt, its a bit of fun.... and a great popcorn film!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Russian | German | Spanish | Hindi

Release Date:

10 June 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Octopussy See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$27,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,902,564, 12 June 1983

Gross USA:

$67,893,619

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$67,893,619
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Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)| Dolby Stereo (35 mm prints)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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