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.
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
Near the start of auto rickshaw chase, just after passing through the gate into the marketplace, a man wearing a blue and white baseball cap and blue shirt ducks to try to avoid being seen in the panning camera. Most likely a crew member since everyone else who is visible is wearing more traditional Indian clothing. See more »
You didn't tell me there was going to be this much security.
They moved the flight up to this afternoon.
Well, we're going to have to go ahead as planned anyway.
[Bianca hands an ID badge with the name 'Luis Toro' to Bond]
Toro. Sounds like a load of bull.
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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 »
Versions differ in usage of subtitles. Some have large subtitles in the middle of the screen, "KREMLIN ART REPOSITORY" (over the first shot of the sign outside what is identified, in a slight shadow, as "National Fine Art Repository") and "GET OFF MY BED" (when the Indian man in the chase sequence protests as a thug is flipped onto his bed of nails). At least some DVD versions omit these. See more »
OCTOPUSSY is original and not a remake of the already medicore THUNDERBALL, the Sean Connery flick that was great on the ground but the last act underwater is as slow as being... and fighting, especially... underwater...
So there's a remake with an aged Sean Connery back as Bond (yes, he was technically younger than Roger Moore, but didn't look it), and the most intense scene is Bond playing a video game against his opponent. No joke.
In this, the second to last Roger Moore Bond, which is a celebration of all things pulpy and an answer to Raiders of the Lost Ark (like Moonraker was to Star Wars), the action never stops, and there are always reasons for, basically, a lot of cool stuff to happen. And keep happening. That's that.
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