OctopussyThis is a featured page

Main | Other Bond Films | Fast Facts | Pics & Clips


Octopussy - James Bond Wiki


Octopussy Trailer



Synopsis:
  • A clown (009 in disguise) gatecrashes an embassy party and dies, a knife in his back... Clutched in his hand is a Fabergé egg. MI6 discovers that this priceless jewel was a clever fake, and that another is to be sold at auction. Bond pursues Prince Kamal Khan, the buyer of the egg, to India, and not only uncovers a high-class smuggling scheme, but also a plan to start WWIII involving a fanatical Russian general who intends to set off a nuclear weapon in West Germany and blame it on the US causing total nuclear disarment and undefended borders. Help comes from a beguiling source: the mysterious Octopussy and her traveling circus.

Release Date:
  • June 6, 1983

Plot:
  • To steal Russian jewels and detonate a nuclear bomb on a US airforce base causing total nuclear disarment and wwIII.

Box Office Results:
  • $183.7 million

Running Time:
  • 2 hours, 12 minutes

Issued sidearm:
  • Walther PPK
  • Walther P5 - given to Bond in India when he'd "mislaid" his PPK. Interestingly, the same pistol was used by Connery's Bond in Never Say Never Again the same year.

Gadgets:
  • Acrostar Mini Jet
  • Homer Seiko Watch
  • Miniature tracking and listening device
  • Fountain pen containing metal corroding acid and an earpiece
  • Crocodile-boat

Director:
  • John Glen

Screenplay:
  • Richard Maibaum
  • George MacDonald
  • Michael G. Wilson

Title Song:

  • All Time High

Title Song Artist:
  • Rita Coolidge

Starring:

Villains:
Henchmen:
  • Kabir Bedi as Gobinda
  • Indian tiger hunters with elephants
  • David Meyer as Mischka and Anthony Meyer as Grischka, the twin knife throwers
  • Indian thugs, including the yo-yo buzzsaw killer
  • Russian troops
  • Troops from a South-American country (pre-title sequence)
Bond Girls:
  • Maud Adams as Octopussy
  • Kristina Wayborn as Magda

Supporting Cast:
  • Vijay Amritraj as Vijay

Filming Locations:

  • Unidentified South American republic (with English road signs); Checkpoint Charlie, East Berlin, Germany; London, UK; Moscow, Russia; Udaipur, India; West Berlin, Germany; Feldstadt, Germany.

Best Quote:
  • Vijay: "Is he still there?"
Q: "You must be joking. 007 on an island populated exclusively by women? We won't see him 'til dawn.

"Bond... James Bond": Before sitting down to play Kamal Khan at backgammon.

Best Mistake :
  • At Octopussy's palace, Bond and an opponent fall into the water and are immediately attacked by crocodiles. But earlier, Kamal's men swam to the palace unmolested.

Distinguishing Feature:

Vital Statistics: (According to MI6-HQ.com)
  • Conquests: 2
  • Martinis: 1
  • Kills: 14
  • "Bond, James Bond": 1
Title References:
  • The movie shares it's name with the bond girl

Trivia:
  • This is the first film to have Robert Brown playing M.
  • Moore was contracted for 5 movies ending with For Your Eyes Only with another one as a option. He reluctantly returned in Octopussy because the producers wanted a more established Bond actor to go up against Never Say Never Again, which stared Sean Connery.



DaltonCraigRules
DaltonCraigRules
Latest page update: made by DaltonCraigRules , Aug 4 2014, 7:47 AM EDT (about this update About This Update DaltonCraigRules Edited by DaltonCraigRules

10 words added
12 words deleted
1 image added
3 widgets added
3 widgets deleted

view changes

- complete history)
More Info: links to this page
There are no threads for this page.  Be the first to start a new thread.

Related Content

  (what's this?Related ContentThanks to keyword tags, links to related pages and threads are added to the bottom of your pages. Up to 15 links are shown, determined by matching tags and by how recently the content was updated; keeping the most current at the top. Share your feedback on WikiFoundry Central.)