Top 4 Octopussy Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Octopussy facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Octopussy film message.

For Octopussy (1983), the director mounted a stuffed tiger on a wheelbarrow and shoved it at the camera, to stimulate a tiger charging at James Bond. The stuffed tiger came from the palace of the ruling Maharana ("King of kings"). The director had noticed it and asked to borrow it for the movie.
For Octopussy (1983), the director mounted a stuffed tiger on a wheelbarrow and shoved it at the camera, to stimulate a tiger charging at James Bond. The stuffed tiger came from the palace of the ruling Maharana ("King of kings"). The director had noticed it and asked to borrow it for the movie.
Bruce Boa and Richard LeParmentier play army officers. They are probably more famous as another pair of military men, General Rieekan and Admiral Motti from Star Wars. Good to see a Rebel and Imperial getting along!
Bruce Boa and Richard LeParmentier play army officers. They are probably more famous as another pair of military men, General Rieekan and Admiral Motti from Star Wars. Good to see a Rebel and Imperial getting along!

Octopussy Trivia

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  1. During the car chase scene in India in Octopussy (1983), a local on a bicycle suddenly cycles between the two fighting vehicles. This was completely unscripted.

  2. One of the Indian stuntmen (specifically the one that wields the deadly yo-yo) broke his left arm. Despite this, he stayed on and finished filming his scenes with his arm in a cast. This is visible in the movie.

Octopussy poster
Octopussy poster

Octopussy Plot

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.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Octopussy. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller
Director John Glen
Stars Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Kristina Wayborn
IMDB score 6.6