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Octopussy

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2004-09-06
The Swedish teaser poster for Octopussy (1983)
Swedish premiere poster for Octopussy (1983)
The Swedish poster for Octopussy (1983)
Renegade Russian General Orlov, in order to countermand the soft line taken by his superiors in relation to the West plans, with the help of international smuggler Prince Kamal Khan, to detonate an atomic bomb on an American airbase in Germany.
Premiere:
1983-06-06
Swedish title:
Octopussy
Original title:
Octopussy
Director:
Second unit director:
Screenwriter(s):
George MacDonald Fraser, Michael G. Wilson and Richard Maibaum
Year:
1983
Release dates:
22 July 1983 (Sweden)
6 June 1983 (UK)
10 June 1983 (USA)
Plot outline:
Renegade Russian General Orlov, in order to countermand the soft line taken by his superiors in relation to the West plans, with the help of international smuggler Prince Kamal Khan, to detonate an atomic bomb on an American airbase in Germany.
Awards:
N/A
MPAA:
PG
Runtime:
131 minutes
Promotional partners:
N/A
Filming locations:
England (Oakley, Buckinghamshire, London, Oxfordshire, Peterborough), Germany (Charlottenburg), India (Agra, Udaipur), and Pinewood Studios (England)
Film company:
Production budget:
27,5 Million USD
Sweden Box-office:
33 667 289 SEK according to the Swedish Film Institute
UK Box-office:
N/A
US Box-office:
68 Million USD accoding to Box Office Mojo
Worldwide Box-office:
187,5 Million USD (Source: The Numbers)
Actors:
Albert Moses as Sadruddin
Alison Papworth as Octopussy girl
Andy Bradford as 009
Barrie Winship as circus artist
Brenda Cowling as Schatzl
Brian Coburn as South-american VIP
Bruce Boa as American General
Carol Richter as circus artist
Carole Ashby as Octopussy girl
Carolyn Seaward as Octopussy girl
Cherry Gillespie as Midge
Cheryl Anne as Octopussy girl
Christine Cullers as gymnast
Christine Gibson as gymnast
David Grahame as bensinstationsföreståndaren
David Meyer as Miska
Dermot Crowley as Major Kamp
Desmond Llewelyn as Q
Douglas Wilmer as Jim Fanning
Eva Rueber-Staier as Rublevitch
Gabor Vernon as Borchoi
Geoffrey Keen as Defence Minister
Gertan Klauber as Bubi
Gillian De Terville as Octopussy girl
Gurdial Sira as bov
Helene Hunt as Octopussy girl
Hugo Bower as Karl
Jane Aldridge as gymnast
Janine Andrews as Octopussy girl
Jani-Z as Octopussy girl
Jeremy Bulloch as Smithers
Joni Flynn as Octopussy girl
Josef Richter as circus artist
Julie Barth as Octopussy girl
Julie Martin as Octopussy girl
Kabir Bedi as Gobinda
Kathy Davies as Octopussy girl
Ken Norris as Colonel Toro
Kirsten Harrison as gymnast
Kristina Wayborn as Magda
Lisa Jackman as gymnast
Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny
Louis Jourdan as Kamal Khan
Lynda Knight as Octopussy girl
Mary Stavin as Octopussy girl
Maud Adams as Octopussy
Michael Halphie as sydamerikansk officer
Michael Moor as bov
Michaela Clavell as Penelope Smallbone
Patrick Barr as brittisk ambassadör
Paul Hardwick as sovjetisk ordförande
Peter Edmund as bov
Peter Porteous as Lenkin
Philip Voss as auktionsförrättaren
Ravinder Singh Revett as bov
Ray Charles as bov
Richard Graydon as Francisco the Fearless (and one of the fishermen in boat)
Richard Le Parmentier as American advisor
Robert Brown as M
Roberto Germains as Circus Director
Roger Moore as James Bond
Ruth Flynn as gymnast
Safira Afzal as Octopussy girl
Shirley Fossett as circus artist
Steven Berkoff as General Orlov
Stuart Saunders as Major Clive
Susanne Dando as gymnasternas övervakare
Suzanne Jerome as Gwendoline
Sven Surtees as bov
Talib Johnny as bov
Teresa Craddock as gymnast
Tina Hudson as Bianca
Tina Robinson as Octopussy girl
Tony Arjuna as mufti
Tony Meyer as Griska
Tracy Llewellyn as gymnast
Walter Gotell as Gogol
Vera Fossett as circus artist
Vijay Amritraj as Vijay
William Derrick as bov with jo-jo
Producers:
Albert R. Broccoli (producer)
Tom Pevsner(associate producer)
Michael G. Wilson (executive producer)
Music:
John Barry (film soundtrack composer)
Monty Norman (composer of the James Bond theme)
Rita Coolidge (singer of the title song)
Cintematograper:
Alan Hume (Director of Photography)
Film editor:
Casting:
Debbie McWilliams (casting director)
Production desginer:
Sound designer(s):
Colin Miller (sound editor)
Costume desginer(s):
Emma Porteous
Stills photographer:
Frank Connor and George Whitear (second unit)
Title designer(s):
Maurice Binder
Second unit director:
Andrew Warren (second assistant director)
Anthony Waye (assistant director)
Barbara Broccoli(assistant director)
Gerry Gavigan (assistant director: second unit)
Michael Zimbrich (second assistant director)
Terry Madden (second assistant director)
Tony Broccoli (second assistant director)
Stunt team:
Action Sequences Arranged By: Bob Simmons
Second Unit Stunt Arranger: Rocky Taylor
Stunt Driving Arranged By: Remy Julienne
Stunt Fight Arranger: Paul Weston
Aerial Coordinator: Clay Lacy

Stunt Team:
Supervisors: Bill Burton, Martin Grace, Paul Weston
Boat Master: Michael Turk
Stunt Engineers: Dave Bickers, Dan Peterson
Stunt Pilots: J.W. “Corkey” Fornof, Rick Holley, Marc Wolff

Beach 18 Team:
Rande De Luca
Jake Lombard
Joe Taylor
B.J. Worth

Stunt Doubles:
For Tony Meyer:Wayne Michaels (Train Fall)
For Louis Jourdan: Bill Weston
For Kabir Bedi:B.J. Worth (Parachute)

For Roger Moore:
Pat Banta (In The Trees)
Bill Burton (Wrangler)
Jim Dowdall (Under Train)
J.W. “Corkey” Fornof (Acro Star Jet)
Martin Grace, Richard Graydon (Train Fall)
Norman Howell (Wrangler)
Jake Lombard (Parachute)
Rocky Taylor
Paul Weston (On Train after Grace's accident)

Other Stunt Performers:
Alan Gold
Arthur Howell
Buddy Joe Hooker
Chris Webb
Clive Curtis
Colin Skeaping
David Brandon
Del Baker
Dick Ziker
Dorothy Ford
Eddie Eddon
Eddie Powell
Frank Henson
Fred Haggerty
George Lane Cooper
George Leech (crash with jeep in the early scenes)
Henri Trautman (car and motorcycle stunts)
Jack Sholomir
Jimmy Lodge
Malcolm Weaver
Marc Boyle
Michael Runyard
Nick Hobbs
R.A. Rondell
Reg Harding (Fisherman in boat)
Roy Alon
Roy Street
Steve Emerson
Stuart Fell
Stuart St. Paul
Tip Tipping
Tommy J. Huff
Tony Smart
Special effects:
John Richardson (Special effects supervisor)
Visual effects:
Distributor in Sweden:
United International Pictures AB
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