Synopsis: James Bond's next mission sends him to the circus. A British agent was murdered and found holding onto a priceless Faberge 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 a nuclear device in an American Air Force Base. Bond teams up with a circus group, which are headed by the beautiful Octopussy, who is also close friend of Kahn. Will Bond be quick enough, before World War III begins?
Director(s): John Glen
Production: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
131 min

I think Commander Bond

should accompany you to the sale.


I could use an extra pair of eyes!

We could try and spot the seller.

They usually turn up out of interest

or perhaps just to bump up the price.

Thank you, Fanning.

Not at all.

If it is the Russians,

it may be an effort to raise currency

for covert operations abroad

or for payoffs.

Either way,

we'd better find out what they're up to.

- Yes, Minister.

- Eyes only, 007.

Operation Trove.

You'll be replacing 009.

He turned up dead in East Germany

with that egg in his hand.

There's not much to go on.

Well, we do have one lead, Minister.

"Property of a Lady."

The next subject on the agenda

is the continuing mutual

disarmament talks with NATO.

I assume you've all read

General Gogol's report.

It seems very thorough.

Thank you, Comrade Chairman.

I believe I express the opinion

of everyone present

that adoption of NATO proposals does

not compromise our defensive position.

(clears throat) Uh, Comrade Chairman!

General Orlov.

Er, General Gogol is presumptuous.

He speaks for himself and others

who cling to timid, outdated

and unrealistic policies!

Must I remind you, the committee,

of our overwhelming superiority

over NATO forces

before we give it away?

In East Germany

under my direct command,

I have 31 divisions,

including 11 tank divisions

and another five in Czechoslovakia.

In support, on the Russian western

border are 60 divisions,

including 22 tank divisions.

In all, a 10-1 advantage.

American and West German forces

can field at most ten armoured divisions.

The British maintain only a token force.

We have played out a variety of attack

strategies on the new Kutuzov computer

and find that a lightning thrust by

ten armoured divisions from the north,

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George MacDonald Fraser

George MacDonald Fraser OBE FRSL (2 April 1925 – 2 January 2008) was a Scottish author who wrote historical novels, non-fiction books and several screenplays. He is best known for a series of works that featured the character Flashman. more…

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