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2.6
533 Ratings

Octopussy

Directed by John Glen
United States, United Kingdom, 1983
Action, Thriller

Synopsis

James Bond returns to investigate the murder of a fellow agent who was clutching a priceless Faberge egg at the time of his death.

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Octopussy Directed by John Glen

Critics reviews

For Bond, swinging from a vine is the same as jumping the shark. Well, let’s be more detailed: swinging from a vine and having a vintage Tarzan yell emanate from the general direction of his mouth. Faced with the likes of blockbuster competition that they’d never seen before the Bond producers threw a lot of lousy ideas at the wall in a bid to both “keep up” and appeal to a younger audience. With this 1983 film, however, it looks as if they just stopped caring.
October 01, 2012
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