Octopussy - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Octopussy Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
April 22, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
There's a fine line between wit and absurdity, and this particular movie too often falls on the wrong side.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
June 10, 1983
Octopussy is a very minor entry in the Bond franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Worst of the Roger Moore Bond films has a license to bore.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Austin Kennedy
Film Geek Central
October 28, 2012
Octopussy features 2 stand-out action sequences but for the most part, it's an overlong, sluggish, and schizophrenic entry in the Bond series.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files
October 30, 2015
Considering Bond gets disguised as an ape, a crocodile and a clown, the film has a lot more to be embarrassed about than its title.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.5/10
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media
May 5, 2014
More sexual innuendo than usual in provocatively named film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Christopher Null
February 8, 2007
Hardly Mr. Bond's finest hour.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Nick Rogers
October 13, 2012
James Bond is old. Wrinkled-forehead old. Lecherous-coot old. Strategic-hairstyle old. Senior meal-discount old. Simply ... old. That's the biggest takeaway from Roger Moore's second-worst outing as 007, hot on the heels of his second-best.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
January 1, 2000
...more than a bit silly compared to its immediate predecessor.
| Original Score: 6/10
Rob Blackwelder
November 18, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 19, 2009
Bottom-drawer Bond.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Top Critic
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
October 13, 2008
Bond had degenerated into a male model, and something of a genial anachronism.
Debbie Barham
September 11, 2001
The joy of a great Bond movie is the way it pushes the limits of believability -- and knows when to stop. Octopussy fails.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
August 16, 2002
May satisfy die hard Bond fans, but won't work for anyone else. Among the franchise's weakest efforts.
| Original Score: 2/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
December 25, 2003
I've never been a big fan of this Bond flick. Catchy name, though.
| Original Score: 2/5
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Too long
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor
October 6, 2015
[Director John Glen] keeps the excitement level high for an hour or so, then lets the show slip into the doldrums.
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)
February 12, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
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