The Octagon


1h 43m 1980

Brief Synopsis

Here Norris plays a retired martial-arts champion who is asked by the wealthy Karen Carlson to protect her from a group of ninjas. He agrees only when he learns that his longtime nemesis Tadashi Yamashita is leading the band. Lee Van Cleef (master of the menacing grin) makes the most of his role as the leader of a vengeful group of antiterrorists.

Film Details

Also Known As
Octagon
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Martial Arts
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

Here Norris plays a retired martial-arts champion who is asked by the wealthy Karen Carlson to protect her from a group of ninjas. He agrees only when he learns that his longtime nemesis Tadashi Yamashita is leading the band. Lee Van Cleef (master of the menacing grin) makes the most of his role as the leader of a vengeful group of antiterrorists.

Crew

Paul Aaron

From Story

Glenn E. Anderson

Sound

William Asman

Camera Operator

John Gilbert Barrett

Stunts

Bill Beam

Key Grip

Alan Belkin

Executive Producer

Marc Belkin

Production Assistant

Barbara Burgdoff

Costumes

Dann Cahn

Editor

Leigh Chapman

Screenwriter

Leigh Chapman

From Story

Mario Cisneros

Assistant Director (Mexico)

Steven Cohen

Assistant Director

Jay Depland

Stunts

Sudy Dostal

Production Coordinator

Joe Fineman

Sound Editor Supervisor

Carlos Flores

Production Manager (Mexico)

Joel Freeman

Producer

Jose Antonio Garcia

Sound Recording (Mexico)

Alvin Greenman

Script Supervisor

Gene Grigg

Special Effects

Dick Halligan

Music

Donald Lee Harris

Art Direction

Jim Hassinger

Set Decorator

Jim Henderling

Production Manager

James Herbert

Location Manager

Jean Higgins

Production Executive

Michel Hugo

Camera

Caro Jones

Casting

Michael F Leone

Executive Producer

Dorothea Long

Hairstyles

Kathleen Lucero

Production Assistant

Brice Mack

Camera Operator

Sam Moore

Props

Louis S Muscate

Assistant Director

Aaron Norris

Stunt Coordinator

Aaron Norris

Choreography (Karate Fights)

Chuck Norris

Choreography (Karate Fights)

Richard Norton

Stunts

Ray O'reilly

Sound Rerecording

Jose Luis Ortega

Script Supervisor (Mexico)

John Osiecki

Sound Recording

Ben Perry

Stunts

Leonard Peterson

Sound Rerecording

M Curtis Price

Sound Rerecording

Steven Ramirez

Assistant Director

Nancy Rodman

Casting (Mexico)

Leonardo Sanchez

Camera Operator (Mexico)

James Schoppe

Production Designer

Glenn Skip Surguine

Assistant Director

Gabriel Torres

Camera (Mexico)

Mel Traxel

Stills

Jack Page Wilson

Makeup

Jack Wilson

Makeup

Film Details

Also Known As
Octagon
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Martial Arts
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1980

Released in United States 1980