The Octagon (1980) 103 min Rated R
The Octagon is a 1980 action film starring Chuck Norris, Karen Carlson and Lee Van Cleef. It was directed by Eric Karson and written by Paul Aaron and Leigh Chapman. It was filmed in Los Angeles, California and released on August 14, 1980. It is notable for its inventive use of ‘voice over’ effects to portray the inner life of Chuck Norris’s character, Scott James. This was actor Richard Norton’s film debut.
Opener: Alright….I know as Ninjas…we aren’t suppose to talk to each other…buuuuut…Van Cleef is down there shooting a ninja in the back as we repel down. we need a better ninja escape plan. NINJA SMARTER!
Twitter: The Octagon – Like a good childhood Hog story shared with chuck norris….at first it amuses you…then you feel sad ….cause you remembered you ate him..and he was delicious
Stuff I Loved:
Does anyone know? How can they, at the beginning. There is no perspective
Clever title logo – the O in Octagon is AN OCTAGON
Time for a little drummer boy…that means the soldiers!
Uh oh…Tree Ninjas. the Irish vs Ninjas?
There ain’t no French Ninjas…they are too snooty.
Hey man…this ninja is eyeballing me.
“These new round of recruits you brought me are not asian!”
Hey look…it’s one of them haunted baby strollers…nope…they got the mini guns…pew pew pew.
Cut to Norris enjoying a show. Bomp Bomp…Bu-da…Bomp Bomp…
Pretty but not too pretty…just like Ibbott
A.J. did you call me a space cadet?
My pickup line. “I really enjoyed your performance.” Only Chuck norris could pick up a chic on that lame line.
If a girl tells you people tell her…shes a psychic…run…no…run faster
Salt keeps me from puking! Porcelain Worship…what a horrible first dinner date conversation.
There is someone here…haha…inner monologue…now tell me who is crazy.
This was back in the day…when you got stabbed…you died in a movie. Always. Today you have to do the gut move.
I guess that lady wasn’t too psychic. Did she see that knife to the gut?
OMG….NINJA! But they don’t exist anymore
For a minute I thought this movie was going to take a different turn. I thought Chuck had killed that ladies family because he had some kind of ninja flash back
Step forward…haha…sucka! Into the bitching pit.
The coffee shop next to the gym.
2 hours in the sound booth with Chuck Norris whispering inner monologue
Have you hugged your rifle today?
Lee Van Cleef is wearing one of his wife’s earrings.
“So…I ran into some Ninjas last night.”
Look here Winston….go catch some ghosts.
Hey…popped collar…you are next.
Damsel in distress in a fur coat.
“Provided our bumpers match.” I was wrong…that was the worst pickup line.
Dumbass….let a lady take your car.
Wouldn’t it have been easier to just shoot him.
That bitch took my keys!
This is the Ninja weapons rundown montage.
Don’t you miss the days when Dobermans were the bad ass dogs
Would you like to come in….uh lady….I am already in.
LLoyd Liverpool was my Beetles Cover Band name
Dooble dee dooble dee…piano music for tense foot chases. add a moraca for flavor
If you got enough air to scream…you don’t enough air to breathe
mmm….pontiac firebird. Always wanted one.
Do you know what we do to dead people in our ninja drill. Kick your ass.
I’m a Ninja in a tree.Tree Ninja
“I have the most confident looking cheekbones.”
“It makes me stupid…and you a whore.” What an ass.
They are using words that I don’t even know. Rock Heart?
French Ninja! Hey French ninja…say it in English…for the audience…cause I am Asian
Ninja throwing star to the neck!! This has all the best ninja weapons.
They turned my Dojo into a hoe down. wTH
Are you beedy…beedy beedy beedy.
Could Beedy be anymore creepy.
Yeah…give him a chance..let him sit…get your crotch display chair
Gold ole Frenchie.
What the hell does that mean…the constipated type?
I’m with Chuck’s brother…he was a cheater..he was all pushing and stuff.
Wow…it don’t take much to be rejected by your Ninja daddy.
See ya Ninjas….remember…we are watching.
Wow…I don’t feel like a ninja.
2nd week in a row we have seen a movie with a brown cargo van.
Did you just hiss at me?
Fur Mart Building…hehe..what the hell kind of name is that.
Don’t blow on the fur.
A lot of dead brothers.
Chuck Norris wanted to change the world
We have seen some bad ninjas in movies…are these the worst?
Ding Ding Ding…somebody knows how to heighten tension with a triangle.
Nnja Pillow fight!!
You attack Chuck Norris while he sleeps…cause you think he is at this weakest. You are wrong…he is never weak.
Ninja Escape Plan? Get shot in the back as you repel down the building. There is no Ninja Escape Plan.
heheh…forget it…I’ll loan you my shampoo…have you seen my hair
Hey..ole senior one arm is playing chess against the old man in UP
Hey….your truck aint’ got no windshield…or doors!
Everyone assumes Chuck Norris is sleeping with these ladies…but he is a virgin.
Your Hog story amuses me…now I am sad.
Sorry…I don’t have sex…it saps my Ninja Strength…oh what the hell. BOOBIES!
How you reckon you gonna sneak up on Ninja Camp. We are Ninja Camp!!
Awww….the classic…Just stay here in the car woman. Nope…
“Always feel like…Ninja’s watching me!.Invading my Privacy…hiyaa hiyaaa”
“They were Ninja fighting!! Those dudes were fast as…gah…throwing star in my neck! *collapse”
what advantage would it be to the ninjas attacking Norris in their camp to be ninja quite…see this is why the Ninja way is extinct.
What were those dudes doing in the dunkers that required zipping up.
“Don’t kill him!!” Like you could kill Chuck Norris
Chick in the bucket. An actually Octagon!
Expected him to demask the one hissing ninja and him to be a gila monster
You just knew that ninja was going to come back out on fire..
Finally, I didn’t think anyone was ever going to kill A.J.
I see your monkey claw style fighting….I give you…foot to the balls.
Is that Rudy! OMG I’m pretty sure that is Samwise
Wow…that was kind of anticlimactic.