5 James Bond rip offs that you can’t believe were made

With the release of SPECTRE on the horizon, we’re screening James Bond ‘rip-off’ NEVER TOO YOUNG TO DIE on 8 Oct to raise money for the Kids Kino Project. However, it is by no means the weirdest Bond ‘parody’ out there…

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1. For Y’ur Height Only¬†(1981)

For Your Height Only poster

You may remember this film from our screening in March 2014, but for those of you who are unfamiliar with this Filipino masterpiece, it follows Agent 00, a 3-foot-tall martial arts master (played by Weng Weng) who must stop the a mad scientist unleashing an N-bomb on the world.

2. From Hong Kong With Love (1975)

From Hong Kong With Love

This Shaw Brothers rip-off is unique in that it actually features former Bond alumni including the original M and Moneypenny (Bernard Lee and Lois Maxwell)!

3. Mr Bond (1992)

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A Bollywood James Bond – you can probably imagine what this is like.

Superstar Ashkay Kumar probably doesn’t talk about this one much…

4. Never Say Never Mind: The Swedish Bikini Team (2001)

Never Say Never Mind: The Swedish Bikini Team

“Guys, I have an idea – we make a Bond film BUT featuring the Swedish Bikini Team”

“Genius – let’s take an early lunch and toast our greatness.”

John Rhys-Davies – what were you thinking?! You can’t be that hard up for money!

5. Never Too Young To Die (1986)

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Our screening on the 8 Oct – it features everything! Mullets, Gene Simmons in drag, gadgets, Vanity seducing John Stamos with a hose… you won’t believe you eyes.

Watch the trailer and then get your tickets here.