Trivia: Although not well known at the time, the film would be the last Bond movie that Harry Salzman would produce.
Trivia: When J. W. Pepper first notices Bond going by on the boat, some oriental music plays - the tune is the theme to Live And Let Die (this was the previous film where they first met). (01:00:00)
Trivia: "The Man With The Golden Gun" was originally intended to have appeared much earlier in the Bond movie series than it did. A complete script was written in late 1966, and "...Golden Gun" was to have been the fifth Bond adventure. Shooting was planned to begin in Cambodia in the Spring of 1967. However, with the escalation of war in neighbouring Vietnam, it was thought that Cambodia was not a safe place to shoot a Bond movie, and these plans were cancelled
Trivia: One of the two schoolgirls (the one with the shorter hair) who help Bond beat-up the bad guys at the karate school, was the real-life daughter of the head of the Japanese secret service at the time.
Trivia: During the chase scene all the major cars are from American Motors: Bond in the Hornet, the Matador, and the police cars are Ambassadors.
Trivia: The film made very little money and almost cancelled the Bond series.