Armed with a licence to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007 and must defeat a weapons dealer in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, but things are not what they seem.
James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.
A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight is forced to return from his imposed exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane with the help of the enigmatic Selina.
When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory (Ralph Fiennes), the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows - aided only by field agent, Eve (Naomie Harris) - following a trail to the mysterious Silva (Javier Bardem), whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves. Written by
The film deals with James Bond's Scottish ancestry. Bond's family history was created by Ian Fleming in the Bond novel "On Her Majesty's Secret Service", first published in 1964. Fleming was inspired to add the back-story of Bond's genealogy into the book after seeing the character played by Sean Connery (a Scotsman) in Dr. No (1962). This is the second time in the official James Bond film series that James Bond discusses the death of his parents, the first time was in GoldenEye (1995). Clan of Bond names created by the production for the plaques and headstones at the chapel and graveyard include Andrew Bond, Robert Bond, Monique Delacroix Bond, Celia Bond, Kathleen Bond, Elsa/Elsie Louise Bond, Ramsay William Bond, and Margaret Jean Davidson Bond. See more »
When Q gives Bond the box containing the gun which only he can fire, the box has a lock on the top. However, when Bond opens the box, there is no locking mechanism present. See more »
The opening credits feature Bond periodically shooting at targets, Shanghai dragons, Silva's skull logo, and the Skyfall mansion from which Bond's eyes stare out. At the end of the credits, the sky is seen falling upon the mansion. See more »
Never been a big Bond fan. However Daniel Craig best Bond by far. Liked Casino Royale and despite my minority view preferred QoS as a film. Agree with many on Skyfall that plot is very poor. Silly in fact. The scene at the end when they try and fashion weapons is like a cross between the A Team and Home Alone. It seems to be that the film steals several ideas from other films but fails to deliver as a whole. The helicopter scene at end reminds me of Lethal Weapon 2- but its done better in that film. Why would a top agent drive to Scotland with no weapons or back up with head of MI6 ?
And the most ridiculous thing was the Bond girl. He knows she is a sex slave- wants to be freed from all this- so just appears naked in shower later on to take advantage of her vulnerability. Then she gets killed quickly.
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