Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem.
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 S.P.E.C.T.R.E.
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
When Q investigates Silva's computer he connects it to the MI6 network. No one who knows anything about computer security would ever connect a suspect computer to the network before it has been fully investigated and found to be safe. Such a system would be investigated in strict isolation. See more »
[Speaking on a blue tooth device]
Ronson's down. He needs a medical evac.
Where is it? Is it there?
Hard drives gone.
It's gone. Give me a minute.
They must have it! Get after them!
I'm stabilizing Ronson.
We don't have the time!
I have to stop the bleeding!
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Bond's traditional shot towards the camera, seen through the barrel of a gun, is placed at the end of this film rather than the beginning. After the blood stops dripping, the James Bond 50th Anniversary logo appears with the words "James Bond will return," below it. See more »
For a life long Bond fan this is just about the best movie in the series. Has the feel of a classic Bond movie. LOVED it. I say A
"He knows us. He's one of us. He comes from the same place as Bond, a
place you say doesn't exist, the shadows." The world's greatest secret
agent is back, but is the need for an agent outdated in today's modern
world? After MI-6 is attacked and M (Dench) is brought under scrutiny
by the government Bond (Craig) alone is left to find out who is behind
the attack while M is trying to both help Bond and defend the need for
an agency that has been compromised. I know that a review is really not
needed here, being the 23rd Bond movie either you will watch it or not.
I am a huge fan of the series and was really looking forward to this
after hearing this is the best Bond movie yet. I have really loved the
Craig movies but for some reason they never had the feel of a Bond
movie to me, I wasn't sure what was missing but they didn't have the
same feel. Knowing that they were re-booting the series I was lenient
and with this one the re-boot is complete. This had much more of a feel
of a classic Bond movie and by the end I was excited to see the next
one. I got chills watching a few times and especially at the end. This
had possibly the best opening and ending to a Bond movie ever. I could
go on and on about this but I will just say if you love Bond you will
love this, if you have never seen one then this one will make you a
fan. Overall, From Russia With Love is my favorite Bond movie but this
a very close second, and I think may be more re-watchable. I wanted to
watch this one again as soon as the movie was over. I give this a very
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