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 the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia, the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond... See full summary »
James Bond goes on his first ever mission as a 00. Le Chiffre is a banker to the world's terrorists. He is participating in a poker game at Montenegro, where he must win back his money, in order to stay safe among the terrorist market. The boss of MI6, known simply as M sends Bond, along with Vesper Lynd to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. Bond, using help from Felix Leiter, Mathis and having Vesper pose as his partner, enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career. But if Bond defeats Le Chiffre, will he and Vesper Lynd remain safe?Written by
A promotional leaflet used to promote the film in Japan headlined the "Seven rules to receive 00 status". The MI6 fansite has it translated as: "1) You don't fear death, and won't give in to torture. 2) You have Olympic level shooting skills. 3) Even if you double-cross your own parents, you will never double-cross the organization. 4) You have knowledge that would surprise even a scholar, and a sense of humor that would make even a bad girl grin. 5) You have the sociability of a lamb, but remain a lone wolf. 6) You have the highest level of experience with alcohol, gambling, cars, and food. 7) You can fall in love, but you can never love." See more »
Camera briefly reflected in a shop window when Bond leaves the bank in Venice. See more »
You know, James, I just want you to know that if all that was left of you was your smile and your little finger, you'd still be more of a man than anyone I've ever met.
[sitting in a wheelchair next to her, outside a clinic]
That's because you know what I can do with my little finger.
I have no idea.
But you're aching to find out.
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The opening credits include the words "Ian Fleming's James Bond." All other Bond movies only have this if it's an original screenplay. When they're based on the novels, regardless of how loosely, they're "Ian Fleming's (name of movie/novel)." See more »