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.
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
Product placements and promotional tie-ins seen in the movie include: Virgin Airlines, including a Richard Branson cameo; Heineken beer; Sony Ericsson K800 and K790 camera phones; Sony Electronics, including Blu-ray players, discs, and security system; Sony HD5 MP3 player, LCDs and computers, such as the VAIO laptop; Ford automobiles, including Mondeo, Range Rover, and Land Rover Defender, Jaguar, Lincoln, Volvo, and the Aston Martin DB5 and DBS; FedEx; Château Angélus; Cybershot digital cameras; M's Turnbull & Asser pajamas; Omega Seamster watches, James Bond wears a Black Seamaster Co-Axial Planet Ocean, and an Omega Seamseter Diver 300M; Smirnoff vodka; and Bollinger champagne. See more »
Right after Bond leaves Solange to follow Dimitrios, he is shown leaving the country club in the Aston Martin DB5 and then immediately after showing the freeway signs, he is suddenly in the back of a taxi cab. See more »
[Bond, having been poisoned, is attempting to use a defibrillator on himself while a doctor talks him through the process over the phone, but the defibrillator has come disconnected. Bond passes out and his heart stops. Vesper arrives, reconnects the defibrillator, and uses it to restart Bond's heart. He regains consciousness]
[having woken up]
Hot Room Doctor:
You're welcome. Now get yourself off to a hospital.
I will do. As soon as I've won this game.
You're not seriously going ...
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The opening credits are played over imagery of playing cards and other gambling-type imagery. This sequence is unusual compared to other Bond films in that it doesn't focus on silhouettes of nude women. See more »
The UK 50th Anniverary Blu-ray disc is rated 15, is Region Free and is fully uncut, containing all the uncut fight scenes missing from the US editions and the complete torture scene. The US 50th Anniversary Edition still features the censored version of the film and is rated PG-13. See more »