After earning 00 status and a licence to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007. Bond must defeat a private banker funding terrorists in a high-stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro.
James Bond (Daniel Craig) goes on his first mission as a 00. Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen) 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 amongst the terrorist market. The boss of MI6, known simply as "M" (Dame Judi Dench) sends Bond, along with Vesper Lynd Eva Green) to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. Bond, using help from Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright), Rene Mathis (Giancarlo Giannini), 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
In the car roll sequence, Bond's Aston Martin rolls over a total of seven times before coming to a complete halt. See more »
When Bond is watching the Ocean Club security video from the archive, the time display shows that it was recorded at around 7pm but the shadows show it was much closer to noon. See more »
[talking privately at the bar to Mathis and Vesper referring to Le Chiffre]
It was worth it to discover his "tell".
What'd you mean "tell"?
The twitch he has to hide when he bluffs.
Bluffs? He had the best hand.
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The opening credits are set in a stylish montage of fights with gambling symbols: playing cards, playing card symbols (diamonds, hearts, spades and clubs), kings and queens, and roulette wheels. See more »
The Chinese version is cut for violence (Obanno getting strangled, Bond cleaning up after the stairwell fight, and the torture scene) and sexual content (the foreplay on the boat). Additionally, Judi Dench had to re-dub one line to pass the censors. The line, "Christ, I miss the Cold War" was changed to, "God, I miss the old times". See more »