Casino Royale is the 21st James Bond film produced by Eon Productions, which makes all of the Bond movies. It was directed by Ian Campbell and starred Daniel Craig as the fictional MI16 agent James Bond. This version of Casino Royale is the 2006 version, but a previous version was released in 1967.
The Main Story
Bond is back in this excellent gambling movie Casino Royale which was released in November 2006. In Casino Royale Bond embarks on a mission to prevent a mob banker, Le Chiffre from winning a high stakes poker game.
Daniel Craig is Bond and the famous actress Judy Dench is “M.” In Casino Royale Bond is at the beginning stages of his career as 007 and earning his license to kill. This mission is at the Casino Royale in Montenegro. Here he meets Vesper Lynd, a treasury employee assigned to provide him with the $10 million he needs to enter the high stakes Texas Hold ’em Poker Game.
Initially Bond gains the upper hand during the game deducing Le Chiffre’s “tell”, but the table turns when Le Chiffre gets a tip-off on Bonds tell. The plot unravels with kidnappings, murder and betrayal. All in a day’s work as a British secret Agent with $10 million in stake money to protect.
Bond wins the game against Le Chiffre. Vesper gets captured, and Bond goes after her but has an accident and wakes up in the hospital. Bond resigns and plans to leave with Vesper, but she takes the money out of the account.
In the end, Vesper drowns in an elevator while Bond tries to rescue her. One of the baddies, Mr White, escapes with the money. Bond finds him, shoots him in the leg and introduces himself “…. Bond. James Bond.”