Rent James Bond: Casino Royale (2006)

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2h 18min
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Synopsis:
Casino Royale introduces James Bond before he holds his license to kill. But Bond is no less dangerous, and with two professional assassinations in quick succession, he is elevated to "00" status. "M" (Judi Dench), head of the British Secret Service, sends the newly promoted 007 on his first mission that takes him to Madagascar, the Bahamas and eventually leads him to Montenegro to face Le Chiffre, a ruthless financier under threat from his terrorist clientele, who is attempting to restore his funds in a high stakes poker game at the Casino Royale. "M" places Bond under the watchful eye of the Treasury official Vesper Lynd.
At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together. Le Chiffre's cunning and cruelty come to bear on them both in a way Bond could never imagine, and he learns his most important lesson: Trust no one.
Actors:
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Directors:
Writers:
Neal Purvis, Robert Wade
Others:
Mark Taylor, Stuart Baird, Paul Haggis, Chris Munro, Chris Corbould, David Arnold, Phil Meheux, Peter Lamont, Mike Prestwood-Smith, Lee Sandales, Eddy Joseph, Steve Begg, John Paul Docherty, Ditch Doy, Simon Wakefield, Martin Cantwell
Studio:
Sony
Genres:
British Films, Action & Adventure, Thrillers
Countries:
UK
Awards:

2007 BAFTA Best Sound

BBFC:
Release Date:
19/03/2007
Run Time:
138 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English, English Hard of Hearing, Hindi
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.40:1
Colour:
Colour and B & W
BBFC:
Release Date:
01/10/2012
Run Time:
144 minutes
Languages:
English, French
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour and B & W
Bonus:
  • Becoming Bond
  • James Bond: For Real
  • Bond Girls Are Forever (2006)
  • Chris Cornell Music Video
BBFC:
Release Date:
11/11/2019
Run Time:
144 minutes

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Reviews (7) of James Bond: Casino Royale

Better than average Bond, but too deliberately twisty. - James Bond: Casino Royale review by ZS

Spoiler Alert
27/11/2008

Daniel Craig doesn't meet the typical expectation of a Bond character. Instead of a slick, smooth operator, we have a slightly rougher character, with a kind of sadism more true to the novels than that shown in earlier films.

The film includes many standard Bond-film features, but cleverly uses these as a starting point to develop the Bond theme somewhat from previous films.

As to be expected, some first-rate action sequences and wit. Overall, definitely a welcome addition to the franchise.

1 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

Return to form - James Bond: Casino Royale review by Jawbreaker

Spoiler Alert
08/03/2009

My first blu ray and a real demo disk for the format. A return to form for Bond, receiving a new facelift in the shape of Daniel Craig. This film marks a new direction, taking onboard the lessons seen from the excellent Bourne series. A clear picture that really shows why blu ray is miles ahead of the standard DVD format. The only disappointment is the lack of extras, which was corrected in a recent special edition. Something that looks to be repeated in the latest Bond blu ray release. Shameful commercialism from the Bond producers! Just rent instead!

0 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

Best of the best - James Bond: Casino Royale review by JD

Spoiler Alert
12/05/2013

In my opinion Craig is the best Bond actor, the chase through the building site is the best of any action adventure and the Bond series is up there with Mission Impossible as the best action series. Few will agree on all counts but you have to agree this is absolutely outstanding if spy action is your genre. The only aspect of this film that could be improved is the baddie who is better in Skyfall.

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