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.
“Casino Royale” is a 2006 spy film and the 21st installment in the James Bond film series. The movie stars Daniel Craig as James Bond, Eva Green as Vesper Lynd, Mads Mikkelsen as Le Chiffre, and Judi Dench as M. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Ian Fleming, which was first published in 1953.
The plot of the movie revolves around Bond’s mission to defeat Le Chiffre, a banker to the world’s terrorists, in a high-stakes game of poker at Casino Royale in Montenegro. Bond is also tasked with protecting Vesper Lynd, a British Treasury agent who is assigned to provide the money for the game.
The movie was directed by Martin Campbell and received critical acclaim upon its release. It was praised for its gritty and realistic take on the James Bond character, as well as for Craig’s performance as Bond. The movie also features a famous opening sequence, in which Bond engages in a high-speed chase through a construction site in Madagascar.
Overall, “Casino Royale” is considered by many to be one of the best James Bond movies ever made, and it helped to revitalize the franchise after several lackluster entries in the 1990s and early 2000s.