The James Bond Movies

Casino Royale

Released: November 16, 2006

  Daniel Craig as James Bond
  Eva Green as Vesper Lynd
  Mads Mikkelsen as Le Chiffre
  Caterina Murino as Solange

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Running Time: 144 minutes

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Casino Royale Ultimate Edition DVD
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  • First appearance of Daniel Craig as James Bond

  • First time the series is "reset"

  • First time the audience sees Bond get his 00-status

  • First time Felix Leiter is played by a black man in the official series

  • First time Bond plays poker

  • First time Bond is tortured on screen

  • First time Bond orders a Vesper

  • First apperance of Rene Mathis

  • First scene showing M in her night clothes

  • First EON Productions James Bond movie to show the Columbia Pictures logo.

  • First EON Productions James Bond movie to feature a blond actor (Daniel Craig) to play James Bond.

  • First to have a major black and white sequence

  • First film to feature a scene with rain

  • First not to feature Miss Moneypenny

  • First time Bond does not actually walk in the gunbarrel

  • First time the gunbarrel sequence comes after the opening action sequence

  • The inclusion of the scene at the Body Worlds exhibit means that this is the first Bond movie where actual corpses are shown on screen.

  • First time the actor playing Bond is younger than the series itself

  • First time James Bond is played by someone that Albert R. Broccoli did not pick

  • First time one of the Bond films doesn't feature female dancing silhouettes in the opening titles