Top 25 Casino Royale Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Casino Royale facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Casino Royale film message.

You can see Richard Branson being frisked by security at the start of the Miami airport scene.
You can see Richard Branson being frisked by security at the start of the Miami airport scene.
At the end of the card game, Bond tips the dealer $1m. Not a bad night's work.
At the end of the card game, Bond tips the dealer $1m. Not a bad night's work.

Casino Royale Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. . Bond tips the dealer $500,000.00

  2. Sir Richard Branson can be seen going through airport security at the same time as the would-be terrorist-for-hire who tries to blow up a brand new plane as it is being unveiled for the first time

Casino Royale Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - When James Bond checks his emails, most of the contacts in his inbox are the names of people who worked on the movie/worked on previous Bond movies. Full list in comments.
    When James Bond checks his emails, most of the contacts in his inbox are the names of people who worked on the movie/worked on previous Bond movies. Full list in comments.
  • Bond says to M, "So you want me to be half-monk, half-hitman." This is a reference to Daniel Craig's role in the 1998 film "Elizabeth", in which he plays a monk who is a hitman.

  • 1 - Richard Branson can be seen getting body searched with a metal detector
    Richard Branson can be seen getting body searched with a metal detector
  • The guy that James Bond kills to become 007 gets off the elevator at level 6. As in, just before (00)7

Casino Royale Hidden Details

When Bond is playing poker in the Bahamas he is distracted by the wife of his opponent when she enters the room. Having learned from this experience, later, James asks Vesper Lynd to enter the room from behind so all the other poker players would be distracted by her.

1 - Just before Mr. White gets shot in the knee, you can see his knee pad/blood device through his pants.
Just before Mr. White gets shot in the knee, you can see his knee pad/blood device through his pants.

Bond says Vesper isn't his type because she is single. They ended up getting together, and it turned out she wasn't single.

1 - - When bond is tracking the phone after the first scene, the number of handshakes is also tracked
- When bond is tracking the phone after the first scene, the number of handshakes is also tracked
1 - - Playing cards subtly replaced with UK Pounds foreshadowing the the central motivation of the villain and Bond girl (as well as the high stakes poker game).
- Playing cards subtly replaced with UK Pounds foreshadowing the the central motivation of the villain and Bond girl (as well as the high stakes poker game).
1 - After Bond sends his resignation, the list of e-mails includes the names of film crew members, Anne Bennet, Chris McBride, Robert Wright, David Dean, Neil Pinkawa, and David Hicks.
After Bond sends his resignation, the list of e-mails includes the names of film crew members, Anne Bennet, Chris McBride, Robert Wright, David Dean, Neil Pinkawa, and David Hicks.

Bond is driving construction equipment at a bad guy and the glass stops bullets. He confidently tries the same thing on the train in Skyfall but the bullets get through and hit him. We later learn that this is only because the assassin uses special bullets.

The Aston Martin that Bond takes out of storage to drive in Skyfall was acquired in Casino Royale (2006) when he defeats Alex Dimitrios at poker

1 - The camera's shadow is visible on the upper left hand corner for three frames as Bond speeds by (Reuploaded for clarity)
The camera's shadow is visible on the upper left hand corner for three frames as Bond speeds by (Reuploaded for clarity)

When Vesper is trying to escape the stairwell during the fight, she is unable to open the door. This is because the door requires a key card or fob to be opened.

1 - Sir Richard Branson can be seen going through Airport security at the same time as the would-be terrorist, who tries to blow up a brand new plane as it is being unveiled
Sir Richard Branson can be seen going through Airport security at the same time as the would-be terrorist, who tries to blow up a brand new plane as it is being unveiled
1 - Bond rolls his Aston Martin to avoid hitting Vesper on the road. This is a reference to earlier in the film when he is poisoned by his patented Vesper Martini because it was stirred, not shaken. Rolling the car shakes up the drink and therefore removes the poison.
Bond rolls his Aston Martin to avoid hitting Vesper on the road. This is a reference to earlier in the film when he is poisoned by his patented Vesper Martini because it was stirred, not shaken. Rolling the car shakes up the drink and therefore removes the poison.
1 - When 007 breaks into M's house, finds out her name and is about to say it, M says "One more word and I will have you killed". She says it because the world would know her name, not because of any other possible reason I couldn't think of.
When 007 breaks into M's house, finds out her name and is about to say it, M says "One more word and I will have you killed". She says it because the world would know her name, not because of any other possible reason I couldn't think of.

Only the letters LO A ss are visable in the background sign, from this scene in Casino Royale (2007). "LOAss" when said outloud sounds like Low-ass or Lois. Like Lois Maxwell, who played Miss Moneypenny is so many old Bond films.

1 - Cameo.
Cameo.
1 - 007 puts saliva on the chip implant wound which is proven to speed up healing time. This was around 56:01.
007 puts saliva on the chip implant wound which is proven to speed up healing time. This was around 56:01.
Casino Royale poster
Casino Royale poster

Casino Royale Plot

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.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Casino Royale. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller
Director Martin Campbell
Stars Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Judi Dench
IMDB score 8.0