Skyfall (2012) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Skyfall

Sam Mendes, 2012

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Casino Royale
Ian Fleming, 1953

Skyfall is a movie directed by Sam Mendes in 2012 and based on the characters from the book Casino Royale by Ian Fleming, first published in 1953. The movie features Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, and others.

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RATING

7.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Skyfall (Sam Mendes, 2012)

7.4

/ 10

Book Cover: Casino Royale (Ian Fleming, 1953)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Casino Royale, the 1953 book by Ian Fleming.

Casino Royale

Read by: Dan Stevens

Storyline

In Istanbul, MI6 agents James Bond and Eve Moneypenny pursue mercenary Patrice, who has stolen a hard drive containing details of undercover agents. He fails a series of physical, medical, and psychological examinations, but M approves his return to the field, ordering him to identify Patrice’s employer, recover the hard drive, and kill Patrice.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Skyfall, the 2012 movie by Sam Mendes

Year

2012

Minutes

143

Movie Rate

7.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

Skyfall

Country: UK

Year: 2012

Length: 2h23m

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Cover of Casino Royale, the 1953 book by Ian Fleming

Year

1953

Pages

192

Book Rate

7.48

S: Goodreads

Book

Casino Royale

Country: UK

First published in: 1953

Length: 192 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Casino Royale (2006)
Movie by Martin Campbell
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Movie by Cary Joji Fukunaga

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14 votes

3 votes

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IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Casino Royale, the 1953 book by Ian Fleming

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29% No

12 votes

5 votes

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