Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Singin' in the Rain (Blu-ray)
$7.99
Grave of the Fireflies (Blu-ray)
$9.99
Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$19.95
The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
$49.99
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 3 (Blu-ray)
$36.88
Spirited Away (Blu-ray)
$25.89
Mad Max (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Kingsman: The Secret Service (Blu-ray)
$22.99
The Immigrant (Blu-ray)
$9.99
Annie (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Stigmata (Blu-ray)
$15.89
What's your next favorite movie?
Join our movie community to find out


Image from: Life of Pi (2012)
COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (40812)
 Adventure (31371)
 Animation (9430)
 Anime (5243)
 Biography (4335)
 Comedy (30263)
 Comic book (5855)
 Coming of age (2042)
 Crime (21083)
 Dark humor (4274)
 Documentary (5330)
 Drama (49060)
 Epic (5853)
 Erotic (1274)
 Family (13158)
 Fantasy (18007)
 Film-Noir (1321)
 Foreign (7027)
 Heist (1821)
 History (6343)
 Holiday (1312)
 Horror (15428)
 Imaginary (999)
 Martial arts (3656)
 Melodrama (2650)
 Music (9453)
 Musical (4241)
 Mystery (12218)
 Nature (1886)
 Other (724)
 Period (7682)
 Psychological thriller (3495)
 Romance (17631)
 Sci-Fi (20195)
 Short (449)
 Sport (3094)
 Supernatural (4882)
 Surreal (1619)
 Teen (3585)
 Thriller (35590)
 War (6325)
 Western (2624)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


Casino Royale Blu-ray

United States
Sir James Bond Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | 1967 | 131 min | Not rated | May 29, 2011

Casino Royale (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (35.99 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.34:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
Spanish: Dolby Digital 2.0
French: Dolby Digital 2.0
German: Dolby Digital 2.0
Italian: Dolby Digital 2.0
(more)
Note: 2.0 mono; Spanish=Latin &...

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish, Japanese, German, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian… (more)

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $19.99, Price history

Best Buy: $14.99 (Save 25%)  

New from: $13.98 (Save 30%)
Available from Amazon sellers

Buy Casino Royale on Blu-ray Movie

Price
Buy on:

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
5.5
82
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 3.5 of 53.5
Audio 3.8 of 53.8
Extras 4.2 of 54.2
Based on 3 user reviews

Movie appeal 
Adventure100%
Action58%
Comedy4%
62%
popularity
690
collections
17
fans




Casino Royale

 (1967)

Casino Royale Blu-ray despite solid video and great audio falls short as an overall poor Blu-ray release

In a chaotic send-up of the Bond franchise, Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH and Le Chiffre, Bond decides to name every agent "James Bond". One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble, is sent to take on Le Chiffre in a game of baccarat, but all the Bonds get more than they can handle.

For more about Casino Royale and the Casino Royale Blu-ray release, see Casino Royale Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 2.0 out of 5.

Directors: Val Guest, Joseph McGrath, John Huston (I), Ken Hughes, Robert Parrish (I), Richard Talmadge
Writers: Wolf Mankowitz, Woody Allen, Val Guest, Ben Hecht (I), Peter Sellers, Terry Southern
Starring: David Niven (I), Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Orson Welles, Woody Allen, Deborah Kerr

» See full cast & crew


Casino Royale Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.5 of 5

The AVC-encoded transfer is smooth and film-like, with a grain structure that is visible but not intrusive. Black levels are generally excellent, as they need to be in all scenes in the casino (with all the gentlemen in their tuxedos) or the Berlin sequences, with its many dark interiors. The breadth and variety of rich, saturated color is especially noteworthy in interior scenes, where cinematographer Jack Hildyard (The Bridge on the River Kwai) had the freedom to light with the full intensity required for the slow film stocks and anamorphic lenses of the day. (The lights generated so much heat that the rotund Orson Welles had to change his entire costume after each take, because it was soaked with perspiration.) Colors in outdoor scenes, which rely more on natural light, tend to be less intense, but outdoor scenes are the exception in this film, where artifice prevails.

Detail is generally quite good, allowing one to take in the full extent of the elaborate production design. However, the image is somewhat soft, which appears to be inherent in the original photography, and is certainly to be expected in the many shots that used opticals to achieve effects that today would be created by CGI. No artificial sharpening or noise reduction appears to have been applied. The source materials are in excellent condition.

A further note: While preparing this review and creating screenshots, I have played back Casino Royale on three different players: a Panasonic BDP-50, a PS3 and a BD-ROM drive on my desktop using playback software. On the BD-ROM drive, I noticed significant vertical "banding" in the latter third of the film, but this was nowhere to be seen on the Panasonic or the PS3. This confirms, yet again, that the playback device can be a critical element in what one sees on a Blu-ray.


Casino Royale Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

Casino Royale was originally released in both mono and 6-track 70mm. Bacharach's score was recorded in stereo and was long considered a reference recording. The Blu-ray's soundtrack is DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, and it sounds terrific, within the limitations of the source. Except for occasional dialogue pans left and right, the mix is largely front-centered. Effects such as gunshots or explosions have relatively little impact, but that may be by design, since the film was intended as a spoof. Indeed, many of the effects seem to be aiming for a "smaller than life" style. Meanwhile, dialogue remains clear, and Bacharach's richly reproduced score seems to float above the silly proceedings onscreen like the independent marvel it is.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Casino Royale Blu-ray, News and Updates



No related news posts for Casino Royale Blu-ray yet.


Casino Royale Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Casino Royale (1967) (

Official Thread

)
39 Jul 11, 2014
Casino Blu-ray 261 Apr 08, 2015
Casino or Goodfellas? 163 Dec 29, 2012
Which Casino Royale BD is better? 143 Feb 03, 2015

» Show more forum discussions for Casino Royale Blu-ray



 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies



Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Taken 3
2. Escape from New York
3. The Babadook
4. Interstellar
5. Everly
6. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
7. Batman vs. Robin
8. Wolfen
9. Ghoulies / Ghoulies II
10. Big Hero 6
11. Birdman
12. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
13. The Cabin in the Woods
14. Gone Girl
15. Nightcrawler

Trending in Theaters
1. Furious 7
2. Ex Machina
3. It Follows
4. Kingsman: The Secret Service
5. Maps to the Stars
6. The Voices
7. Unfriended
8. Hot Tub Time Machine 2
9. While We're Young
10. Jupiter Ascending
11. Cinderella
12. Chappie
13. Seventh Son
14. The Divergent Series: Insurgent
15. Accidental Love
16. Everly
17. The DUFF
18. Monkey Kingdom
19. Digging Up the Marrow
20. Lost River
21. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
22. Run All Night
23. Get Hard
24. True Story
25. Woman in Gold
26. '71
27. Home Sweet Hell
28. The Last Five Years
29. What We Do in the Shadows
30. Welcome to New York
31. The Longest Ride
32. Kidnapping Mr. Heineken
33. Wild Card
34. Fifty Shades of Grey
35. Zombeavers
36. Unfinished Business
37. Hard to Be a God
38. The Salvation
39. Supremacy
40. Girlhood
41. Clouds of Sils Maria
42. Cut Bank
43. The Riot Club
44. White God

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Fifty Shades of Grey
2.  American Sniper
3.  Interstellar
4.  Kingsman: The Secret Service
5.  Taken 3
6.  Big Hero 6
7.  Paddington
8.  Furious 7
9.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
10.  Star Wars: Episodes IV-VI
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Fifty Shades of Grey
2.  American Sniper
3.  Kingsman: The Secret Service
4.  Paddington
5.  Furious 7
6.  Cinderella
7.  Mad Max
8.  Jupiter Ascending 3D
9.  Insurgent
10.  Spirited Away
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Taken 3
$19.89, Save 50%
2.  Paddington
$19.92, Save 50%
3.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
4.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
$19.99, Save 50%
5.  Fast & Furious 6-Movie Collection
$36.49, Save 54%
6.  The Imitation Game
$17.96, Save 49%
7.  Fury
$14.99, Save 57%
8.  Grave of the Fireflies
$9.99, Save 67%
9.  Into the Woods
$19.84, Save 50%
10.  The Babadook
$14.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Singin' in the Rain

 United States


$19.98 $7.99





Grave of the Fireflies

 United States


$29.98 $9.99





Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season

 United States


$79.98 $19.95





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2015 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices