Casino Royale was named the best James Bond film of all time.
Daniel Craig’s first tuxedo role, from 2006, garnered the most votes in a poll put together by IMDb, beating Pierce Brosnan’s Golden eye.
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In fact, with Casino Royale and Golden eye as the two finalists, Royale won a convincing score of 70.8% to 29.2%, with almost 4,500 votes cast.
Classic bond payments The golden finger and Dr No were beaten in the final by the most recent films in the poll.
Casino Royale was the third adaptation of Ian Fleming’s 1953 novel in the 007 series, directed by Martin Campbell.
Many hailed it as a return to form, skipping the overkill gimmicks from previous films and focusing more on the plot.
He found Bond one-on-one with Mads Mikkelsen’s Le Chiffre, a terrorist cell banker and high-stakes poker enthusiast.
The film also featured Eva Green’s Vesper Lynd, the Treasury agent Bond falls in love with.
Lynd’s death in the movie would echo in the upcoming 25th film, No time to die, Craig’s last in 007, scheduled for November.
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He finds Bond coming out of retirement to deal with the case of a missing scientist, before battling Rami Malek’s new villain, Safin.
Specter, the man with the golden gun, Fall from the sky and The spy who loves me also reached the quarter-finals.
The least popular films, according to the vote, included Octopus, Daylight alive, A sight to kill and Moonraker.