Few criminals in the world can do what Auric Goldfinger can do with gold. At the same time, he can't stand to have anyone stand in his way. James Bond thwarts his game of cards, but the woman he forced to help him dies.
Agent 007 doesn't stand a chance in his chase with Goldfinger either. He falls into the hands of a man preparing an attack on the US base at Fort Knox.
Strangely enough, he doesn't want to steal the gold from the fort, but to devalue it for many years with an atomic blast. The gold would remain radioactive and unusable for 60 years...