movies.broadwayworld.com

James Bond's SKYFALL Is Biggest Grossing Film in Franchise History

Related Links
First Official Photo Shared rom Set of New Bond Film SPECTREFirst Official Photo Shared rom Set of New Bond Film SPECTRE
December 09, 2014
Next James Bond Movie to Be Called SPECTRE; Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci Among New CastNext James Bond Movie to Be Called SPECTRE; Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci Among New Cast
December 04, 2014
Title and Cast of Next JAMES BOND Film to Be Revealed This Thursday!Title and Cast of Next JAMES BOND Film to Be Revealed This Thursday!
December 02, 2014
CONFIRMED! Christoph Waltz to Portray Next Villain in JAMES BOND FranchiseCONFIRMED! Christoph Waltz to Portray Next Villain in JAMES BOND Franchise
November 14, 2014
Related: Sony Pictures, MGM, SKYFALL

Deadline.com reports that Sony Pictures, MGM, and Eon Productions have officially announced that the 23rd James Bond picture, SKYFALL, is the biggest grossing film in the history of the franchise. The film took in $89.0M million this weekend internationally, making it's total overseas earnings a whopping $428.6 million. Opening this weekend in U.S. and Canadian theaters, Skyfall took in an additional $90M bringing the worldwide estimated total to $518.6M. A source with Sony Pictures told Deadline, “We are off to an amazing start." 

In SKYFALL, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Dame Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe, Ralph Fiennes, Albert Finney, Ben Whishaw, Helen McCrory, Ola Rapace and Tonia Sotiropoulou star in the film.

Here’s the Top Ten based on weekend estimates (may be refined):

1. Skyfall (Eon/MGM/Sony) NEW [Runs 3,505] PG13
Friday $31.7M, Saturday $33.9M, Weekend $87.0M

2. Wreck-It Ralph (Disney) Week 2 [Runs 3,752] PG
Friday $7.8M, Saturday $14.7M, Weekend $33.0M (-32%), Cume $93.6M

3. Flight (Paramount) Week 2 [Runs 2,047] R
Friday $4.2M, Saturday $6.5M, Weekend $15.1M (-39%), Cume $47.7M

4. Argo (Warner Bros) Week 5 [Runs 2,763] R
Friday $1.8M, Saturday $3.0M, Weekend $6.7M, Cume $85.7M

5. Taken 2 (Fox) Week 6 [Runs 2,487] PG13
Friday $1.1M, Saturday $1.8M, Weekend $4.0M, Cume $131.2M

6. Here Comes The Boom (Sony) Week 5 [Runs 2,044] PG
Friday $700K, Saturday $1.1M, Friday $2.5M, Cume $39.0M

7. Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros) Week 3 [Runs 2,023] R
Friday $710K, Saturday $1.1M, Weekend $2.5M, Cume $22.7M

8. Pitch Perfect (Universal) Week 7 [Runs 1,391] PG13
Friday $786K, Saturday $1.1M, Weekend $2.5M, Cume $59.0M

9. The Man With The Iron Fist (Universal) Week 2 [Runs 1,872] R
Friday $739K, Saturday $1.0M, Weekend $2.4M (-69%), Cume $12.7

10. Hotel Transylvania (Sony Animation) Week 7 [Runs 2,566] PG
Friday $505K, Saturday $1.1M, Weekend $2.3M, Cume $140.9M

Photo credit: Greg Williams/MGM



Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

   
Advertisement