BOX OFFICE: Sam Mendes' SKYFALL Is Already The UK's Second Highest Grossing Movie Of All-Time
There's just no stopping Skyfall! After just two and a half weeks of release, the 23rd instalment in the beloved franchise has surpassed the likes of Titanic and Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 to become the second highest grossing movie of all-time in the UK. Its next target? Avatar.
Earlier this week, Skyfall crossed the $100 million mark in North America and as of Sunday, it had a worldwide cume of $518.6 million. Released in the UK two weeks ahead of the US, the Sam Mendes helmed instalment in the James Bond franchise has been breaking record after record, although it now has the honour of being the UK's second highest grossing film of all-time. It beat Titanic, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 and Toy Story 3 to take the #2 position, although with £74.3 million ($117.7 million) it still has a little way to go before it takes the top spot held by James Cameron's Avatar (£94 million/$148.9 million). Do you think it can do it? It is however now the highest grossing 2D film ever. You can read my 5* review of Skyfall by clicking HERE.
Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007 in SKYFALL™, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time. 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. The film is from Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Directed by Sam Mendes. Produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. Written by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and John Logan.
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Javier Bardem as ?????
Judi Dench as M
Ralph Fiennes as ?????
Albert Finney as ?????
Naomie Harris as Eve
Bérénice Marlohe as Sévérine
Ben Whishaw as Q
RELEASE DATE: October 26th, 2012 (UK) November 9th, 2012 (US)
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