Skyfall dominates US box office, breaks record

Daniel Craig in a scene from the movie Skyfall.
Daniel Craig in a scene from the movie Skyfall. Francois Duhamel - Sony Pictures media website

JAMES Bond's Skyfall has extended its worldwide box-office rule to North America, hauling in a franchise-record $US87.8 million in its first weekend at US theatres.

Adding in $2.2 million from Thursday night previews at IMAX and other large-format theatres, Skyfall has taken in $US90 million, according to studio estimates.

That lifts the worldwide total for the film to $US518.6 million since it began rolling out overseas in late October.

Internationally, the 23rd Bond flick added $US89 million this weekend to raise its overseas revenue to $US428.6 million.

The third installment starring Daniel Craig as British super-spy Bond, Skyfall outdid the $US67.5 million US debut of 2008's Quantum of Solace, the franchise's previous best opening.

 

Read more at NZ Herald

Topics:  box office, james bond, skyfall



Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
SELLER'S LOSS IS YOUR... $199,000
Residential Land If you are looking for a good block that has been cut ...
DESIRABLE LOCATION $569,000
House 5 2 2
THERE IS SO MUCH MORE... $410,000
House 3 2 3
FROM $210,000 - PRIME... From $210,000
Residential Land New to the market and priced to sell are these eleven retained ...

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Gladstone jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
GENERAL MANAGER ... Gladstone Full Time $120 - $150
Permanent Positions Kin Kora Full Time
Senior Stylist Boyne Island Casual


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Job Listings

Search for your next job now.
Learn More

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Search for a property online right now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Virgo

If you have been trying to kick an old habit, your resolve will be much stronger now. Overcoming this problem will also put more cash in your...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save