'Skyfall' makes record $119m in first full week of US release
"Skyfall" has raked in $119.8m in its first full week of release in the USA and Canada, including the Thursday early IMAX screenings.
In comparison, "Quantum of Solace" took $82.1m in 2008 and "Casino Royale" made just $63.3m in 2006 in their first full week on release.
The Thanksgiving holiday in America next week also bodes well for extra ticket sales. Even a 50% drop in take in its second week would see its total climb close to the $200m mark and smash all records at the domestic box-office for 007 (not accounting for inflation).
But even though the final "Twilight" movie is opening this weekend, "Skyfall" should do better than a 50% hold over given the performance in other countries around the world.
Prepare for more records to be broken...
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