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Casino Royale box-office haul now stands at $418 million worldwide

18-Dec-2006 • Casino Royale

The weekend marked the first frame in five in which the foreign box office wasn't topped by "Casino Royale," which showed impressive holdover power in leading the rest of the pack with $21 million at 7,090 in 64 markets - reports Variety.

Germany posted the top figure, with $3.2 million at 1,070 in its fourth frame, followed by the U.K. with $2.95 million at 793 in its fifth weekend for an $85 million Brit cume.

"Casino" posted 44% declines in Australia with $2.9 million at 401 in its soph sesh and in France with $1.6 million at 680 in its fourth frame. It shot to the top in its Brazilian launch with $1.3 million at 361.

With Italy and South Korea yet to open, "Casino" is already the biggest Bond pic overseas, with $280.3 million, topping "Die Another Day" by $9 million, and has cumed $418 million worldwide -- only $13 million short of "Die."

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