Quantum of Solace ruled the German box office in 2008.
According to a new Screen Daily report, Daniel Craig’s second James Bond entry ranked as the year’s top earner in the country, with a $42.5 million gross (31.5 million €).
The 007 film, along with several other box office successes such as Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and Rabbit Without Ears, contributed to a 3.5% year-on-year increase in takings.
Furthermore, German film-goers bought 123.6 million tickets in the last 12 months, up 1.57% on 2007’s 121.7 million total.
Last month, it was reported that Quantum of Solace had boosted the country’s box office in the fourth quarter of 2008. The film’s $42.5 million total ranks it the third best for Bond worldwide, behind the the US and UK grosses, respectively.
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