1. Casino Royale Pushes Bond Franchise Past $4 Billion Milestone

    By Devin Zydel on 2006-11-25

    Daniel Craig’s debut film as 007, Casino Royale, has helped the James Bond series to attain a new milestone: breaking the $4,000,000,000 barrier according to The Numbers.

    Counting the official 21 Bond films plus 1983’s Never Say Never Again, the website reports that the series has grossed $4,007,292,099 worldwide as of 23 November 2006 (as the daily box office take for Casino Royale is changing daily).

    This number puts the Bond series at the #2 spot behind the Star Wars series, which has grossed over $4.3 billion worldwide.

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