James Bond Takes Second Place At US Box Office
It was a very close race, but weekend estimates are giving James Bond second place at the US box office.
According to MSN, Quantum of Solace grossed $27.4 million in its second weekend, just narrowly beating the $27 million debut of Disney’s Bolt.
In what was a surprise to no one, Bond was pushed out of the #1 spot from last weekend thanks to the arrival of Summit Entertainment’s vampire romance Twilight, which amassed an impressive $70.6 million debut.
Despite a harsh 59% drop from last weekend’s stunning $67.5 million debut, Quantum of Solace has remained a force to be reckoned with at the US box office. This weekend saw the Bond film pass the $100 million mark faster than any other film in the 007 series. It’s cumulative total stands at $109.5 million.
‘We’re in great shape. We’re way ahead of where we were with Casino Royale,’ said Rory Bruer, head of distribution for Sony.
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