1. 'Quantum of Solace' Included In US Top Ten Box Office Of 2008

    By Devin Zydel on 2009-01-02
    Daniel Craig is James Bond

    Daniel Craig is James Bond

    The overall box office grosses for 2008 in the United States are in and James Bond has once again made the top ten.

    Quantum of Solace ranked in ninth place overall with an estimated cumulative gross of $165,698,000 in the US as of 1 January 2009.

    This is second time a 007 film with Daniel Craig has made the top ten, following up the appearance by Casino Royale on the 2006 listing (that film also placed ninth overall).

    Other overall positions by recent James Bond films include Die Another Day at 12th in 2002, The World is not Enough at 14th in 1999, Tomorrow Never Dies at 10th in 1997 and GoldenEye at sixth in 1995.

    Quantum of Solace continues to play in theatres around the world. It’s current worldwide box office take is in excess of $539 million–and according to Dark Horizons–that total places it in seventh place overall for the top earners worldwide in 2008. The Dark Knight took top honours with a $996.9 million haul.

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