By Matthew Harkin on 2012-12-30
It was announced today that SKYFALL, the 23rd James Bond adventure, has surpassed $1 billion at the worldwide box office. SKYFALL is the most successful Bond film of all time, the highest-grossing film of all time in the UK, the first film to pass £100 million at the UK box office and it is also the most successful film at the worldwide box office in Sony Pictures history.
Skyfall took in $4.6 million this weekend in North America for a cumulative to date of $289.6 million. Overseas, the film grossed $10.3 million for an international total to date of $710.6 million and a worldwide cumulative exceeding $1 billion and growing.
2012 proves that nobody does it better than James Bond. The 23rd film in the franchise has this hit the billion mark! Congratulations to Michael G Wilson, Barbara Broccoli, Sam Mendes, Daniel Craig and everyone else involved for making ‘Skyfall’ one of the biggest James Bond films of all time.