Skyfall has smashed the UK Box Office Record to become the biggest film of all time in that country!
Skyfall becomes the highest-grossing U.K. movie of all time
EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment are delighted to announce that Skyfall has made history in the UK to become the highest grossing film of all time overseas.
Skyfall has now taken a staggering 94,277,612 pounds at the UK box office in just 40 days on release, making box office history and overtaking the record previously held by Avatar which had a lifetime gross of 94,025,632 pounds during 11 months on release in UK cinemas.
Skyfall, the 23rd James Bond adventure, continuing the longest running and most successful franchise in film history, opened in 587 cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Friday 26th October, and is still on general release.
Here's what producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said in response to this fantastic news.
"We're overwhelmed with gratitude to the cinema-going audiences in the UK who have made Skyfall the highest grossing film of all time. We are very proud of this film and thank everybody, especially Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes, who have contributed to its success."
Skyfall was released November 9th, 2012 and stars Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney, Ben Whishaw. The film is directed by Sam Mendes.