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Skyfall Soars to HUGE Box Office Win with Biggest James Bond Opening Ever

By Daniel Gates

BOX OFFICE

(MGM)

Bond is back in a BIG way.

Skyfall, the 23rd movie in the James Bond franchise, has easily won the weekend box office with a staggering $87.8 million haul, giving it the biggest opening in the spy series’ long history.

The movie marks Daniel Craig’s third outing as Agent 007.

Last weekend’s top earner, the animated Wreck-It Ralph, finished  in second with $33.1 million.

Denzel Washington’s airline pilot drama Flight nabbed third place with $15.1 million in ticket sales.

The thrillers Argo and Taken 2 came in fourth and fifth places with $6.7 million and $4.2 million, respectively.

Rounding out the Top 10 were Cloud Atlas ($2.5 million), The Man with the Iron Fists ($2.4 million), Pitch Perfect ($2.4 million), Here Comes The Boom ($2.3 million), Hotel Transylvania ($2.1 million).

What did you see this weekend?

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