EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment are delighted to announce that SKYFALL has become the biggest film at the UK box office in 2012 surpassing The Dark Knight Rises with an extraordinary box office total of over £57m in just 12 days. It is now also the biggest Bond movie of all time in the UK exceeding the £55.6m achieved by CASINO ROYALE in 2006.
In response to this incredible news, producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said “We are thrilled and proud to reach this box office landmark in record time and are delighted that UK audiences continue to enjoy SKYFALL.”
“We could not be more proud of this amazing achievement. Kudos again to all involved with this film, which clearly delivers on every level,” said Gary Barber, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MGM.
“SKYFALL continues to set records in the UK and all over the world and we could not be more proud of the film and its continued success,” said Jeff Blake, Chairman of Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing & Distribution.
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. It will release in the US on November 9th.