Box office update: 'Skyfall' blazes past $100 million internationally

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Skyfall, the 23rd picture in the James Bond series, is already proving to be a smashing success. Following its $83 million opening weekend (adjusted way up from its $77.7 million estimate) in 25 international territories, the film has now officially crossed $100 million, a rep for Sony confirms to EW.

Skyfall reached the milestone on Wednesday thanks mostly to hefty grosses in the U.K., France, Russia, and Korea. On Monday, Skyfall grossed $6.8 million in the U.K. alone, utterly destroying the record for best-ever Monday box office, which was formerly held by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 and its $5.2 million Monday in 2011.

The $150 million blockbuster will get its U.S. release on Nov. 9. It is currently expected to earn about $90 million in its opening weekend, but thanks to terrific pre-release buzz, it seems likely that that number may creep even higher. One thing is certain — its poised to play very well through the important Thanksgiving frame. I’m expecting a finish well above $200 million.

Skyfall is currently performing far ahead of Quantum of Solace in almost every market it is playing in, and considering that film earned $586.1 million worldwide, Skyfall is looking like it will be an even more lucrative venture.

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More on EW.com:
Skyfall: EW Review
James Bond at 50: Special Coverage


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