Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Skyfall’ Soars, ‘Iron Fists’ Falls (VIDEO)
With a domestic total of $90 million, the film’s worldwide grosses have already reached $518.6 million — making it not only the biggest opening ever for a Bond film, but sets the stage for the biggest international gross in the series’ history as well.
In the No. 2 spot, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph scored another $33 million in receipts, bringing its total to $93.6 million after just two weeks.
With a reported cost of just $31 million, Robert Zemeckis’ Flight continues to perform modestly well, bringing in $15.1 million for a total of $47.7 million to date.
Ben Affleck’s Argo remains strong even after five weeks, earning another $6.7 million in revenues. The film has almost doubled its $44.5 million budget, and its domestic haul to date is in excess of $85.7 million.
And Taken 2, Liam Neeson’s latest ass-kicker, took in $4 million, landing it at the Number 5 spot.
Meanwhile, RZA’s martial arts opus The Man With the Iron Fists dropped to No. 9 with a box office take of almost $2.5 million. The film earned $12.7 million to date.
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