Box Office Report: 'Skyfall' Lands in North America, Earns Initial $4.6 Mil

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'Skyfall' Passes 'Toy Story 3' to Claim Second Highest U.K. Grossing Movie of All Time
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'Skyfall' Passes 'Toy Story 3' to Claim Second Highest U.K. Grossing Movie of All Time

Sony and MGM's Skyfall is strong out of the gate in North America, where it earned $2.2 million in Imax runs on Thursday and $2.4 million in nationwide midnight runs that began at 12:01 a.m. Friday.

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The film, directed by Sam Mendes and returning Daniel Craig as 007 for a third time, has done massive business overseas since opening two weeks ago and is expected to post a sizeable domestic opening.

Overseas, Skyfall has already grossed north of $320 million, far oupacing Quantum of Solace and Casino Royale, the last two James Bond pics.

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The movie played exclusively in Imax and other large format theaters on Thursday, and opens everywhere Friday.

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