Skyfall Breaks 7-Day UK Box Office Record

In response to the 7-day figures, producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said: “We are very grateful to the Bond fans and all UK cinema audiences for making ‘Skyfall’ the biggest opening week ever during our 50th anniversary year.”

MGM chairman and CEO Gary Barber said: “The continued record-breaking success of this film is a true testament to all involved and the global power of this 50 year old franchise.”

Jeff Blake, chairman of Sony Pictures Worldwide marketing and distribution, added: “We couldn’t be more proud of the critical and commercial reaction ‘Skyfall’ has received.”

Skyfall opens in North American IMAX theaters on Thursday, Nov. 8 and in conventional theaters on Nov. 9.