Skyfall Earns Windfall: Weekend Box Office Report

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Bond is back! With many fans claiming this to be one of the best Bond films ever, Skyfall has handily won the weekend box office. Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, and Berenice Marlohe took in $87.8 million, making Skyfall the first movie to score over $50 million in its opening weekend since The Dark Knight Rises. The U.S. premiere brings Skyfall's worldwide total to $518.6 million.

Daniel Craig on Skyfall Set

Wreck-It Ralph made room for Bond this week, dropping from first to second place. The 3D computer-animated feature earned $33.1 million in ticket sales, making its total two-week gross $93.7 million.

Dropping from second to third with $15.1 million is Flight. Denzel Washington stars as a pilot who lands a crashing plane in the Robert Zemeckis film, which has taken in a total of $47.8 million.

Argo and Taken 2 round out the top five, grossing $6.7 million and $4 million respectively.

Box office top 10:

1. Skyfall, $87.8 million
2. Wreck-It Ralph, $33.1 million
3. Flight, $15.1 million
4. Argo, $6.7 million
5. Taken 2, $4 million
6. Here Comes the Boom, $2.6 million
7. Cloud Atlas, $2.5 million
8. Pitch Perfect, $2.5 million
9. The Man with the Iron Fists, $2.5 million
10. Hotel Transylvania, $2.4 million

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Wreck-It Ralph Quotes

Wreck-It Ralph: You want ME to help YOU?!
Vanellope von Schweetz: All you gotta do is break something for me. C'mon what do you say, friend?
Wreck-It Ralph: We are not friends.
Vanellope von Schweetz: Aw, c'mon pal, you son-of-a-gun. C'mon buddy. Let's shake on it. Ah, come on chumbo. Ralph my man. My main man. Hey... My arm's getting tired. We have a deal or not?

Vanellope von Schweetz: I'm gonna learn to drive! I'm gonna learn to drive! I'm gonna--oh, wait--do you know how to drive?
Wreck-It Ralph: Yeah... I mean I haven't done it, but--look, I flew a spaceship today, OK?
Vanellope von Schweetz: You crashed it.

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