Dec. 31 - ''Skyfall'' continues to set records for the James Bond franchise as it tops the $1 billion USD box office mark. John Russell reports.
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"Skyfall" is the most successful Bond film of all time. It is also the highest-grossing film at the worldwide box office in Sony Pictures' history.
"Skyfall," starring Daniel Craig as 007, took in 4.6 million dollars (USD) this weekend in North America for a total of nearly 290 million.
Overseas, the film grossed another 10 million for an international total to date of 710 million and a worldwide total exceeding 1 billion and growing.
The film has yet to play China, where it will open on Jan. 21.
"Skyfall" is the 14th film in history to hit the 1 billion plateau.
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