"Skyfall" Is UK’s Highest Grossing Film of All Time

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions(LOS ANGELES) -- The Brits love Bond.  Skyfall is the highest-grossing film of all time in the U.K., reports Deadline.com.

The 23rd film based on 007 has grossed more than 94 million pounds, or over $151 million, at the box office after just 40 days of release on the U.K.   

Skyfall beat out the previous highest-grossing film in the U.K.: James Cameron's Avatar.

“We’re overwhelmed with gratitude to the cinema-going audiences in the U.K. who have made Skyfall the highest-grossing film of all time," producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said in a statement.  "We are very proud of this film and thank everybody, especially Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes, who have contributed to its success.”

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