(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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