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Box Office Results: Skyfall Becomes Sony’s Highest-Grossing Film Ever

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After five weeks in release, James Bond returned to first place in North America with weekend ticket sales of $11 million for Skyfall.

The Sony Pictures and MGM release currently has a domestic total to date of $261.6 million. Internationally, Skyfall grossed an estimated $20.3 million this weekend, bringing the film’s overseas total to $656.6 million.

Skyfall has now taken in $918 million worldwide – the highest-grossing film ever released by Sony Pictures, beating Spider-Man 3′s $890 million.

DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians climbed a spot to second place domestically with $10.5 million, for a total of $61.9 million after three weeks.

Overseas, the movie added $26 million from 58 markets for an international total of $90.5 million. Worldwide, Rise of the Guardians has brought in $152.7 million so far.

Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 dropped two spots to third place its fourth weekend.

The last installment in the franchise added $9.2 million to push its domestic total to $268.7 million. “Breaking Dawn – Part 2″ became the highest-grossing movie in the franchise this weekend with a global gross of $751.1 million, surpassing the previous record of $712.2 million set by “Breaking Dawn – Part 1″ last year.