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Bond soars with record $87.8 million 'Skyfall' debut

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This film image released by Columbia Pictures shows Daniel Craig as James Bond in the action adventure film, "Skyfall," which in its first weekend of release in the US made nearly $90 million.

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In this image released by Sony Pictures, Daniel Craig portrays James Bond in a scene from "Skyfall."

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This film image released by Sony Pictures shows Daniel Craig, left, and Javier Bardem in a scene from the film "Skyfall." Bardem portrays, Raoul Silva, one of the finest arch-enemies in the 50-year history of Bond films.

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This film image released by Sony Pictures shows Javier Bardem in a scene from the film "Skyfall." Bardem portrays, Raoul Silva, one of the finest arch-enemies in the 50-year history of Bond films.

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James Bond's "Skyfall" has extended its worldwide box-office rule to North America, hauling in a franchise-record $87.8 million in its first weekend at U.S. theaters. Adding in $2.2 million from Thursday night previews at IMAX and other large-format theaters, "Skyfall" has taken in $90 million domestically, according to studio estimates Sunday.
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    • This film image released by Columbia Pictures shows Daniel Craig as James Bond in the action adventure film, “Skyfall,” which in its first weekend of release in the US made nearly $90 million.
    •  In this image released by Sony Pictures, Daniel Craig portrays James Bond in a scene from “Skyfall.”
    •  This film image released by Sony Pictures shows Daniel Craig, left, and Javier Bardem in a scene from the film “Skyfall.” Bardem portrays, Raoul Silva, one of the finest arch-enemies in the 50-year history of Bond films.
    •  This film image released by Sony Pictures shows Javier Bardem in a scene from the film “Skyfall.” Bardem portrays, Raoul Silva, one of the finest arch-enemies in the 50-year history of Bond films.
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