James Bond bashes box office records in North American opening

The movie that is being called the best James Bond film ever made has also become the highest grossing Bond movie on its opening weekend.

Skyfall brought in $87.8 million in the U.S. and Canada, and has already grossed $346.8 million worldwide, in what is a best-ever record for the Bond franchise, reports Bloomberg.

Part of Skyfall‘s record opening is being attributed to the fact that the movie debuted overseas first, where it created buzz (and record sales) in the U.K. before its North American opening.

Just in case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s what all the hype is about:

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