‘Quantum of Solace’ tops global box office

November 3rd, 2008 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS  

Daniel CraigNew York, Nov 3 (IANS) New James Bond movie “Quantum of Solace” has shot to the top of the international box office chart, taking $38.6 million (23.8 million pounds) in its opening weekend.The action thriller, starring Daniel Craig as British super spy James Bond, thrashed the competition in its first few days on release in the British market alone by taking $25.3 million (15.6 million pounds) upon its debut, reports contactmusic.com.

“High School Musical 3: Senior Year” is in second place with $25.9 million in 32 markets, while animated adventure “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa” scooped $17.8 million in a limited number of cinemas to take the third place.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe starring “Body of Lies” is at number four with takings of $10.8 million, and Brad Pitt starring “Burn After Reading” rounds out the top five with $6.7 million.

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