9 November 2012 3:07 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Can a James Bond movie gross $100 million over just three-days?  Never say never, but Sam Mendes' "Skyfall" could come awfully close. The critically acclaimed 23rd 007 film opened in 436 IMAX theaters yesterday grossing $2.2 million. It then debuted at midnight nationwide taking in $2.4 million.  That means "Skyfall" already had $4.6 million before regular engagements started today.  Pre-release polling has been off the charts for the Eon Productions, MGM and Sony Pictures thriller for weeks and based on the intensity of today's matinees, some rival studios are projecting a $105-110 million weekend. Others are guessing something closer to $80-90 million, but either »

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