12 November 2012 6:17 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Going into this weekend it seemed obvious that Skyfall would be a huge hit in the United States in Canada. It was already an enormous blockbuster overseas, and four years after the release of the last Bond film anticipation over here seemed to have reached an all-time high-- if you hadn't heard the Adele song or seen the TV ads or subway posters or Daniel Craig on SNL, you at least were probably getting a subliminal hankering for a martini. But then Skyfall opened this weekend and it was even bigger than huge; it's enormous, making $88 million in the United States this past weekend, easily becoming the biggest opening ever for a Bond film-- and that's even if you adjust for inflation. The movies that were once reliable but not blockbuster events have suddenly become the biggest thing in the business, and after three weekends open overseas and one huge »

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