5 December 2012 6:41 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Britain loves their Bond. It was announced today that Skyfall has made history in the UK and become the highest grossing film of all time.

Skyfall has now taken a staggering £94,277,612 at the UK box office in just 40 days on release, making box office history. According to Eon Productions, MGM Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment 007 squashed the record previously held by Avatar which had a lifetime gross of £94,025,632 million during 11 months on release in UK cinemas.

Skyfall, the 23rd James Bond adventure, continuing the longest running and most successful franchise in film history, opened in 587 cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Friday 26th October, and is still on general release.

In response to this fantastic news, producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said .We.re overwhelmed with gratitude to the cinema-going audiences in the UK who have made Skyfall the highest grossing film of all time. We are »

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