9 December 2012 8:34 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Sam Mendes' James Bond pic Skyfall reclaimed the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office with $11 million, while Gerard Butler's new soccer-themed romantic comedy Playing for Keeps flopped with $6 million. Skyfall continues to shatter records, becoming the highest-grossing movie released by Sony with $918 million in worldwide tickets sales, beating Spider-Man 3 ($890 million). Sony is MGM's distribution and marketing partner on the film. In North America, Skyfall unseated The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2, which had topped the chart for three consecutive weekends. From MGM and Sony, Skyfall's North American cume is now

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