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Last week the James Bond movie franchise celebrated its 50th anniversary in style when Skyfall surpassed James Cameron's Avatar to become the highest-grossing film of all-time on home soil, and having returned to the top of both the UK and Us box office charts at the expense of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, 007's 23rd screen adventure has now claimed another record with the film overtaking Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3 to become Sony's biggest ever release.

As of today (Sunday), Skyfall is currently sitting on a world-wide haul of $918 million, making it the third-biggest hit of 2012 behind The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises. With the film still going strong in most markets - not to mention the fact its yet to open in China, which is becoming an increasingly lucrative market for Western releases - there seems to be every chance that the acclaimed »

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