Director Sam Mendes’ “Skyfall”, starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench, Ben Whishaw and more, took in $87.8 million in its opening weekend. That number rises to $90 million when you add in the Thursday preview showings. It shatters the previous high for the series of $67.5 million, set by “Quantum of Solace”. Worldwide, the film has now grossed more than $500 million.

“Wreck It Ralph” fell just 33 percent, “Wreck It Ralph” took in another $33.1 million.

Lukas Eggen can be reached at eggen.lukas@gmail.com.

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