This was the 3rd consecutive big weekend internationally for Sony / MGM’s Casino Royale, which raked in $44.7 million for a new foreign cume $196.4 mil. Added to its $116 U.S. total, that means the new Bond has made $312+ mil worldwide so far. The pic is holding in popularity, with strength in the UK (over $70 mil so far), German-speaking territories, Scandinavia and Benelux while dominating the field in most other countries where it’s playing. It opened in Japan as #1. Top weekend estimates are UK $10.4 mil, Germany $8.6 mil, France $5.3 mil, Japan $3.3 mil, Spain $2 mil, Switzerland $1.7 mil, Denmark $1.6 mil. Next weekend will bring on Australia/New Zealand and 7 Latin American territories, including Mexico. For U.S. box office numbers Dec. 1-3, see Birds No. 1 And Bond No. 2, As Expected. Previous: ‘Casino Royale’ Biggest Global Bond Ever
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