Skyfall keeps No. 2 U.S. box office spot

UPDATE: The worldwide ticket sale figure in the last paragraph is updated from earlier on Nov. 25.

Skyfall, the 23rd James Bond movie, held on to the No. 2 spot in U.S.-Canada movie ticket sales during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, according to the BOX OFFICE MOJO WEB SITE.

Skyfall’s ticket sales will total an estimated $36 million for the Nov. 23-25 weekend, according to the site that tracks box office results of films. That’s second behind The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 at an estimated $43.07 million. Skyfall’s weekend ticket sales only declined 12 percent from last weekend, according to Box Office Mojo.

Skyfall’s U.S. ticket sales, which established a record for the region last week, now total an estimated $221.7 million. The previous record was 2008’s Quantum of Solace at $169.4 million.

Box Office Mojo also estimates that Skyfall’s worldwide ticket sales, already a 007 record, now total $790.1 million.

Skyfall sets U.S. 007 box office record

Skyfall, the 23rd James Bond movie, set the U.S.-Canada 007 box office this week, passing 2008’s Quantum of Solace on Tuesday, Nov. 20, according to THE BOX OFFICE MOJO WEB SITE.

Skyfall hit $170.6 million in ticket sales for the region that day, surpassing Quantum’s $169.4 million. Skyfall’s U.S.-Canada ticket sales totaled about $178 million as of Nov. 21, according to Box Office Mojo.

The newest Bond film had set the 007 worldwide ticket sale record earlier. Global Skyfall ticket sales totaled almost $686 million as of Nov. 21. The previous worldwide 007 record had been held by Casino Royale at $596.4 million.

UPDATE: Skyfall is projected to remain at No. 2 in U.S. ticket sales for the Thanksgiving weekend, according to the DEADLINE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS WEB SITE.