Spectre dominates worldwide box office over the weekend

  • AFP
  • Updated: Dec 20, 2015 11:49 IST
Daniel Craig-starrer Spectre has been directed by Sam Mendes. It also stars Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, David Bautista and Andrew Scott. (SpectreMovie/Facebook)

Daniel Craig-starrer Spectre, which released worldwide in October 2015, dominated weekend box offices around the world, romping home with $188 million. For the second weekend in a row, the latest James Bond flick was the most popular movie in 92 territories. Spectre has the famous British spy (Daniel Craig) receiving a cryptic message that leads him on the path to unraveling a sinister crime syndicate that goes by the name Spectre. In the process he meets a beautiful Italian widow of a dreaded gangster and the daughter of a former nemesis till Bond comes face to face with his enemy (Christoph Waltz).

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The 24th Bond film also became the biggest opening weekend for a 2D US film in China, where it raked in $48 million. Here are the top 12 films around the world according to box office reporting service Rentrak as of Sunday, November 15:

1. Spectre (Sony) $188.0M

2. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (20th Century Fox) $33.4M

3. Peanuts Movie (20th Century Fox) $26.7M

4. Martian (20th Century Fox) $12.0M

5. Hotel Transylvania 2 (Sony) $11.2M

6. Priests, (CJ Entertainment) $9.3M

7. Love The Coopers (Multiple) $8.4M

8. Goosebumps (Sony) $7.0M

9. The Last Witch Hunter, (Multiple) $6.7M

10. A Journey Through Time With Anthony (Multiple) $6.0M

11. The 33 (Multiple) $5.8M

12. Ex-Files 2: The Backup Strikes Back (Multiple) $5.5M

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