Spectre has already broken box office records, earning more than £41m in its first week of release. The film performed equally well in Finland, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
It’s not the first time that a James Bond film has broken records upon its release. Over the years James Bond has wowed audiences and raked in millions.
Let’s take a look at the films that brought in the millions, adjusted for inflation, up until the release of Skyfall (2012).
Thunderball is credited as the most successful film of the franchise. It was released in 1965 and brought in more than $1 billion.
Close behind Thunderball is Goldfinger, the second highest grossing Bond film. Released a year before Thunderball, Goldfinger earnhed just under $125 million.
Live and Let Die
The first Bond movie to star Roger Moore cost $36.5 million and earned $844 million. The film was the first to have a more realistic storyline, one involving drug trafficking.
You Only Live Twice
The Bond release of 1965 is the quintessential film and the inspiration for the Austin Powers movies. It cost a staggering $9.5 million to make but earned $822 million.
The first film of the franchise reboot was the most expensive film in the franchise to make, costing $150 million. Luckily it earned $600 million.
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