The James Bond movie “No Time to Die,” which premiered in Norway on Friday, broke a record box office for a Bond movie on its opening day.
Including previews, ‘No Time to Die’ scored 11.4 million kroner at the start of the weekend, he writes. today’s work.
On the day of the premiere on Friday, the amount was 7.68 million NOK. “Specter”, released in 2015, scored NOK 7.63 million for comparison, while “Skyfall” scored NOK 5.69 million when it premiered in Norway in the fall of 2012.
In total, during its weekend premiere, the film gave about $22.6 million in revenue to Norwegian cinemas, according to industry organization Film & Kino.
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The weekend’s premiere is the highest-grossing of any film in Norway before Avengers: Endgame, according to the industry association.
The premiere day of “No Time to Die” is also the highest-grossing film in Norway since the premiere of “Frost 2”, which scored 7.99 million NOK in 2019.
“It is gratifying that cinemas already after the complete reopening seem to have regained their position at the top of public consciousness and that people have been waiting to be able to enjoy the cinema experience again with one of the biggest movie icons on the cinema screen,” says Gutturm Peterson, Director Film & Kino Executive.
But that was before the pandemic, and on Christmas Day, which is traditionally one of the best premiere days in Norwegian cinemas, DN writes.
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