Quantum of Solace

Quantum of Solace poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $169,368,427Details
International Box Office $422,323,651
Worldwide Box Office $591,692,078
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $46,906,056 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $7,897,479 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $54,803,535
Further financial details...

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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
64% - Fresh
Audience
59% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$230,000,000
Theatrical Release: November 14th, 2008 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: March 24th, 2009 by MGM Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some sexual content
Franchise: James Bond
Keywords: Secret Agent
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 23rd, 2012

There are not a lot of major releases on this week's list. The biggest box office hit was Magic Mike, which did cross $100 million, but I'm not sure its target audience is going to support it on DVD and especially not on Blu-ray Combo Pack. According to Amazon.com, Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings is the best selling new release, and the DVD, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and 3D Combo Pack are selling very well. However, while that film is absolutely worth picking up, the Pick of the Week goes to The Invisible War on DVD. It could be an Oscar winner next year. More...

DVD Rentals - Dog Days on the Rental Chart

There was a trio of new releases that finished one-two-three on the rental chart this week. This group was led by Marley and Me, which generated roughly 50% more rentals than either Seven Pounds or Slumdog Millionaire, which finished in a close race for second place. More...

DVD Sales - Top of the Chart Goes to the Dogs

Slow week for new releases with only four or five reaching the top five, depending on how you count Bedtime Stories. We did have a new number one, as Marley and Me sold 1.53 million units generating $28.32 million in sales. More...

DVD Rentals - Quantum Not Small on Rental Chart

There were only two or three new releases to reach the top 30 on the rental charts this week, with Quantum of Solace grabbing top spot with nearly 50% more rentals than second place Twilight. More...

DVD Sales - Twilight Doesn\'t Set

Another weird week for new releases as the top two DVDs on the sales chart are both new releases and holdovers. Twilight had its first full week of sales adding 2.46 million units to its running tally of 6.03 million, which is the best for 2009 so far. It also become the film DVD to cross the century mark with $108.32 million in sales so far. More...

DVD Releases for March 24th, 2009 - Part II

Technical difficulties with Amazon's site meant this column was a lot harder to get done than usual. However, I won't hold that against this week's releases, and there are a number that are worthy of the DVD Pick of the Week from practically every category. TV on DVD has Andy Richter Controls the Universe - The Complete Series, from the classics we have The Odd Couple - Centennial Collection, from new releases we have Bolt - Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack, Blu-ray offers us James Bond Blu-ray Collection - Volume 3. We even have a late entry, as Let the Right One In - Blu-ray arrived. All five are worthy of the DVD Pick of the Week, but if I was forced to chose just one, Bolt - Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack would probably please the most people. After a couple of "slow" weeks, we are back to splitting the column into two parts. The first part can be found here. More...

DVD Releases for March 24th, 2009 - Part I

Technical difficulties with Amazon's site meant this column was a lot harder to get done than usual. However, I won't hold that against this week's releases, and there are a number that are worthy of the DVD Pick of the Week from practically every category. TV on DVD has Andy Richter Controls the Universe - The Complete Series, from the classics we have The Odd Couple - Centennial Collection, from new releases we have Bolt - Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack, Blu-ray offers us James Bond Blu-ray Collection - Volume 3. We even have a late entry, as Let the Right One In - Blu-ray arrived. All five are worthy of the DVD Pick of the Week, but if I was forced to chose just one, Bolt - Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack would probably please the most people. After a couple of "slow" weeks, we are back to splitting the column into two parts. The second part can be found here. More...

International Details - Bride Wars as Bridesmaid

Bride Wars continues its bridesmaid run just missing the top five this week after just missing the top ten last week. It did ad $5.88 million on 2485 screens in 30 markets for a total of $32.11 million after a month of release. Openings this week include Germany, where the film placed second with $1.62 million on 455 screens, which is a mixed debut. More...

International Details - Slumdog Continues to Earn Millions

Slumdog Millionaire slipped to sixth place with $7.67 million on 1275 screens in 12 markets for a total of $42.46 million. The film had no major openings this past weekend, but it added $3.02 million on 416 screens during its fourth weekend on top of the charts in the U.K. for a total of $18.21 million in that one market. More...

International Details - The Very Best has to Settle for Sixth Place

The Very Best Film 2, the sequel to The Very Best Film opened in Russia and a handful of other markets this past weekend. It scored first place in its native land with $8.38 million on 948 screens, while it earned sixth place in total with $9.29 million on 1072 screens in 4 markets. This is a serious decline from its predecessor's opening weekend, but still a strong start otherwise. More...

International Details - Day Starts to Set on International Chart

The Day the Earth Stood Still fell out of the top five, as it was down 46% to $10.91 million on 5008 screens in 42 markets for a total of $129.59 million internationally and $204.01 million worldwide. The film's best market was Japan, where it remained in second place with $2.71 million on 642 screens over the weekend for a total of $19.19 million after three. More...

International Details - Bollywood Blockbuster Breaks into Top Five

Ghajini was a surprise entry in the top five as the Indian film earned $12.85 million on 1347 screens in 22 markets, which is more than enough to be considered a monster hit. In fact, it set records in its native market and could break the record set by Dhoom 2 worldwide. More...

International Details - The One tops $10 Million

It turns out studio estimates were highly accurate, and the only real change from Wednesday's column involves a surprise $10 million film. If You Are The One opened in first place in China and fourth place internationally with $11.68 million on 1010 screens. More...

International Top Five - Earth Goes Global

The Day the Earth Stood Still opened globally over the weekend and took top spot on the international chart with $39.22 million on 7,715 screens in 90 markets. This is a good start, but not a great start and it appears to be heading for $150 million internationally and $250 million worldwide. Individual markets were led by Russia where the film made $5.89 million on 725 screens, but it was also a big hit in the U.K. ($4.21 million on 465 screens including previews); Spain ($3.21 million on 464 screens); and Italy ($2.35 million on 448). On the other hand, it had to settle for second place in France ($3.40 million on 606 screens); Germany ($2.95 million on 804 screens); and Mexico ($2.87 million on 804). The film has yet to open in a few major markets like Japan, South Korea, and Australia, and it opens in all three markets over the next few weeks. More...

International Top Five - Madagascar Chases Down Top Spot

As expected, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa earned first place on the international chart. However, its weekend haul of $50.99 million on 5,009 screens in 33 markets was better than expected, while its total of $126.43 million internationally is close to 40% of the original's final. Its best market of the week was Germany where it pulled in $11.43 million on 841 screens, while it also performed amazingly in France ($9.54 million on 788 screens) and in the U.K. ($9.48 million on 520). Other first place debuts included Mexico ($4.53 million on 438 screens); Switzerland ($2.51 million on 152); Belgium ($1.69 million on 115); and Austria ($1.57 million on 101). More...

Holiday Guests Hang Around Another Week

The results at the box office were mixed over the weekend with a couple of films topping expectations while a few others failed at that task. Overall, box office receipts were $82 million, which was 50% lower than last weekend; however, it was Thanksgiving long weekend last weekend so a sharp drop-off was expected. Compared to the same weekend last year, 2008 was better, but by only 0.5%. Year-to-date, 2008's lead on 2007 is now 0.5% at $8.72 billion to $8.68 billion. More...

Holdovers to Punish New Releases

There are three wide releases this week, if you have a more forgiving definition of the term, "wide." Of these three films, none have a shot at first place, while two of them might not reach the top ten. Additionally, the holdovers will take a tumble as this is a post-holiday weekend. The only bright news is this weekend last year was even worse. More...

International Top Five - Quantum Shrinks but Remains Number One

Quantum of Solace saw its box office sliced nearly in half down to $20.60 million on 8530 screens in 63 markets, however, its running tally grew to $340.61 million after a month of release. It is now the second highest grossing Bond film and the 70th highest grossing film worldwide. The film's best market of the weekend was Germany where it remained in first place with $2.31 million on 801 screens for a total of $35.29 million. Meanwhile in the U.K. it slipped to second place with a still impressive $2.20 million on 500 screens for a total of $72.27 million after a month of release. More...

Christmas Surprise over Thanksgiving

Tryptophan overload wasn't enough to slow do the box office as every film matched or exceeded Thursday's predictions (or came within a rounding error of doing so). This helped the overall box office pull in $164 million over the three-day weekend and an amazing $234 million over five. Over the three-day weekend the box office was down by less than 1% from last weekend, but it was up by just under 2% over last year and nearly 3% over the five day period. (Strangely, it is $10 million behind the record, which was set in 2000. Ticket price inflation alone should have resulted in that record going down by now.) Year-to-date 2008 has now brought in $8.60 billion compared to $8.57 billion over the same period on 2007. More...

Leftovers for Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving long weekend has started, but none of the new releases look like they have what it takes to capture top spot. Compared to last year, there are not as many new releases this time around, nor are there any that look as strong as Enchanted was. That said, the holdovers look strong enough to compensate for this weakness. More...

International Top of the Chart - Another Week, Another Milestone for Bond

Quantum of Solace opened in two more major markets, which helped it remain in first place with $40.40 million on 10,373 screens in 67 markets for a total of $308.53 million internationally and $417.32 million worldwide. It is now the second highest grossing film in the franchise internationally and the and the third best worldwide, and it has yet to open in Japan where its predecessor made nearly $20 million. More...

Vampires Bite, But in a Good Way

Wow. The winning streak at the box office continues as Twilight had the fifth best November weekend and the 32nd best opening weekend of all time. Overall, the box office pulled in $165 million, which is 10% more than last weekend and 2% more than the same weekend last year. It is important to note that there was growth year-to-year despite this weekend last year being the Thanksgiving long weekend. Year-to-date, 2008 remains ahead of 2007, but by a barely perceptible margin of $8.34 billion to $8.32 billion. More...

Weekend Estimates: Twilight Makes Huge Debut

Summit Entertainment have their first blockbuster. Vampire romance Twilight opened with an amazing $70.553 million over the weekend, according to Summit's estimate. That's the fourth best opening of 2008, and might also prove to be the fourth best opening in November, although The Incredibles will run it close. (The top three November openers are all from the Harry Potter franchise, incidentally). Perhaps the best measure of Twilight's performance, however, is that it beat last week's debut for James Bond by $3 million, and topped Madagascar's opening two weeks ago by $7 million. That's pretty remarkable. More...

Vampires vs. Superhero Dogs

So far November has been an amazing month, and it looks like it is about to get even better. With two films showing strength at the box office, there should be no problem for the overall box office to top the same weekend last year, and there's even a chance that this week's number one film will top Quantum of Solace's opening from last week. More...

Slumming it on the Per Theater Chart

Slumdog Millionaire could be something we've been looking for all year, a limited release hit that will break out into mainstream theaters. It opened with just over $360,000 in 10 theaters over the weekend for an average of $36,002, and it already has $428,000 since Wednesday. Second place on the per theater chart went to the number one release of the week, Quantum of Solace, which earned an average of $19,568. The only holdover in the $10,000 club was The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which showed remarkable strength in earning an average of $12,484 this week. That was down just 16% despite its theater count more than doubling. More...

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International Top of the Chart - Quarter Billion for Bond

Quantum of Solace saw its weekend haul sliced in half, but it still added $54.85 million on 10,465 screens in 65 markets for a total of $250.68 million internationally. This is likely already more than the film will make domestically, and it still has openings in Australia, Spain, and Japan still to go. More...

Nothing Small About Quantum

As expected, Quantum of Solace became the biggest opener in the history of the James Bond franchise over the weekend by a huge margin. In fact, the $67.53 million it earned over the past three days was $20 million more than the previous record holder, Die Another Day, and 65% more than Casino Royale opened with in 2006. Even if it has a multiplier of just 2.48 it will become the biggest domestic hit in the franchise, and it has already made more worldwide than all of the pre-Pierce Brosnan Bond films. More...

Movie Website Reviews for Weekend of November 14, 2008

It's a lopsided week for movie websites with one top-notch site and a list full of mostly average sites. Granted, the one top-notch site is, Quantum of Solace's Official Site, and it more than makes up for the average sites. More...

Weekend Estimates: Quantum of Solace Blasts to Bond Franchise Record

Movie audiences embraced a gritty, edgier Bond over the weekend, buying $70.4 million-worth of tickets, according to Sony's Sunday estimate. That will put it among the top 50 weekends of all time and top 30 opening weekends when final numbers are released on Monday. It also blows away the record opening for the franchise, previously held by Die Another Day with $47 million back in 2002. By every measure, this was an impressive start, which confirms that the Bond franchise is as powerful as ever. More...

Solace the Solitary New Release

We only have one new release this week, which should help it maximize its box office potential. It also helps that the one new release, Quantum of Solace, is the latest film is arguably the most successful movie franchise of all time. (It wins with total number of movies released in the US* and worldwide gross, but not on a per movie box office.) Quantum of Solace should win the weekend with ease and will make more than the number one movie from this weekend last year. In fact, it could make more than the top four films from this weekend last year combined. More...

International Top of the Chart - Solace Scores

Quantum of Solace exploded over the weekend. It expanded into a total of 60 markets and more than doubled its opening weekend box office. In fact, it earned a rare feat by topping the century market with $107.29 million on 10,079 screens in 60 markets for a still early total of $161.11 million. This includes first place openings Germany where it made $15.15 million on 814 screens, while it remained in first place in the U.K. with $14.53 million on 541 screens over the weekend for a total of $49.54 million. More...

Contest - Take Solace in the Blu Skies

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International Top Five - Advance Runs Get the Jump on the Competition

Two of the top five films on this week's international chart opened in advance of their domestic debuts, including the new number one film, Quantum of Solace. The film broke records during its opening in Britain with a phenomenal $25.01 million on 540 screens, which was more than two thirds of the entire box office. It also opened in first place in France with $12.65 million on 807 screens an in Sweden with $2.38 million on 149 screens over the weekend for an opening total of $2.70 million. Overall it made $40.04 million on 2,114 screens over the weekend and $40.36 million in total. The film has started faster than Casino Royale, the only question is whether it can hang on as strongly as that film did. More...

2008 Preview: November

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Cast

Daniel Craig    James Bond
Olga Kurylenko    Camille
Mathieu Amalric    Dominic Greene
Judi Dench    M
Giancarlo Giannini    Rene Mathis
Gemma Arterton    Fields
Jeffrey Wright    Felix Leiter
David Harbour    Gregg Beam
Jesper Christensen    Mr. White
Anatole Taubman    Elvis
Joaquin Cosio    General Medran

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    David Arnold
Director    Marc Forster
Producer    Michael G. Wilson
Producer    Barbara Broccoli

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/11/14 1 $27,007,026   3,451 $7,826   $27,007,026 1
2008/11/15 1 $25,831,827 -4% 3,451 $7,485   $52,838,853 2
2008/11/16 1 $14,690,029 -43% 3,451 $4,257   $67,528,882 3
2008/11/17 1 $4,131,092 -72% 3,451 $1,197   $71,659,974 4
2008/11/18 1 $4,052,368 -2% 3,451 $1,174   $75,712,342 5
2008/11/19 1 $3,322,821 -18% 3,451 $963   $79,035,163 6
2008/11/20 1 $3,047,678 -8% 3,451 $883   $82,082,841 7
2008/11/21 2 $8,464,826 +178% 3,458 $2,448   $90,547,667 8
2008/11/22 2 $11,791,316 +39% 3,458 $3,410   $102,338,983 9
2008/11/23 3 $6,451,803 -45% 3,458 $1,866   $108,790,786 10
2008/11/24 2 $2,202,496 -66% 3,458 $637   $110,993,282 11
2008/11/25 2 $2,937,319 +33% 3,458 $849   $113,930,601 12
2008/11/26 4 $4,067,578 +38% 3,501 $1,162   $117,998,179 13
2008/11/27 3 $4,586,803 +13% 3,501 $1,310   $122,584,982 14
2008/11/28 4 $8,205,626 +79% 3,501 $2,344   $130,790,608 15
2008/11/29 4 $7,324,869 -11% 3,501 $2,092   $138,115,477 16
2008/11/30 4 $3,303,057 -55% 3,501 $943   $141,418,534 17
2008/12/01 4 $887,504 -73% 3,501 $254   $142,306,038 18
2008/12/02 4 $922,898 +4% 3,501 $264   $143,228,936 19
2008/12/03 4 $824,667 -11% 3,501 $236   $144,053,603 20
2008/12/04 4 $814,141 -1% 3,501 $233   $144,867,744 21
2008/12/05 5 $2,178,688 +168% 3,423 $636   $147,046,432 22
2008/12/06 5 $2,919,413 +34% 3,423 $853   $149,965,845 23
2008/12/07 5 $1,654,289 -43% 3,423 $483   $151,620,134 24
2008/12/08 5 $528,339 -68% 3,423 $154   $152,148,473 25
2008/12/09 4 $572,243 +8% 3,423 $167   $152,720,716 26
2008/12/10 4 $568,128 -1% 3,423 $166   $153,288,844 27
2008/12/11 4 $578,866 +2% 3,423 $169   $153,867,710 28
2008/12/12 7 $1,096,288 +89% 2,635 $416   $154,963,998 29
2008/12/13 6 $1,708,736 +56% 2,635 $648   $156,672,734 30
2008/12/14 8 $910,498 -47% 2,635 $346   $157,583,232 31
2008/12/15 6 $362,487 -60% 2,635 $138   $157,945,719 32
2008/12/16 6 $405,266 +12% 2,635 $154   $158,350,985 33
2008/12/17 6 $388,695 -4% 2,635 $148   $158,739,680 34
2008/12/18 6 $408,850 +5% 2,635 $155   $159,148,530 35
2008/12/19 10 $572,869 +40% 1,874 $306   $159,721,399 36
2008/12/20 10 $858,846 +50% 1,874 $458   $160,580,245 37
2008/12/21 10 $620,167 -28% 1,874 $331   $161,200,412 38
2008/12/22 10 $464,350 -25% 1,874 $248   $161,664,762 39
2008/12/23 10 $491,922 +6% 1,874 $262   $162,156,684 40
2008/12/24 9 $375,000 -24% 1,874 $200   $162,532,000 41
2008/12/25 - $365,000 -3% 891 $410   $162,897,000 42
2009/01/19 31 $60,854   329 $185   $168,054,668 67

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/11/14 1 $67,528,882   3,451 $19,568   $67,528,882 3
2008/11/21 2 $26,707,945 -60% 3,458 $7,724   $108,790,786 10
2008/11/28 4 $18,833,552 -29% 3,501 $5,379   $141,418,534 17
2008/12/05 5 $6,752,390 -64% 3,423 $1,973   $151,620,134 24
2008/12/12 6 $3,715,522 -45% 2,635 $1,410   $157,583,232 31
2008/12/19 10 $2,051,882 -45% 1,874 $1,095   $161,200,412 38
2008/12/26 17 $1,400,474 -32% 891 $1,572   $164,302,659 45
2009/01/02 20 $1,130,055 -19% 891 $1,268   $166,820,413 52
2009/01/09 24 $380,050 -66% 357 $1,065   $167,535,553 59
2009/01/16 30 $334,824 -12% 329 $1,018   $167,993,814 66
2009/01/23 31 $225,161 -33% 272 $828   $169,368,427 73

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/29/200931,192,370 1,192,370$21,522,278$21,522,2781
4/5/20096367,336-69% 1,559,706$6,481,680$28,003,9592
4/12/200918234,084-36% 1,793,790$4,080,669$32,084,6283
4/19/200913123,256-47% 1,917,046$2,131,959$34,216,5874
4/26/20091692,047-25% 2,009,093$1,591,649$35,808,2365
5/3/20091679,457-14% 2,088,550$1,245,155$37,053,3916
5/10/20091867,037-16% 2,155,587$1,031,009$38,084,4007
5/17/20092053,527-20% 2,209,114$818,770$38,903,1718
5/24/20092750,063-6% 2,259,177$767,401$39,670,5719
5/31/20092351,804+3% 2,310,981$790,197$40,460,76910
6/7/20092728,556-45% 2,339,537$313,376$40,774,14511
6/14/20092838,720+36% 2,378,257$397,589$41,171,73412
6/21/20091178,691+103% 2,456,948$813,539$41,985,27313
6/28/20091550,282-36% 2,507,230$522,048$42,507,32114

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/9/2009147,222 7,222$111,861$111,86120
8/23/2009195,126 17,524$103,696$320,26422
8/30/2009186,201+21% 23,725$120,860$441,12423
12/6/20091045,886 146,843$742,434$2,433,16337
3/7/20101115,131 177,169$300,806$3,036,04350
3/14/20101316,736+11% 193,905$309,449$3,345,49251
11/11/2012149,703 329,765$312,053$7,601,869190
2/17/20131617,629 348,172$283,117$7,897,479204

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