These figures only include the first day of Quantum Of Solace,which opened on October 31, and estimates put the UK on track tosurpass 2007's year-end total of £904.9m.
With the exception of WarnerBros' The Dark Knight (which also has UK elements of its own), UK-US collaborations dominated the UK chart this year. Mamma Mia! is at the top with $100.4m (£68.1m), while Quantum Of Solace's $70.3m (£47.6m) is on track to surpass The Dark Knight's $71.6m (£48.6m) gross.
The most successful independent UK film of the year is Entertainment's St Trinian's, which grossed $14.5m after opening in December 2007. Pathe's period drama The Duchess, starring Keira Knightley, grossed $10.3m (£7m) and is the most successful UK indie opener of 2008.