Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Cinemagoers in London Buy One Quarter of All Movie Tickets

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Cinemagoers in London Buy One Quarter of All Movie Tickets

Article excerpt

A QUARTER of all cinema admissions in the Britain were in London last year with

Casino Royale, the latest James Bond, the most popular film.

The first 007 movie featuring Daniel Craig took [pounds sterling]55.48 million at the British box office which puts it in the list of the top 10 highest grossing films ever in Britain.

This is more than Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and The Full Monty.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, the second in the highly lucrative series starring Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley, was No 2 at the British box office and also leapt into the list of the

highest grossing films of all time. It beat The Da Vinci Code, the adaptation of Dan Brown's bestselling novel starring Tom Hanks which was filmed in London and Paris, into third place.

All three helped lure Londoners to make 39. …

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