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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Gravity’ Holds Onto #1 Spot

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Gravity’ Holds Onto #1 Spot


Alfonso Cuaron’s sci-fi thriller Gravity held onto the #1 spot at the box office this weekend with a $44.3 million gross. Opening at #2 was Tom Hanks’ Captain Phillips. The fact-based drama about the Maersk Alabama hijacking in 2009 opened with $26 million. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 dropped one spot to #3 in its third weekend with $14.2 million. Opening at a distant #4, Machete Kills bombed with just $3.8 million. Runner Runner fell two spots to #5 in its second weekend bringing in $3.7 million.

BOX OFFICE TOP TEN (Three-Day Numbers)
1. Gravity – $44.3 million ($123.4 million total)
2. Captain Phillips – $26 million ($26 million total)
3. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 – $14.2 million ($78 million total)
4. Machete Kills – $3.8 million ($3.8 million total)
5. Runner Runner – $3.7 million ($14.1 million total)
6. Prisoners – $3.7 million ($76.2 million total)
7. Insidious Part 2 – $2.7 million ($78.4 million total)
8. Rush – $2.4 million ($22.2 million total)
9. Don Jon – $2.3 million ($20.1 million total)
10. Baggage Claim – $2.1 million ($18.3 million total)

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  1. I’ve seen the Prisoners,Captain Phillips and Gravity. All three are great movies. But, Gravity is definitely on the top in my list. Watch it in 3D and in the biggest screen near your home if possible.


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