‘Gravity’ Breaks Box Office Records with $55.6M Weekend Gross

As expected, Gravity won top honors at the box office this weekend -- and in record-breaking fashion.

Alfonso Cuaron’s 3D spectacle grossed an estimated $55.6 million in domestic ticket sales, making it the best October opening of all time, according to Deadline.

The weekend performance is also the best three-day showing for George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, who play astronauts who become lost in space after their shuttle breaks.

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 and Runner Runner grossed $21.5 million and $7.9 million, respectively, to round out the top three.

On deck for next week: Tom HanksCaptain Phillips, the star-studded Machete Kills and the new film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, starring Hailee Steinfeld.



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