‘Gravity’ Sets Box Office Record With $55.6 Million Opening




Alfonso Cuarón’s “Gravity” has pulled in $ 55.6 million at the box office, $ 11.2 million of which was made in Imax theatres — both records for an October launch

According to Variety, the movie also set a new record for 3D, as 80% of viewers in the U.S. saw the film with the extra-dimension glasses

Overseas, “Gravity” earned an additional $ 27.4 million, with 70% of cinemagoers seeing it in 3D

In the movie, George Clooney and Sandra Bullock play astronauts which struggle to survive in space after a catastrophic accident on their space station. The movie has gotten an overwhelmingly positive response from critics, with a score of 96 out of 100 on Metacritic Read more…

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