NEW YORK (AP) – Topping the box office for the third straight week, the space adventure “Gravity” continues to be the box-office juggernaut of the fall.
The film, starring Sandra Bullock, earned $ 31 million over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Warner Bros. film has now made more than $ 170 million in three weeks.
Tom Hanks’ Somali pirate docudrama “Captain Phillips” also… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Gravity' Holds Strong at No. 1 for Third Week, 'Captain Phillips' Stays Afloat in Second
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Gravity – $ 44.2 million
2. Captain Phillips – $ 26.0 million
3. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 – $ 14.2 million
4. Machete Kills – $ 3.79 million
5. Runner Runner – $ 3.72 million
6. Prisoners – $ 3.6 million
7. Insidious: Chapter 2 – $ 2.6 million
8. Rush – $ 2.36 million
9. Don Jon – $ 2.34 million
It turns out things at the domestic box office weren’t as disappointing as they initially seemed on Christmas morning. Weekend winner ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ grabbed $ 46.2 million over the four-day holiday, an estimate that is nearly $ 20 million larger than the $ 26.5 million that was reported for the three-day frame. The fourth installment of the Tom Cruise franchise might wind up… Continue reading Christmas Weekend Box Office: 'War Horse' Strong, 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' Stronger