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Gravity Has Biggest October Opening in History

Gravity Has Biggest October Opening in History

Gravity hit big at the box office over the weekend, grossing much more than was predicted for Alfonso Cuaron’s sci-fi epic starring Sandra Bullock.

The film grossed $55.6 million, making it the best October opening weekend in history. Gravity had a huge jump from Friday’s $16.1 million to Saturday’s $23 million. 80% of the tickets sold were for 3D, IMAX or both. 

In other news, Nicole Holofcener’s Enough Said expanded to 437 theaters in its third weekend in theaters. The Julia Louis-Dreyfus starring romantic comedy is holding steady at the box office earning $2.15 million. Fox Searchlight plans on expanding the film again next weekend, bringing the theater count to between 600 and 650.

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