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Gravity Has Biggest October Opening in History

Women and Hollywood By Kerensa Cadenas | Women and Hollywood October 7, 2013 at 1:00PM

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.
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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.

This article is related to: Box Office, Gravity, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Holofcener, Enough Said, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Women Directors


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