Space thriller 'Gravity' lifts off with $55.6 million debut

  • Reuters, Los Angeles
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  • Updated: Oct 07, 2013 12:31 IST

Latest space film 'Gravity', a new 3D thriller about two stranded astronauts floating through space, soared to the top of weekend movie charts, setting a box office record for the month of October, by pulling in $55.6 million at US and Canadian theatres.

The film, which stars Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and George Clooney and wowed critics with its special effects, added $27.4 million from sales in international
markets, for a combined debut of $83 million, distributor Warner Bros. said on Sunday.

 

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