Gravity opened up huge at the box office this weekend, bringing in over $55M in ticket sales, a record for the month of October. (Read Derick’s Renegade Review here.) The other major release newcomer Runner Runner didn’t fare nearly as well, taking in only $7.6M at the #3 spot. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs slipped to 2nd with $21.5M, a 37% drop from its opening weekend. The full weekend box office top ten is below.

Position Title Weekend Total
1 Gravity $55.6M $55.6M
2 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 $21.5M $60.6M
3 Runner Runner $7.6M $7.6M
4 Prisoners $5.7M $47.9M
5 Rush $4.4M $18.1M
6 Don Jon $4.2M $16.1M
7 Baggage Claim $4.1M $15.2M
8 Insidious: Chapter 2 $3.9M $74.8M
9 Pulling Strings $2.5M $2.5M
10 Enough Said $2.2M $5.4M

Next weekend’s big releases include the grindhouse sequel Machete Kills and Tom Hanks in the captain’s seat during the Somali pirate hijacking of U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama in Captain Phillips. What did you see this weekend, and what are your plans for your next trip to the cinema? Let us know in the comments below.

Weekend box office estimates courtesy of Box Office Mojo

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