“Gravity” Tops Box Office for Third Straight Weekend

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0  Updated at 9:33 am, October 20th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Taylor Hill/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Gravity has once again topped the box office.

The 3D hit, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, brought in $31 million this weekend, marking its third weekend in a row at the number one spot.

Right behind Gravity was Captain Phillips which earned $17.3 million. The action thriller stars Tom Hanks and tells the true story of Captain Richard Phillips, whose ship was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009.

In third place was Carrie, earning $17 million. The film, based on Stephen King’s 1974 novel, stars Chloë Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore.

Here are the top ten films from the weekend box office according to boxofficemojo.com:

1. Gravity: $31.0 million

2. Captain Phillips: $17.3 million

3. Carrie: $17.0 million

4. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: $10.1 million

5. Escape Plan: $9.8 million

6. Prisoners: $2.1 million

7. Enough Said: $1.8 million

8. The Fifth Estate: $1.7 million

9. Runner Runner: $1.6 million

10. Insidious Chapter 2: $1.5 million

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