Originally posted on Variety:
As one of the biggest box office phenoms in recent years, Warner Bros.’ “Gravity” displayed outstanding pull with audiences in its second frame, dropping just 21%, with an estimated $44.3 million. Pic’s hold is the best-ever (during a non-holiday) for a film that opened to $55 million-plus domestically.
“Gravity” — which also scored the largest second weekend for Imax, with $9 million — soared to a boffo $123.4 million Stateside through Sunday.
Globally, the 3D space epic has amassed north of $190 million, with overseas contributing $68 million and counting.