GERMANY: 'Gravity' Posts Second-Highest Sci-Fi Debut of 2013

on October 09, 2013

gravityopeningweekend.jpgA $3.5 million debut for Gravity launched Alfonso Cuarón's sci-fi epic to first place at the German box office, overshadowing the debuts of Turbo and Rush. The opening weekend numbers for Gravity are especially strong considering the performance of this year's other sci-fi entries in the territory; Gravity was only surpassed by the $6.34 million bow from Star Trek Into Darkness, a familiar franchise with a loyal following in the country.

 

2013 Sci-Fi Films in Germany

 

Star Trek Into Darkness

Opening Weekend: $6.4M

Cume to Date: $20.9M

 

Elysium

Opening Weekend: $2.9M

Cume to Date: $10.3M

 

Oblivion

Opening Weekend: $2.6M

Cume to Date: $8.8M

 

Pacific Rim

Opening Weekend: $1.9M

Cume to Date: $6.3M  

 

After Earth

Opening Weekend: $1.8M

Cume to Date: $5.3M

 

Riddick

Opening Weekend: $1.2M

Cume to Date: $2.9M

 

Turbo took second place with a $2.6 million bow from 681 screens. The animated film fared better than Ron Howard's F1 biopic, Rush, which opened in 432 theaters for a $1.5 million bow. 2 Guns provided the weekend's biggest surprise with a $1.4 million hold in its second frame, a strong performance considering the tough competition from three new openers. 2 Guns has grossed total of $3.6 million in Germany

 

Top Ten Films in Germany. October 4-6, 2013

 

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