1. Gravity - $55.6 million
2. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 - $21.5 million
3. Runner Runner - $7.6 million
4. Prisoners - $ 5.7 million
5. Rush - $ 4.4 million
Gravity blasted to the top of the weekend box office. The sci-fi thriller earned $55.6 million -- giving it the best October opening of all time. The previous record holder was 2011's Paranormal Activity 3. This is also the best personal opening for its stars, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 dropped from first to second with $21.5 million
Runner Runner, starring Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck, opened in third with $7.6 million.
Prisoners went from second to fourth with $5.7 million.
And Rush fell from third to fifth with $4.4 million.