"Bad Grandpa" stronger than "Gravity" in weekend box office sales
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 00:58
Oct. 27 - ''Bad Grandpa'' - a spinoff from the ''Jackass'' movies - kicks space thriller ''Gravity'' from the top spot at the box office with $32 million in ticket sales. Gavino Garay reports.
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"Bad Grandpa" kicks space thriller "Gravity" from the top spot at this weekend's box office charts, collecting $32 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales.
The comedy stars "Jackass" comedian Johnny Knoxville, disguised as an 86-year-old, who travels the U.S. with his grandson, pulling pranks on people wherever they go.
The film cost $15 million to make.
After a three-week lead, "Gravity" lost its momentum and slipped to the number 2 spot with $20.3 million, according to studio estimates.
And despite its all-star cast, "The Counselor," starring Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem, Cameron Diaz and Penelope Cruz, collected $8 million at the box office.
The Rotten Tomatoes website gave it a 35% recommendation.
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