Hollywood has long fetishized Japanese gangsters, with their full-body tattoos, missing pinkies and harems of buxom groupies. Ever since Sydney Pollack’s “The Yakuza” in 1974, the colorful mafiosi have provided regular fodder for directors including Ridley Scott and Quentin Tarantino.
“Gravity,” the Warner Bros. science-fiction epic starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, set a record for an October opening in U.S. and Canadian cinemas, collecting $55.8 million to land in first place.
“Gravity,” the science-fiction epic starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, collected $55.6 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters, taking first place in its debut for Warner Bros. It was a record opening for October.