IMAX and Warner Bros. Pictures announced that Gravity has passed the $100 million global box office benchmark in 639 IMAX® 3D theatres worldwide since its initial release Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. As of Feb. 5, 2014, the film had reached $48.6 million in 330 IMAX 3D theatres domestically and $51.5 million from 309 theatres internationally. Gravity represents the third IMAX Hollywood film to cross the $100-million threshold, following Avatar in 2010 and The Dark Knight Risesin 2012.
Gravity continues to pull moviegoers in to IMAX theatres, with a Jan. 31, 2014, re-release into 330 IMAX 3D locations in North America and other international territories.
Filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron’s internationally lauded drama, which stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, has been a hit with audiences and critics alike, closing in on the $700 million mark at the global box office, while receiving 10 Academy Award® nominations, including Best Picture. Demand for the film — which was also nominated for four Golden Globes, with Cuaron winning Best Director — has been particularly high in IMAX 3D. Opening Oct. 4, Gravity was the highest-grossing IMAX release of 2013, both domestically and globally.