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Space drama 'Gravity' to rocket to No. 1 at box office
Space drama 'Gravity' to rocket to No. 1 at box office

Alfonso Cuaron's 3-D sci-fi drama "Gravity" will probably have major pull with moviegoers at the box office this weekend.  The film starring Sandra Bullock as an astronaut stranded in space is expected to launch with a healthy $45 million, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys. The only other picture hitting theaters nationwide this weekend, the Justin Timberlake-Ben Affleck thriller "Runner Runner," will probably open with a lackluster $10 million. On Saturday, meanwhile, Sony Pictures will host advance screenings of its upcoming "Captain Phillips" in 800 locations. The studio is hoping that the previews will stoke...

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