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'Bad Grandpa' kicks 'The Counselor' to the curb at box office

'Bad Grandpa' kicks 'The Counselor' to the curb at box office

What goes up must come down, and so "Gravity" finally did this weekend, falling to the runner-up position as "Bad Grandpa" ruled the box office.

Johnny Knoxville's hidden-camera prank flick was an easy No. 1 this weekend, debuting with a robust $32 million, according to an estimate from distributor Paramount Pictures. After three weekends atop the charts, "Gravity" came in second with $20.3 million, meaning the 3-D space film is now a stone's throw from another box-office milestone with its overall gross of $199.8 million.

The only other film that opened nationwide this weekend, the dramatic thriller "The Counselor," flopped. A...

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