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'Gravity' to crater newcomer 'Captain Phillips' at box office

With "Gravity" still floating atop the box office, "Captain Phillips" may find itself adrift this weekend. The 3-D space drama starring Sandra Bullock got off to a great start last weekend and has even attracted moviegoers to the multiplex mid-week, grossing $5.3 million on Wednesday alone. This weekend the movie could collect as much as $40 million, according to those who have seen prerelease audience surveys. With $73 million already under its belt, the film will certainly pass the $100-million milestone in the U.S. and Canada by Sunday. PHOTOS: Billion-dollar movie club As for "Captain Phillips," the Tom Hanks action drama is poised to debut with a...