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'Carrie' fails to scare off unstoppable 'Gravity' at the box office

"Carrie" was unable to spook the unflappable "Gravity" at the box office this weekend, as the hit 3-D space drama easily claimed No. 1 for the third week in a row.

Heading into the weekend, industry projections indicated the two films would be in a tight race for the top spot, with each movie poised to take in between $30 million and $35 million. But only "Gravity" hit that mark, collecting $31 million. According to an estimate from distributor Warner Bros., the film starring Sandra Bullock has sold $170.6 million worth of tickets since its debut 17 days ago.

Movie box office: An article in the Oct....