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“Gravity” ruled the North American box office for three consecutive weeks and was finally dethroned by “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa”. Entertainment Weekly reports that the fourth “Jackass” film is the 3rd-biggest R-rated comedy opener of the year, earning an impressive $32 million stealing the no.1 spot. This is the first “Jackass” film with some sort of plot, played out with a hidden-camera. This marks Johnny Knoxville’s career with another box office No. 1 with a total of six on his impressive resume. He has taken the top spot on the podium previously with all three Jackass” films, “Men in Black II”, and “The Dukes of Hazzard”

Watch the trailer for “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

Johnny Knoxville is back without his crazy "Jackass" crew in his latest irreverent prank movie

Johnny Knoxville is back without his crazy “Jackass” crew in his latest irreverent prank movie

“Gravity” falls to the second place with $20.3 million (down 32%) from last week. The Sandra Bullock–George Clooney space epic, which has earned nearly $200 million at home and another $164.4 million abroad, is the biggest hit this year.

Quick look at the top-grossing pictures in North American theaters, courtesy of Box Office Mojo:

1. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, $32 million, first weekend
2. Gravity, $20.3 million; $199.8 million, fourth week
3. Captain Phillips, $11.8 million; $70.1 million, third week
4. The Counselor, $8 million, first week
5. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, $6.1 million; $100.6 million, fifth week
6. Carrie, $5.9 million; $26 million, second week
7. Escape Plan, $4.3 million; $17 million, second week
8. 12 Years a Slave, $2.15 million; $3.4 million, second week
9. Enough Said, $1.6 million; $13 million, sixth week
10. Prisoners, $ 1.1 million; $59.1 million, sixth week