With Gravity spending its third straight week at the top of the box office, the film has reached the point of full-fledged cultural sensation.

But while the outer space adventure may become 2013’s biggest blockbuster, it has still received its fair share of controversy, including lack of verisimilitude, a divisive scene supposedly written by George Clooney himself, and of course, the ending. Now, an alternative ending has been released exclusively to Huffington Post (above) as well as a few GIFs of other potential endings considered by the film's director, Alfonso Cuarón (below).

Check out these mind-bending alternatives and let us know in the comments if you think the film's creators made the right choice.

Ending inspired by 1968's "Planet of the Apes"

Ending Inspired by the senseless cruelty of mother nature.