Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Philippine Box Office Roundup 11


Here's the 11th edition of my Philippine Box Office Roundup and you can read my previous recap here. And as always here are some notes with regards to my box office roundup:
  • The following box office stats are from the ever awesome Box Office Mojo's Philippine Box Office Index. Thus, my box office comparisons and analysis are only limited to what Box Office Mojo has in its records
  • Studios and local distributors sometimes issues press releases about the box office performance of their movies and there are instances that they do not exactly match the data Box Office Mojo have in hand. I'm not sure how wide Box Office Mojo's scope is with our local theaters but for the purposes of a consistent discussion and analysis I will only focus on the numbers posted at Box Office Mojo.
  • I added some stuff like the Mission Impossible : Ghost Protocol box office for 2012 since Box Office Mojo does not include that 2011 holdover on their Top Movies 2012 list. Meanwhile the box office numbers for the holdovers from the MMFF last year are not on BOM's list so they're not on here as well.
  • Box Office Mojo does not have the numbers for Ayala Cinemas Exclusive My Week with Marilyn so it's not on the charts below.
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As expected, The Avengers dominated the Philippine Box Office and setting record breaking numbers! The movie easily topped the year to date rankings and is ahead of the #2 movie by over 100 million pesos! MASSIVE!

Here are some of the records set by the movie:
  • Biggest Wednesday Ever: P56.6-M, beating “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’s” P55.4-M.
  • Biggest Thursday Ever: P44.1M, smashing “Spider-man 3’s P28.4-M
  • Biggest Friday Ever: P45.3-M, outgrossing “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1’s” P44.1-M.
  • Biggest Saturday Ever: P66.4-M, breaking “Transformers: Dark of the Moon’s” P60.8-M.
  • Biggest Sunday Ever: P68.5M, outlasting “Transformers: Dark of the Moon’s” P60.8M. Sunday’s receipts for “The Avengers” also now holds the distinction of the all-time biggest single-day gross in the country.
Elsewhere on the chart, Wrath of the Titans moves ahead of The Hunger Games for the #3 while Battleship overtakes Underworld: Awakening for the 5th spot.

Here are the Philippine Box Office charts (both in dollars and pesos) as I originally posted at the BoxOffice.com forums:

Top Movies for 2012 To Date (as of April 29, 2012)

In Pesos
  1. The Avengers - 277,383,923 PHP
  2. (local) UnOfficially Yours - 157,254,200 PHP
  3. Wrath of The Titans - 140,056,484 PHP
  4. The Hunger Games - 139,996,453 PHP
  5. Battleship - 105,492,767 PHP
  6. Underworld Awakening - 102,119,364 PHP
  7. John Carter -87,165,284 PHP
  8. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance - 72,209,152 PHP
  9. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island - 67,511,470 PHP
  10. (local) Moron 5 and the Crying Lady - 64,642,363 PHP
  11. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows - 61,951,573 PHP
  12. The Vow - 59,626,147 PHP
  13. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked - 56,157,209 PHP
  14. (local) Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang - 51,389,780 PHP
  15. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol* - 50,696,658 PHP*
  16. Chronicle -35,486,025 PHP
  17. The Darkest Hour - 34,477,168 PHP
  18. This Means War - 32,491,717 PHP
  19. Mirror, Mirror -28,718,269 PHP
  20. (local) A Mother's Story - 24,815,781 PHP
  21. Titanic 3D - 23,119,015 PHP
  22. (local) My Cactus Heart - 23,008,393 PHP
  23. The Lorax-21,324,022 PHP
  24. The Devil Inside -17,961,575 PHP
  25. The Lucky One - 16,505,814 PHP
  26. Safe House - 14,284,788 PHP
  27. Jack and Jill - 13,462,940 PHP
  28. (local) My Kontrabida Girl - 13,092,496 PHP
  29. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - 9,475,901 PHP
  30. Contraband - 9,151,255 PHP
  31. (co-prod with Indonesia) The Witness - 8,617,970 PHP
  32. (local) Hitman - 5,757,748 PHP
  33. We Bought a Zoo - 5,568,319 PHP
  34. Star Wars Episode 1 3D - 4,595,572 PHP
  35. Hugo - 4,407,536 PHP
  36. The Grey - 4,000,508 PHP
  37. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - 3,870,089 PHP
  38. The Descendants - 3,217,457 PHP
  39. Moneyball - 2,628,771 PHP***
  40. The Woman in Black - 2,624,792 PHP
  41. Haywire - 2,365,429 PHP
  42. J.Edgar -2,092,195 PHP
  43. War Horse - 2,032,464 PHP
  44. The Muppets - 1,916,008 PHP
  45. One For the Money - 1,783,197 PHP
  46. Beauty and the Beast (3D) - 1,666,199 PHP
  47. Man on a Ledge - 1,588,510 PHP
  48. Breaking Wind -1,359,086 PHP
  49. Machine Gun Preacher - 1,166,230 PHP
  50. Coriolanus - 1,180,075 PHP
  51. 11-11-11 1,125,821 PHP
  52. Anonymous - 505,631 PHP
* for 2012 only. Total box office: 168,442,905 PHP
*** Moneyball is ranked higher in this chart compared to the Dollars gross chart due to changes in the US Dollar-Peso exchange rate.

  • In Dollars
  1. The Avengers (2012) - $6,580,876
  2. (local) √únOfficially Yours - $3,704,457
  3. Wrath of the Titans - $3,322,811
  4. The Hunger Games -$3,295,973
  5. Battleship - $2,502,794
  6. Underworld Awakening - $2,391, 207
  7. John Carter - $2,052,155
  8. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance - $1,691,905
  9. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island - $1,574,215
  10. (local) Moron 5 and the Crying Lady - $1,521,892
  11. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows - $1,460,261
  12. The Vow - $1,390,377
  13. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked - $1,323,682
  14. (local) Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang - $1,212,269
  15. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol* - $1,187,103*
  16. Chronicle - $832,097
  17. The Darkest Hour - $812,183
  18. This Means War - $758,702
  19. Mirror, Mirror - $672,559
  20. (local) A Mother's Story - $574,764
  21. Titanic 3D -$544,297
  22. (local) My Cactus Heart - $542,331
  23. The Lorax - $505,908
  24. The Devil Inside - $423,708
  25. The Lucky One - $391,597
  26. Safe House - $333,089
  27. Jack and Jill - $315,445
  28. (local) My Kontrabida Girl - $305,718
  29. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - $223,225
  30. Contraband - $214,284
  31. (co-prod with Indonesia) The Witness - $201,826
  32. (local) Hitman - $135,636
  33. We Bought a Zoo - $131,497
  34. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (in 3D) - $107,913
  35. Hugo - $103,206
  36. The Grey - $94,296
  37. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - $90,369
  38. The Descendants - $75,387
  39. The Woman in Black - $61,869
  40. Moneyball - $61,297
  41. Haywire - $55,483
  42. J.Edgar - $49,059
  43. War Horse - $47,879
  44. The Muppets - $44,740
  45. One For the Money - $42,007
  46. Beauty and the Beast 3D - $39,070
  47. Man on a Ledge - $37,513
  48. Breaking Wind - $31,914
  49. Machine Gun Preacher - $27,511
  50. Coriolanus - $27,332
  51. 11-11-11 - $26,362
  52. Anonymous - $11,996
*Overall gross: $3,969,223. It went back to theaters on Jan. 8 and the only foreign movie holdover from 2011

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