Wednesday, June 15, 2011
“In the Name of Love” starring Angel Locsin and Aga Muhlach hits P117.2-M in 5 weeks, just P3-million short of beating “Catch Me…I’m In Love” as the no. 1 Pinoy movie of 2011.
Star Cinema’s hit-drama movie may still be showing in selected theaters but it’s going to be very limited since their new offering, “Forever and a Day,” starring Sam Milby and KC Concepcion just opened yesterday.
“In the Name of Love” needs at least P3-million this week in order to beat the record of “Catch Me…I’m In Love” as the no. 1 Pinoy movie (so far) for 2011 with a gross receipts of P120.21 million. It’s possible but it’s gonna be difficult to achieve.
Capturing the no. 1 slot again, in Philippine box-office, is 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men: First Class” with a haul of P38.49 million last weekend. The film has now raked-in a total P128.1 million in 2 weeks.
Kung Fu Panda 2, on the other hand, maintains second position while debuting films “Super 8″ and “The Hangover Part II” settles for 3rd and 4th respectively.
Kung Fu Panda 2, by the way, has dislodged Thor as the biggest film in the Philippines so far for 2011. The Jack Black-starrer has already accumulated P188.7 million at the box-office in just 2 weeks!
HIGHEST-GROSSING FILMS IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR 2011
(As of June 12, 2011)
1. Kung Fu Panda 2 – P188.7M *
2. Thor – P173.98M
3. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – P151.14M *
4. X-Men: First Class – P128.1M *
5. Fast Five – P125.3M
6. Catch Me…I’m In Love – P120.21M
7. In the Name of Love – P117.2M *
8. Gulliver’s Travels – P82.33M
9. Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak! – P72.31M
10. Rio – P71.16 M
TOP-GROSSING PINOY FILMS FOR 2011 SO FAR
(As of June 12, 2011)
1. Catch Me…I’m In Love – P120.21M
2. In the Name of Love – P117.2M
3. Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak! – P72.31M
4. Bulong – P67.27M
5. Who’s That Girl? – P58.31M
6. My Valentine Girls – P44.26M
7. Tumbok – P10.53M
8. Tum: My Pledge of Love – P5.16M
Note: All movies marked with an asterisk (*) are still showing in theaters
Figures are estimates from third party tabulator Box Office Mojo
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