Friday, September 16, 2011
“Tween Academy: Class of 2012″ beats “Way Back Home” at the box office.
The cast of “Tween Academy: Class of 2012” and “Way Back Home,” (at least most of them), are rivals on television in a sense that their weekly shows, “Tween Hearts” and “Good Vibes/Growing Up” are airing on the same timeslot every Sunday afternoon.
And now that they are promoted to the big screen, they are still being pitted with regards to box-office grosses of their films.
In the latest report of Box Office Mojo, “Tween Academy: Class of 2012” has grossed P32.23 million in 3 weeks. “Way Back Home,” on the other hand, only lasted for two weeks in theaters with a total gross of P25.78 million.
Even if we are to base the competition in the first two weeks tally for each movie, “Tween Academy” still wins by virtue of its P29.88 million box-office gross.
Meanwhile, the Star Cinema comedy movie “Wedding Tayo, Wedding Hindi” starring Toni Gonzaga and Eugene Domingo now has a box-office gross of P30.48 million.
The indie film “Zombadings,” on the other hand, has now raked-in P19.05 million in two weeks.
HIGHEST-GROSSING FILMS IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR 2011
(As of September 13, 2011)
1. Transformers: Dark of Moon – P415.74-M
2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 – P295.96-M
3. Kung Fu Panda 2 – P198.24M
4. Thor – P173.98M
5. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – P155.32M
6. X-Men: First Class – P154.92M
7. Captain America – P153.3
8. Green Lantern – P132.3M
9. Fast Five – P126.8M
10. Catch Me…I’m In Love – P120.21M
TOP-GROSSING PINOY FILMS FOR 2011 SO FAR
(As of September 13, 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. Temptation Island – P60-M
6. Who’s That Girl? – P58.31M
7. Forever and a Day – P44.73M
8. My Valentine Girls – P44.26M
9. Tween Academy: Class of 2012 – P32.23M
10. Wedding Tayo, Wedding Hindi – P30.48M *
11. Ang Babae sa Septic Tank – P30.26M
12. Way Back Home – P25.78-M
13. The Adventures of Pureza: Queen of the Riles – P19.84-M
14. Zombadings 1: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington – P19.05-M *
15. Tumbok – P10.53M
16. 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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