Villa Estrella Earns P21.5 Million on its 1st Week in Mega Manila

The Star Cinema horror movie Villa Estrella debuted at no. 3 at the box-office.

Capturing the top spot for the second week in a row is the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, who happens to be the biggest movie of the year so far. Transformers raked in P289.7 million on its second week in Mega Manila alone. Nationwide, it has surpassed the P300 million mark making it the biggest movie in Philippine box-office for the year and the 2nd biggest movie in the Philippines for all time (next to Spider Man 3).

Debuting at no. 2 in Mega Manila box office is Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. The animated feature has grossed P36.6 million on its first weekend run.

The local horror movie Villa Estrella is at no. 3 with its first weekend gross of P21.5 million in Mega Manila.

(Weekend of July 1-5, 2009)

1. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen – P78.62M
(2 weeks total: P289.7 million)

2. Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs – P36.6M

3. Villa Estrella – P21.5M

4. Drag Me To Hell – P1.48M
(5 weeks total: P50.1 million)

5. The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 – P0.78M
(2 weeks total: P23.9 million)

* Mega Manila comprises of more than 60% of the total nationwide box office.

(As of July 5, 2009)

1. You Changed My Life – P230.44 million
(Star Cinema and VIVA Films)

2. Bestfriends Forever (BFF) – P107.6 million
(Star Cinema)

3. Tenement 2 – P86.45 million
(Star Cinema)

4. Love Me Again: Land Down Under – P66.8 million
(Star Cinema)

5. When I Met U – P65.7 million
(GMA Films)

6. Sundo – P50.08 million
(GMA Films)

7. Villa Estrella – P21.5 million **
(Star Cinema)

8. Status Single – P11.47 million
(VIVA Films)

9. Ded Na Si Lolo – P6.14 million
(APT Entertainment)

10. Sumpa – P272,168
(Yellow Media Productions)

** still running in theaters

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