By the end of this month, the monster hit movie “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” will overpower Iron Man 2 as the no. 1 film in the country for 2010 by virtue of its opening weekend gross of P173 million, the highest debut by a Hollywood film this year.
Iron Man 2 opened in the Philippines last April 28 with first 5-days gross of P104.3 million. The top-grossing movie of all time, Avatar, ranks second in RP while Clash of the Titans is 3rd.
TOP GROSSING HOLLYWOOD FILMS IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR 2010
(As of July 4, 2010)
1. Iron Man 2 – P285.9M
2. Avatar – P267.8M
3. Clash of the Titans – P219.28M
4. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse – P173M *
5. Shrek Forever After – P152.5
6. The Prince of Persia – P152M
7. The Karate Kid – P146.3M *
8. Alice in Wonderland – P139M
9. Toy Story 3 – P137.6M *
10. Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief – P91.87M
* still showing in selected theaters
Figures are based from the report by third party tabulator Box Office Mojo.