“I Am Number Four” had a good opening weekend in the Philippines by raking in P25.62 in its first 5 days. Also opening on the said period is Drive Angry which premiered in third place with a gross of P6.9 million.
The action-thriller “Unknown”, on the other hand, climbed to no. 2 from its no. 3 debut position the previous week while erstwhile leader, “Just Go With It”, dropped to no. 4.
Another debuting film, “From Prada to Nada”, settled for no. 11 slot.
Two local movies, My Valentine Girls and Bulong, are running in 5th and 6th respectively. The Richard Gutierrez‘-starrer had a 3-weeks gross of P44.26 million while the Vhong Navarro-starrer accumulated P67.27 million in 4 weeks.
Here’s the Philippine box office tally (Top 10) for the opening weekend of February 23 to 27, 2011 according to Box Office Mojo (premiering movies are highlighted in yellow):
|1||N||I Am Number Four||P25.62 M||P25.62 M||1|
|2||3||Unknown||P7.58 M||P18.7 M||2|
|3||N||Drive Angry||P6.9 M||P6.9 M||1|
|4||1||Just go With It||P6.19 M||P22.46 M||2|
|5||N||Black Swan||P5.9 M||P5.9 M||1|
|6||2||My Valentine Girls||P3.79 M||P44.26 M||3|
|7||4||Bulong||P3.78 M||P67.27 M||4|
|8||6||The Mechanic||P1.57 M||P15.53 M||3|
|9||N||True Grit||P1.17 M||P1.17 M||1|
|10||7||The Rite||P0.76 M||P10.04 M||3|
HIGHEST-GROSSING FILMS IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR 2011
(As of February 27, 2011)
1. Gulliver’s Travels – P82.33M
2. Bulong – P67.27M *
3. The Tourist – P62.28M
4. The Green Hornet – P48.19M
5. Tangled – P47.59M *
6. My Valentine Girls – P44.26M *
7. Season of the Witch – P27.76M
8. I Am Number Four – P25.62M *
9. Just Go With It – 22.46 *
10. Love and Other Drugs – P20.35M
Note: All movies marked with an asterisk (*) are still showing in theaters