‘Temptation Island’ Earns P27.65-M in 5 Days, ‘Transformers 3’ Hits P341.92-M in 2 Weeks

The sexy comedy movie--"Temptation Island"--managed to gross P27.65 million on its first 5 days despite the presence of "Transformers 3" which is killing at the local box-office.

For the opening weekend of July 6 to 10, “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” ruled Philippine box-office for the second week with a weekend haul of P99.14 million. The Shia LaBeouf-starrer has now accumulated a two-weeks total of P341.92 million making it the first movie in the Philippines for 2011 to cross the P200 and P300 million mark.

Debuting at no. 2 last weekend is local movie “Temptation Island” starring Marian Rivera, Solenn Heusaff, Lovi Poe, Heart Evangelista and Rufa Mae Quinto. The Regal Films and GMA Films joint production has managed to earn P27.65 million in 5 days despite the presence of the monster hit movie “Transformers 3.”

Star Cinema’s “Forever and a Day,” on the other hand, completed its run with a total box-office gross of P44.73 million. It has outgrossed the film “My Valentine Girls” by just P50,000 more or less.

Here’s the Philippine box office tally (Top 9) for the opening weekend of July 6 to 10, 2011 according to Box Office Mojo (premiering movies are highlighted in yellow):

TW LW Movie Weekend Gross Gross-to-Date Week
1 1 Transformers: Dark of Moon P99.14-M P341.92-M 2
2 N Temptation Island P27.65-M P27.65-M 1
3 2 Monte Carlo P6.94-M P15.28-M 2
4 3 Green Lantern P2.1-M P130.52-M 4
5 8 The Hangover Part II P0.52-M P27.18-M 5
6 5 Mr. Popper’s Penguins P0.43-M P21.22-M 4
7 5 Forever and a Day P0.33-M P44.73-M 4
8 6 X-Men: First Class P0.15-M P155.27-M 6
9 7 Super 8 P0.14-M P40.7-M 6

(As of July 12, 2011)

1. Transformers: Dark of Moon – P341.92-M *
2. Kung Fu Panda 2 – P198.24M
3. Thor – P173.98M
4. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – P155.32M
5. X-Men: First Class – P155.27M
6. Green Lantern – P130.52M *
7. Fast Five – P126.8M
8. Catch Me…I’m In Love – P120.21M
9. In the Name of Love – P117.2M
10. Gulliver’s Travels – P82.33M

(As of July 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. Forever and a Day – P44.73M
7. My Valentine Girls – P44.26M
8. Temptation Island – P27.65M *
9. Tumbok – P10.53M
10. 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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