‘Way Back Home’ Grosses P18-M in First 5 Days

"Way Back Home" opened at no. 1 in the Philippines last weekend.

After Hollywood movies ruled Philippine box-office for 13 consecutive weeks, a Pinoy movie finally captured no. 1 slot and it’s the Kathryn Bernardo-Julia Montes starrer “Way Back Home.”

The Star Cinema family drama opened last weekend with a modest P18 million beating Hollywood films Conan the Barbarian and Crazy Stupid Love which also debuted in the country at no. 3 and 4 slots respectively.

Meanwhile, Transformers: Dark of the Moon became the first movie to cross the P400 million box-office gross in the country for 2011. The Michael Bay film has grossed P415.74-M in the Philippines in 8 weeks.

Here’s the Philippine box office tally (Top nine) for the opening weekend of August 17 to 21, 2011 according to Box Office Mojo (premiering movies are highlighted in yellow):

TW LW Movie Weekend Gross Gross-to-Date Week
1 N Way Back Home P18-M P18-M 1
2 1 The Smurfs P15-M P48.1-M 2
3 N Conan the Barbarian (2011) P13.18-M P13.18-M 1
4 N Crazy Stupid Love P12.6-M P12.6-M 3
5 3 Rise of the Planet of the Apes P9.92-M P72.25-M 3
6 3 Cowboys and Aliens P6.56-M P28.28-M 2
7 5 Ang Babae sa Septic Tank P2.2-M P30.26-M 3
8 4 Captain America: The First Avenger P1.5-M P153.3-M 4
9 6 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 P0.57-M P295.96-M 6

(As of August 23, 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

(As of August 23, 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. Ang Babae sa Septic Tank – P30.26M *
10. The Adventures of Pureza: Queen of the Riles – P19.84-M
11. Way Back Home – P18-M *
12. Tumbok – P10.53M
13. 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

3 Comments on ‘Way Back Home’ Grosses P18-M in First 5 Days

  1. “iresearch niyo ang philippine box office movie….. taz tignan niyo sa may 2011…. sino ang lAST??? talo pa ata ng TUM eh…” peace… i just did my research

  2. ….congratulations sa inyO.. nice movie po.. ang ganda grabe,, kea nga marame nanoood eh.. nakaka Inspired.. at nakaka dala ng eksena… congrats kina kathryn en Julia.. ang galing nio talaga umarte….cOngrats din po sa buong cast.. you really did a great job.. 🙂

  3. trina ocop // September 1, 2011 at 8:29 pm //

    sempre mag totop yan ! star cinema eh ,,
    e ung sa TWEEN ACADEMY cnu nag release ?
    huh ? ka chepan lng yang tween academy na yan ! ew , ang babata pa nila gnyn atitude sus ,, yan ba papanuorin nila ung panG BAD INFLUENCE ? ha ? sus ,, at kung i pag lalabn nyo yng TWEEN ACADEMY nyo pwede ba wag kaung nag mumura HALAtng wla kaung ping araln !

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