‘A Mother’s Story’ Grosses P24.8-M in 2 Weeks

The first Pinoy movie for 2012--"A Mother's Story"--collected P24.8 million in two weeks.

“A Mother’s Story” is a family drama topbilled by host/comedienne Pokwang. Also starring in the first Pinoy movie for 2012, and also the first to score a grade of “A” from the Cinema Evaluation Board, are Xyriel Manabat, Rayver Cruz, Noni Buencamino, and Daria Ramirez.

Ruling PHL box office for the January 18 to 22 frame is the Kate Beckinsale-starrer Underworld Awakening with an gross of P37.9 million in 4 days. Placing second is Sherlock Holmes: A Games of Shadows which grossed P10.5 million on its second weekend.

Here’s the Philippine box office tally (Top 7) for the opening weekend of January 18 to 22, 2012 according to Box Office Mojo (premiering movies are highlighted in yellow):

TW LW Movie Weekend Gross Gross-to-Date Week
1 N Underworld Awakening P37.9-M P37.9-M 1
2 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows P10.5-M P55.8-M 2
3 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked P10.1-M P50.5-M 2
4 Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol P7.3-M P162.7-M 6
5 A Mother’s Story P5.5-M P24.8-M 2
6 We Bought a Zoo P3.9-M P3.9-M 1
7 Coriolanus P1.18-M P1.18-M 1

(As of January 23, 2012)

1. Sherlock Holmes: A Games of Shadows – P55.8-M
2. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – P50.5-M
3. Underworld Awakening – P37.6-M
4. A Mother’s Story – P24.8-M
5. We Bought A Zoo – P3.9-M
6. Coriolanus – P1.18-M

* Films which opened in 2012 only

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