Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” Now the No.1 Movie of All-Time in PH

MANILA, April 12, 2017 – The retelling of a classic fairytale has now rewritten the record books!  Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast” is now officially the biggest-grossing movie ever released in the Philippines. The romantic, fantasy musical posted a cumulative gross of a jolting P667.46-M yesterday, its 27th day of release, and effectively overtaking Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” as the No.1 movie of … Continue reading Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” Now the No.1 Movie of All-Time in PH

“Beauty and the Beast” Now the 6th Biggest-Grossing Film Ever in PH with P541.67-M in 11 Days

MANILA, March 27, 2017 – Disney’s live-action fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast” dazzled again at No.1 on its second weekend at the box-office, grossing with a massive P541.67-M in just 11 days. This figure puts it at sixth place in the rankings of all-time highest-grossing movies in the Philippine industry. This was announced today by a spokesman of Walt Disney Studios Philippines. With interest … Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast” Now the 6th Biggest-Grossing Film Ever in PH with P541.67-M in 11 Days

“Moana” Breaks Animation Record, Grosses P85.68-M in 5 Days

MANILA, December 7, 2016 – Disney’s “Moana” found out “how far it’ll go” at the Philippine box-office – and far it went with an opening weekend gross of P85.68-million in only five days. The sea-faring adventure also broke the record for the all-time biggest opening day gross for an nimated film last Nov. 30 with a rollicking P24.9-million, surpassing the sales of last year’s “Minions” … Continue reading “Moana” Breaks Animation Record, Grosses P85.68-M in 5 Days

“Fantastic Beasts” Earns a Magical Half Billion Dollars Worldwie, P231.17-M in PH

On the heels of topping the box office in its opening weekend, the widely acclaimed magical adventure “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” surpassed half a billion dollars at the global box office on Tuesday, November 29, following its second weekend in release.  The announcement was made November 30 by Sue Kroll, President of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.   Audiences everywhere … Continue reading “Fantastic Beasts” Earns a Magical Half Billion Dollars Worldwie, P231.17-M in PH

“Ouija: Origin of Evil” Scares Up US Box-Office with $14.1-M

Universal Pictures’ new suspense thriller “Ouija: Origin of Evil,” the follow-up to 2014’s horror hit “Ouija,” opened in the US with a spooky $14.1 million at the box-office, a smash return given its $9 million budget. The film bows in the Philippines this Wednesday, Oct. 26. Universal distributed the Blumhouse production, which got markedly better reviews than the original. The first film in the series … Continue reading “Ouija: Origin of Evil” Scares Up US Box-Office with $14.1-M

“Don’t Breathe” Tops U.S. Box-Office with $26.1-M

Augus 29, 2016 – Columbia Pictures’ gripping suspense thriller “Don’t Breathe” – which Variety hails as “a muscular exercise in brutal, relentless peril” – spooked the U.S. box-office with a chilling $26.1-million, easily opening at No.1 for the Aug. 26-28 weekend. It joins a long list of recent horror films such as “The Purge: Election Year,” “The Conjuring 2,” “Lights Out” and “The Shallows” that have all … Continue reading “Don’t Breathe” Tops U.S. Box-Office with $26.1-M

‘Suicide Squad’ Soars to More Than Half a Billion Dollars Worldwide, P276-M in PH

BURBANK, CA, August 18, 2016 – Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure “Suicide Squad” flew past half a billion dollars after 13 days in theaters around the globe, with a cumulative total of $509 million and counting.  Having set records in its first two weeks in release, the film will help drive the overall August box office to a record high.  The announcement was made today by Veronika … Continue reading ‘Suicide Squad’ Soars to More Than Half a Billion Dollars Worldwide, P276-M in PH

‘Suicide Squad’ a Box Office Hero with $267-M Global Opening Haul, P161-M in PH

August 7, 2016 – DC’s favorite lineup of incarcerated antiheroes arrested the global box office this weekend, with “Suicide Squad” topping $267 million and smashing records for both the film and its many players. The announcement was made today by Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President, Worldwide Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. With a U.S. total of $135.1 million for the weekend, the movie broke several records for … Continue reading ‘Suicide Squad’ a Box Office Hero with $267-M Global Opening Haul, P161-M in PH

“Dory” Finds Glory at No. 1, Grosses P101.7-M in 4 Days in PH

 MANILA, June 20, 2016 – Disney-Pixar’s “Finding Dory” brought its big-hearted optimism to the Philippine box-office and swam away with P101.7-M in only four days, shattering the biggest opening weekend record for a Disney-Pixar film.  This was announced today by a spokesman of Walt Disney Studios Philippines which distributed the film.             “Dory’s” four-day opening weekend figure smashed the previous record of 2015’s “Inside Out” (at P97.2-M) … Continue reading “Dory” Finds Glory at No. 1, Grosses P101.7-M in 4 Days in PH

‘The Conjuring 2’ Scares Off Competition Worldwide, Grosses P106-M in PH

One of the most anticipated movies of the summer, James Wan’s sequel to 2013’s record-breaking supernatural thriller summoned up $90.350 million at the worldwide box office, making “The Conjuring 2” #1 in its opening weekend in North America and expecting to be #1 internationally, outside of China. The announcement was made June 12 by Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President, Worldwide Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. Coming off … Continue reading ‘The Conjuring 2’ Scares Off Competition Worldwide, Grosses P106-M in PH