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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Star Cinema Movie 'Bulong' only earns P33.25 Million Pesos in 5 days!

“Bulong”, Star Cinema’s horror comedy film, topped Philippine box-office last week with a haul of P33.25 million in first 5 days.

Starring Vhong Navarro and Angelica Panganiban, “Bulong” is Star Cinema’s opening salvo for 2011 and the first local mainstream movie to be screened this year after the Metro Manila Film Festival.

Star Cinema’s previous horror films earned higher in their first 5 days of showing. “Cinco” which was shown July last year had an opening gross of P38.59M while the MMFF entry “Dalaw” earned around P50 million. However, the P33.25 million opening weekend gross of “Bulong” is not bad at all.

“Bulong” bested 3 Hollywood movies which also debuted last week: The Rite (#3), Burlesque (#4) and the Warrior’s Way (#9). It was also the grand opening week of “Tangled” after its 3D debut last 2 weeks ago.
Here’s the Philippine box office tally for the opening weekend of February 2 to 6, 2011 according to Box Office Mojo (premiering movies are highlighted in yellow):
TW LW Movie Weekend Gross Gross-to-Date Week
1 N Bulong P33.25 M P33.25 M 1
2 8 Tangled P24.68 M P26.20 M 2
3 N The Rite P9.55 M P9.55 M 1
4 N Burlesque P5.38 M P5.38 M 1
5 2 Season of the Witch P4.6 M P19.22 M 2
6 4 Love and Other Drugs P3.78 M P17.01 M 2
7 1 Megamind P2.29 M P48.43 M 3
8 3 Yogi Bear P1.62 M P13.95 M 2
9 N The Warrior’s way P1.33 M P1.33 M 1
10 6 Gulliver’s Travels P0.66 M P81.73 M 5

Courtesy: Starmometer