Monday, March 31, 2014

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER makes biggest debut of 2014!

31 Mar 2014

SINGAPORE - Steve Rogers and gang take command of the no. 1 spot as the various versions of CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (3D, D-BOX, Dolby Atmos, etc but surprisingly no IMAX version) storm the chart.

It's the first blockbuster release of the year to open on more than a 100 screens (102), grossing US$2,399,271 with a mighty US$23,522 screen average. This easily makes it the biggest debut of 2014 and the 5th biggest film of the year to date. THE WINTER SOLDIER also scores the third highest screen average debut of the year behind FROM MACAU TO VEGAS 賭城風雲 (US$25,743) and ROBOCOP (US$23,816).

Monday, March 24, 2014

DIVERGENT opens at No.1!

24 Mar 2014

SINGAPORE - DIVERGENT commands the top of the box office with a mighty US$962,731 from 58 screens, including IMAX.

Other debuts include Wes Anderson's THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL which kicks off with a healthy US$120,970 from 10 screens (including sneaks), while Hayao Miyazaki's THE WIND RISES collects US$111,183 from 13 screens.

Malaysian road movie THE JOURNEY 一路有你 starts with US$64,104 from 8 screens (5 Cathay and 3 Shaw), which includes 2 weeks of sneak previews. THE JOURNEY has reportedly grossed RM$17.16m (est. US$5.25m) and counting to become the top domestic film in Malaysia of all time.

Monday, March 17, 2014

NEED FOR SPEED parked at #1!

17 Mar 2014

SINGAPORE - NEED FOR SPEED, an action flick based on the popular video games finds itself parked at no. 1 with US$5678,040 from 45 screens, including 3D and the all-new D-BOX (both 2D and 3D) format in Singapore.

Last weekend's top movie 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE breaks pass the US$2m mark to become the 3rd highest grossing film of the year to date with US$2,137,206 and counting. The Liam Neeson airplane thriller NON-STOP grossed another US$299,716 for a US$2,130,512 total which places is at no. 4 on the year's top grossing list.

Monday, March 10, 2014

300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE conquers #1 Spot

10 Mar 2014

SINGAPORE - 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE easily steals the top spot as it rakes in US$1,351,793 from 69 screens (including 3D and IMAX 3D) for the year's second highest debut behind ROBOCOP.

Other debuts include the Kevin Costner headlined action-thriller 3 DAYS TO KILL (US$119,950); Japanese anime LUPIN III VS DETECTIVE CONAN: THE MOVIE (US$19,006), high school comedy GAY DUDE: DATE AND SWITCH (US$13,348) and LE WEEK-END starring Jim Broadbent (figures unavailable).

Biographical drama KILL YOUR DARLINGS and FILTH based on Irvine Welsh's novel open on single screens and pick up US$1,978 and US$1,934 respectively. THE NECESSARY DEATH OF CHARLIE COUNTRYMAN starring Shia LaBeouf scores the lowest screen average debut of the year with just US$750 for a total of US$5,253 from 7 screens.

Monday, March 3, 2014

NON-STOP flies into no. 1 spot!

3 Mar 2014

SINGAPORE - Liam Neeson continues to prove his box office worth as he displaces himself as no. 1 with the new action flick NON-STOP, which pulls in US$952,515 from 48 screens for an astounding US$19,844 screen average. It's the second biggest debut this year behind ROBOCOP, which kicked off with US$1,428,935.

Neeson is also part of the voice talents from THE LEGO MOVIE, which drops to no. 2 after 3 weeks at the top. THE LEGO MOVIE has grossed US$2,108,710 to date, and is this year's 2nd biggest film behind ROBOCOP, which has grossed US$3,025,097 so far.