Monday, April 28, 2014

BRICK MANSIONS post no. 1 debut

28 Apr 2014

SINGAPORE - BRICK MANSIONS find itself at no. 1 with just US$369,517 from 35 screens. It's possibly the lowest grossing no.1 debut at the box office this year.

Other debuts come from the horror OCULUS (US$151,919 / 16 screens), MUPPETS MOST WANTED (US$54,470 / 21 screens) and Thai horror SHE-DEVIL (US$25,186 / 10 screens).

Meanwhile, British comedy CUBAN FURY has grossed US$37,944 by its 3rd weekend while Hong Kong thriller THAT DEMON WITHIN 魔警 has amassed US$93,343 as of its second weekend. Figures for both films were previously unavailable.

Monday, April 21, 2014

TRANSCENDENCE leads a pack of strong debuts!

21 Apr 2014

SINGAPORE - Most of the new entrants this week reap healthy sales with TRANSCENDENCE making a debut at no. 1. The Johnny Depp sci-fi flick grossed US$605,827 from 37 screens (including IMAX) for a strong US$16,374 screen average.

Donnie Yen's ICEMAN 冰封侠:重生之门 proves to be one of the biggest opening Mandarin films this year with US$508,891 from 32 screens (including a single 3D venue) for a mighty US$15,903 screen average. It's currently the 4th highest grossing Mandarin film this year, behind THE MONKEY KING 西游记之大闹天空, which also stars Donnie Yen.

Monday, April 14, 2014

RIO 2 lands in top spot

14 Apr 2014

SINGAPORE - RIO 2 debuts at no. 1 with US$725,046 from 47 screens, including 3D.

Last weekend's reigning champion CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER grossed another US$652,812 as it drops down to the runner-up spot. The Marvel Studios pic, which is also the year's top film by far has grossed US$5,175,086 to date. It's trailing 10.89% behind fellow post-Avengers sequel pic THOR: THE DARK WORLD, which had grossed US$5,807,849 by its third weekend on its way to a US$6,300,035 final. CAP 2 looks likely to finish near that final tally as well.

Monday, April 7, 2014

CAP 2 is #1 this week and for 2014!

7 Apr 2014

SINGAPORE - CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER spends a second weekend at no. 1 and is now the no. 1 film of 2014. It grossed another US$1,296,030 for a US$4,263,837 cume to date. That's already more than what CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER grossed in its entire run in 2011 (US$3,556,772).

Late last year, similar sequel THOR: THE DARK WORLD grossed US$4,954,073 by its second weekend on its way to a US$6,300,035 final. Even though CAP 2 is trailing 13.93% behind THOR 2 at this point, its position as one of the year's top grossers is already secured.