Monday, May 26, 2014
SINGAPORE - X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST grabs hold of the no. 1 spot with US$3,203,248 from 116 screens over the weekend, including 3D for a US$27,614 screen average - the highest to date this year. Throw in Wednesday's sneak previews and the total tally amounts to US$3,377,922. That's enough for the new X-Men flick to become the third highest grossing film of the year to date behind THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 (US$7,008,048) and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (US$6,012,468).
The Bryan Singer mutant flick is also the second biggest debut of the year behind THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2, which started with US$3,774,303 (including sneaks). Back in 2011, X-MEN: FIRST CLASS opened on 40% less screens but scored an impressive US$24,638 screen average for a US$1,724,673 opening total.
Monday, May 19, 2014
SINGAPORE - GODZILLA stomps away with the title of 3rd biggest opening film of the year, including sales from 3D and IMAX 3D. It grossed US$1,951,498 from 90 screens for a mighty US$21,683 screen average. This year, only THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 (US$3,774,303) and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (US$2,399,271) opened bigger.
Meanwhile, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 becomes the top film of 2014 even as it leaps past the previous Spidey pic to become the 7th highest grossing film of all time in Singapore. It has amassed US$6,806,819 (S$8,513,493) to date and looks set to challenge THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (S$8,945,251) and KUNGFU PANDA 2 (S$8,959,626) in the coming weeks.
Monday, May 12, 2014
SINGAPORE - THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 sticks to the top spot for a second weekend as it moves closer to becoming the top film of 2014. Dropping a hefty 63.3% from its gargantuan opening week, ASM2 picks up another US$1,255,926 to boost its total tally to US$5,600,043.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER, currently the top film of the year with US$5,983,587 dropped 46% during its second weekend, while THOR: THE DARK WORLD and IRON MAN 3 dipped 53.7% and 49.5% respectively.
Monday, May 5, 2014
SINGAPORE - With 134 screens (including 3D and IMAX 3D), THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 is possibly the widest release in Singapore ever. It grossed US$3,417,583 over the weekend - enough to become the second highest grossing film of the year behind CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (US$5,958,168 to date).
The tally rises up to US$3,774,303 with Wednesday's sneak previews added. This makes the latest Spidey pic the 3rd biggest opening film of all time in Singapore behind THE AVENGERS (US$5,766,054) and TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (US$4,162,564). Both THE AVENGERS and ASM2 also had the benefit of opening on the Labour Day holiday.