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Jackson takes P78.2M on opening weekend

The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters emerged on high seas when it docked No. 1 in the Philippines’ box-office arena on its opening weekend (Aug. 7 to 11) with a total of P78.2M nationwide in almost 200 screens (in 2D and 3D) nationwide.

The opening weekend figure nails Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters as the second biggest opening weekend for a Fox film to open this year, next to the recently-released blockbuster The Wolverine. Among all other foreign films and one local film playing on the same week, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters grabbed the greater chunk of the overall market share at 51 percent. Reaching a broader market base this time, the latest Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters box-office sees a 126 percent increase over the previously released Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief.

The movie’s opening weekend admissions also totaled to P443,702 nationwide from all screens where SM Mall of Asia took the lead with a box-office gross of P3.8M, followed by SM North EDSA with P3.45M. Trinoma followed at third spot with P3.41M, SM Megamall is at fourth with P2.4M and Greenbelt 3 is the top fifth cinema earner with P2.174M.

Completing the top cinema earners of Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters are Newport (P2.170M), Glorietta 4 (P2.12M), Alabang Town Center (P2.04M), Theatre Mall (P1.81M), SM Cebu (P1.749M), Gateway Cineplex/AliMall (P1.746M), Powerplant (P1.59M), Eastwood (P1.6M), Shang Cineplex (P1.33M), Ayala Cebu (P1.3M), Gaisano Davao (P1.2M), Market! Market! (P1.175M), SM Southmall (P1.16), SM Baguio (P1.1M) and SM Fairview (P1.08M).

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters is still showing nationwide from 20th Century Fox distributed by Warner Bros.

 

ALABANG TOWN CENTER

AYALA CEBU

CENTURY FOX

GAISANO DAVAO

GATEWAY CINEPLEX

JACKSON

LIGHTNING THIEF

MALL OF ASIA

PERCY

SEA OF MONSTERS

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