'Unofficially Yours' still No. 1 film on 3rd week


Posted at Mar 07 2012 12:49 PM | Updated as of Mar 08 2012 02:49 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Star Cinema’s mega-hit “Unofficially Yours” remained the country’s top movie for the third week in a row, bringing its three-week total to P144.8 million.

According to Box Office Mojo, the romantic-comedy starring John Lloyd Cruz and Angel Locsin earned P14.2 million from February 29 to March 4, beating the Hollywood film, “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,” which remained at the No. 2 spot with P8.9 million for the same period.

The sequel to the 2007 Hollywood hit starring Nicolas Cage has now earned P65.4 million in three weeks.

The period’s highest debut was the U.S. horror film, “The Devil Inside,” which earned P7.9 million.

“Unofficially Yours” is the seventh film of Cruz to earn more than P100 million in the box office and has now tied Cruz’s movie “My Amnesia Girl” with Toni Gonzaga, which earned P144.8 million during its entire run.

The movie, which opened the day after Valentine’s Day, has also become Locsin’s biggest hit, surpassing last year’s “In the Name of Love” witn Aga Muhlach, which earned P117.2 million during its run.

Cesar Montano’s action movie “Hitman” -- the only other local film on the box office charts -- dropped out of the top 10, with total earnings of around P5 million during its two-week run.

The top 10 films from February 29 to March 4, according to Box Office Mojo, are as follows:

1. “Unofficially Yours”
2. “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance”
3. “This Means War”
4. “The Devil Inside”
5. “The Vow”
6. “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”
7. “Jack and Jill”
8. “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”
9. “War Horse”
10. “Safe House”