“Despicable Me 2” Scores Php120M; All Time Biggest Opening Weekend for an Animation Film!
Filipinos Crazy Over the Minions!
United International Pictures and Solar Entertainment Corporation. “Despicable Me 2” blasted onto Philippine screens simultaneously releasing with the U.S. and kickstarting 2013 with the year’s alltime highest single day box office sales for an animation last Saturday.
'Despicable Me 2’s biggest opening weekend release for an animated movie of all time with over Php120M box office sales and dominated the market on over 190 screens nationwide!
Weekend Top 10 screens (in rounded figures) : 1. Php6,600,000 (SM North EDSA), 2. Php5,380,000 (SM Mall of Asia), 3. Php4,990,000 (SM Megamall), 4. Php3,750,000 (Glorietta 4), 5. Php3,640,000 (TriNoma), 6. Php3,630,000 (Powerplant), 7. Php3,440,000 (SM Cebu), 8. Php3,020,000 (SM Southmall), 9. Php2,970,000 (Gateway), 10. Php2,870,000 (Eastwood)
Despicable Me 2 is the sequel to the 2010 animated blockbuster about a villain named Gru who turns into a crime buster and loving father to three young girls. It features the voice of comedian Steve Carell. The family blockbuster movie is showing nationwide in Imax, 3D and 2.
“Despicable Me 2” is released and distributed by United Intl. Pictures through Solar Entertainment Corp. Still showing and counting!