POTATO ON THE GO BULLETIN (Movie):
United International Pictures and Solar Entertainment Corp. “Despicable Me 2” blasted onto Philippine screens one week ahead of the U.S. release, kickstarting 2013 with the year’s all-time highest single day box office sales for an animation and ringing in the 2nd biggest all-time opening for an animated movie.
Opening Day Top 10 screens ( in rounded figures): 1. Php664,000 (SM North), 2. Php625,000. (SM Mall of Asia), 3. Php470,000. (SM Megamall),4. Php371,000. (Glorrieta 4), 5. Php368,000. (Eastwood), 6. Php355,000. (Gateway), 7. Php338,000. (Trinoma), 8.Php333,000. (Greenbelt), 9. Php322,000. 10. Php312,000. (SM Cebu)
'Despicable Me 2’s biggest opening weekend release for an animated movie of all time with over P100M box office sales and dominated the market on over 120 screens nationwide!
‘Despicable Me 2’ success here overseas, the 3D toon has grossed $94.4M through Friday in 45 international territories. The film opened #1 in 35 of the 38 new markets where it was released. The new worldwide cumulative easily passed $200M Saturday on its way to a projected $300M through Sunday Territory highlights/records: biggest opening ever for an animated film in Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa, Trinidad and Vietnam; highest opening day ever for all films in South Africa; Universal’s biggest opening day ever in Brazil, Hungary, Mexico and South Africa.
“Despicable Me 2” is released and distributed by Universal Pictures/United Intl. Pictures through Solar Entertainment Corp.
Still showing and counting!