MANILA, May 20, 2014 – After twenty days in theaters, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” has successfully unseated 2007’s “Spider-Man 3” as the biggest-grossing Spider-Man film in local history, according to Columbia Pictures Philippines.
As of yesterday, “Amazing 2” has posted a nationwide gross of P438.91-million, effectively outpacing “Spider-Man 3’s” final gross of P434.9-M. The former is expected to widen the gap even further as it continues to play in selected screens. “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” now also holds the record of the highest grossing title ever released by Columbia Pictures in the Philippines, as well as the country’s third-biggest movie all-industry (local or foreign) and all-time, behind only two other Marvel titles, “The Avengers” and “Iron Man 3.”
SM Mall of Asia contributed the largest chunk of box office receipts with P23.21-M in 20 days, followed by SM North EDSA (P20.89-M), SM Megamall (P19.53-M), Trinoma (P16.77-M) and SM Cebu (P11.85-M). The newly-opened Bonifacio High Street cinemas which showed the film in the revolutionary 4D format posted an outstanding gross of P10.60-M.
Also delivering impressive totals were Glorietta 4 (P10.22-M), Alabang Town Center (P8.36-M), SM Southmall (P7.93-M), Greenbelt 3 (P7.76-M), SM Aura (P7.32-M), SM Clark (P6.99-M), Eastwood (P6.98-M), SM Fairview (P6.90-M) and Greenhills (P6.74-M). Market! Market! led the top 16 to 30 rankings with P6.42-M, followed by Gateway (P6.23-M), Ayala Cebu (P6.07-M), Newport City (P5.67-M), SM Dasmarinas (P5.59-M), Robinsons Magnolia (P5.51-M), Power Plant (P5.50-M), Robinsons Ermita (P5.38-M), Festival Mall (P5.36-M), SM San Lazaro (P5.29-M), SM Marikina (P5.16-M), SM Baguio (P4.98-M), SM Bacoor (P4.94-M), Sta. Lucia East (P4.88-M) and Shang Cineplex (P4.83-M).
“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is distributed by Columbia Pictures, local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International.