The Star Cinema romantic drama film “In the Name of Love” had an opening weekend gross of 47.31 million.Figures from Box Office Mojo shows that In the Name of Love’s premiere is the second most successful weekend local box office since Catch Me I’m In Love.

While Hollywood films like Thor and Fast Five soars high in the Philippine box office, premiering movies like “In the Name of Love” bested some films in the tally results below.

TW LW Movie Weekend Gross Gross-to-Date Week
1 N In the Name of Love P47.3 M P47.3 M 1
2 1 Fast Five P32.97 M P93.83 M 2
3 N Priest P24.69 M P24.69 M 1
4 2 Thor P23.44 M P159.93 M 3
5 3 Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak! P2.1 M P77.2 M 4
6 6 Scream 4 P1.4 M P4.75 M 2
7 N Something Borrowed P1.08 M P1.08 M 1
8 4 Tumbok P0.73 M P9.57 M 2
9 5 Water for Elephants P0.34 M P4.17 M 2
10 11 Arthur P0.32 M P8.95 M 4


HIGHEST-GROSSING FILMS IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR 2011
(As of May 15, 2011)
1. Thor – P159.93M *
2. Catch Me…I’m In Love – P120.21M
3. Fast Five – P83.83M *
4. Gulliver’s Travels – P82.33M
5. Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak! – P72.31M *
6. Rio – P71.04 M
7. Bulong – P67.27M
8. I Am Number Four – P64.38M
9. The Tourist – P62.28M
10. Who’s That Girl? – P58.31M

TOP-GROSSING PINOY FILMS FOR 2011 SO FAR
(As of May 15, 2011)
1. Catch Me…I’m In Love – P120.21M
2. Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak! – P72.31M
3. Bulong – P67.27M
4. Who’s That Girl? – P58.31M
5. In the Name of Love – P47.31M *
6. My Valentine Girls – P44.26M
7. Tumbok – P9.57M *
8. Tum: My Pledge of Love – P5.16M

Note: All movies marked with an asterisk (*) are still showing in theaters
Figures are estimates from third party tabulator Box Office Mojo.
Credits to Starmometer.com