Star Cinema’s Corazon Ang Unang Aswang grossed P20.5 million on its first 5 days according to the Philippine box office results via Box Office Mojo Philippines. This independent feature film have actually ousted GMA Films’ mainstream offering “My Kontrabida Girl” with a 13-million difference. OMG! I really thought the two local films would have a head-to-head race in the box office but now it’s apparent that the crazy woman Corazon was more interesting than the Kontrabida Girl ‘Isabel‘.
Here’s the Philippine box office tally (Top 10) for the opening period of (March 14 to March 18, 2012) according to Box Office Mojo:
|2||N||Corazon Ang Unang Aswang||P20.5-M||P20.5-M||1|
|3||N||Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax||P12.87-M||P12.87-M||1|
|4||N||My Kontrabida Girl||P6.7-M||P6.7-M||1|
|6||3||The Devil Inside||P1.09-M||P16.49-M||3|
|7||5||Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance||P0.95-M||P72.22-M||5|
|8||4||This Means War||P0.89-M||P32.1-M||4|
|9||7||The Vow||P0.62 M||P59.22 M||6|
|10||6||Moneyball||P0.14 M||P2.63 M||2|
Walt Disney’s “John Carter” on the other hand led Philippine box office on its second consecutive week grossing over P25.52 million last weekend. The animated film “Lorax”, however placed 3rd following Corazon which garnered P12.87 million on its first week.
GMA Films’ “My Kontrabida Girl” and “Mirror Mirror” debuted with P6.7 million and P6.47 million, respectively.