‘Justice League’ grosses P287.5 million in 4 days, smashes records

November 21, 2017 - 8:36 AM
Ezra Miller, Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck, Ray Fisher, and Jason Momoa in 'Justice League.'

Warner Bros. Pictures’ epic action adventure “Justice League” proved its might at the Philippine box office, earning a final opening weekend total of more than P287.54 million across 772 screens to become the number one release in the country, and setting new records.

The big-screen team-up generations of fans have been waiting for, “Justice League” unites Ben Affleck’s Batman, Henry Cavill’s Superman and Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman with a new generation of big-screen superheroes: Jason Momoa’s Aquaman, Ray Fisher’s Cyborg and Ezra Miller’s The Flash.

The epic action-adventure smash several records with this blockbuster opening, namely:

* Biggest November opening weekend, all-time industry-wide;
* Biggest Warner Bros. opening weekend all-time;
* Second biggest opening weekend for 2017, industry-wide; and
* Second biggest Saturday gross ever.

In making the announcement, Warner Bros. Philippines general manager Francis Soliven stated, “The first-ever Justice League movie was nothing short of an event, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to see longtime fans and newcomers to the DC universe alike flocking to cinemas to come along for the ride. These phenomenal results are a testament to the enduring power of these icons and the crowd-pleasing team adventure the filmmakers and their talented cast have delivered, which promises to thrill, entertain and engage audiences well into the season.”

The biggest gross receipts were contributed by SM Mall of Asia (P11.7​ million), SM Megamall (P11.5 million) and SM North EDSA (P11.06 million).

Trinoma posted sales of P8.67 million, followed by Greenbelt 3 (P5.4M), Glorietta 4 (P4.6M), SM Cebu (P4.​5​M), Greenhills Theatremall (P4.4M), Gateway Cineplex (P4.3M) and Power Plant (P4.1M).

Completing the Top 20 theaters are Uptown Taguig (P3.81​M), Ayala Cebu (P3.80M), SM Seaside Cebu (P3.​8​M), Shang Cineplex (P3.6M), Alabang Town Center (P3.​6​M), SM Southmall (P3.5​4​M), Robinsons Magnolia (P3.​49​M), Fisher Mall (P3.4M), SM Clark (P3.3M) and Bonifacio High Street (P3.​2​M).

“Justice League” is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.