It was a slow 1st quarter of 2015 in the local movie scene. There were less than 15 movies screened for the first three months, 4 of them came from Star Cinema. But nevertheless, the local movie industry earned around half a billion pesos from the combined sales receipts of major commercial releases.
Crazy Beautiful You starring Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo finished 1st quarter of 2015 on Top of the list breaching the 300 Million Mark even before the end of March. Crazy Beautiful You is the second movie (next to 2014’s starting Over Again) to breach the $2Million Mark in the box office receipts outside the Philippines.
That Thing Called Tadhana screened in more than 100 cinemas after its successful debut from last year’s Cinema One Originals. the movie stars Angelica Panganiban and JM De Guzman. The movie directed by Tonet Jadaone now holds the highest grossing indie film of all time. It is indeed unfortunate that while the movie is in the theaters, a clear DVD Copy of the film debut online.
Edsa Woolworth is a TFC produced movie starring Pokwang. Star Cinema distributed the film as the opening salvo for 2015.
Halik Sa Hangin stars Gerald Anderson, Julia Montes and JC De Vera. This one didn’t fare much at the sales receipts. Star Cinema didn’t release any box office figure figure.
BOX OFFICE MOVIES of 2015.
1. Crazy Beautiful You – PHP 320,000,000.00++
2. That Thing Called Tadhana + PHP 125,000,000.00++
3. Edsa Woolworth (No figure)
4. Halik Sa Hangin (No figure)
5. Tragic Theatre – (shy figure)
Upcoming: YOURE MY BOSS (Coco and Toni); KID KULAFU (Buboy Villar); Stars Versus Me (Manolo Pedrosa, Maris Rascal)
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