[Movies] Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters docks at No. 1

“Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” docks at number 1 on its opening weekend (August 7-11) with a total of P 78.2 million nationwide in almost 200 screens (in 2D and 3D) nationwide.

Any fans out there? anyone? good! :) Well I certainly am. I finished the book 2 years ago and quite forgot what happened really but I am a fan. I just hope that Logan Lerman can finish all of Rick Riordan's Percy series. Anyways.

“Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” is the Second biggest opening weekend for a Fox film to open this year, next to the recently released blockbuster “The Wolverine.” The latest "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters'" box-office sees a 126% increase over the previously released "Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief" movie.

The movie as most of you know is based on the book by Rick Riordan, the film casts Lerman as a high school teen who discovers that his father is Greek God of the Sea, Poseidon. Indoctrinated into a world of gods, demi-gods and lords of the underworld, Percy’s quest turned Lerman into a star. Produced by Chris Columbus and directed by Thor Freudenthal, Logan Lerman returns in “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” with returning cast members Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson, as well as new faces Leven Rambin and Douglas Smith, Lerman’s Percy must set out on a quest to retrieve the Golden Fleece of legend, so as to restore safety to his home and school, Camp Half Blood.

The movie’s opening weekend admissions also totaled to a splashy catch of 443,702 nationwide from all screens where SM Mall of Asia took the lead with a box-office gross P 3.8 million, followed by SM North Edsa with P 3.45 million. Trinoma tightly followed at 3rd spot with P3.41 million, SM Megamall is at 4th with P2.4 million and Greenbelt3 sums up as top 5th cinema earner with P 2.174 million.

Completing the top cinema earners of “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” are Newport (P 2.170M); Glorietta4 (P 2.12M); Alabang Town Center (P2.04M); TheatreMall (P 1.81M); SM Cebu (P1.749M); Gateway Cineplex/AliMall (P1.746M); Powerplant (P 1.59M); Eastwood (P 1.6M); Shang Cineplex (P 1.33M); Ayala Cebu (P1.3M); Gaisano Davao (P1.2M); Market!Market! (P1.175M); SM Southmall (P1.16); SM Baguio (P1.1M) and SM Fairview (P1.08M).

“Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” is still showing nationwide from 20th Century Fox distributed by Warner Bros.

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