"Rapunzel" whips past "Harry Potter"

"Rapunzel" whips past "Harry Potter"

"Rapunzel: A Tangled Tale" tops in Singapore
and US.

6 Dec - "Rapunzel: A Tangled Tale" climbed past last week's chart topper "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1" in Singapore as the normal 2D version opened over the weekend just gone (2-5 Dec), while "The Chronicles Of Narnia: Voyage Of The Dawn Treader" 3D version debuted in second.

Among the other news movies that played in Singapore include "My Soul To Take", "Skyline", "Hello Stranger", "The Haunted House Project", "Raktha Charithram" and "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey".

Box Office Mojo also reported that the animated film "Tangled" topped the United States weekend box office, drawing in an estimated US$21.5 million, while "Deathly Hallows" followed behind with US$16.7 million.

Meanwhile, cowboy-ninja action film "The Warrior's Way" opened Stateside in ninth position with an estimated US$3.05 million, earning significantly less than such low-flying movies as "Jonah Hex", "Dragonball Evolution", "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li" and "Punisher: War Zone", according to Box Office Mojo.

Starring Dong-gun Jang, Kate Bosworth and Geoffrey Rush, the film is currently showing in Malaysia and is yet to secure a release in Singapore.

"Due Date", "Narnia", "Harry Potter", "Rapunzel" & "The Social Network" selling fast at GSC 1 Utama on 5 Dec.

In Malaysia, distributor Metrowealth International Group (MIG) revealed that "Ngangkung" has successfully garnered RM5.6 million within 11 days and is said to have exceeded "Adnan Sempit"'s 7-day tally at the box office.

According to MIG's predictions, the local horror comedy starring Shaheizy Sam may be well on its way to exceed RM8 million gross at the end of its run, breaking "Adnan Sempit"'s RM7.6 million record to become Malaysia's highest-grossing film of all time.

Other films that debuted in Malaysia are "The Social Network", "Due Date", "The Chronicles Of Narnia: Voyage Of The Dawn Treader" (3D), "Lelio Popo", "Pemburu Hantu", "Aku Tak Bodoh", "Cikku Bukku", "Kanni Mohzi", "Raktha Charithram" and "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey".

Box office takings for the weekend just gone
(2 - 5 Dec)
1) Rapunzel: A Tangled Tale
2) Ngangkung
3) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
4) Lelio Popo
5) The Social Network
6) Bruce Lee, My Brother
7) Due Date
8) Aku Tak Bodoh
9) The Warrior's Way
10) The Next Three Days
1) Rapunzel: A Tangled Tale
2) The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader (3D)
3) Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows: Part 1
4) Skyline
5) The Next Three Days
6) Hello Stranger
7) Bruce Lee, My Brother
8) My Soul to Take
9) Easy A
10) Megamind

Related Movies:
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (17 Nov 2010)
Rapunzel: A Tangled Tale (DPFF) (26 Oct 2013)
The Warrior's Way (03 Dec 2010)