KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 — Malaysian animated superhero comedy film Boboiboy Movie 2 reigns supreme at the box office with a record RM27.7 million in sales.
In a feat achieved in just 26 days after its release, the hit sequel is now the highest-grossing animated film in Malaysia.
Produced and directed by Nizam Abdul Razak, the film successfully took over the throne from Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal, which earned RM26.5mil in total.
The film’s incredible breakthrough was announced on Astro Shaw’s official Instagram yesterday.
|| BoBoiBoy Movie 2 - RM27.7 JUTA‼️ || Jutaan TERIMA KASIH⚡ kerana mengangkat BoBoiBoy Movie 2 sebagai filem animasi No.1 negara! Sokongan minggu ke-4 sehangat minggu pertama. BoBoiBoy masih berkuasa di 135 buah pawagam di dalam Malaysia!🔥 - - - || BoBoiBoy Movie 2 - RM27.7 MILLION‼️ || A million THANK YOUS⚡ to everyone for lifting us up as the nation's NO.1 animated feature film! Your support on our 4th week is still as strong as the 1st week of release. BoBoiBoy Movie 2 is still blazing through 135 cinemas across Malaysia!🔥 - [MASIH DI PAWAGAM! STILL SHOWING!] #BoBoiBoyMovie2 #BBBM2 #BoBoiBoy #Monsta10Years #AstroShaw #AniMY
“A million thank you to everyone for lifting us up as the nation’s No. 1 animated feature film.
“Your support on our fourth week is still as strong as the first week release,” the production stated.
Nizam, who is also Animonsta Studios chief executive officer, meanwhile told Astro Awani that they are thrilled with the achievement of the animated feature.
“I would like to thank millions of people from all walks of life who supported Boboiboy Movie 2.”
The movie was completed in 12 months with a budget of RM7 million.
The first Boboiboy movie in 2016, was also the highest-grossing Malaysian animated movie at the time, with a box office collection of RM18mil.
Boboiboy Movie 2 is still blazing through 135 cinemas across Malaysia.