- The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2018 has finally come to its conclusion
- The ranking of eight movies was already identified and unveiled
- The festival’s total earnings after 14 days of reigning the cinemas were also disclosed
A day after the annual Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) finally ended its 44th edition, the ranking of the eight movies was finally identified and exposed to public.
KAMI learned that aside from the ranking, the total earnings of the festival after 14 days of reigning the Philippine cinemas were also disclosed.
According to MMDA/MMFF Chair Danilo Lim, the annual competition was able to set a record as it collected 1.060 Billion pesos.
The figures surpassed the record in 2015 which was at 1.050 billion pesos and it even exceeded last year’s numbers.
The movie of Vice Ganda entitled “Fantastica” remained as the topgrosser with more than 500 million gross.
“Jack Em Popoy” of Coco Martin, Vic Sotto, and Maine Mendoza landed on the second spot with estimated earnings of 300 million pesos.
Meanwhile, Anne Curtis’ film entitled “Aurora” reportedly got more than 100 million pesos which made it the third highest grosser.
The ranking of other movies is as follow:
4th – Mary, Marry Me
5th – Rainbow’s Sunset
6th - One Great Love
7th – The Girl in the Orange Dress
8th – Otlum
“As the Metro Manila Film Festival 2018 closed yesterday, we thank everyone who participated and supported the biggest and longest-running local film festival in the country,” Lim quipped.
“We are happy to announce that most of the film entries are still on extended run in cinemas nationwide. Everyone can still catch these films,” he added.
In a previous article by KAMI, it was reported that “Fantastica” and “Jack Em Popoy” were going head-to-head in clinching the number one spot.
The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2018 kicked off on December 25 and ended yesterday, January 7. “Rainbow’s Sunset” was hailed as the Best Picture during the Gabi Ng Parangal.
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