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Sunday, 25 December 2016

Can the 42nd MMFF entries surpass Beauty and the Bestie as top-grossing local film?


42nd MMFF entries and the two big movies not included in the finalist.

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"The Super Parental Guardians" has become the country's highest grossing local film of all time surpassing Beauty and the Bestie, an MMFF entry last year 2015, according to Star Cinema executive Roxy Liquigan. In less than 4 weeks the movie already grossed P500 million, most successful local film of all time in the Philippines. (December, 2016)

The 42nd MMFF started showing their respective entry in Philippine cinemas nationwide. And we are expecting that the earnings of the entry will be closely tied. Among the finalist entries for the year 2016 are:
  1. ANG BABAE SA SEPTIC TANK 2
  2. SEKLUSYON
  3. SUNDAY BEAUTY QUEEN
  4. ORO
  5. DIE BEAUTIFUL
  6. VINCE & KATH & JAMES
  7. KABISERA
  8. SAVING SALLY
 


It has been resounded from the news the two unexpected entries were not included in finalist: The Super Parental Guardians and Enteng Kabisote 10 and the Abangers. But even these two entries are not included they’re expected to lead the grossing film of the year 2016. Both films were released, November 30, 2016.

Here are the criteria on choosing the 42nd MMFF finalist:
  • audience appeal, overall impact (40%)
  • cinematic attributes at technical excellence (40%)
  • global appeal (10%)
  • Filipino sensibility (10%)
Remember that among the top 25 all-time local grossing film, Beauty and the Bestie still hold the place for an estimated ₱526,000,000, a 2015 MMFF entry. And for this year not included the December new films and MMFF entries are as follows:
  1. Barcelona: A Love Untold Star Cinema ₱ 240,000,0001 (est.) 
  2. The Unmarried Wife Star Cinema ₱ 190,000,0002 (est.) 
  3. Everything About Her Star Cinema ₱ 151,000,0003 (est.) 
  4. Imagine You and Me APT Entertainment, GMA Films, M-Zet Productions ₱ 120,000,000 (est.) 
  5. Always Be My Maybe Star Cinema ₱ 105,000,000 (est.) 
  6. Just the 3 of Us Star Cinema ₱ 100,000,0004 (est.)

Top Grossers MMFF 2016 Updates (12/27/2106)

Top grossers for the first day are (in alphabetical order): Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank 2; Die Beautiful; Seklusyon and Vince, Kath and James.

According to a statement from the MMFF Executive Committee (ExeCom), released on Monday, December 26, 2016: "We have re-assessed and set a new benchmark for this festival, we nevertheless look at the financial sales for the first day as a real bonus as we have already achieved what we started out to in the first place, which is the cultural advancement through Filipino films."

30% Discount

"On the third day, on the 27th of December 2016, the producers, in cooperation again with the theaters and distributors, have been given the option to sell tickets for 30% discount for PWDs, senior citizens, and students,' Veteran actress Boots Anson-Roa, member of the MMFF Executive Committee (ExeCom), said.

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