'My Little Bossings' replaces 'Sisterakas' for MMFF highest opening day gross earnings

Manila, Philippines -  Actress-producer Kris Aquino confirmed thru Instagram post on Thursday that 'My Little Bossings' is now the highest grossing Filipino film based on opening day earnings. The 2013 MMFF comedy film replaces record of last year's hit movie 'Sisterakas'.

Kris Aquino on 'My Little Bossings' success

'My Little Bossings' December 25, 2013 final gross has a total of P 50,427, 694.85 with its breakdown of P24.67M (Manila) and P25.75M (Provincial). It is higher by almost P10 million to the 2012 MMFF entry 'Sisterakas' which grossed P40.7 million on its first day in theaters.

"Thank you for the support & love you gave Bimby & @ryzzamaechacha... Bimby & Ryzza now hold the box office record for highest opening day gross for a Filipino movie... Thank You for the best Christmas gift! Thank you for loving our kids!", Kris said on image-sharing site Instagram.

Kris stars on 'My Little Bossings' together with MMFF veteran comedy actor Vic Sotto, child wonder Ryzza Mae Dizon and her son James 'Bimby' Yap Jr. She also took the lead role in 'Sisterakas' with comedian Vice Ganda and Ai Ai delas Alas.

'My Little Bossings' is directed by Marlon N. Rivera and a co-production among Aquino's eponymous firm, OctoArts Films, M-Zet Productions, and APT Entertainment.

Meanwhile, MMFF Official on Twitter said that Vice Ganda's 'Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy' movie raked a total of P 47.6 Million on Christmas Day followed by Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla's 'Pagpag:Siyam na Buhay' movie with P23.7 million opening gross. 'Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel' which stars the award-winning actress Eugene Domingo placed fourth on ticket sales.

Read: Comedy flicks lead MMFF 2013 box office records

The other films in the 39th MMFF are the action films "10,000 Hours" and "Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill (The Arturo Porcuna Story)," the historical biopic "Pedro Calungsod: Batang Martir," and the dance musical "Kaleidoscope World".

MMFF is an annual film festival of pure Filipino-produced movies that runs from December 25 (Christmas Day) until the first week of January. MMDA Chairman and composed of key members of the film industry supervise this event.

Related: Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2013 List of Winners

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