MMFF Ranking 2015: MMDA announces Top 4 Films, First Day Total Gross

MANILA, Philippines - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) officially announced today, December 26, 2015 the first day box-office results and the top 4 movie entries to the 41st year of Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).

'My Bebe Love' in tight box-office race with 'Beauty and the Bestie'
MMFF 2015 TOPGROSSERS: 'Beaty and the Bestie' vs 'My Bebe Love'
The organizing committee and new MMDA chairman Emerson Carlos said that 'Beauty and the Bestie,' 'My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore,' 'All You Need Is Pag-Ibig,' and 'Haunted Mansion' are the top 4 MMFF movies on opening day.

Star Cinema's 'All You Need is Pag-ibig' and Regal Entertainment's 'Haunted Mansion'
Star Cinema's 'All You Need is Pag-ibig' and Regal Entertainment's 'Haunted Mansion' float
Carlos said this year’s opening-day gross was P150 million, compared to P147 million on the first day last year.

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MMFF 2015 first day gross higher compared to last year
MMFF 2015 first day gross higher compared to last year. Photo Credit: ABS-CBN News/TV Patrol

Meanwhile, the MMDA chairman refused to reveal the official MMFF ranking of the top 4 films to protect other films.

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MMFF 2015 Top Earners revealed by MMDA
MMFF 2015 Top Earners revealed by MMDA. Photo Credit: ABS-CBN News/TV Patrol

On the other hand, GMA News said AlDub first movie 'My Bebe Love' already earned P60-million on first day of the festival.

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Earlier, MMFF committee denied the 'ticket swapping' claims during the first day of the festival."This baseless issue will only sideline the true intent and purpose of the Festival. Let’s continue supporting all the entries of the MMFF 2015," the MMFF committee statement reads.

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The other MMFF 2015 entries are Vhong Navarro's 'Buy Now, Die Later,' John Lloyd Cruz's 'Honor Thy Father,' Cesar Montano and Maria Ozawa film 'Nilalang' and Jennylyn Mercado-Jericho Rosales starrer 'Walang Forever.'

MMFF 2015 entries: 'Buy Now, Die Later, 'Honor Thy Father,' 'Nilalang,' and 'Walang Forever' floats
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The awards night is scheduled tomorrow night, December 27 at the Kia Theatre, Araneta Center, Quezon City. Both the Parade of Stars and the Awards Night will be aired via delayed telecast on TV5 thru a co-production with Viva Entertainment.

Proceeds of the annual holiday festival are being distributed to the Movie Workers Welfare Foundation Inc., Motion Picture and Anti-Film Piracy Council, Film Development Council of the Philippines and the Optical Media Board. - TheSummitExpress

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