VIDEO: MMFF 2015 earns P1 Billion, 'Beauty and the Bestie' now no. 1

MANILA, Philippines - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday has announced that the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2015 has reached almost P 1 billion in box-office after 10 days of showing since Christmas day.

MMFF 2015 earns P1 Billion, 'Beauty and the Bestie' now no. 1

MMFF official social media accounts posted the gross earnings of P 915 million (December 25, 2015 - January 3, 2016) with two comedy films, 'Beauty and the Bestie' and 'My Bebe Love' dominating 80% of the box-office sales, according to other reports.

Star Cinema and Viva Films' 'Beauty and the Bestie' after it crossed the P300 million mark on new year is now the no. 1 MMFF entry beating 'My Bebe Love.'

According to TV Patrol report, 'Beauty and the Bestie' overtakes the Vic Sotto-Ai Ai del Las Alas-AlDub' movie 'My Bebe Love' due to good reception on the film through 'word of mouth.'

WATCH:  'Beauty and the Bestie' is now the no. 1 MMFF 2015 entry (video courtesy of ABS-CBN News)

'Beauty and the Bestie' lead star Vice Ganda expressed his gratitude to all the fans on Twitter.

Also included in the Top 4 films are horror film 'Haunted Mansion' and the festival's Best Picture awardee '#‎WalangForever.'‬

The exact box office figures for each of the entries are not yet announced as courtesy to other producers.

Other MMFF entries are 'All You Need Is Pag-Ibig,' 'Buy Now, Die Later,' 'Honor Thy Father' and 'Nilalang.'

Total gross of MMFF 2015 is expected to hit P 1.1 billion before its final run on January 7, 2016.

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