The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reported that the MMFF 2015 Day 10 box office income has so far reached P915 million.
In a Facebook post on Monday night, the film festival revealed that it has earned P915 million gross earning from December 25 to January 3 for its eight entries.
The figure is 12-percent higher compared with that of last year within the same period, pegged at P815 million.
The current four top-grossing films, in no particular order, are “My Bebe Love,” “Beauty and the Bestie,” “Haunted Mansion” and “#WalangForever”.
No official figures from the MMFF have been cited but according to Philippine Entertainment Portal, the Beauty and the Bestie is now No. 1 among the entries of the 41st Metro Manila Film Festival.
This was revealed by Star Cinema Adprom director Roxy Liquigan through his social media accounts.
The other four participating movies are: Nilalang starring Cesar Montano and Japanese adult film star Maria Ozawa; the controversial Honor Thy Father starring John Lloyd Cruz; All You Need is Pag-Ibig starring Kris Aquino and Derek Ramsay; and Buy Now, Die Later starring Vhong Navarro.
Last December 26, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) revealed that the combined box-office gross of the eight official mainstream entries already reached over P150 million.
On December 30, the committee announced gross earnings of P468 million for the first 4 days.
MMDA Chairman Emerson Carlos told Rappler that all 8 films earned a total of P271 million on the first two days of the festival. (READ: #MMFF2015: Box Office Earnings (Day 2))
The 41st Metro Manila Film Festival started on December 23 with the annual Parade of Stars. The awards night was held on December 27, with Walang Forever taking home the most awards.
The festival will end on January 7.