The MMFF 2015 films have already earned P622 million in the box-office as of December 30, 2015, the Metro Manila Film Festival committee said.
There has also a been a change in the box-office ranking since the Jennylyn Mercado-Jericho Rosales starrer, Walang Forever, stylized as #WalangForever, was able to join the top four highest-grossing films of MMFF 2015 since Day 5 of screening.
The romantic comedy was able to replace the romantic comedy film All You Need is Pagibig as the No. 4 top-grossing MMFF entry as of December 30. The film was directed by Antoinette Jadaone starring Kris Aquino, Bimby Aquino Yap, Derek Ramsay, Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Jodi Sta. Maria and Ian Veneracion.
This was revealed by MMFF committee in an a post on its official Facebook page.
It reportedly affirmed that the top three top-grossing MMFF movies have remained the same.
Specific figures for each film have yet to be disclosed.
Just like on December 25, My Bebe Love, Beauty and the Bestie and Haunted Mansion, continue to be the top three earners.
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.
Completing this year’s official entries to the MMFF are the following (in no particular order): the romantic film All You Need is Pag-ibig, the action horror film Nilalang, the drama film Honor Thy Father and the comedy-psychological horror thriller film Buy Now, Die Later.
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.