MMDA releases 2016 MMFF Opening Day Top Grossers

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has released the first-day topgrossers among the films included in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).

In alphabetical order, the MMFF 2016 first-day topgrossers were:

  1. Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2: Forever is Not Enough” (Martinez Rivera Films and Quantum Films in association with TBA) directed by Marlon Rivera; starring Eugene Domingo and Chris Martinez
  2. Die Beautiful” (October Train Films and The Idea First Company) directed by Jun Robles Lana; starring Paolo Ballesteros
  3. “Seklusyon” (Reality Entertainment) directed by Erik Matti; starring Rhed Bustamante, Phoebe Walker, Elora Espano, Neil Ryan Sese, Ronnie Alonte, Lou Veloso, Dominique Roque, John Vic De Guzman and JR Versales
  4. Vince & Kath & James” (Star Cinema) directed by Ted Boborol; starring Julia Barretto, Joshua Garcia and Ronnie Alonte

the comedy film Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2 with Eugene Domingo, the Paolo Ballesteros-starrer Die Beautiful, the horror-flick Seklusyon and the romantic teen flick Vince and Kath and James. 

The MMDA has yet to post the actual gross income of the films and has listed only the income of these films earned in Metro Manila theaters.

This year’s MMFF “Magic 8”. Credits: MMFF Official Twitter Account

Other films included in this year’s MMFF are:

  • “Kabisera” directed by Arturo San Agustin and Real Florido; starring Nora Aunor, Ricky Davao, JC De Vera, Jason Abalos, Victor Neri and Rj Agustin
  • “Saving Sally” directed by Avid Liongoren; starring Rhian Ramos and Enzo Marcos
  • “Sunday Beauty Queen” directed by Baby Ruth Villarama; starring Hazel Perdid, Maylyn Jacobo, Cherry Bretania and Leo Selomenio
  • “Oro” directed by Alvin Yapan; starring Joem Bascon

MMFF entries offer 30% discount for Students, PWDs and Senior Citizens

Meanwhile, four entries have offered 30% discounts on ticket prices to accomodate more students, persons with disabilities (PWDs), and senior citizens starting December 27.   These are Kabisera, Oro, Saving Sally and Sunday Beauty Queen. 

JBM

JBM has been blogging since 2005 and has maintained several blogs. She is a pediatrician by profession and is currently working at a government hospital in Mindanao.

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