And the recipient of the awards for 2008 are no other than John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo for the Star Cinema romantic comedy “A Very Special Love” which was also the top-grossing Pinoy film last year.
Earlier, SM Cinema released their list of top-grossing Philippine films of 2008. The list was based on the ticket sales from their 198 cinemas nationwide, including the IMAX theater in SM Mall of Asia. Here are their Top 5:
Top Five Films of 2008 (SM Cinema)
1. A Very Special Love
2. For the First Time
4. My Bestfriend’s Girlfriend
5. Ang Tanging Ina N’yong Lahat
SM will also give Star Cinema the award for 2008 SM Cinema Top Grossing Local Film Producer.
“A Very Special Love” reportedly earned around P180 million last year matching the box-office gross of the Hollywood monster hit “Twilight.”
The awards will be given on February 18, 3:30 p.m. at SMX Convention Center.