The National Cinema Association of the Philippines (NCAP) revealed the ranking of the Top 5 films leading at the box-office race of the 34th Metro Manila Film Festival. In ranking order, these films are:
1. Ang Panday
2. Ang Darling Kong Aswang
3. Shake, Rattle & Roll XI
4. Mano Po 6: A Mother’s Love
5. I Love You, Goodbye
According to reports, Bong Revilla‘s Ang Panday is breaking all records in MMFF opening day history. This is good news for GMA Films and Imus Productions as their movie is considered the top-budgeted among the 7 entries.
Nobody, Nobody but Juan is in far sixth and even farther was Wapakman. The Manny Pacquiao movie was not shown in some SM Cinemas yesterday because of technical problems.
Meanwhile, Startalk reported yesterday the official 1st Day MMFF gross. The first, second, third and last positions were similar to the ranking estimates of the NCAP while the 4th to 6th positions were different.
Official 1st Day MMFF Gross:
1. Ang Panday – P16.9M
2. Ang Darling Kong Aswang – P16.7M
3. Shake, Rattle and Roll XI – P16.2M
4. I Love You, Goodbye – P11.7M
5. Nobody Nobody But Juan – P8M
6. Mano Po 6 – P6.9M
7. Wapakman – P750,000.00