My Little Bossings emerged as the most-watched movie on the first day of the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival.
The family comedy features child stars Ryzza Mae Dizon and James “Bimby” Aquino Yap as well as Vic Sotto and Kris Aquino.
MMFF 2013 kicked off on Christmas Day, December 25, and will run until January 7, 2014.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, the organizers of the annual film festival, announced the ranking of the top four movies based on box-office figures.
The No. 1 slot went to My Little Bossings; followed by the comedy flick Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy; the third spot went to horror film Pagpag, Siyam na Buhay; and the No. 4 spot went to Kimmy Dora (Ang Kiyemeng Prequel).
The Vice Ganda-starrer Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy is currently at the second spot in box office standings. In this movie, Vice Ganda plays quadruplets with different genders. GBBT also stars Maricel Soriano and Joey Marquez.
Pagpag is the only horror film included in the MMFF 2013 lineup. Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, the tandem more popularly known as Kathniel, lead the cast of this movie that depicts Pinoy superstitions about funerals.
Eugene Domingo and Sam Milby’s Kimmy Dora (Ang Kiyemeng Prequel) landed on the fourth spot. The lead stars shot action sequences for this comedy film featuring the misadventures of twin sisters Kimmy and Dora (both played by Eugene).
The other entries to MMFF 2013 are the action-drama 10000 Hours, the action-period film Boy Golden: Shoot-To-Kill, the hip hop dance movie Kaleidoscope World, and the historical biopic Pedro Calungsod: Batang Martir.
In her Instagram account, Kris Aquino announced that My Little Bossings has the "highest opening day gross for a Filipino movie."
Here is her post (published as is):
"Thank you for the support & love you gave Bimby & @ryzzamaechacha... Bimby & Ryzza now hold the box office record for highest opening day gross for a Filipino movie... Thank You for the best Christmas gift! Thank you for loving our kids! #mylittlebossings Good Night."
During My Little Bossings's opening day on December 25, President Noynoy Aquino took the time to watch the movie debut of his nephew Bimby.
(To view more photos of PNoy with Bimby and Ryzza Mae, CLICK HERE)
Kris also shared a photo of her with her sons Bimby and Joshua as they visited the resting place of her parents, former President Cory Aquino and slain political hero Ninoy Aquino.
In her Instagram account, Kris posted: "Every Christmas, after watching my MMFF entry, visiting Mom & Dad has been my ritual...This Christmas, we had to come to share w/ Mom our gratitude for Bimb's success!!! Bilang Nanay naguumapaw ang pasasalamat ko sa binigay nyong suporta kay Bimb & @ryzzamaechacha!"
My Little Bossings leads MMFF 2013 box-office results on opening day
posted on December 26, 2013 | 73652 views
On opening day (December 25, 2013), the top four movies of the Metro Manila Film Fest are: (from upper left, clockwise) My Little Bossings; Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy; Pagpag, Siyam na Buhay; and Kimmy Dora (Ang Kiyemeng Prequel).