The 41st Metro Manila Film Festival has earned P949 million in the box-office as of January 4, 2016.
The MMFF Executive Committee revealed this through their official social media accounts.
This figure is much higher compared to the P854 million earned by the official entries in a span of 11 days in 2014.
Film companies have separately announced the box-office gross of their MMFF 2015 entries.
My Bebe Love reportedly earned P322 million in the box office as of January 3, 2016.
This was revealed on the January 4 episode of GMA News TV's afternoon news broadcast Balita Pilipinas.
Directed by Joey Reyes, this romantic comedy features the Vic Sotto-Ai-Ai delas Alas tandem as well as the AlDub love team of Alden Richards and Maine "Yaya Dub" Mendoza.
(Read: My Bebe Love earns P322 million as of January 3)
Citing a source from the Metro Manila Development Authority, ABS-CBN's TV Patrol reported that Beauty and the Bestie was in the No. 1 spot last January 2.
The MMDA runs the annual film festival.
However, Star Cinema, the producer of the action-comedy movie, did not disclose the box-office figures of the film starring Vice Ganda, Coco Martin, James Reid, and Nadine Lustre.
The said TV Patrol report indicated that in second place was My Bebe Love, followed by Haunted Mansion and Walang Forever.
To date, the Exe Com has not yet disclosed the official box-office figures but it still maintained that the four top-grossing entries of MMFF 2015 are: (in no particular order):
My Bebe Love
Beauty and the Bestie
The other movies are (in alphabetical order) All You Need is Pag-ibig; Buy Now, Die Later; Honor Thy Father; and Nilalang.
The annual movie fest is scheduled to end on January 7 but select films are expected to extend their run in cinemas.
MMFF 2015 entries earn P949 million as of January 4
by posted on January 6, 2016