As correctly predicted by Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino, the total gross for the recent Metro Manila Filmfest breached the P600M mark with a total gross of P636,792,509 for its two-week run.
The 36th MMFFP last year for the first time finally broke through the half-billion-peso gross mark with a two-week run of P530 million gross income.
The final grosses of the seven films are as follows:
Enteng ng Ina Mo——————————————————–P237,879,178
My House Husband——————————————————-P62,074,350
Shake, Rattle & Roll 13————————————————P55,484,185
Manila Kingin: The Asiong Salonga Story—————–P38,437,416
Yesteray, Roday and Tomorrow——————————–P10,682,902
The first two highest grossers for 2010 were Si Agimat at si Enteng Kabisote with P159 million and Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na ‘To!) with P157 million.
The gross takes of the six other films are as follows: Dalaw (Star Cinema/CineMedia), P96 million; Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 (Regal Entertainment Inc.), P50 million; RPG Metanoia (Star Cinema/ambientmedia) , P28 million; Super Inday and the Golden Bibe (Regal Entertainment Inc.), no records available; Rosario (Cinemabuhay International/Studio 5), no records available; and Father Jejemon (RVQ Productions), no records available. The last three films together grossed an total of P40 million.
In MMFFP 2009, the top grosers were Ang Panday, with P99.4 million, and I Love You, Goodbye, with P94.3 million.
The gross takes of the five other films are as follows: Ang Darling Kong Aswang P89.6 million; Shake, Rattle & Roll 11, P77.6 million; Mano Po 6, P42 million; Nobody, Nobody but Juan, P31.9 million; and Wapakman, P2.6 million.
The MMFFP grossed P437 million in 2009 and P450 million in 2008. The only other year the MMFFP reached the P400 million mark was in 2006 with a total of P414.5 million. In 2007 with 9 films participating, the gross dipped below the P400 million gross take with P380.2 million.
The MMFFP box office performances for the rest of the decade of the 2000s are as follows: 2005—P351 million; 2004—P300 million; 2003—P326 million; 2002—P315 million; 2001—P147 million; and 2000—P155 million.