1981 Metro Manila Film Festival

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1981 Metro Manila Film Festival
Date 25 December 1981
Official website website
Highlights
Best Picture Kisapmata
Most awards Kisapmata (10)
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The 7th Metro Manila Film Festival was held in 1981.

Bancom Audiovision's Kisapmata, a movie about a deranged retired policeman, won ten of the thirteen awards in the 1981 Metro Manila Film Festival including the Best Picture, Best Director for Mike de Leon, and Best Actor for Vic Silayan and among others. Vilma Santos was named Best Actress for her role in Sining Silangan's Karma.

FPJ Productions' Pagbabalik ng Panday was the top grosser of the festival.[1]

Entries[edit]

Title of Movie Starring Studio Director
Kisapmata Vic Silayan, Jay Ilagan, Charo Santos, Charito Solis Bancom Audiovision Mike de Leon
Pagbalik ng Panday Fernando Poe, Jr., Tina Revilla, Bentot, Jr., Rosemarie Gil, Lito Anzures, Jose Romulo, Lilian Laing, Max Alvarado FPJ Productions Ronwaldo Reyes
Rock n' Roll Nora Aunor, Lloyd Samartino, Mark Gil, Ricky Davao NV Productions Maryo J. de los Reyes
Karma Vilma Santos, Ronaldo Valdez, Chanda Romero, Tommy Abuel Sining Silangan Danny Zialcita
Kapitan Kidlat Elizabeth Oropesa, Chanda Romero, Celia Rodriguez, Dranreb Belleza, Michael de Mesa and Rio Locsin, Carlo Gabriel Emmanuel Borlaza
Kamlon Ramon Revilla, Anthony Alonzo, Isabel Rivas, Rosemarie de Vera, Eddie Garcia, George Estregan, Nick Romano, Arnold Mendoza, Laarni Enriquez Jose Yandoc
Init O' Lamig Charito Solis, Dindo Fernando, Elizabeth Oropesa, Chanda Romero, Gina Alajar Eddie Rodriguez
Indio Dante Varona, Chiqui Hollmann, Lirio Vital, Romy Diaz, Subas Herrero, Rodolfo 'Boy' Garcia, Odette Khan, Dave Brodett Carlo J. Caparas
Ang Babae Sa Ulog Ricky Belmonte, Jean Saburit, Maria Victoria, Yasmin Ayesa, Alan Bautista, Karen Lopez Ed Palmos
Tropang Bulilit Nino Muhlach, Sheryl Cruz, Andrea Bautista, Janice de Belen, Lea Salonga, Donna Villa, Lloyd Samartino, Manny Luna J. Erastheo Navoa

Winners and nominees[edit]

Awards[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[2][3]


Best Film Best Director
  • Kisapmata - Bancom Audiovision
    • Ang Babae Sa Ulog
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Sound Engineering Best Cinematography
  • Ver Reyes – Ang Pagbabalik ng Panday
Best Child Performer Best Story
  • Bentot, Jr. – Ang Pagbabalik ng Panday and
  • Dranreb Belleza – Kapitan Kidlat
Best Screenplay Best Editing
Best Art Direction

Multiple awards[edit]

Films with multiple awards[edit]

The following films received one or multiple awards:

Awards Film
10 Kisapmata
2 Ang Pagbabalik ng Panday
1 Karma
Kapitan Kidlat

Box Office gross[edit]

MMFF Entry Gross Ticket Sales
Pagbabalik ng Panday P 23.8 million*
Rock n Roll P 20.0 million
Tropang Bulilit P 19.0 million
Kapitan Kidlat P 15.5 million
Ang Babae sa Ulog P 9.3 million
Kisapmata P 8.0 million
Karma P 7.3 million
Kamlon P 6.0 million
Init o Lamig (1981 film) P 5.0 million
Indio (1981 film) P 4.5 million

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE 1981 METRO MANILA FILM FESTIVAL: "KISAPAMATA" TOP AWARDEE". Video48. Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  2. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival: Awards for 1981". Internet Movie Database. 
  3. ^ The Times Journal. "Kisapmata wins nine awards". December 28, 1981. Newspaper Print.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1980 Metro Manila Film Festival
Metro Manila Film Festival
1981
Succeeded by
1982 Metro Manila Film Festival