1987 Metro Manila Film Festival

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1987 Metro Manila Film Festival
Date December 25, 1987 (1987-12-25) to January 3, 1988 (1988-01-03)
Official website website
Highlights
Best Picture Olongapo, The Great American Dream
Most awards The Untold Story of Melanie Marquez (5)
 < 12th Metro Manila Film Festival 14th > 

The 13th Metro Manila Film Festival was held in 1987.

Only six entries participated in the 10-day festival. Olongapo, The Great American Dream was adjudged Best Picture in the 1987 Metro Manila Film Festival as well as the Best Supporting Actress for Susan Africa among others. Anthony Alonzo once again received the Best Actor Award for Anak Badjao and Melanie Marquez was awarded the Best Actress Award as well as the Best Story for The Untold Story of Melanie Marquez.[1][2]

Entries[edit]

Title of Movie Starring Studio Director
Official Entries
Olongapo...The Great American Dream Jacklyn Jose, Chanda Romero, Joel Torre, Susan Africa, Marilou Sadiua, Pete Cooper, Raoul Aragonn and Joy Virata Chito Rono
The Untold Story of Melanie Marquez Melanie Marquez, Caridad Sanchez, Tony Santos Sr., Rosemarie Gil, Rene Salud, Totoy Marquez and Maya dela Cuesta Artemio Marquez
Anak Badjao Anthony Alonzo, Charito Solis, Tony Santos Sr., Liza Lorena, Alicia Alonzo, Marithes Samson and Isadora Jose Antonio Alonzo and Jerry Tirazona
Action is Not Missing Dolphy, Ricky Brown, Che-Che Sta. Ana, Pebbles de Asis, Atong Redillas and Francis Magalona Angel Labra
1+1=12+1 Susan Roces, Eddie Gutierrez, Lotlot de Leon, Sheryl Cruz, Matet de Leon, Dranreb Belleza, Jigo Garcia, Jaypee De Guzman, Chuckie Dreyfuss, Katrin Gonzales, Isabel Granada, RR Herrera Regal Films Mike Relon Makiling
Huwag Mong Buhayin Ang Patay Charito Solis, Ricky Davao, Pinky Suarez, Jestoni Alarcon, Rita Avila, Jojo Alejar, Romnick Sarmenta, Jennifer Sevilla Seiko Films Mauro Gia Samonte
Other Entries
Pasan ko ang Daigdig VIVA Films
Sparrow Unit Cine Suerte
Cabarlo Cecilia Productions
Asawa Ko Wag Mong Aagawin Regal Films

Winners and nominees[edit]

Awards[edit]

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

Best Film Best Director
  • Olongapo, The Great American Dream
    • The Untold Story of Melanie Marquez (2nd Best Picture)
    • Anak Badjao (3rd Best Picture)
    • Action Is not Missing
    • 1 + 1 = 12 + 1
    • Wag mong Bubuhayin ng Bangkay
  • Artemio Marquez – The Untold Story of Melanie Marquez
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
  • Susan Africa – Olongapo, The Great American Dream
Best Art Direction Best Cinematography
  • Apol Salonga – Wag mong Bubuhayin ng Bangkay
  • Apolinario Cuenco – Anak Badjao
Best Sound Engineering Best Music
  • Juanito Clemente – Olongapo, The Great American Dream
  • Marita Manuel – Anak badjao
Best Child Performer Best Editing
  • Cheche Sta. Ana – Action Is not Missing
  • Rogelio Salvador – The Untold Story of Melanie Marquez
Best Story Best Screenplay
  • Frank Vrechek, Alan Cummings, and Ricardo Lee – Olongapo, The Great American Dream

Multiple awards[edit]

Films with multiple awards[edit]

The following films received one or multiple awards:

Awards Film
5 The Untold Story of Melanie Marquez
4 Olongapo, The Great American Dream
Anak Badjao
1 Action Is not Missing
1+1=12+1
Wag mong Bubuhayin ng Bangkay

Box Office gross[edit]

MMFF Entry Gross Ticket Sales
1+1=12+1 P 24.3 million*
Action Is Not Missing P 23.5 million
Huwag Mong Buhayin Ang Patay P 13 million
The Untold Story of Melanie Marquez P 10.0 million
Olongapo...The Great American Dream P 6.7 million
Anak Badjao P 6.0 million
Pasan ko ang Daigdig P 5.0 million
Asawa ko Wag mong Aagawin P 4.7 million
Sparrow Unit P 4.0 million
Cabarlo P 3.0 million

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE 1987 METRO MANILA FILM FESTIVAL: "OLONGAPO..." TOPS FILMFEST". Video 48. Retrieved 2014-04-13.
  2. ^ Regala, Jackie. "'Olongapo' tops filmfest awards". Manila Bulletin. December 28, 1987. Newspaper Print.
  3. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival: Awards for 1987". Internet Movie Database. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1986 Metro Manila Film Festival
Metro Manila Film Festival
1987
Succeeded by
1988 Metro Manila Film Festival