2000 Metro Manila Film Festival

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2000 Metro Manila Film Festival
Date 25 December 2000
Official website website
Best Picture Tanging Yaman
Most awards Tanging Yaman (9)
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The 26th Metro Manila Film Festival was held in Manila, Philippines starting December 25.

Gloria Romero, received the Best Actress plum during the 2000 Metro Manila Film Festival for her role in Star Cinema's Tanging Yaman. It was a popular victory acknowledged with a standing ovation for a revered actress. As a matter of fact, unlike in past awards, no grumblings were heard. The movie also received eight more major awards including the Best Picture, the Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards, Best Actor for Johnny Delgado and Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Director and Best Original Story for two-time winner Laurice Guillen among others. On the other hand, GMA Films' Deathrow took home four awards including the Second Best Picture.[1][2]


Title of Movie Starring Studio Director
Tanging Yaman Hilda Koronel, Edu Manzano, Dina Bonnevie, Johnny Delgado, Joel Torre, Cherry Pie Picache, Marvin Agustin, Jericho Rosales, Ms. Gloria Romero, Janette McBride, John Prats, Carol Banawa, Ceejay Ramos, Dominic Ochoa & Shaina Magdayao Star Cinema Laurice Guillen
Markova: Comfort Gay Dolphy, Eric Quizon, Loren Legarda, Jeffrey Quizon RVQ Productions Gil Portes
Deathrow Eddie Garcia, Cogie Domingo, Angelika dela Cruz, Jaclyn Jose, Alan Paule, Pen Medina, Ray Ventura & Ace Espinosa GMA Films Joel Lamangan
Sugatang Puso Christopher de Leon, Lorna Tolentino, Cherie Gil, Patrick Garcia, Carlo Aquino Regal Films Joey Reyes
Spirit Warriors Joel Torre, Jhong Hilario, Spencer Reyes, Vhong Navarro, Danilo Barrios, Chris Cruz, Meynard Marcellano, Sherwin Roux, Nikko Manalo, Michael Foz-Sesmundo, Denise Joaquin MAQ Productions and Roadrunner Network, Inc. Chito Rono
Ping Lacson: Super Cop Rudy Fernandez, Lorna Tolentino, Ricky Davao, Glydel Mercado, Ace Espinosa, Trubador Ramos, Levi Ignacio & Herbert Bautista Toto Natividad

Winners and nominees[edit]


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

Best Film Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Cinematography Best Production Design
  • Joey Luna - Deathrow
Best Child Performer Best Editing
  • Jess Navarro and Kelly Cruz - Deathrow
Best Original Story Best Screenplay
Best Original Theme Song Best Musical Score
Best Visual Effects Best Make-up Artist
Best Sound Recording Best Float
  • Albert Michael Idioma and Rudy Gonzales - Deathrow
Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards

Multiple awards[edit]

Films with multiple awards[edit]

The following films received one or multiple awards:

Awards Film
9 Tanging Yaman
4 Deathrow
3 Spirit Warriors
2 Sugatang Puso
1 Markova: Comfort Gay

Box Office gross[edit]

Final figures as of January 7, 2001.

MMFF Entry Gross Ticket Sales
Tanging Yaman P 82 million*
Spirit Warriors P 64.3 million
Markova: Comfort Gay P 53 million
Sugatang Puso P 37.0 million
Deathrow P 21.2 million
Ping Lacson: Supercop P 20.0 million


  2. ^ Velasco, Johven and David, Joel (2009). Huwaran/hulmahan Atbp: The Film Writings of Johven Velasco. Quezon: University of the Philippines Press. Print.
  3. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival: Awards for 2000". Internet Movie Database. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1999 Metro Manila Film Festival
Metro Manila Film Festival
Succeeded by
2001 Metro Manila Film Festival