2007 Metro Manila Film Festival
|2007 Metro Manila Film Festival|
|Date||December 25, 2007to January 5, 2008|
|Most awards||Resiklo (9)|
The 33rd annual 2007 Metro Manila Film Festival ran from December 25, 2007 to January 5, 2008.
Maricel Soriano, Jinggoy Estrada and the movie, Resiklo topped the 2007 Metro Manila Film Festival. Soriano and Estrada took home the Best Actress and Best Actor awards for their performances in the films Bahay Kubo: A Pinoy Mano Po! and Katas ng Saudi respectively. Ramon "Bong" Revilla, Jr.'s Resiklo won eight awards including the Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor for Roi Vinzon among others. Second-consecutive winners Nash Aguas and Jose Javier Reyes received the Best Child Performer and Best Screenplay respectively.
Other awardees include Best Director for Cesar Apolinario, Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress for Bahay Kubo: A Pinoy Mano Po!'s Eugene Domingo, and Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards for both Bahay Kubo: A Pinoy Mano Po! and Katas ng Saudi.
There are two batches of films in competition, the first batch were shown from December 25, while the second batch will be shown on January 1, 2008.
Winners and Nominees
People's Choice awards
|People's Choice for Best Picture||People's Choice for Best Director|
|People's Choice for Best Float|
Films with multiple awards
The following films received one or multiple awards:
|4||Shake, Rattle & Roll 9|
|Bahay Kubo: A Pinoy Mano Po!|
|3||Katas ng Saudi|
|2||Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo|
|1||Enteng Kabisote 4: Okay Ka, Fairy Ko: The Beginning of the Legend|
|Anak ng Kumander|
The awards night ended in less than an hour after festival organizers decided to just announce the winners without even mentioning the nominees for each category. The organizers explained that it had to be rushed and had to end at exactly 9pm because a concert, featuring singer Lani Misalucha, was scheduled right after the awards ceremonies.
Box Office gross
As of January 3, 2008, the 2007 Metro Manila Film Festival gross sales reached P 305 million ($1= 41), broken down, to wit:
- “Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo” - box-office leader - P 97 million
- “Enteng Kabisote 4: Okay Ka, Fairy Ko: The Beginning of the Legend” - P 91 million
- “Shake, Rattle & Roll 9” - P 89 million
- “Resiklo” - P 56 million
- “Desperadas” - P 42 million
- “Bahay Kubo” - P 34 million
- “Katas ng Saudi” - P 12.1 million
- “Anak ng Kumander” - P 1.5 million
- “Banal" - P 1.4 million
As of January 7, 2008, overall earnings is P 380.3 million (below 2006 P 415 million).
|MMFF Entry||Gross Ticket Sales|
|Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo||P 122.8 million*|
|Enteng Kabisote 4: Okay Ka, Fairy Ko: The Beginning of the Legend||P 104.6 million|
|Desperadas||P 99.10 million|
|Shake, Rattle & Roll 9||P 57.5 million|
|Resiklo||P 21.7 million|
|Bahay Kubo||P 19.5 million|
|Anak ng Kumander||P 2.5 million|
|Banal||P 2.4 million|
|Katas ng Saudi||P 3.28 million|
- "THE 2007 METRO MANILA FILM FESTIVAL: "RESIKLO" BEST PICTURE; MARICEL SORIANO AND JINGGOY ESTRADA TOP AWARDEES". Video 48. Retrieved 2014-04-16.
- 2007 Metro Manila Film Festival Entries
- "Metro Manila Film Festival: Awards for 2007". Internet Movie Database.
- Jinggoy, Maricel ‘Resiklo’ bag top awards in 2007 MMFF
- First-timer wins MMFF Best Director plum
- ‘Resiklo’ tops MMFF technical awards
- GMA NEWS.TV.video, GMA News reporter bags MMFF best director plum, 01/05/2008
- "Through the years: Controversies in the MMFF". Business World Online. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
- "A look at the past MMFF controversies". ABS-CBN. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
- Inquirer.net, MMFF earnings reach P305M, ‘Sakal’ still leads
2006 Metro Manila Film Festival
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2008 Metro Manila Film Festival