‘A SECOND CHANCE’ EARNS P442M, NOW THE HIGHEST GROSSING NON-MMFF FILIPINO FILM OF ALL TIME

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After making history as the first Filipino film to be screened in giant movie theater chain Vue Cinemas in United Kingdom and topping at the box office in Middle East last weekend, ABS-CBN Star Cinema and TFC@theMovies’ “A Second Chance” has just reached another Philippine cinema milestone: it is now the highest grossing local non-Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry of all time.

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On Wednesday, it was announced that the movie has now made P442 million at a victory party held for the cast and crew of the film attended by stars Bea Alonzo and John Lloyd Cruz, director Cathy Garcia-Molina, and screenwriters Carmi Raymundo and Vanessa Valdez.

The previous record-holder for highest grossing non-MMFF Filipino film was another Star Cinema offering, last year’s “Starting Over Again,” which passed the P400-million mark after a month in local cinemas. To compare, “A Second Chance” achieved the same feat in just 10 days.

Meanwhile, the record for the highest grossing Filipino film of all time is the 2014 MMFF entry, “The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin.” The comedy flick passed P456 million in 22 days, unseating “Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy,” an entry to the 2013 MMFF, for the title.

“A Second Chance” just got extended for another week in 65 theaters in the U.S. and in 14 Canada theaters. It got extended for another weekend run in select Vue Cinemas in U.K. It was also extended in the UAE and Qatar in the Middle East till December 16.

The film, which has yet to debut in countries such as Singapore and Hong Kong, is now on its third week in the Philippines. It will not be facing stiff competition locally until the December 16 bow of the much-anticipated Hollywood film, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

For more information, visit https://www.tfc-usa.com/asc/ , https://www.facebook.com/TFCEurope/ , https://tl-ph.facebook.com/TFCMiddleEast and https://tl-ph.facebook.com/TFCSingapore (ABS-CBNnews.com with additional report by TFC).

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‘A Second Chance,’ kumita na ng P442M at highest grossing non-MMFF Filipino film of all time na
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Matapos gumawa ng kasaysayan bilang kauna-unahang Filipino film na ipinapalabas sa pinakamalaking movie theater chain na Vue Cinemas sa United Kingdom at matapos tumabo sa takilya sa Middle East last weekend, lumikha na naman ng kasaysayan ang “A Second Chance,” ng Star Cinema.  Ang pelikulang pinagbibidahan nina John Lloyd Cruz at Bea Alonzo ay itinanghal na bilang highest grossing, local non-Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry of all time.

Kamakailan ay inanunsyo na kumita na ng P442 millon ang pelikula sa victory party para sa cast and crew ng “A Second Chance” na dinaluhan ng lead stars, kasama ang director na si Cathy Garcia-Molina at screenwriters Carmi Raymundo at Vanessa Valdez.

Ang nilampasan nitong highest grossing Filipino film ay nakuha rin ng Star Cinema sa pelikulang “Starting Over Again,” na lumagpas din sa P400-million mark matapos ang isang buwan sa local cinemas. Ang “A Second Chance” naman ay nakakuha ng kaparehong marka sa loob lamang ng 10 araw.

Samantala, ang record naman para sa highest grossing MMFF Filipino film of all time ay nakuha ng 2014 MMFF entry na “The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin.” Nakakuha naman ang comedy film ng P456 million matapos ang 22 araw.

Na-extend din ng isa pang linggo sa 65 theaters sa U.S. at 14 theaters sa Canada ang “A Second Chance.”  Na-extend din ito sa Vue West End at Shepherd’s Bush sa Greater London sa Dec 12 at 13.  Pati sa select theaters sa UAE at Qatar sa Middle East ay extended ito hanggang December 16.

Mapapanood din ang “A Second Chance” sa Australia at New Zealand hanggang December 16.  Magpe-premiere naman ito sa Singapore sa December 12 at Hong Kong sa December 13 na dadaluhan nina John Lloyd Cruz at Bea Alonzo (sa pamamagitan ng Star Cinema at TFC@theMovies).

Sa Pilipinas, nasa ika-tatlong linggo na ang “Ang Second Chance.”

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(ABS-CBNnews.com with additional report by TFC).

 

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