After earning more than P4o1 million at the tills, the John Lloyd Cruz-Sarah Geronimo starrer romantic-comedy is now the most successful Filipino film to date in terms of box office revenues.
According to third party tabulator Box Office Mojo, the Star Cinema and Viva Films joint production has raked in a whooping P401 million (local revenue) in profit compared to 2012’s Sisterakas, which earned P391.4 million.
The film broke many box-office records in the history of Philippine cinema; the highest opening-day gross for a non MMFF Filipino film, behind only to Sisterakas for highest grossing 1 day box office gross of all time.
Milestones of It Takes a Man and a Woman:
– grossed a whopping P32.6 Million on it’s opening day
– grossed over P65 million on it’s two days frame beating the action flick G.I. Joe: Retaliation
– breached the P100 million mark on it’s fourth day and P200 million mark on its 8th day at the commercial cinema
– after two weeks of Philippine screening, the film has managed to breach the P300 million mark
– the film topped the Philippine box office for four consecutive weeks, becoming the first film since 2009’s Avatar and the first Filipino film to do so
It Takes A Man And A Woman follows the life of Miggy (John Lloyd) and Laida (Sarah) after their break-up which occurred after the events in the second film. Miggy, is now in a relationship with Belle (Isabelle Daza) while Laida is now a fiercer woman after living in the United States. They try to co-exist in the same company while Laida tries to oppose Miggy’s business decisions through a series of events which made them realize the real definition of true love.
Here is the list of the top-grossing Filipino films to date:
1. It Takes A Man And A Woman (2013)
2. Sisterakas (2012)
3. The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin (P329.46 million)
4. No Other Woman” (P278.39 million)
5. The Mistress (P262.82 million)
6. This Guy’s In Love With U Mare (P249.09 million)
7. Enteng ng Ina Mo (P237.88 million)
8. You Changed My Life (P225.21 million)
9. One More Try (P213.00 million)
10. A Very Special Love” (P179.24 million)