The 39th Metro Manila Film Festival made history as the most successful edition of the annual festival with total gross earnings close to P1 billion at the end of its two-week run from December 25, 2013 to January 7, 2014.
My Little Bossings and Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy were in a tight battle to be this year's top grosser. However, Vic Sotto's film won the race by just P450,000 with a total box office gross of P375.9 million in two weeks according to the official tally by MMDA. Vice Ganda's film, on the other hand raked in P375.45 million at the end of the festival.
Undefeated in third place is Pagpag: Siyam Na Buhay of Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla with box office gross of P170.5 million followed by Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel with P30.6 million.
The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), organizers of the 2013 MMFF did not reveal the gross of the 4 films in the bottom ranks –10,000 Hours, Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill, Pedro Calungsod: Batang Martir, and Kaleidoscope World.
Meanwhile, Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy has already surpassed the record set by last year's Sisterakas. As of January 13, the said movie has P420 million under its belt and now in competition to be the highest grossing Filipino film of all time. My Little Bossings, its closest rival has yet to release official box office figures.