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NOW SHOWING HIGHEST-GROSSING Out of the Box lists down the 10 highest-grossing Philippine films to date alongside 10 of the country's greatest films of all time according to the blog in its 2013 poll of 81 filmmakers, film critics and scholars. GREATEST PHILIPPINE FILMS PHILIPPINE FILMS OF ALL TIME OF ALL TIME Girl, Boy, Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag LINO BROCKA, 1975 1 WENN DERAMAS, 2013 Bakla, Tomboy P436M Only Filipino film included in the STEVEN JAY SC ON Himala ISHMAEL BERNAL, 1982 2 Starting Over Again OLIVIA LAMASAN, 2014 book "1001 Movies You Must Watch P404M Before You Die" Kisapmata MIKE DE LEON, 1982 My Little Bossings MARLON RIVERA, 2013 1001 MOVIES YOU MUST SEE BEFORE YOU DIE P393M ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS" TM Manila by Night 4 Sisterakas ★ V Holds CNN APSA ISHMAEL BERNAL, 1980 WENN DERAMAS, 2012 Viewers Choice P391M Award for Best Film It Takes a Man and a Woman * V Biyaya ng Lupa MANUEL SILOS, 1959 of all Time in Asia Pacific CATHY GARCIA-MOLINA, 2013 P387M The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin * V WENN DERAMAS, 2011 Oro Plata Mata PEQUE GALLAGA, 1982 P331M FESTIVAL DE CANNES First Filipino film to be featured in Cannes Film Insiang Bride for Rent 7 MAE CZARINA CRUZ, 2014 LINO BROCKA, 1976 Festival in 1978 P327M Ganito Kami Noon... Paano Kayo Ngayon 8 EDDIE ROMERO, 1976 No Other Woman * V RUEL BAYANI, 2011 P278M Batch '81 9. The Mistress MIKE DE LEON, 1982 OLIVIA LAMASAN, 2012 P262.7M THE MASTERS AND THE Star Cinema V Viva Films Itim MIKE DE LEON, 1976 10 She's Dating the Gangster CATHY GARCIA-MOLINA, 2014 OctoArts and APT Films P262.6M MONEYMAKERS 9 of the top 20 blockbusters are comedy films. Another 9 films are listed under either romance 2010-present 18 of the 50 greatest films were produced during the Martial Law era (1972-81), a time when media were either under control or 50s 2000s 60s or romance-comedy genre. HORROR under intense censorship from the government. Despite this, the 70s to early 80s, considered as the second golden age of Philippine cinema, saw the ascendancy of a new breed of directors who created the most 90s 70s ROMANCE COMEDY esteemed films in our history. 80s ROMANCE COMEDY 9 of the top 20 highest-grossing local films are directed by two of the most bankable directors today - Wenn Deramas (for comedy) and Cathy Garcia-Molina (for romance/romance comedy). DE LEON BROCKA BERNAL HOLLYWOOD HEROES P625.8M P601M DERAMAS GARCIA-MOLINA Hollywood movies dominate the P443M P436M P434M P419M 4 6. mainstream cinema in the Philippines, with a bunch of superhero movies topping the list. Local distribution of Hollywood is proven way more profitable than producing local films. IRON MAN 3 (2013) THE AVENGERS THE AMAZING TRANSFORMERS: SPIDERMAN 3 GIRL, BOY, BAKLA, TOMBOY AGE OF EXTINCTION (2013) (2012) SPIDERMAN 2 (2007) (2014) (2014) PHILIPPINE BOX OFFICE ALL-TIME LEADERS CHART TOPPERS WORLDWIDE South Korea The Admiral (2014) Thailand Pee Mak Phra Khanong (2013) The Journey (2014) Malaysia Mainstream local film production in other countries are vibrant enough to compete with Hollywood. In fact in countries like South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Brazil, Indonesia and Japan, locally-produced movies are well patronized that they have local films topping their highest-grossing charts. Not only that, these blockbuster movies are also well-acclaimed, tackling IMDB 7.1 IMDB 7.5 IMDB 7.9 Indonesia Laskar Pelangi (2008) Brazil Japan Spirited Away (2001) Elite Squad 2 (2010) historical and socio-cultural themes. IMDB 8.1 IMDB 7.7 IMDB 8.6 RT 93% RT 97% #1 HIGHEST-GROSSING FILMS IN SOUTH KOREA, THAILAND, MALAYSIA, BRAZIL, INDONESIA AND JAPAN, WITH ITS CORRESPONDING IMDB AND ROTTEN TOMATOES RATINGS OUT OF THE BOX INFOG RAPH ICS 15 MARTIAL LAW ERA FILMS EE


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