The most recent film of John Lloyd Cruz along with Bea Alonzo entitled “A Second Chance” gained greater than P442 million and today regarded as the top grossing local and non-Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry ever.
The headline of the box office revenue was declared during a victory celebration for the cast as well as crew of the said movie.
The film “A Second Chance” shattered the earlier records placed by yet another Star Cinema movie “Starting Over Again,” that surpassed the P400-million mark following a month in local movie theater nationwide. According to recorded data, the latest John Lloyd-Bea film reached the same achievement within ten days of showing.
During the glory celebration of the film, the primary casts as well as crew were present including Bea Alonzo and John Lloyd Cruz director Cathy Garcia-Molina, as well as screenwriters Carmi Raymundo and Vanessa Valdez.
Based on the Philippine Cinema history, the record for the top grossing Filipino Film ever was reached by the 2014 MMFF entry film, “The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin.” The funny flick surpassed the P456 million box office earnings mark in just twenty-two days of showing nationwide.
The movie “The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin,” previously shattered the feat placed by “Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy,” another entry in the 2013 edition of the MMFF, that was regarded as the top grossing Filipino Movie of all time before it was toppled by Praybeyt Benjamin.
“A Second Chance,” additionally put on a successful movie showing around the world, such as in United Kingdom along with other major cities in the world with the exception in Singapore and Hong Kong.