My Best Friend's Girlfriend

My Best Friend's Girlfriend is a 2008 Filipino romantic comedy film, released in 2008 under GMA Films and Regal Films.

My Best Friend's Girlfriend
Directed byMark A. Reyes
Produced by
  • Lily Y. Monteverde
  • Jose Mari Abacan
  • Annette Gozon-Abrogar
  • Elaine Lozano
  • Flordeliza Milan
  • Roselle Monteverde-Teo
Written bySuzette Doctolero
Screenplay bySuzette Doctolero
Starring
Music byVincent De Jesus
CinematographyEli Balce
Edited byTara Illenberger
Distributed by
Release date
  • 13 February 2008 (2008-02-13)
Running time
115 minutes
CountryPhilippines
Language
  • Filipino
  • English
BudgetP 60 million
Box officeP 107 million[1]

The movie opened in the Philippines on February 13, 2008, starring Richard Gutierrez and Marian Rivera.

Synopsis

After an awkward yet memorable encounter at a stag party, Evo (Richard Gutierrez) and Grace (Marian Rivera) thought they would never see each other again. Little did they know that Grace is actually the girlfriend of Evo's best friend, Mark (JC de Vera). As the arrogant player that he is, Evo takes advantage of what happened at the party to make Grace agree to his demands. He forces Grace to pretend as his girlfriend to make Akiko (Ehra Madrigal), his ex, jealous.

Cast and characters

Main cast

Extended cast

Reception

The movie gained many positive reviews, notably getting a grade B from the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB) of the Philippines, praising the film's different take on romantic comedies accompanied by strong performances from the lead stars Richard Gutierrez and Marian Rivera. The final gross of the movie is P34m according to box office mojo.

Soundtrack

  • "My Bestfriend's Girlfriend" title track performed by Introvoys
  • "All I Need" performed by Shamrock (band)
  • "Why Can't It Be" performed by 3rd Avenue

Awards and nominations

  • 6th Golden Screen Awards [2]
    • Best Motion Picture—Musical or Comedy - Nominated
    • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role—Musical or Comedy - Marian Rivera - Nominated
    • Breakthrough Performance by an Actress - Chariz Solomon - Nominated
  • 40th Box Office Entertainment Awards [3]
  • 25th PMPC Star Awards for Movies[4]
    • New Movie Actress of the Year - Chariz Solomon - Nominated
    • Original Movie Song - My Bestfriend's Girlfriend by Introvoys - Nominated

Awards

Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
2009 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Valentine Box-Office King & Queen[5] Richard Gutierrez and Marian Rivera Won

References

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