2005 Metro Manila Film Festival

2005 Metro Manila Film Festival
Date December 25, 2005 (2005-12-25) to January 7, 2006 (2006-01-07)
Best Picture Blue Moon
Most awards Kutob (6)

The 31st Metro Manila Film Festival was held in Manila, Philippines from December 25, 2005 to January 7, 2006.

Zsa Zsa Padilla, Marvin Agustin and the movie, Blue Moon topped the 2005 Metro Manila Film Festival. The festival's Best Picture award went to Regal Films' Blue Moon, while the Best Actress and Best Actor awards were awarded to Padilla and Agustin for their roles in Mano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife and Kutob respectively. The Best Supporting Actor and Actress awards went to Jose Manalo for Enteng Kabisote 2: Okay Ka Fairy Ko: The Legend Continues and Cherry Pie Picache for Mano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife.[1]


There are two batches of films in competition, the first batch was shown from December 25, while the second batch was shown on January 1, 2006.

Title Starring Studio Director
First batch
Enteng Kabisote 2: Okay Ka Fairy Ko: The Legend ContinuesVic Sotto, Kristine Hermosa, Alice Dixson, Oyo Boy Sotto, Bing Loyzaga, Aiza Seguerra, Jeffrey Quizon, Jose Manalo and Victor NeriOctoarts Films and M-Zet Productions Tony Y. Reyes
Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted KingdomRamon 'Bong' Revilla, Aubrey Miles, Iya Villania, Benjie Paras, Jay-R, Paolo Bediones and BJ 'Tolits' Forbes Imus Productions and Media Asia DistributionErik Matti
KutobRica Peralejo, Marvin Agustin, Alessandra de Rossi, Angela del Rosario, Ana Capri, James Blanco, Liza Lorena, Ryan AgoncilloOctoarts Films Jose Javier Reyes
Mano Po 4: Ako Legal WifeRufa Mae Quinto, Cherry Pie Picache, Jay Manalo, Zsa Zsa Padilla, John Prats, JC de Vera, Bianca King Regal FilmsJoel Lamangan
Mulawin: The MovieRichard Gutierrez, Angel Locsin, Dingdong Dantes, Dennis Trillo, Iza Calzado, Karylle, Bianca King, Michael de Mesa, Valerie Concepcion, Sunshine Dizon, Carmina Villaroel, Eddie Gutierrez, Zoren Legaspi, Amy AustriaRegal Films and GMA Films Dominic Zapata
Shake, Rattle & Roll 2k5 Regal Films Richard Somes, Rico Maria Ilarde
Terrorist HunterEddie Garcia, Derek Dee, Dennis Roldan, Maricar De Mesa Double Impact Films, Leo Films and MMG Entertainment InternationalVal Iglesias
Second batch
Blue MoonChristopher de Leon, Dennis Trillo, Boots Anson-Roa, Eddie Garcia, Jennylyn Mercado, Mark Herras, Pauleen Luna, Polo Ravales Regal FilmsJoel Lamangan
Lagot Ka sa Kuya KoRonnie Ricketts, Carlos Morales, Angelica Jones, Nadine Samonte, Dinky Doo, Mariz Ricketts, John Apacible Rocketts Productions and RonRick FilmsRonnie Ricketts
Mourning GirlsRicky Davao, Glydel Mercado, Chin Chin Gutierrez, Assunta de Rossi Teamwork Productions and Zennet World Productions Gil Portes

Winners and nominees


Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[2]

Jaime Fabregas, Best Musical Score winner
Best Picture Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Cinematography Best Production Design
Best Child Performer Best Editing
Best Original Story Best Screenplay
Best Original Theme Song Best Musical Score
  • Thor ("Kasalanan Nga Ba?") - Kutob
Best Visual Effects Best Make-up Artist
Best Sound Recording Best Float
Most Gender-Sensitive Film
Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards

Multiple awards

Films with multiple awards

The following films received one or multiple awards:

Awards Film
6 Kutob
5 Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom
4 Blue Moon
2 Mano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife
1 Shake, Rattle & Roll 2k5
Enteng Kabisote 2: Okay Ka Fairy Ko: The Legend Continues

Ceremony Information

"Best Director" issue

Director Joel Lamangan walked out after he lost to Jose Javier Reyes. Lamangan failed to win the Best Director for Blue Moon against Reyes' Kutob. In the same year, Regal Films's matriarch Lily Monteverde voiced out her disappointment as she lamented that some winners in the festival were "undeserving."[3][4]

Box Office gross

Entry Gross Ticket Sales
December 25[5] December 27[6] January 1[7] January 7[8][9]
Enteng Kabisote 2: Okay Ka Fairy Ko: The Legend Continues ₱ 12,400,000* ₱ 24,000,000* ₱ 59,700,000* ₱ 108,370,227.35*
Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom ₱ 10,800,000 ₱ 17,000,000 ₱ 41,700,000 ₱ 75,642,647.35
Mulawin: The Movie ₱ 8,500,000 ₱ 15,000,000 ₱ 34,000,000 ₱ 55,782,190.53
Mano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife ₱ 5,500,000 ₱ 10,000,000 ₱ 28,000,000 ₱ 48,454,749.55
Shake, Rattle & Roll 2k5 ₱ 5,800,000 ₱ 10,000,000 ₱ 21,500,000 ₱ 32,340,930.45
Blue Moon
₱ 2,700,000 ₱ 15,492,394.15
Kutob ₱ 2,800,000 ₱ 4,500,000 ₱ 9,000,000 ₱ 10,803,280.50
Terrorist Hunter ₱ 750,000 ₱ 1,000,000 ₱ 1,800,000 ₱ 1,914,335.90
Lagot Ka Sa Kuya Ko
₱ 450,000 ₱ 1,657,001.25
Mourning Girls
₱ 400,000 ₱ 1,513,238.37
TOTAL[10] ₱ 351,970,995.40


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  3. "Through the years: Controversies in the MMFF". Business World Online. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  4. "A look at the past MMFF controversies". ABS-CBN. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  5. Aster Amoyo (December 28, 2005). "MMFF 2005 Box Office". People's Journal & Yuku: JUDAY-TJ LOVENOTES. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  6. "Vic Sotto Remains Unbeatable as MMFF's Box-Office Champ!". Manila Bulletin. December 29, 2005. Retrieved June 24, 2015 via HighBeam Research. (subscription required (help)).
  7. "Filmfest Movies to Watch or Catch Up With". Manila Bulletin. January 5, 2006. Retrieved June 24, 2015 via HighBeam Research. (subscription required (help)).
  8. Ricky Lo (January 6, 2006). "31st Metro Filmfest grosses bigger than past ones". Philippine Star. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  9. Ricky Lo (January 6, 2006). "31st Metro Filmfest grosses bigger than past ones". Philippine Star & Yuku: JUDAY-TJ LOVENOTES. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  10. Jose N. Carreon (January 6, 2006). "THE YEAR THAT WAS". Film Academy of the Philippines. Retrieved June 23, 2015.

External links

Preceded by
2004 Metro Manila Film Festival
Metro Manila Film Festival
Succeeded by
2006 Metro Manila Film Festival
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