"Bride For Rent" Grosses P280 Million In Two WeeksStar Cinema's "Bride For Rent," which stars Kim Chiu and Xian Lim, earned P280 million at the box office in just two weeks. This was according to a report posted at 5 p.m. of January 29 (Wednesday).
The romantic-comedy movie opened in cinemas on January 15 after the period for the Metro Manila Film Festival.
A victory party for the movie was held at the 9501 restaurant at the ABS-CBN compound. During the celebration, Kim said she would have been okay with P100 million, but the earnings of "Bride For Rent" surpassed her imagination.
"Bride For Rent" tells the story of Rocky (Kim) who auditioned for the role of the wife of Rocco (Xian), who had to marry a girl in order to inherit his grandmother's riches. They fell in love in the process.
Aside from Kim and Xian, the film also stars Pilita Corales, Tirso Cruz III, Dennis Padilla, Empoy Marquez, Martin del Rosario and Matt Evans.
It was directed by Mae Czarina Cruz.
The first movie made by Kim and Xian, "Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo?", in August last year earned P100 million in less than three weeks.