On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Star Cinema announced that the worldwide box office total of The Hows of Us zoomed past the PHP 590 million mark.
Box office earnings from overseas reached a total of USD 1 million dollars. At current exchange rates, that’s more than PHP 53 million pesos.
That means, domestic earnings of The Hows of Us has reached PHP 538 million.
Officially, the record holders for box office earnings are still the films of actor and TV host, Vice Ganda.
But the box office earnings of The Hows of Us is set to break these records soon, considering that its PHP 591 million worldwide earnings was achieved in about two weeks of showing only.
Besides, The Hows of Us has not been shown yet in other parts of Asia.
Current Box Office Records
The Vice Ganda – Coco Martin film, The Super Parental Guardians (2016) earned a total of PHP 598 million worldwide after five weeks in theaters. It is considered the Philipines’ highest grossing Filipino film, but it may soon be toppled by “The Hows of Us”.
The highest grossing local film domestically, is Vice Ganda’s Metro Manila Film Festival 2017 entry, Gandarrapido: The Revenger Squad.
It earned PHP 571 million domestic earnings by January 17, 2018, after 24 days in cinemas. Its worldwide earnings is still unreported.
Incidentally, Daniel Padilla also starred in Gandarrapido: The Revenger Squad.