'Praybeyt Benjamin' now highest grossing Filipino film

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 15 2011 09:06 AM | Updated as of Nov 15 2011 09:32 PM

Host-comedian Vice Ganda

MANILA, Philippines – Comedian Vice Ganda is breaking box office records after his latest movie "Praybeyt Benjamin" became the highest grossing Filipino movie of all time.

ABS-CBN's Star Cinema said Praybeyt Benjamin grossed nearly P320 million (approximately $7.39 million) in ticket sales after just 20 days.

"Ang saya. Thank you Lord, P300 million na siya as of last night. Hindi ko alam may ibang magic ang Diyos," Vice Ganda said.

"No Other Woman," also a 2011 film starring Cristine Reyes, Anne Curtis and Derek Ramsay, previously held the top spot with almost P276 million. 

Vice Ganda and Anne Curtis are co-hosts of the ABS-CBN TV show "Showtime."