Beauty and the Bestie Movie (2015) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Beauty and the Bestie

December 25, 2015
1hr 59min
Status: released

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Beauty and the Bestie Movie Details:

Movie NameBeauty and the Bestie
Country Philippines
Language Filipino
GenreAction, Comedy
Release DateDecember 25, 2015
Running Time1hr 59min
CastVice Ganda
Coco Martin
Directed by Wenn V. Deramas
Story byEnrico Santos
Screenplay byMel Mendoza-Del Rosario
Produced byCharo Santos-Concio
Malou N. Santos
Vic del Rosario Jr.
Cinematography by Elmer Despa
Edited by Marya Ignacio
Music byVincent de Jesus
Production CompanyABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc.
Viva Films
Distributor Star Cinema
Box Office Collection₱529 million (US$10.5 million)

Beauty and the Bestie Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Vice Ganda as Eric “Erika” Villavicencio / Natalia Thalia Nutreila
  • Coco Martin as Emman Castillo
  • James Reid as Tristan Adams
  • Nadine Lustre as Abi Villavicencio
  • Marco Masa as Jimbo Villavicencio
  • Alonzo Muhlach as Jumbo Villavicencio
  • Karla Estrada as Barbara “Ms. Barney” Clooney
  • Lassy Marquez as Jude
  • MC Calaquian as Stef
  • Badjie Mortiz as George
  • Jacky Woo as Daemon Yu
  • Ryan Bang as Jin Jhong
  • Tetchie Agbayani as Coney
  • Boom Labrusca as Joseph
  • Ron Morales as Rob
  • Tess Antonio as Riff
  • Menggie Cobarrubias as Eddie
  • Chrome Cosio as Jake
  • Jelson Bay as Chief Ben
  • Valerie Concepcion as Editha “Edith” Villavicencio
  • Jay-R as himself
  • Karen Reyes as Nurse
  • Raikko Mateo as Angelo
  • Phoemela Baranda as herself
  • Wendell Ramos as Jojo
  • Miguel Faustmann as PM Thor
  • Wilma Doesnt as Ms. Upanghet
  • Bea Santiago as Ms. Philippines
  • Randy See as Dr. Kenneth Sy
  • Divine Tetay as Interpreter / Kris Aquino Impersonator
  • Ahron Villena as the Fishball Vendor


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About Beauty and the Bestie Movie:

  • Beauty and the Bestie is a Filipino action comedy film directed by Wenn V. Deramas, starring Vice Ganda and Coco Martin, alongside James Reid and Nadine Lustre. It is an official entry to the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival.
  • The film was also released overseas in cities that have a significant Filipino population.
  • It is the third highest-grossing Filipino film of all time next to The Super Parental Guardians.
  • This is Wenn V. Deramas’ last film before his death on February 29, 2016, and his last film as a co-production between Star Cinema and Viva Films in preparation for the co-production between TV5 and Viva in 2016, until it was revoked before the launch of Finally, Found Someone.
  • The film’s title is a play on the 1740 French novel by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve.
  • The teaser trailer of the film was released on YouTube on November 28, 2015, followed by its official trailer on December 4, 2015.
  • This was followed by extensive TV spots on the ABS-CBN network and its sister cable channels.
  • It was also heavily promoted on the social media accounts of Star Cinema, VIVA, ABS-CBN, and its subsidiaries including Vice Ganda’s official Facebook account where he has over 12 million likes. A special dedicated page was also created by Star Cinema on its official website.
  • The official theme song of the film is a cover of Jolina Magdangal’s 90’s hit “Chuva Choo Choo” which was relyricized and sung by Vice Ganda.
  • Beauty and the Bestie was released nationwide on December 25, 2015, as an official entry to the 41st Metro Manila Film Festival. It was also released around the world in cities that have significant Filipino populations except in the Middle East where the film was censored due to the region’s predominantly Islamic religion.