Rewind Movie Details:
|Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama
|December 25, 2023
|Enrico C. Santos
|Enrico C. Santos
|Kriz G. Gazmen
Carlo L. Katigbak
Michael D. Tuviera
Jose Sixto G. Dantes III
|ABS-CBN Film Productions
Rewind Movie Cast & Characters:
- Dingdong Dantes as John Nuñez, Mary’s husband, who shifted his priorities from being a family man to a workaholic man aspiring promotion.
- Marian Rivera as Mary Nuñez, John’s wife, who had to give up her promising career as a chef in order to become a full-time housewife.
- Jordan Lim as Austin Nuñez, Mary and John’s son who has a passion for playing the piano.
- JC Alcantara plays as the adult version of Austin Nuñez.
- Pepe Herrera as Lods, a Jesus figure who poses as Jess, an electrician hired by Mary, and who gave John a chance to go back in time, albeit with a caveat.
- Coney Reyes as Leonora, Mary’s mother.
- Ariel Ureta as Hermie, John and Mary’s godfather at their wedding, who is also the company president where John works.
- Lito Pimentel as Nestor, John’s estranged father.
- Ina Feleo as Aurora, one of Mary’s close friends.
- Joross Gamboa as Lucas, one of John’s subordinates.
- Sue Ramirez as Vivian Pastrana, John’s younger colleague, who is attracted to him.
- Pamu Pamorada as Hannah, John’s assistant.
- Shanaia Gomez as Austin’s future wife.
- Mary Joy Apostol as Ningning, John and Mary’s maid.
- Via Antonio as Bridgette, one of Mary’s close friends.
- Chamyto Aguedan as Dennis, one of Mary’s close friends.
This romance drama film is about a man who at a certain point in his life feels guilty of his life choices. All these after not being promoted in his work, being estranged from his father and son and a having a rocky marriage and then his wife dies in a car accident. One day he meets a man who offers him a once-in-a-lifetime deal — to rewind his life and correct all his mistakes and repair his relationship with his wife and family on one condition — he has to die in place of his wife.
Rewind Movie Box Office Collection:
Owing to a policy set by the Metro Manila Film Festival, the initial gross for Rewind was not revealed for its first week. On January 7, it was reported that the film had grossed over ₱600 million, more than half of the total gross revenue of the entire film festival, which was reported to pass ₱1 billion, passing Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad (2017) to become the fourth highest-grossing Filipino film of all time. ABS-CBN refused to confirm the report at the time.
On January 17 however, ABS-CBN and Star Cinema both announced that the film has grossed over ₱815 million domestically and ₱30 million worldwide, for a total gross revenue of ₱845 million.
On January 27, Star Cinema announced that the film had grossed over ₱889 million worldwide as of January 26, 2024. It passed the Hello, Love, Goodbye (2019) to become the highest-grossing Filipino film of all time.
About Rewind Movie:
- Rewind is a Philippine science fiction romantic drama film directed by Mae Cruz-Alviar from a screenplay by Enrico C. Santos and Joel Mercado, based on an original story by Santos. It was loosely based on If Only. It stars real-life couple Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera, in their first film together since You to Me Are Everything in 2010, in the lead roles, with the supporting cast includes Coney Reyes, Ariel Ureta, Pepe Herrera, Joross Gamboa, and Ina Feleo.
- The project was originally developed by GMA Pictures and APT Entertainment in 2020, with Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera starring in their lead roles, with Mac Alejandre attached the project, but it was shelved production.
- On 21 June 2023, Star Cinema, who acquired the Philippine distribution rights from GMA Pictures, announced through a media press conference that the film Rewind, written by Enrico Santos and directed by Mae Cruz-Alviar, will be top-billed by GMA Network’s exclusive talents and celebrity couple Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera and to be co-produced with the former’s production company Agosto Dos Media and APT Entertainment.
- On 10 July 2023, the committee chose the film as one of the first four official entries for the then-incoming 49th Metro Manila Film Festival. On 21 September 2023, lead actor Dingdong Dantes posted on his Instagram account some snippets of the film’s wedding scene with captions implying that it was the first day of production.
- The official 90-second teaser of the film was released on 13 November 2023. On 23 November 2023, an official poster was unveiled to the public with the presence of the lead couple, and later, it was uploaded on the social media platform accounts of Star Cinema and other related divisions of ABS-CBN.
- On 4 December 2023, a full official trailer was released by Star Cinema through various social media platforms.
- It was released on 25 December 2023 and is one of the official entries for the 49th Metro Manila Film Festival.