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My Bestfriend's Girlfriend (2008)

After an awkward yet memorable encounter at a stag party, Evo (Richard Gutierrez) and Grace (Marian Rivera) thought they would never see each other again. Little did they know that Grace is... See full summary »

Director:

Mark A. Reyes (as Mark A. Reyes V)

Writer:

Suzette Doctolero (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Gutierrez ... Evo
Marian Rivera ... Grace
JC de Vera ... Mark (as JC De Vera)
Ehra Madrigal ... Akiko
Pilar Pilapil ... Evo's Mom
Deborah Sun ... Delia
Benjie Paras ... Mang Dindo
Renz Valerio ... Christian
Paolo Paraiso ... Brando
J.C. Cuadrado J.C. Cuadrado ... Jeff (as JC Cuadrado)
Chariz Solomon ... Chicky
Diana Malahay Diana Malahay ... Dindi
Alex Castro ... Jun
Josef Marcelo Josef Marcelo ... Mike
Marco Morales ... Dave
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After an awkward yet memorable encounter at a stag party, Evo (Richard Gutierrez) and Grace (Marian Rivera) thought they would never see each other again. Little did they know that Grace is actually the girlfriend of Evo's best friend, Mark ('JC de Vera'). As the arrogant player that he is, Evo takes advantage of what happened at the party to make Grace agree to his demands. He forces Grace to pretend as his girlfriend to make Akiko (Ehra Madrigal), his ex, jealous. But, they will accidentally fall in love to each other. Written by iGMA.tv

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Love comes in unexpected packages. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino | Tagalog | English

Release Date:

13 February 2008 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

B.F.G.F. See more »

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GMA Films, Regal Films See more »
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Color
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After four consecutive years, this is the first Valentine Offering of GMA Films starring Richard Gutierrez without Angel Locsin as his partner. This is because of Locsin's move to the rival network. See more »

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Performed by Shamrock
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A step-up to the dying genre of romantic comedies
20 March 2008 | by kojisuzukiSee all my reviews

B.F.G.F. is an excellent example of what a romantic comedy should be. Compared to other rom-coms in the Philippines such as I've Fallen For You and You Got Me, the film does stands out from your average rom-com, especially in the Philippines.

The movie is carried by its lead stars, Richard Gutierrez and Marian Rivera, gracefully. Gutierrez has finally found his forte in the form of comedies, while Rivera (in her first leading role) showed substance. Both played their characters in such delicacy and playfulness with the help of director Mark Reyes from the script of Suzette Doctolero.

It's a perfect rom-com cause the plot is simple: boy hires girl to pretend to be a girlfriend to make the ex jealous, girl turns out to be boy's best friend's girl, boy and girl falls in love but trouble by ex and best friend.

The film helps you be inspired to find someone to hug and cuddle with, especially the seemingly excellent chemistry between the two lead stars (but Rivera and Dingdong Dantes has a better chemistry). Ehra Madrigal (who plays the ex) was very subtle in her role, while the best friend JC de Vera was easy to watch on screen.

To conclude, the film gives enjoyable laughs and many "kilig" moments.


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