My Best Friend’s Girlfriend is a 2008 Filipino romantic comedy film, released in 2008 under GMA Films and Regal Films.
The movie opened in the Philippines on February 13, 2008, starring Richard Gutierrez and Marian Rivera.
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.
Cast and characters
Marian Rivera as Grace Villaflor
Richard Gutierrez as Primitivo “Evo” Gonzales
JC de Vera as Mark Abo
Ehra Madrigal as Akiko
Chariz Solomon as Chicky Chicks
Marco Morales as Dave Ros
Renz Valerio as Christian Bautista
Alex Castro as Jun
Pilar Pilapil as Olivia
JC Cuadrado as Jeffrey
Deborah Sun as Delia
Arnold Saulon as Polly
Paolo Paraiso as Brando
Benjie Paras as Dido
The movie gained many positive reviews, notably getting a grade B from the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB) of the Philippines, praising the film’s different take on romantic comedies accompanied by strong performances from the lead stars Richard Gutierrez and Marian Rivera. The final gross of the movie is P34m according to box office mojo.
“My Bestfriend’s Girlfriend” title track performed by Introvoys
“All I Need” performed by Shamrock (band)
“Why Can’t It Be” performed by 3rd Avenue
Awards and nominations
6th Golden Screen Awards  Best Motion Picture—Musical or Comedy – Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role—Musical or Comedy – Marian Rivera – Nominated
Breakthrough Performance by an Actress – Chariz Solomon – Nominated
40th Box Office Entertainment Awards  Valentine Box Office King – Richard Gutierrez
Valentine Box Office Queen – Marian Rivera
25th PMPC Star Awards for Movies New Movie Actress of the Year – Chariz Solomon – Nominated
Original Movie Song – My Bestfriend’s Girlfriend by Introvoys – Nominated