According to Star Cinema, John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo's movie earned P100 million in ticket sales on its fifth day. It was earlier reported that the film raked in P23 million on its opening day.
With the impressive figures, "The Mistress" is in the running to become the most successful movie this year. The title is currently being held by the John Lloyd Cruz-Angel Locsin movie, "Unofficially Yours," which had a total gross of P157 million.
A 10th anniversary film offering of the John Lloyd Cruz-Bea Alonzo onscreen tandem, "The Mistress" was directed by Olivia Lamasa and stars Ronaldo Valdez, Hilda Koronel, Anita Linda, Carmi Martin, among others. It follows story of a worldly, adventurous man's (Cruz) doomed relationship with a woman (Alonzo) who is already committed to an older partner (Valdez).