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1. Akin ang pangarap mo (1992)

105 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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An engaged man Leo Hidalgo (Richard Gomez) falls for the charms of a seductive and manipulative woman Gigi (Dina Bonnevie).

Director: Laurice Guillen | Stars: Dina Bonnevie, Dawn Zulueta, Richard Gomez, Gretchen Barretto

Votes: 5

2. Hihintayin kita sa langit (1991)

120 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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Mistreated foundling Heathcliff and his stepsister Catherine fall in love, but when she marries a wealthy man, he becomes obsessed with getting revenge, even well into the next generation.

Director: Carlos Siguion-Reyna | Stars: Richard Gomez, Dawn Zulueta, Michael De Mesa, Jackie Lou Blanco

Votes: 45

3. Kung mawawala ka pa (1993)

Drama, Romance

7.4
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Director: Joe Mari Avellana | Stars: Christopher De Leon, Dawn Zulueta, Pilar Pilapil, Amy Austria

Votes: 5

4. The Boys in Company C (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Follows a group of men as they prepare for the Vietnam war and their eventual tour of Vietnam.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, James Canning, Michael Lembeck

Votes: 2,333

5. Tanging Yaman (2000)

112 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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Three siblings - Danny (Johnny Delgado), Art (Edu Manzano) and Grace (Dina Bonnevie) - are now well settled with their respective families... See full synopsis »

Director: Laurice Guillen | Stars: Gloria Romero, Hilda Koronel, Dina Bonnevie, Edu Manzano

Votes: 112

6. Enemy (I) (1990)

R | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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A CIA agent posing as a journalist assassinates a North Vietnamese official, then escapes into the jungle, where he comes across a beautiful female spy. At first they're enemies, but come ... See full summary »

Director: George Rowe | Stars: Peter Fonda, Tia Carrere, Mako, James Mitchum

Votes: 86

7. Colorum (2009)

Drama

7.0
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Director: Jobin Ballesteros | Stars: Alfred Vargas, Lou Veloso, Joe Mari Avellana, Andoy Ranay

Votes: 10

8. Filipinas (2003)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Armida Siguion-Reyna, Maricel Soriano, Richard Gomez, Aiko Melendez

Votes: 36

9. Engkwentro (2009)

60 min | Drama

6.3
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"Engwkentro" follows two teenage brothers attempting to escape an unnamed city controlled by an iron-fisted mayor. They must first break away from the cycle of crime, while trying to run ... See full summary »

Director: Pepe Diokno | Stars: Celso Ad. Castillo, Felix Roco, Daniel Medrana, Zyrus Desamparado

Votes: 74 | Gross: $0.03M

10. Naked Vengeance (1985)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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A beautiful woman seeks revenge for tragedy forced upon her family.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Deborah Tranelli, Kaz Garas, Carmen Argenziano, Bill McLaughlin

Votes: 189

11. Firecracker (1981)

R | 77 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Femme fatale martial arts expert teaches the mafia a lesson.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Jillian Kesner, Darby Hinton, Rey Malonzo, Ken Metcalfe

Votes: 324

12. Silk 2 (1989)

85 min | Action, Thriller

5.4
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SYNOPSIS - Silk, the smoothest, toughest, and sexiest cop in Honolulu is hot on the trail of ruthless art smugglers who are after a priceless Asian Scroll. Silk will stop at nothing to get ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Monique Gabrielle, Peter Nelson, Jan Merlin, Maria Claire

Votes: 73

13. Judgement Day (1988)

PG-13 | 93 min | Horror

5.4
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Two travelers stop over in a small village named Santana. Unbeknownst to them, Santana is a village where, once a year, Satan comes to Earth to claim souls, and they just happened to enter the village on that day.

Director: Ferde Grofé Jr. | Stars: Ken McLeod, David Anthony Smith, Monte Markham, Peter Mark Richman

Votes: 122

14. Rage (1994)

93 min | Action

5.4
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Jack Dameron, the adopted son of a great Asian trading family, lives the perfect life and his star is quickly rising in the family business until he's framed for his wife's murder. He must find the real killer before the cops get him.

Director: Anthony Maharaj | Stars: Richard Norton, Karen Moncrieff, Chuck Jeffreys, Ron Vreeken

Votes: 57

15. Ultimax Force (1987)

90 min | Action

5.3
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Several of Michael Dudikofs mates with swords and guns. American Ninja meets Missing in Action. Fank u

Director: Willy Milan | Stars: Brad Cassini, Vivian Cheung, Joe Collins, Sauro Cotoco

Votes: 50

16. Circle of Fear (1989)

88 min | Action

5.3
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Tom Price, an ex-LA mob enforcer, travels to the Philippines to investigate the mysterious death of his brother Charlie. Tom's investigation turns to catastrophe, and he must employ all the... See full summary »

Director: Clark Henderson | Stars: Patrick Dollaghan, Wesley Pfenning, Joey Aresco, Vernon Wells

Votes: 32

17. The Last Reunion (1980)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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1945: the Philippines. Several members of a platoon of American soldiers not only kill a Japanese general, but also rape and murder the man's wife. The couple's son, Kimon, witnesses these ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Wertz | Stars: Leo Fong, Laird Stuart, Boy Acosta, Butz Aquino

Votes: 55

18. Demonstone (1990)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

5.1
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Two U.S. Marine investigators looking into a series of grisly murders in Manila discover that the crimes are tied to an amulet with a 400-year-old curse on it that has unleashed supernatural forces. There's also a woman.

Director: Andrew Prowse | Stars: R. Lee Ermey, Jan-Michael Vincent, Nancy Everhard, Peter Brown

Votes: 98

19. Death Force (1978)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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An American Vietnam soldier on his way home is left for dead and is saved by a pair of Japanese stragglers from WWII, who train him in the way of the samurai.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: James Iglehart, Carmen Argenziano, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Jayne Kennedy

Votes: 294

20. Nam Angels (1989)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, War

5.1
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Lt. Vance Calhoun takes on a dangerous rescue mission of American P.O.W.s in the treacherous Darloc Valley in Vietnam. His only chance to escape is with the help of five young, fearless ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Brad Johnson, Vernon Wells, Kevin Duffis, Rick Dean

Votes: 137

21. Saigon Commandos (1988)

Action, Adventure

5.1
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A series of drug-related murders haunt Saigon. Ex-Green Beret Mark Stryker and his MP's must find the culprits. With the help of Jean Lassiter, a nosey reporter covering the crime beat, ... See full summary »

Director: Clark Henderson | Stars: Richard Young, P.J. Soles, John Allen Nelson, Jimmy Bridges

Votes: 40

22. Battle Gear (1991)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, War

5.1
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Sergeant Thomas Duncan takes his men behind enemy lines to recover a secret government fighter copter and its pilot, a secret weapon all his own. But once stationed in the dense jungle ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Joe Mari Avellana, Don Barnes, David Carradine, Tonichi Fructuoso

Votes: 60

23. Brothers (1982 Video)

103 min | Drama

5.0
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Director: Terry Bourke | Stars: Chard Hayward, Ivar Kants, Margaret Laurence, Jennifer Cluff

Votes: 23

24. Spyder (1988)

79 min | Action, War

5.0
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Director: Joe Mari Avellana | Stars: Blake Bahner, Ronald William Lawrence, Gary Rooney, Roxanne Baird

Votes: 15

25. Eye of the Eagle 2: Inside the Enemy (1989)

R | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

4.9
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When soldier Anthony Glenn discovers that Mai is missing, he sets out to rescue her from the corrupt Major Sorenson pitting soldier against soldier in a bloody game of honor.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Todd Field, Andy Wood, Ken Jacobson, Shirley Tesoro

Votes: 65

26. Behind Enemy Lines (1987)

R | 88 min | War

4.9
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On a mission to rescue some P.O.W.'s, Johnny Ransom (Robert Patrick) and his men are captured by the enemy in Vietnam just when the U.S. pulls out of the war. He escapes and then goes back in with a group of men to rescue his friends.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Robert Patrick, Robert Dryer, William Steis, Morgan Douglas

Votes: 76

27. Bloodfist II (1990)

R | 85 min | Action, Sport

4.9
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Kickboxing champion Jake Raye thought his fighting days were over, until a call from an old friend draws him to the Far East and into the hands of a madman. This time Jake's fighting for ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Blumenthal | Stars: Don Wilson, Rina Reyes, Joe Mari Avellana, Robert Marius

Votes: 471 | Gross: $1.29M

28. Lumaban ka, Satanas (1983)

90 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

4.9
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A Filipino-made horror-fantasy movie about a man who is chosen by his dead uncle to battle the forces of evil. He fights a being called "The Prince of Magic," who shoots rays from his hands... See full summary »

Director: Efren C. Piñon | Stars: Ramon Revilla, Elizabeth Oropesa, George Estregan, Paquito Diaz

Votes: 253

29. Fist of Glory (1991)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama, War

4.9
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During Vietnam War, a member of US special forces is shanghaied and forced to participate in an underground street fight tournament where losers die. His teammate discovers this and enters the tournament to save him and end it.

Director: Joe Mari Avellana | Stars: Cris Aguilar, Joseph Al, Dave Allen, Mike Anton

Votes: 34

30. Bloodfist (1989)

R | 85 min | Action, Sport

4.8
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Don Wilson plays retired kickboxer Jake Raye, who travels to Manila, where his brother is favored to win a kickboxing competition. His brother is killed, and Jake realizes he must enter the... See full summary »

Director: Terence H. Winkless | Stars: Don Wilson, Joe Mari Avellana, Rob Kaman, Billy Blanks

Votes: 842 | Gross: $1.77M

31. Harold Robbins' Body Parts (2001)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.8
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Ty's pal J.J. frames him in a murder and cocaine theft in Hong Kong in 1992. Ty's wife Rachel may be in on the con, so, when Ty gets early release from prison as a gesture of good will from... See full summary »

Director: Craig Corman | Stars: Richard Grieco, Will Stewart, Athena Massey, Joyce Jimenez

Votes: 81

32. Anak ng bulkan (1997)

PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

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This is also listed here as Vulcan 1997

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Tom Taus, Amy Austria, Vernon Wells, Diana Barton

Votes: 43

33. Return of the Kickfighter (1987)

90 min | Action

4.8
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The plot concerns a unit of US marines operating in the Vietnam war during 1970, with the movie opening on a raid in a village. After massacring the villagers, the marines steal the ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Maharaj | Stars: Richard Norton, Rex Cutter, Jun Garcia, Irene Go

Votes: 42

34. The Devastator (1986)

R | 79 min | Action, War

4.7
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This war's in your own backyard. Violent warfare erupts in Northern California when Vietnam vet Deacon Porter reassembles his Combat Strike Force to avenge the death of a commanding officer.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Rick Hill, Katt Shea, Terrence O'Hara, Bill McLaughlin

Votes: 101

35. TNT Jackson (1974)

R | 72 min | Action

4.7
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A young karate expert searches for her brother's killer in Hong Kong.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Jeannie Bell, Stan Shaw, Pat Anderson, Ken Metcalfe

Votes: 728

36. Wheels of Fire (1985)

R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.7
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In a postapocalyptic future, a ruthless vehicular gang called the Highway Warriors is conquering the wasteland through murder and plunder. During a raid, they kidnap the sister of a road warrior named Trace. He brings hell down upon them.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Gary Watkins, Laura Banks, Lynda Wiesmeier, Linda Grovenor

Votes: 356

37. Final Mission (1984)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime

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Vince Deacon, a higly decorated Vietnam War veteran, serves as a SWAT team captain for LAPD. When his family gets attacked by thugs and he kills one of them in self defense he's being ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Richard Young, Christine L. Tudor, Jason Ross, John Dresden

Votes: 140

38. Hell Hole (1978)

82 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.7
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Sexy women must escape from jungle prison.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Ingrid Greer, Nanette K. Martin, Carry Nichols, Beate Williams

Votes: 53

39. Eye of the Eagle (1987)

R | 84 min | Action, Adventure, War

4.6
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"The Lost Command," a bunch of notorious renegades, terrorize South Vietnam, forcing Sgt. Zack Skinner, HQ's best man to hunt down the Command to stop its killing spree.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Brett Baxter Clark, Robert Patrick, Ed Crick, William Steis

Votes: 76

40. Future Hunters (1986)

R | 96 min | Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi

4.5
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2025 A.D. A lone adventurer searches the post-nuclear wasteland for the most devastating, godless artifact in history. When he touches it, he is transported back in time to 1989 Los Angeles... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Robert Patrick, Linda Carol, Ed Crick, Bob Schott

Votes: 280

41. The Trident Force (1989)

90 min | Action

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Director: Richard Smith | Stars: Anthony Alonzo, Nanna Anderson, Mark Gil, Steve Rogers

Votes: 21

42. The Expendables (1988)

R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, War

4.4
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Captain Baronski, assigned a squad of misfit soldiers, trains them into a fighting powerhouse "The Expendables." Breaking every rule, they must risk their lives crossing into Cambodia to ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Anthony Finetti, Peter Nelson, Loren Haynes, Kevin Duffis

Votes: 87

43. Stryker (1983)

R | 86 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.2
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The world's water supply has dried up due to some sort of apocalypse. A beautiful woman holds the secret to where one of the last springs being guarded by a group of Amazons. A "Road ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Steve Sandor, Andrea Savio, William Ostrander, Julie Gray

Votes: 400

44. Silk (1986)

R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.2
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Silk, the toughest cop in Honolulu, busts small time smugglers only to reveal a larger syndicate smuggling Asian mobsters into the States by buying the identities of Hawaiian citizens.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Cec Verrell, Bill McLaughlin, Joe Mari Avellana, Frederick Bailey

Votes: 123

45. Equalizer 2000 (1987)

R | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.1
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A ruthless vehicular gang rules the post-apocalyptic wasteland. That's until a muscled hero named Slade builds the ultimate machine gun - Equalizer 2000, and declares a one man war on the gang's "piece of garbage" leader.mm.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Richard Norton, Corinne Wahl, Robert Patrick, William Steis

Votes: 277

46. Fast Gun (1988)

R | 82 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.1
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CIA Colonel Harper's men are robbing military armories in order to supply South American rebels. They hide near Granite Lake, a small town policed by sheriff Jack Steiger. When colonel's men let loose on the town, Jack must stop them.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Rick Hill, Kaz Garas, Robert Dryer, Brenda Bakke

Votes: 40

47. The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point (2006 Video)

R | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

4.0
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The Strike Force team is back in this action-packed sequel to "The Hunt For Eagle One"! Terrorists have stolen a Ground Control Encoder, a new anti-hijack device that enables Air Traffic ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Crum | Stars: Mark Dacascos, Theresa Randle, Jeff Fahey, Joe Suba

Votes: 556

48. Caged Fury (1983)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama

4.0
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North American and Asian women are brainwashed into becoming suicide bombers in an evil Filipino POW camp

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Bernadette Williams, Jennifer Lane, Taaffe O'Connell, Catherine March

Votes: 95

49. Dune Warriors (1990)

R | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.9
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After the end of the world, Earth is a thirsty planet ruled by vicious warlords. One woman is brave enough to fight back; she bands together five warriors to save her town and their ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: David Carradine, Rick Hill, Luke Askew, Jillian McWhirter

Votes: 218

50. Demon of Paradise (1987)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

3.8
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Hunters become the hunted when illegal dynamite disturbs the ageold slumber of a carnivorous lizardman. Resort owner Angela, joins forces with Sheriff Keefer to save tourists from the ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Kathryn Witt, William Steis, Laura Banks, Frederick Bailey

Votes: 253