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1. Unfriend (2014)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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On Christmas Day, DAVID, 15, finds out that his boyfriend, JONATHAN, 17, has taken another lover. The discovery leads him on the brink of depression making him think of ways to have him ... See full summary »

Writer: Zig Madamba Dulay | Director: Joselito Altarejos | Stars: Angelo Ilagan, Boots Anson-Roa, Sandino Martin

Votes: 70

2. Ma' Rosa (2016)

110 min | Drama

7.1
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62 Metascore

Ma' Rosa has four children. She owns a small convenience store in a poor neighborhood of Manila where everybody likes her. To make ends meet, Rosa and her husband, Nestor, resell small ... See full summary »

Writer: Troy Espiritu | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Jaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Baron Geisler, Jomari Angeles

Votes: 152

4. Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)

120 min | Documentary

6.2
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Seventy short films about cinema and its future.

Writers: Guy Debord, Haile Gerima, Monte Hellman, Shekhar Kapur, Milcho Manchevski | Directors: Hala Abdallah, John Akomfrah, Catherine Breillat, Júlio Bressane, Rama Burshtein, Antonio Capuano, Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Isabel Coixet, Amiel Courtin-Wilson, Claire Denis, Lav Diaz, Amit Dutta, Atom Egoyan, Aleksey Fedorchenko, Frédéric Fonteyne, James Franco, Lluís Galter, Haile Gerima, Aleksey German, Amos Gitai, Sang-soo Hong, Benoît Jacquot, Zhangke Jia, Semih Kaplanoglu, Abbas Kiarostami, Ki-duk Kim, Yorgos Lanthimos, Pablo Larraín, Tobias Lindholm, Guido Lombardi, Jazmín López, Samuel Maoz, Pietro Marcello, Brillante Mendoza, Celina Murga, Amir Naderi, Shirin Neshat, Nicolás Pereda, Franco Piavoli, Giuseppe Piccioni, Edgar Reitz, João Pedro Rodrigues, Walter Salles, Paul Schrader, Ulrich Seidl, Luca Severi, Sion Sono, Jean-Marie Straub, Tusi Tamasese, Tariq Teguia, Pablo Trapero, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Teresa Villaverde, Bing Wang, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Andrew Wonder, Yonfan, Krzysztof Zanussi, Shekhar Kapur, Heeraz Marfatia, Karim Aïnouz, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jan Cvitkovic, Davide Ferrario, Monte Hellman, Marlen Khutsiev, Milcho Manchevski, Franco Maresco, Salvatore Mereu, Ermanno Olmi, Michele Placido, Todd Solondz | Stars: Bernardo Bertolucci, Haile Gerima, Bernardo Greco, Davide La Vecchia

Votes: 126

5. Captive (I) (2012)

120 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Follows the hostage crisis of the Dos Palmas kidnappings in the southern Philippines, the life of the hostages whose survivors were freed after an awful year in captivity.

Writers: Brillante Mendoza, Patrick Bancarel, Boots Agbayani Pastor, Arlyn dela Cruz | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Katherine Mulville, Marc Zanetta, Rustica Carpio

Votes: 566

6. The Masseur (2005)

Unrated | 76 min | Drama

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Writers: Ferdinand Lapuz, Brillante Mendoza, Boots Agbayani Pastor | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Coco Martin, Jaclyn Jose, Allan Paule, Katherine Luna

Votes: 358

7. Service (2008)

R | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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76 Metascore

A drama that follows the travails of the Pineda family in the Filipino city of Angeles. Bigamy, unwanted pregnancy, possible incest and bothersome skin irritations are all part of their ... See full summary »

Writers: Armando Lao, Boots Agbayani Pastor | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Gina Pareño, Jaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Coco Martin

Votes: 1,112 | Gross: $0.06M

8. Kinatay (2009)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.6
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57 Metascore

A young man tries to make some money so he can marry his girlfriend. He takes a job for $2,000 and then soon realizes that this job involves killing a woman.

Writer: Armando Lao | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Coco Martin, Maria Isabel Lopez, Julio Diaz, John Regala

Votes: 1,088

9. Trap (2015)

97 min | Drama

5.7
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After the Supertyphoon Haiyan, which changed the city of Tacloban in the Philippines into its horrendous state, the lives of Bebeth, Larry and Erwin intertwine. The survivors are left to ... See full summary »

Writer: Honeylyn Joy Alipio | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Nora Aunor, Julio Diaz, Aaron Rivera, Romalito Mallari

Votes: 148

10. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

7.0
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Elena S. Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Gerardo Sánchez

Votes: 141

11. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 111

12. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )

Drama, Romance

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Stars: Charo Santos-Concio, Cris Villanueva, Malou de Guzman, Alicia Alonzo

Votes: 41

13. Swap (I) (2015)

96 min | Drama

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Swap takes us to the internal conflict of a young father, torn between solving a crime and committing another crime when one day his only son is kidnapped and the criminals demand him to steal another kid in exchange of his son's life.

Writer: Remton Siega Zuasola | Director: Remton Siega Zuasola | Stars: Dionne Monsanto, Matt Daclan, Mon Confiado, RK Bagatsing

Votes: 16

14. Grandmother (I) (2009)

110 min | Drama

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Two elderly women bear the consequences of a crime involving their respective grandsons. One is the victim, the other is the suspect. Both weak and poor, they laboriously solicit money in ... See full summary »

Writer: Linda Casimiro | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Anita Linda, Rustica Carpio, Tanya Gomez, Jhong Hilario

Votes: 634

15. Ninja Party (2015)

100 min | Drama

5.3
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Ninja Party is a coming of age story of two teenage coeds who find themselves in a comprising situation when they get involved in secret debauchery.

Writers: Iris C.N. Lee, Dominic D. Lim | Director: Jim Libiran | Stars: Odette Khan, Teresa Loyzaga, Annicka Dolonius, Julz Savard

Votes: 7

16. Thy Womb (2012)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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An infertile midwife and her husband find a surrogate mother so that they can have a child.

Writer: Henry Burgos | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Nora Aunor, Bembol Roco, Lovi Poe, Mercedes Cabral

Votes: 186

17. Pantasya (2007)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama

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A digital feature has five episodes that all deal with wild gay fantasies involving men in uniform. It starts with "Biyahe," about a jilted taxi driver and his jealous passenger who find ... See full summary »

Writer: Boots Agbayani Pastor | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Arthur Estrella, Rov Roxas, Mark Dionisio, Harold Montano

Votes: 57

18. Foster Child (2007)

98 min | Drama

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A drama centered on the state of foster care in the Philippines.

Writer: Ralston Jover | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Cherry Pie Picache, Kier Segundo, Eugene Domingo, Jiro Manio

Votes: 207

19. Invisible (2015)

132 min | Drama

7.2
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Imbisibol tells the tale of illegal Filipino immigrants in Japan and their plight to evade authorities.

Writers: Herlyn Gail Alegre, John Paul Bedia | Director: Lawrence Fajardo | Stars: Allen Dizon, Ces Quesada, Bernardo Bernardo, JM de Guzman

Votes: 6

20. Slingshot (2007)

86 min | Crime, Drama

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Writer: Ralston Jover | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Jiro Manio, Coco Martin, Kristoffer King, Nathan Lopez

Votes: 179

22. Summer Heat (2006)

Drama

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The story is set in Guagua, Pampanga a decade after the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo which ravaged the province with lahar. It follows the lives of Rodolfo "Mang Rudy" Manansala, a woodcarver, ... See full summary »

Writers: Boots Agbayani Pastor, Brillante Mendoza | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Johnny Delgado, Cherry Pie Picache, Angel Aquino, Juliana Palermo

Votes: 58

23. Salamamgkero (1986)

85 min | Fantasy, Horror

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Good-hearted circus magician Jamir accidentally causes his daughter to disappear. Jamir has to venture into a dangerous alternate dimension in order to rescue his wife, daughter and oafish ... See full summary »

Writers: Tata Esteban, Grace Hill Serrano | Director: Tata Esteban | Stars: Michael De Mesa, Tanya Gomez, Tom Tom, Sunshine Dizon

Votes: 35

24. Expressway (2016)

93 min | Action

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A syndicate old-timer named Ben needs to do one last assignment before the boss he works for grants him his much delayed retirement. Assigned to be his partner is the neophyte Morris, a ... See full summary »

Writer: Shugo Praico | Director: Ato Bautista | Stars: Alvin Anson, Aljur Abrenica, RK Bagatsing, Erick Samonte

25. Sapi (2013)

100 min | Horror

3.8
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With the rival station Philippine Broadcasting Channel (PBC) eating up the TV audiences' major share... See full synopsis »

Writer: Henry Burgos | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Meryll Soriano, Baron Geisler, Dennis Trillo, Ruby Ruiz

Votes: 44

26. Takaw tukso (1986)

Drama

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Writer: Armando Lao | Director: William Pascual | Stars: Jaclyn Jose, Anna Marie Gutierrez, Gino Antonio, Julio Diaz

Votes: 16

27. Lila (2016)

82 min | Horror

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Jess is a young woman running from her past and moves into the house of a warmhearted landlady. She finds a diary in her room that belonged to an old tenant. As days pass, strange ... See full summary »

Writer: Patrick Vinalay | Director: Gino M. Santos | Stars: Janine Gutierrez, Enchong Dee, Sherry Lara, Miggs Cuaderno

28. Materyales fuertes (1986)

Drama

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Virgie, a veteran stripper and a junkie, is threatened by the new star in the club, Melanie, a put-upon girl brought in by a common friend, Liza. Virgie's boyfriend, Tikboy, is in love with... See full summary »

Writer: Rei Nicandro | Director: Tata Esteban | Stars: George Estregan, Dick Israel, Myrna Castillo, Mark Joseph

29. Siquijor: Mystic Island (2007)

90 min | Drama, Horror

4.8
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"HILAKBOT," Xavier Adriano's brainchild-horror show is doing well in its afternoon slot. The show tackles tongue-in-cheek re-enactments of horror stories interspersed with interviews with ... See full summary »

Writers: Adolfo Alix Jr., Mark Philipp Espina | Director: Mark Philipp Espina | Stars: Ian Veneracion, Assunta de Rossi, Yul Servo, Angel Aquino

Votes: 17

30. Bambanti (2015)

90 min | Drama

8.2
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Bambanti questions the prejudice of the rich towards the poor when a son of a househelp is suspected to have stolen the employer's missing golden watch.

Writer: Zig Madamba Dulay | Director: Zig Madamba Dulay | Stars: Alessandra de Rossi, Shamaine Buencamino, Julio Diaz, Delphine Buencamino

Votes: 9

31. Idol (2016)

9 min | Short, Drama | Completed

As a new salesman gets inspired by a colleague's achievements, he soon realizes that success isn't defined by applause and recognition but by perseverance and integrity.

Writer: Daniel Palacio | Director: Daniel Palacio | Stars: Elijah Filamor, Ryan Sandoval

32. Cannes Film Festival 2009 (2009 TV Movie)

News, Talk-Show

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The Cannes International Film Festival (French: Festival du Cannes), is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from ... See full summary »

Stars: Didier Allouch, Pedro Almodóvar, Nassim Amaouche, Asia Argento

Votes: 10

33. Wasak (2011– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Lourd De Veyra, Jun Sabayton, Raimund Marasigan, Gregorio Honasan

35. Virgin Forest (1985)

120 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Writers: T.E. Pagaspas, Uro Q. dela Cruz | Director: Peque Gallaga | Stars: Sarsi Emmanuelle, Miguel Rodriguez, Abel Jurado, Arbie Antonio

Votes: 19

36. Death by Gokkun (2016)

114 min | Drama | Completed

Two sex workers, a seventeen-year old boy and a young mother, are hired to do an pornographic film. The day before All Saints' Day, the two travels to a far-flung travel for the shooting. ... See full summary »

Writers: Joselito Altarejos, John Paul Bedia | Director: Joselito Altarejos | Stars: Angela Cortez, Oliver Aquino

37. Manoro (2006)

75 min | Documentary, Drama

6.4
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The plot of the film surrounds Jonalyn and her father's journey to look for Apong Bisen- her grandfather who went hunting in the forest and had not returned to cast his vote for the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ralston Jover | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Jonalyn Ablong, Edgar Ablong, Carol Ablong, Carlito Ablong

Votes: 23

38. Southeast Asian Cinema: When the Rooster Crows (2014)

88 min | Documentary, Biography

6.6
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Southeast Asia Cinema - When the rooster crows is a voice of diversity reaching for change. Brillante Mendoza, Eric Khoo, Garin Nugroho, Pen Ek Ratanaruang give voice to a region rich with ... See full summary »

Writer: Leonardo Cinieri Lombroso | Director: Leonardo Cinieri Lombroso | Stars: Eric Khoo, Brillante Mendoza, Garin Nugroho, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang

Votes: 7

39. Balut Country (2015)

90 min | Drama

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Balut Country follows the journey of Jun, an heir to the duck farm left to him by his late father. He must decide whether to sell the property to secure his future, or spare the land's loyal caretakers of inevitable displacement.

Writers: Rona Lean Sales, Paul Sta. Ana | Director: Paul Sta. Ana | Stars: Rocco Nacino, Ronnie Quizon, Vince Magbanua, Archie Adamos

40. The Secret of King Mahis Island (1988 Video)

76 min | Action

6.2
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This movie starring Gary Daniels as a kung fu using treasure hunter.

Writers: Jim Gaines, Eric Hahn, Leonard Hayes, William Timmerman | Directors: Leonard Hayes, Jim Gaines | Stars: Jerry Beyer, Bobby Clinton, Fred Cominos, Gary Daniels

Votes: 6

41. Kunin mo ang ulo ni Ismael (1990)

Action

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Writer: Humilde 'Meek' Roxas | Director: Francis Posadas | Stars: Jestoni Alarcon, Ian Veneracion, Rita Avila, Harlene Bautista

42. Strawberry Girl (2016)

Short, Drama

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Writer: Conviron Altatis | Director: Conviron Altatis | Stars: Rona Lallana, Lloyd Ara, Anna Fe Lugares, Conan Altatis

43. Private Show (1985)

Drama

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Writer: Ricardo Lee | Director: Chito S. Roño | Stars: Jaclyn Jose, Gino Antonio, Leopoldo Salcedo, Yvonne

Votes: 5

44. Mrs. (2016)

Drama

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70-year-old Virginia shares the old ancestral house with Delia, her ever-loyal maid. Delia is marrying her long-time boyfriend, Rene, and tearfully confides to Virginia that she wants to go... See full summary »

Writer: Ralston Jover | Director: Adolfo Alix Jr. | Stars: Elizabeth Oropesa, Lotlot De Leon, Anita Linda, Daria Ramirez

45. Tunay na buhay (2011– )

Documentary

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Stars: Rhea Santos, Chino Trinidad, German Moreno, Lhar Santiago

46. Quattro Hongkong 2 (2011)

Drama

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Directors: Yuhang Ho, Stanley Kwan, Brillante Mendoza, Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Votes: 8

47. Mula paa hanggang ulo (1989)

Action

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Writers: Elena M. Patron, Odet Velasquez | Director: Joey Del Rosario | Stars: Jestoni Alarcon, Cristina Gonzales, Emily Loren, Bing Davao

48. Dyamper (2016)

93 min | Drama

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Three friends wait along Dalton Pass every dawn to jump at the back of rice delivery trucks to steal the goods and sell it at the wet market as their means of income. One of them ... See full summary »

Writer: Mes De Guzman | Director: Mes De Guzman | Stars: Alcris Galura, Carlo Aquino, Timothy Mabalot, Kristoffer King

49. French cinema mon amour (2015 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

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Director: Ann-Solen Douguet | Stars: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Ronit Elkabetz, Stephen Frears