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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: 38

2. Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)

120 min | Documentary

6.4
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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, Karim Aïnouz, Catherine Breillat, Júlio Bressane, Rama Burshtein, Antonio Capuano, Peter 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, Shion 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, 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: 104

3. Twilight Dancers (2006)

105 min | Drama

6.8
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Dwight, a fresh newcomer to the dance bars, has a part time lover Alfred, who at 28 is already is on his way down, as the two negotiate the perilious world of dancing for money.

Writer: Ricardo Lee | Director: Mel Chionglo | Stars: Tyron Perez, Cherry Pie Picache, Allen Dizon, Lauren Novero

Votes: 42

4. 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: 349

5. Captive (I) (2012)

120 min | Drama, Thriller

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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: 534

6. 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: 55

7. Kinatay (2009)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

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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: 1,039

8. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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

Votes: 114

9. Trap (2015)

97 min | Drama

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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: 42

11. 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: 599

12. Invisible (2015)

132 min | Drama

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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

13. Service (2008)

R | 87 min | Drama, Romance

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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: 1,049

14. Thy Womb (2012)

100 min | Drama

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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: 189

15. Ninja Party (2015)

100 min | Drama

5.4
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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.

Director: Jim Libiran | Stars: Odette Khan, Teresa Loyzaga, Annicka Dolonius, Julz Savard

Votes: 5

16. Bambanti (2015)

90 min | Drama

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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

17. Siquijor: Mystic Island (2007)

90 min | Drama, Horror

4.7
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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: 19

18. Foster Child (2007)

98 min | Drama

7.2
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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: 203

19. Slingshot (2007)

86 min | Crime, Drama

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64 Metascore

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

Votes: 179

20. Sapi (2013)

100 min | Horror

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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: 49

21. 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: 59

22. Swap (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

23. 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

24. Virgin Forest (1985)

120 min | Drama, War

6.9
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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

25. 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: 17

26. Wasak (2011– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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

27. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )

Drama, Romance

8.3
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Stars: Charo Santos-Concio, Malou de Guzman, Tanya Gomez, Celine Lim

Votes: 36

28. Private Show (1985)

Drama

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

Votes: 6

29. Manoro (2006)

75 min | Documentary, Drama

6.4
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Writer: Ralston Jover | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Jonalyn Ablong, Edgar Ablong, Carol Ablong, Carlito Ablong

Votes: 23

30. Social Virus (2014)

27 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

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A young man struggling with HIV realizes that his infection is part of a government conspiracy.

Writers: Boo Dabu, Mark Anthony Sarmiento | Director: Mark Anthony Sarmiento | Stars: Czarina Alcantara, Elbert Alvarez, Bianca Balbuena, Ron Cieno

33. 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

34. 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: 5

36. Tunay na buhay (2011– )

Documentary

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

37. Quattro Hongkong 2 (2011)

Drama

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

Votes: 8

38. The Refuse (2012)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Pagpag (The Refuse) tells the story of an indigent Filipino child whose grandmother 'auditions' her for adoption by a bi-racial foreign couple, and the utterly surprising clash of cultures (and expectations) that results.

Writer: John Paul Su | Director: John Paul Su | Stars: Olivier Borten, Andrew Eisenman, Chris Garrido, Daisy Jadoc

39. Di maghilom ang sugat (1986)

Drama

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Paolo causes the accidental death of his wife Ana in a fit of jealousy. Later, he gets involved with Minda, a compulsively jealous woman, making him realize his awful treatment of Ana.

Writer: Armando Lao | Director: William Pascual | Stars: Anna Marie Gutierrez, Gino Antonio, Cristina Crisol, Maureen Mauricio

41. Valentina (1989)

Action, Horror

4.2
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Writer: Zoila | Director: Santiago Garcia | Stars: Melissa Perez, Luis Gonzales, Marita Zobel, Dexter Doria

Votes: 5

42. Cannes Film Festival 2009 (2009 TV Movie)

News, Talk-Show

7.6
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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: 11

43. Philippine New Wave: This Is Not a Film Movement (2010)

75 min | Documentary

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Writer: Khavn | Director: Khavn | Stars: Adolfo Alix Jr., Ato Bautista, Ditsi Carolino, Mes De Guzman

44. Si Baleleng at ang gintong sirena (1989)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

3.7
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Writers: Chito S. Roño, Bibeth Orteza | Director: Chito S. Roño | Stars: Cheche Sta. Ana, Charito Solis, Eddie Garcia, Laurice Guillen

Votes: 9

45. 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

46. Retour à Manille: Le cinéma Philippin (2010)

57 min | Documentary

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Writer: Hubert Niogret | Director: Hubert Niogret | Stars: Laurice Guillen, Jeffrey Jeturian, Brillante Mendoza, Raymond Red

47. Ayos ka (2010)

5 min | Short, Music

7.2
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Director: Brillante Mendoza

Votes: 8

48. Ang Kamera (2013)

1 min | Short

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Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Rose Conde, Kristoffer King, Leo Macalino, Bessy Padilha

49. Purple (2011)

Short

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Director: Brillante Mendoza

50. Wasak (2011– )
Episode: Brillante Mendoza (2013)

Talk-Show

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Director: R.A. Rivera | Stars: Lourd De Veyra, Jun Sabayton, Brillante Mendoza