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1. José Rizal (1998)

178 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Jose Rizal's life and works are recounted through a series of non-linear flashbacks which reflect on various aspects of his life - as writer, propagandist, lover, friend, brother, doctor, and the man that inspired a revolution.

Writers: Ricardo Lee, Jun Lana, Peter Ong Lim | Director: Marilou Diaz-Abaya | Stars: Cesar Montano, Joel Torre, Jaime Fabregas, Gloria Diaz

Votes: 314

2. Lorenzo Ruiz... The Saint... A Filipino! (1988)

Biography, Drama, History

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Saint Lorenzo Ruiz (c.1600 - September 29, 1637), was born in Binondo, Manila, Philippines. His Chinese father taught him Chinese, and his Filipino mother taught him Tagalog. Both of his ... See full summary »

Writer: Serge Custodio Jr. | Director: Maria Saret | Stars: Mat Ranillo III, Charito Solis, Dang Cecilio, Joko Diaz

3. Rizal in Dapitan (1997)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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Writers: Jose F. Lacaba, Vic Torres, Noel Vera, Lualhati Bautista, Mirana Medina-Bhunjun, Tikoy Aguiluz | Director: Tikoy Aguiluz | Stars: Albert Martinez, Amanda Page, Roy Alvarez, Jaime Fabregas

Votes: 36

4. Forgotten Soldiers (2012)

87 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.9
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When the Japanese launched their Pacific attack, General Douglas MacArthur's United States Army Forces in the Far East included ten divisions of newly recruited and poorly equipped ... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Schaefer | Director: Donald Plata | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Bill Neveker, Eulalio Arzaga, Aniceto Bagley

Votes: 9

5. Agila (1980)

210 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Flashbacks encompass the history of the Philippines as well as the life story of the elderly Daniel Aguila. The Aguila family gathers to celebrate Daniel's 88th birthday, but the old man is... See full summary »

Writer: Eddie Romero | Director: Eddie Romero | Stars: Fernando Poe Jr., Amalia Fuentes, Christopher De Leon, Elizabeth Oropesa

Votes: 34

6. Felix Manalo (2015)

176 min | Biography

9.1
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Felix Ysagun Manalo is a sprawling historical epic that traces the origin of Iglesia Ni Cristo (The Church of Christ) which is established in the Philippines from its humble beginnings in 1914 through the present day.

Writer: Bienvenido Santiago | Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Dennis Trillo, Bela Padilla, Mylene Dizon, Rey 'PJ' Abellana

Votes: 3,799

7. Urduja (2008)

100 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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Writers: Reggie Entienza, Michael Tuviera | Director: Reggie Entienza | Stars: Regine Velasquez, Cesar Montano, Eddie Garcia, Johnny Delgado

Votes: 36

8. Tirad Pass: The Story of Gen. Gregorio del Pilar (1996)

Action, Biography, History

5.2
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Director: Carlo J. Caparas | Stars: Romnick Sarmenta, Joel Torre, Julio Diaz, Tommy Abuel

Votes: 12

9. Ang buhay at pag-ibig ni Dr. Jose Rizal (1956)

Biography, Drama, Romance

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Out of our glorious history comes the true story of our GREATIST hero Dr. JOSE RIZAL.

Writer: Magtanggul Asa | Director: Ramon Estella | Stars: Eddie del Mar, Edna Luna, Corazon Rivas, Aida Serna

10. La vida de Jose Rizal (1912)

60 min

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Director: Edward M. Gross

11. Tandang sora (1947)

Action, Biography, History

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It tells the life story of the great grandmother of Philippine Revolution who was also called Mother of Balintawak. She became the oldest Filipino hero dying at the age of 107.

Director: Lamberto V. Avellana | Stars: Rosa Del Rosario, Pedro Faustino, Engracio Ibarra, Eddie Infante

12. A Nation Is Born (1947)

20 min | Documentary, Short, History

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This RKO short, part of the "This is America" series, details (as much as possible in a 20-minute short) the transformation, following World War II, of the Philippine Islands, from a ... See full summary »

Writer: Ardis Smith | Director: David Griffin | Stars: Raoul De Leon, Douglas MacArthur, Thomas Briggs

13. Celso and Cora (1983)

109 min | Documentary

6.8
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Australian feature length documentary about a poverty stricken family living in a squatter's dwelling in Manila, Phillipines. Doc is set during a three month period and tells the story of ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Kildea

Votes: 5

14. Hen. Gregorio del Pilar (1949)

Action, Biography, History

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Director: Gregorio Fernandez | Stars: Jose Padilla Jr., Tessie Quintana, Rita Amor, Teody Belarmino

15. Emilio Aguinaldo (2000)

Action, Biography, Drama

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Director: Joe Mari Avellana | Stars: Jorge Estregan, Edu Manzano, Rio Locsin, Elizabeth Oropesa

16. Wansapanataym (2010– )
Episode: Buhawi Jack, Part 1 (2011)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Writer: Arlene Tamayo | Director: Dondon S. Santos | Stars: Gerald Anderson, Jewel Mische, Bugoy Cariño, Raphael Fernandez