With Cinemalaya Foundation (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Malamaya (2019)

80 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A pessimistic uninspired middle-aged artist finds spark with a millennial photographer who leads her on a path of creative and sexual reawakening.

Directors: Leilani Chavez, Danica Sta. Lucia | Stars: Sunshine Cruz, Enzo Pineda, Bernadette Allyson, Gloria Sevilla

Votes: 119

2. Porno (I) (2013)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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An assassin, a porn dubber and a transgender. Three souls. One explicit illusion. To find the ultimate joy in their empty lives. A safe haven, where passion and love mean humanity, ecstasy means enlightenment, and the soul is the ultimate.

Director: Adolfo Alix Jr. | Stars: Adriana Gomez, Janvier Daily, Yul Servo, Rosanna Roces

Votes: 63

3. The Bit Player (2013)

TV-PG | 111 min | Drama

7.5
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The movie follows a seemingly-usual day in the life of Loida Malabanan as she embarks on yet another shooting day of a soap opera as an extra. As the shoot goes on we get a glimpse of truth... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Jeturian | Stars: Nenita Deonoso, Karen Leslie Dematera, Boobsie, Christopher Ad. Castillo

Votes: 377

4. Mariquina (2014)

116 min | Drama

7.3
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Unlike the former Philippine First Lady, Imelda is indifferent towards shoes. To her, they are fraught with the bittersweet nostalgia of childhood, one that was marred by a difficult ... See full summary »

Director: Milo Sogueco | Stars: Mylene Dizon, Ricky Davao, Bing Pimentel, Barbie Forteza

Votes: 66

5. John Denver Trending (2019)

98 min | Drama

7.8
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A 14-year-old farm boy's life is suddenly upended when a video of him brutally attacking a classmate goes viral.

Director: Arden Rod Condez | Stars: Meryll Soriano, Jansen Magpusao, Sunshine Teodoro, Glen Sevilla Mas

Votes: 207

6. Belle Douleur (2019)

98 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Belle Douleur tells the story of a woman's journey of finding happiness as she breaks free from the confines of society that shackles women.

Director: Joji Alonso | Stars: Mylene Dizon, Marlon Rivera, Jenny Jamora, Vlad Del Rosario

Votes: 65

7. ML (2018)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A college student, his girlfriend and bestfriend get more than what they bargained for when they decide to learn about the dark days of Martial Law straight from an old retired soldier who may be one of its worst abusers.

Director: Benedict Mique | Stars: Eddie Garcia, Tony Labrusca, Lianne Valentin, Henz Villaraiz

Votes: 308

8. David F. (2013)

102 min | Drama

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Black is scientifically the absence of color, but not all who see it are color-blind. David F. weaves three stories that take a look at the lineage of African-Americans in the Philippines--... See full summary »

Director: Manny Palo | Stars: Eula Valdez, Sid Lucero, Arthur Acuña, Quester Hannah

9. The Dance of Two Left Feet (2011)

85 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Alvin Yapan | Stars: Jean Garcia, Paulo Avelino, Rocco Nacino, Jacqui Jacinto

Votes: 52

10. The Janitor (2014)

115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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In 2011, the bloodiest bank heist in Philippine history occurred at Mabuhay Savings Bank in Laguna, leaving ten employees dead, all ruthlessly executed. The perpetrators escape with an ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Tuviera | Stars: Dennis Trillo, Richard Gomez, Derek Ramsay, Ricky Davao

Votes: 49

11. Kung paano hinihintay ang dapithapon (2018)

90 min | Drama

7.7
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An old unmarried couple broke the monotony of their daily lives when the woman's estranged husband reached out to them, seeking reconciliation and forgiveness.

Director: Carlo Catu | Stars: Perla Bautista, Dante Rivero, Menggie Cobarrubias, Romnick Sarmenta

Votes: 59

12. Pisay (2007)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Amidst the chaos of Martial Law in this Third World country in the 1980s, six teenagers in the top high school for the sciences discover themselves as they go through the joys and pains of ... See full summary »

Director: Auraeus Solito | Stars: Gammy Lopez, Annicka Dolonius, Carl John Barrameda, Elijah Castillo

Votes: 96

13. Ordinary People (2016)

TV-MA | 107 min | Drama

7.4
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Jane and Aries are teenage parents. They make a living out of stealing on the streets... until fate hits back at them.

Director: Eduardo W. Roy Jr. | Stars: Ronwaldo Martin, Hasmine Killip, John Kenji Montoro, Raymond Lee

Votes: 742

14. Fuccbois (2019)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Ace (23) and Miko (17) desperately want to become famous actors but it seems the universe has a different plan for their lives.

Director: Eduardo W. Roy Jr. | Stars: Royce Cabrera, Kokoy De Santos, Ricky Davao, Yayo Aguila

Votes: 245

15. Tribe (2007)

95 min | Drama

7.2
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In the darker side of Manila-by-night, tribes of youthful gangsters roam the streets in search of quick fixes and precarious thrills.

World-weary Tondo throbs to the beat of of hiphop and ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jim Libiran | Stars: Karl Eigger Balingit, Charena Escala, Havy Bagatsing, Apollo Labastida

Votes: 77

16. K'na the Dreamweaver (2014)

85 min | Drama

7.1
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When Kana, a young T'boli woman, becomes a dreamweaver, she has the chance to weave together her village's warring clans. But, will she give up true love to do so?

Director: Ida Anita Del Mundo | Stars: Mara Lopez, RK Bagatsing, Erlinda Villalobos, Nonie Buencamino

Votes: 40

17. Quick Change (2013)

98 min | Drama

6.7
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Life of Dorina, a middle-aged trans woman (played by the trans actress Mimi Juareza) who is looking for her niche midst the complexities of the world she is in. This is a story of suffering, acceptance and hope.

Director: Eduardo W. Roy Jr. | Stars: Mimi Juareza, Miggs Cuaderno, Junjun Quintana, Francine Garcia

Votes: 52

18. Edward (II) (2019)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A public hospital serves as a witness to a young boy's rite of passage when he is stuck to take care of his ailing father. Caught in a place where life itself is in limbo, the boy treats ... See full summary »

Director: Thop Nazareno | Stars: Louise Abuel, Ella Cruz, Dido de la Paz, Elijah Canlas

Votes: 90

19. Transit (I) (2013)

TV-PG | 93 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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TRANSIT explores the intersecting stories of Filipinos in Tel Aviv when the threat of a law deporting the children of migrant workers looms their precarious lives.

Director: Hannah Espia | Stars: Irma Adlawan, Ping Medina, Mercedes Cabral, Marc Justine Alvarez

Votes: 115

20. The Commitment (2014)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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A gay couple who resolve to stay together is challenged as they attend a wedding.

Director: Joselito Altarejos | Stars: Arnold Reyes, Oliver Aquino, Kimmy Maclang, Natileigh Sitoy

Votes: 64

21. Mercury Is Mine (2016)

97 min | Comedy

7.3
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Carmen, a middle-aged cook, is about to close down her eatery at the foot of Mt. Arayat when a white American teenage boy named Mercury approaches her and begs for work in exchange of nothing but shelter.

Director: Jason Paul Laxamana | Stars: Pokwang, Bret Jackson, Vincent De Jesus, Lee O'Brian

Votes: 41

22. The Animals (I) (2012)

80 min | Drama

5.0
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Director: Gino M. Santos | Stars: Albie Casiño, Dawn Jimenez, Patrick Sugui, Evangeline Torcino

Votes: 20

23. Devotion (2013)

82 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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To love is to have faith. Mando, a Bikolano devotee of Ina, Virgin of Penafrancia, Patroness of Bikolandia, injures himself in the middle of the forest at the foot of the Mayon Volcano. He ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Yapan | Stars: Paulo Avelino, Mara Lopez, Ramona Rañeses, Roy B. Dominguiano

Votes: 26

24. The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros (2005)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.9
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70 Metascore

A young boy falls in love with a handsome policeman who is investigating his family's criminal activities.

Director: Auraeus Solito | Stars: Nathan Lopez, Soliman Cruz, JR Valentin, Neil Ryan Sese

Votes: 1,554

25. Jay (2008)

96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Jay is the name of the two protagonists in the film, one is living, the other dead. The living Jay is producing a documentary of the dead Jay, a gay teacher who was brutally killed. As Jay ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Xavier Pasion | Stars: Baron Geisler, Coco Martin, Flor Salanga, Angelica Rivera

Votes: 127

26. Sana dati (2013)

TV-PG | 100 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Andrea Gonzaga is about to marry a man she doesn't love when a mysterious guest arrives and suddenly reminds her of the man she truly loves.

Director: Jerrold Tarog | Stars: Lovi Poe, Paulo Avelino, TJ Trinidad, Benjamin Alves

Votes: 128

27. Purok 7 (2013)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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Diana (Krystle Valentino) and her little brother (Miggs Cuaderno) go through life and childhood in a country farm village particularly called "Purok 7" (Zone 7) where they experience the ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Obispo | Stars: Krystle Valentino, Miggs Cuaderno, Arnold Reyes, Angeli Bayani

Votes: 21

28. Instant Mommy (2013)

TV-PG | 100 min | Comedy

7.2
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The story of Bechayda, a two-months-pregnant wardrobe assistant . In the fear of losing her Japanese lover and her dreams of a better life, she embarks on a plan that will get herself out of her predicament. Or so she thinks.

Director: Leo Abaya | Stars: Eugene Domingo, Yuki Matsuzaki, Adrian Alandy, Rico J. Puno

Votes: 25

29. The Diplomat Hotel (2013)

TV-PG | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

3.8
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A disgraced reporter seeks redemption by leading her documentary crew to spend one night and tell the story of what really happened at the haunted and infamous The Diplomat Hotel.

Director: Christopher Ad. Castillo | Stars: Gretchen Barretto, Arthur Acuña, Alvin Anson, Nico Antonio

Votes: 27

30. Distance (IV) (2018)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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Liza returns to the family that she abandoned five years ago, and suddenly everyone is struggling. Struggling to stay civil. Struggling not to reopen old wounds. Struggling to stay together... See full summary »

Director: Perci M. Intalan | Stars: Iza Calzado, Nonie Buencamino, Erlinda Villalobos, James Billy Seño

Votes: 62

31. Third Is My First (2014)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A woman is looking forward to settling into a long retirement with her husband. But she quickly grows restless, and when an old flame suddenly turns up, she comes to reassess her past.

Director: Real Florido | Stars: Nova Villa, Dante Rivero, Freddie Webb, Ruby Ruiz

Votes: 54

32. Pink Halo-Halo (2010)

Drama

7.8
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Natoy, like any other child, finds joy and excitement in the simplest of things, especially in eating halo-halo filled with pink gelatin and red sago. Things change suddenly when, as he is ... See full summary »

Director: Joselito Altarejos | Stars: Angeli Bayani, Paolo Constantino, Allen Dizon, Dexter Doria

Votes: 12

33. Children's Show (2014)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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Children's Show is a full-length film based on a real life story of children ages 10-15 years old being used by a syndicate for an underground wrestling match.

Director: Roderick Cabrido | Stars: Allen Dizon, Gloria Sevilla, Suzette Ranillo, Buboy Villar

Votes: 41

34. Apparition (2012)

87 min | Drama

7.0
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Filipina director Isabel Sandoval follows her transgender drama Señorita with a story about nuns living in a remote convent during the Marcos years.

Director: Isabel Sandoval | Stars: Mylene Dizon, Jodi Sta. Maria, Raquel Villavicencio, Fides Cuyugan-Asensio

Votes: 106

35. Tuos (2016)

Fantasy

7.5
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In a small village located deep within the mountains of Antique, lives Elena, 55. She's no ordinary woman: she is the village's "Binukot," a "kept maiden"; she was chosen as the fairest ... See full summary »

Director: Roderick Cabrido | Stars: Elora Españo, Ronwaldo Martin, Barbie Forteza, Ronnie Martinez

Votes: 39

36. Donsol (2006)

105 min | Drama

7.5
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About two lonely people who met during the whaleshark watching season in Donsol, Sorsogon.

Director: Adolfo Alix Jr. | Stars: Sid Lucero, Hilda Metri, Warren Munar, Robert Ramos

Votes: 38

37. Rekorder (2013)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Rekorder is the story of Maven, a tragic drifter who with his old camcorder records movies currently showing in theaters to sell the footage to pirates. The parting image shows Ronnie in ... See full summary »

Director: Mikhail Red | Stars: Ronnie Quizon, Belle Mariano, Mike Lloren, Earl Ignacio

Votes: 57

38. Sarong banggi (2005)

105 min | Drama

7.5
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Director: Emmanuel Dela Cruz | Stars: Jaclyn Jose, Angelo Ilagan, Greg Rodriguez III, Alchris Galura

Votes: 26

39. Asintado (2014)

93 min | Drama

4.5
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In the middle of the preparation for Taong Putik Festival, a young man penniless and in love, takes on a drug courier job that goes terribly wrong. To save him, his mother now makes the most difficult decision of her life.

Director: Louie Ignacio | Stars: Aiko Melendez, Jake Vargas, Miggs Cuaderno, Gabby Eigenmann

Votes: 15

40. Termitaria (2013)

90 min | Drama

7.5
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Inspired by the true story of one of the youngest mothers in the history of the Philippines. Krista was only 9 years old when she became pregnant. Her mother believes that she was ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Israel Laban | Stars: Barbara Miguel, Jake Cuenca, Nadine Samonte, Anita Linda

Votes: 21

41. Hamog (2015)

TV-MA | 100 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Ralston Jover's unique blend of special and magic realism takes a look at the lives of four street children whose world is about to be turned upside down and inside out. Life begins where innocence ends.

Director: Ralston Jover | Stars: Zaijian Jaranilla, Therese Malvar, Samuel Quintana, Bon Andrew Lentejas

Votes: 36

42. Sparks (2014)

120 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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While the marriage of two professors is on the verge of falling apart, the woman is dragged into a scandal involving a young student. On the other hand, the man falls in love with his ... See full summary »

Director: Giancarlo Abrahan | Stars: Eula Valdez, Nonie Buencamino, Martin del Rosario, Sandino Martin

Votes: 80

43. Squalor (2009)

91 min | Action, Drama

6.1
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Four men, four stories, all intersect in Manila. Episode one is about Ariel, a con-man. Episode two is about Boy, an expectant father. In the third episode, Ronald goes to Manila to sell a ... See full summary »

Director: GB Sampedro | Stars: Dennis Trillo, Sid Lucero, Arnold Reyes, Edgar Allan Guzman

Votes: 23

44. #Y (2014)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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"#Y" ("Hashtag Y") chronicles the adventures of the members of a generation made universal by the realms of social media, the internet, sex, drugs and alcohol, and the occasional YOLO.

Director: Gino M. Santos | Stars: Elmo Magalona, Coleen Garcia, Kit Thompson, Sophie Albert

Votes: 61

45. Pan de salawal (2018)

102 min | Drama

7.5
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A special little homeless girl (Aguy) travels about the Philippines curing the afflicted with her mysterious healing powers, until one day she befriends a sick old man (Sal) who for some ... See full summary »

Director: Che Espiritu | Stars: Bodjie Pascua, Miel Espinoza, Soliman Cruz, Madeleine Nicolas

Votes: 215

46. Donor (2010)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

6.5
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Desperate for money, Lizzie pursues the dark and thankless world of organ donation, hoping for a better life.

Director: Mark Meily | Stars: Meryll Soriano, Baron Geisler, Karla Pambid, Jao Mapa

Votes: 23

47. Clash (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: 106 | Gross: $0.03M

48. Kusina (2016)

120 min | Drama

4.0
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The silent witness to the life and love of Juanita. It is her sanctuary, the place where she creates dishes for her family, friends, even enemies and strangers. Through cooking, she gets to know the people around her.

Directors: David R. Corpuz, Cenon Palomares | Stars: Adrian Alandy, Bernard Carritero, Angeli Bayani, Trina Legaspi

Votes: 59

49. 24K (2009)

Drama

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Director: Ana Agabin | Stars: Julio Diaz, Archi Adamos, Jojit Lorenzo, Alchris Galura

50. The Spider's Lair (2013)

TV-MA | 101 min | Drama

7.0
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Greg is past his heyday as a bodybuilder and now faces problems with his quarreling parents and overbearing girlfriend. He turns to conning people for money using a made-up Facebook account... See full summary »

Director: Jason Paul Laxamana | Stars: Alex Vincent Medina, Joey Paras, Alma Concepcion, Kiko Matos

Votes: 38


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