Set amidst the height of the Philippine government's crackdown on illegal drugs, high school student Joseph gets tangled up in the chaotic underworld of drugs and corruption.
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Rhea Jai Fernandez Rhea Jai Fernandez ...  Cristina / ... 7 episodes, 2017
Vince Rillon ...  Joseph Molina 2 episodes, 2017
Felix Roco ...  Bino 2 episodes, 2017
Allen Dizon ...  Camilo Molina 2 episodes, 2017
Derek Ramsay ...  Rodrigo Macaraeg 2 episodes, 2017
Apollo Abraham ...  Abner Matabil 2 episodes, 2017
Ruby Ruiz ...  Myrna Molina 2 episodes, 2017
JC Tan ...  Edgar 2 episodes, 2017
Adrianna So ...  Michelle 2 episodes, 2017
Aldrico Padilla ...  Tisoy 2 episodes, 2017
Nikko Delos Santos ...  Chekwa 2 episodes, 2017
Elijah Filamor Elijah Filamor ...  Kupal 2 episodes, 2017
Freidric Macapagal Cortez Freidric Macapagal Cortez ...  Kulot 2 episodes, 2017
Jalyn Perez Jalyn Perez ...  Gang Member 2 episodes, 2017
Divina Mhelo Divina Mhelo ...  Gang Member 2 episodes, 2017
Christine Florendo Christine Florendo ...  Gang Member 2 episodes, 2017
John Rey Espinueva John Rey Espinueva ...  Gang Member 2 episodes, 2017
VJ Parreno VJ Parreno ...  Rodel 2 episodes, 2017
Jeff Sison Jeff Sison ...  Kap. Banjo 2 episodes, 2017
Natileigh Sitoy ...  Jillian Molina 2 episodes, 2017
Dexter Macaraeg Dexter Macaraeg ...  Enteng Molina 2 episodes, 2017
Mae Aniceto Mae Aniceto ...  Mare - School Guard 2 episodes, 2017
Ruffa Zuueta Ruffa Zuueta ...  Tranny 2 episodes, 2017
Dante Wayan Dante Wayan ...  Mang Celso 2 episodes, 2017
Ruby Del Rosario Ruby Del Rosario ...  Barangay Staff 2 episodes, 2017
Sandee Pozas Sandee Pozas ...  Barangay Staff 2 episodes, 2017
Jayzelle Suan ...  Luningning 2 episodes, 2017
Emma Resureccion Emma Resureccion ...  Salud 2 episodes, 2017
Richard Lopez Richard Lopez ...  Jay 2 episodes, 2017
Rusty M. Loayon ...  Rapper 2 episodes, 2017
Russell M. Loayon Russell M. Loayon ...  Rapper 2 episodes, 2017
Roman Garcia Roman Garcia ...  Rapper 2 episodes, 2017
Boyet Abajero Boyet Abajero ...  Extra 2 episodes, 2017
Carlo Valenzona Carlo Valenzona ...  Extra 2 episodes, 2017
Benjie De Vera Benjie De Vera ...  Extra 2 episodes, 2017
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Set amidst the height of the Philippine government's crackdown on illegal drugs, high school student Joseph gets tangled up in the chaotic underworld of drugs and corruption.

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The TV mini-series shows the controversial Philippine government campaign war against drugs. See more »

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Spun-off from Ma' Rosa (2016) See more »

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This show probably isn't about the characters
18 April 2018 | by yungmehtroeSee all my reviews

Four stars were taken off because of the production value. Everything's pretty low budget.

If you don't know anything about the Philippines, this show is for you. If you kind of know about the Philippines, this show is for you. If you know about the inner workings of Philippine society, this isn't for you.

I honestly thought the series was pretty bad in the storytelling department since there was no main goal for the entire season, but after thinking about the series, I don't think the series is supposed to be about the characters. It's probably about the current state of the Philippines' streets and police force. Joseph, Bino, and Rod are just a vessel for viewers to understand what the Philippines has been going through ever since Ferdinand Marcos' rule. The cinematography, especially in the first episode, highlights this focus. We get glimpses of school life and squatter villages in several long and wide-angle shots. Small montages with rap music mostly highlight life of the people around the main characters while speaking about different affairs in Philippine society. I don't think we're supposed to care about the characters at all, but to learn about the state of the Philippines.

Compared to other Filipino shows (especially on TFC or GMA), Amo is Oscar-worthy, especially for its relative originality, but the production is still pretty low budget. The Philippines doesn't seem to want to invest into its own visual arts, so that's understandable.

If you care about the acting, everyone's much, much better in their native language. If you've ever been around a Tagalog-speaking family and their Tagalog-speaking friends, the main and secondary characters in Amo are pretty much the same as that. Everyone else ranges from absolutely terrible to decent.


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9 April 2018 (USA) See more »

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