Most Popular Manila Philippines Movies and TV Shows
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1. Pacific Rim (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.
Votes: 452,179 | Gross: $101.80M
2. The Bourne Legacy (2012)
PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.
Votes: 274,343 | Gross: $113.20M
3. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A young man must complete his work at a Navy Officer Candidate School to become an aviator, with the help of a tough Gunnery Sergeant and his new girlfriend.
Votes: 45,898 | Gross: $129.80M
4. The Great Raid (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, War
Taking place towards the end of WWII, 500 American Soldiers have been entrapped in a camp for 3 years. Beginning to give up hope they will ever be rescued, a group of Rangers goes on a dangerous mission to try and save them.
Votes: 20,692 | Gross: $10.17M
6. American Ultra (2015)
R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A stoner - who is in fact a government agent - is marked as a liability and targeted for extermination. But he's too well-trained and too high for them to handle.
Votes: 79,403 | Gross: $14.43M
7. The Matador (2005)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A globetrotting hitman and a crestfallen businessman meet in a hotel bar in Mexico City in an encounter that draws them together in a way neither expected.
Votes: 43,016 | Gross: $12.59M
9. Air Force (1943)
Approved | 124 min | Action, Drama, History
The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines.
10. Farewell to the King (1989)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Borneo, 1942: An American soldier escapes WWII and becomes the king of the headhunters in the jungle. Two British soldiers are parachuted into the area to find local support for the battle against the Japanese.
Votes: 2,506 | Gross: $2.42M
11. Metro Manila (2013)
Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Seeking a brighter future in megacity Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family flee their impoverished life in the rice fields of the northern Philippines. But the sweltering capital's bustling... See full summary »
12. Daughters of Satan (1972)
R | 90 min | Horror
James Robertson buys a painting depicting witches being burned at the stake, one of whom bears an uncanny resemblance to his wife, Chris. Chris, gradually taken over by the personality of ... See full summary »
13. The Mistress (I) (2012)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama
A young woman is torn between the affections of her two lovers.One is a young bachelor who brings passion into her life. The other is a married man who has kept her as his mistress for years.
14. Macho Dancer (1988)
136 min | Drama
Abandoned by his American lover, a handsome teenager from the mountains journeys to Manila in an effort to support his family. With a popular call boy as his mentor, Paul enters the ... See full summary »
16. The Consul of Sodom (2009)
110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Fascinating journey through the life and work of the prestigious Catalan poet Jaime Gil de Biedma, both marked by sexuality and eroticism. Charismatic and somewhat eccentric, brilliant ... See full summary »
17. Eseng ng Tondo (1997)
113 min | Action
The story of a workaholic policeman who is so dedicated to his job that it creates conflict between him and his jealous wife Digna (Jenny Syquia). It also stars Ina Raymundo as Elvie, a street-smart informer who falls in love with him.
18. Night of the Cobra Woman (1972)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
After being bitten by a cobra in the Philipines, Lena can turn herself into a snake and she stops aging. The curse comes with a price. The priestess Lena must consume cobra venom and vital young men to stay young.
19. Somewhere I'll Find You (1942)
Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War
Two brother, rival correspondents, find themselves fighting their conservative editor over stories and each other of over the affections of a pretty blonde journalist.
20. Bloodfist (1989)
R | 85 min | Action, Sport
Don Wilson plays retired kickboxer Jake Raye, who travels to Manila, where his brother is favored to win a kickboxing competition. His brother is killed, and Jake realizes he must enter the... See full summary »
Votes: 938 | Gross: $1.77M
21. Karate Warrior (1987)
94 min | Action
Anthony is in the Phillipines visiting his father. He inadvertently interferes with the affairs of local gangster Quino, who also happens to be a champion Karate fighter. After embarrassing... See full summary »
22. Angelfist (1993)
R | 80 min | Action, Thriller
An assassination in the Philippines is caught on film by kickboxer Christy, which leads to her death at the hands of radicals intent on disrupting peace talks. Her sister Kat, a Los Angeles... See full summary »
25. Magnifico (2003)
TV-PG | 120 min | Drama
Even though he is not good in school and belongs to a poor and unfortunate family, Magnifico still have a big heart and a large amount of optimism that enabled him to help not only his family but also the community.
27. Manila Calling (1942)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, War
During the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, a few Americans and a Filipino guerrilla unit seize a Japanese jungle base and use the radio transmitter to broadcast anti-Japanese propaganda, prompting retaliatory Japanese attacks.
28. Dito sa Pitong Gatang (1992)
Pitong Gatang is a barangay in Tondo where Berting Cayabyab is the barangay chairman. He holds a dark secret that no one knows about. Mariposa is an adjacent barangay where Lamberta ... See full summary »
29. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, Romance
Maalaala My Kaya (MMK) is dubbed as the longest-running drama anthology on Philippine television with Charo Santos - Concio narrating real-life stories of ordinary people in this ... See full summary »
30. Basta't kasama kita (1995)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
Princess Isabella is trapped in a world she can no longer stand. She escapes from her guards, and accidentally bumps into Alex, a jeep driver. While hiding her identity, they eventually ... See full summary »
31. Graceland (I) (2012)
Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Thriller
When a kidnapping goes wrong, a desperate father risks everything to save his daughter from the men who hold her captive.
Votes: 1,216 | Gross: $0.02M
32. The Real Glory (1939)
Approved | 96 min | Action, History, Romance
A small American contingent tries to train rural tribesmen to defend themselves against fanatical Muslim radicals in 1906 Philippines.
33. Grandmother (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
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 »
35. The Portrait (2017)
TV-PG | 124 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In a musical tale about standing together against materialism, two impoverished sisters anguish over whether or not to sell a painting, the final masterpiece by their recluse father. A ... See full summary »
Votes: 113 | Gross: $0.08M
37. The Black Cobra 2 (1989)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Chicago cop Robert Malone (Fred Williamson) finds himself in The Philippines, ostensibly to learn the techniques of Interpol. Before he exits the Manila airport, his wallet is stolen by a ... See full summary »
38. Midnight Dancers (1994)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama
Three young and good-looking brothers live with and support their parents in Manila; they dance at the male Club Exotica and work as "call boys." Joel has a wife and child; he and Dennis ... See full summary »
39. City After Dark (1980)
150 min | Drama
The hidden nightlife of ordinary people living in Manila unveils. Lovers and families' conflicts are radically pitted against each other as they live in the night streets rampant with drugs... See full summary »
40. I Was an American Spy (1951)
Approved | 85 min | Biography, Drama, War
During WW2, an American woman posing as an Italian cabaret owner spies on the Japanese in Manila but becomes the target of a suspicious Japanese intelligence officer.
41. Harold Robbins' Body Parts (2001)
R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Ty's pal J.J. frames him in a murder and cocaine theft in Hong Kong in 1992. Ty's wife Rachel may be in on the con, so, when Ty gets early release from prison as a gesture of good will from... See full summary »
42. Loss of Innocence (2008)
64 min | Drama
Leo (Ran Domingo) is a beautiful quiet provincial boy in rural Philipines. He spends his days swimming and lying in the sun as he contemplates life crudely. His imaginative recount reveals ... See full summary »
43. Black Cobra 3: The Manila Connection (1990)
R | 92 min | Action
A shipment of American weapons is stolen in the Philippines. An American named Hawkins tries to find the weapons. Hawkins ends up dead. Chicago policeman Bob Malone is called in to ... See full summary »
44. Mission Manila (1988)
R | 90 min | Action
A recovering drug addict and former CIA agent reunites with an old flame to help save his brother from the criminal underground in Manila. Starring Larry Wilcox, Robin Eisenman and Sam Hennings.
46. Tropical Manila (2008)
89 min | Drama
Nearly 15 years have passed since Kim Dusik fled to the Philippines after committing a murder in Korea. He presently lives in Manila with his Filipino wife, Medusa, and their 15-year-old ... See full summary »
48. American Adobo (2001)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
A humorous and heartwarming slice-of-life story about family and friends, dealing with the everyday struggles of people trying to bridge two cultures, as well as their attempt to find happiness and security in their new homeland.
Votes: 170 | Gross: $0.34M
50. Burlesk King (1999)
109 min | Drama
The son of an abusive American father and a Filipina mother, Harry escapes to Manila with vengeance on his mind. After finding work as a Macho Dancer in the city's gay clubs, Harry creates ... See full summary »
Votes: 140 | Gross: $0.04M