You can’t believe that Filipino movies are the best alternative to entertain you at home. Filipino movies on Netflix will give you a different romantic impression if you feel bored about Hollywood or Korean drama. You will see actors and actresses who are rarely seen on television screens. Still their roles are impressive, the storylines are very emotional, and you will not regret spending time watching movies.
8 Filipino Movies On Netflix That You Need to Watch!
The Hows of Us
Genre: Romantic drama film
Date of release: August 29, 2018
Cast: Carlo L. Katigbak, Olivia M. Lamasan, Jean Garcia, Susan Africa.
The first film on our Filipino Movies On Netflix is The Hows of Us is the highest-grossing Philippine film of all time, which generated up to 601 million ₱ in just 20 days, beating the film Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad. Carrying a simple theme, this film portrays the relationship between Georgina ‘George’ Silva and Primo Alvarez, who must answer various questions about their relationship.
Genre: Action thriller
Date of release: August 1, 2018
Cast: Anne Curtis, Brandon Vera, Victor Neri, Arjo Atayde, Levi Ignacio, Nonie Buencamino, Lao Rodriguez, Alex Calleja.
The next movie in our Filipino Movies On Netflix: The story revolves around an elite team formed by the PDEA to carry out operations against illegal drugs in the Philippines. Unfortunately, the mission was not executed properly, so the team fell into the enemy trap. BuyBust is considered a social film that responds to the Philippine Drug War, which was controversially initiated by President Rodrigo Duterte’s regime.
Genre: Historical biopic
Date of release: September 9, 2015
Cast: John Arcilla, Mon Confiado, Arron Villaflor, Joem Bascon, Archie Alemania, Epi Quizon, Nonie Buencamino, Paulo Avelino, Leo Martinez, Mylene Dizon, Ronnie Lazaro.
Heneral Luna is a historical Filipino biopic depicting General Antonio Luna’s leadership of the Philippine Revolutionary Army during the Philippine-American War. The film opens with a story of American colonial atrocities and ends with Luna’s assassination on June 5, 1899, during which time Luna served as Supreme Commander of the Army under the First Republic of the Philippines. It’s a Must watch on our list of Filipino Movies On Netflix.
Genre: Romantic drama film
Date of release: September 26, 2018
Cast: Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino, Dionne Monsanto, Joem Bascon, Coleen Garcia.
This next Filipino romantic drama film in our Filipino Movies On Netflix from 2018 reunites the old couple Angelica Panganiban and Carlo Aquino. Pia and Nix Cabangon are lovers who have now broken up. They are both invited to a party Reyna and Tops are throwing. They have a sweet and bitter love story in the past, and now they both feel awkward.
Genre: Action Fantasy
Date of release: December 25, 2009.
Cast: Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Phillip Salvador, Iza Calzado
This Filipino action fantasy epic film was adapted from a comic book by Carlo J. Caparas and Steve Gan. This is the seventh film in the Panday film series. The story revolves around the figure of Flavio Batungbakal III, the grandson of a blacksmith who was born in the Tondo ghetto. He is now a tough gangster and often deals with the police. But it wasn’t long before Antonio Domingo, aka Lizardo, the evil demon’s son, started appearing.
Never Not Love You
Genre: Romantic drama
Date of release: March 31, 2018
Cast: James Reid, Nadine Lustre, Gab Lagman, Luis Alandy, Yayo Aguila
The next film in our Filipino Movies on Netflix is Never Not Love You is a Filipino romance film written and directed by Antoinette Jadaone. This film tells the story of the relationship between Gio and Joanne. Their youthful and colorful love is put to the test when their dreams lead the two on different paths. Will their love last or just be destroyed? Released on March 31, 2018, the film scored a box office revenue of 92 million ₱.
Genre: Romantic, comedy
Date of release: March 10, 2017
Cast: Alessandra de Rossi, Empoy Marquez
Set in Sapporo, Japan, this romantic comedy tells Lea’s story, a Japanese tour guide from the Philippines who goes blind after seeing her boyfriend having an affair. A man named Tonyo arrives and befriends Lea, who has lost her sight. CNN Philippines named Kita Kita the best Filipino romantic comedy film in the last 25 years.
My Ex and Whys
Genre: Romantic, comedy, drama
Date of release: February 15, 2017
Cast: Enrique Gi, Liza Soberano, Joey Marquez, Cai Cortez, Emilio Garcia, Arlene Muhlach
The last film in our Filipino Movies On Netflix is the My Ex and Whys. This romantic comedy-drama film was written and directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina. Once upon a time, a womanizer named Gio wants to show that he has changed from his ex-girlfriend, Cali (a blogger). But Cali didn’t believe it. He had to test Gio. This film is the highest-grossing film ever starring Soberano and Gil so far.