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Films Shot in Manila

Public list by WPS with 19 movies or TV shows/series

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The Year of Living Dangerously(1982)

PG
| 1h 55min | Drama, Romance / Love, War
3.4/5 (with 132 votes)

Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There—on the eve of an attempted coup—he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people, and also falls in love with a British national.

Showdown in Manila(2016)

1h 26min | Action
1.6/5 (with 16 votes)

The film unfolds in Manila, Philippines, and in the jungles of the island of Boracay on a tropical island in the privacy of living Russian middle-aged man (Alexander Newsky). But the quiet life interrupted by the murder of one of the locals. In order to protect the daughter of the slain Filipino bandits Russian guy have to remember the past, he tried to bury.

Dahil Mahal na Mahal Kita(1998)

1h 50min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A straight-laced student and the campus bad girl shock the people around them with news that they are dating. But when misunderstandings and arguments come their way, they realize that it takes more than physical attraction to achieve lasting love.

BuyBust(2018)

2h 7min | Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
3.0/5 (with 25 votes)

A special forces team is sent to snuff out a drug den, but find themselves trapped inside it after being set-up and betrayed.

Directed by Erik Matti

Block Z(2020)

NR
| 1h 41min | Action, Horror, Thriller
4.0/5 (with 4 votes)

A pre-med student and her friends encounter the death of a patient that exhibited symptoms of rabies. They are soon faced with an even bigger problem as their patient comes back from the dead and infects the people on campus, causing a lockdown and trapping the students inside.

Directed by Mikhail Red

Demonstone(1989)

1h 28min | Horror, Thriller, Action
1.6/5 (with 2 votes)

Two U.S. Marine investigators looking into a series of grisly murders in Manila discover that the crimes are tied to an amulet with a 400-year-old curse on it that has unleashed supernatural forces.

Vampire Hookers(1978)

R
| 1h 22min | Comedy, Horror
2.1/5 (with 9 votes)

This horror film revolves around a sinister vampire who sends out a horde of undead beauties to bring back victims for his dinner.

Directed by Cirio H. Santiago

The Golden Holiday(2020)

1h 46min | Crime, Comedy, Action
3.4/5 (with 6 votes)

A laid-back countryside detective Byung-su takes his family to the Philippines for his 10th wedding anniversary. In fact, his hidden agenda is to track down his old friend Yong-bae who scammed him and got away a few years ago. In Manila, Byung-su finds Yong-bae in prison for murder, and hears about the case surrounding 'Yamashita’s Gold'. Swayed by a share of the Gold that Yong-bae offers, Byung-su suddenly becomes embroiled in the case.

Impasse(1969)

2.7/5 (with 4 votes)

Adventurers search for World War II gold in the Philippines.

Yellow Rose(2020)

PG-13
| 1h 34min | Drama, Music
3.5/5 (with 9 votes)

Rose, a 17-year-old Filipino-American teenager from Texas, dreams of becoming a country music icon. She has to fend for herself when her mother is arrested by ICE, and must choose between following her dreams without her mother or leaving her passions behind.

Directed by Diane Paragas

Daughters of Satan(1972)

R
| 1h 30min | Horror
2.3/5 (with 14 votes)

A man buys a painting depicting witches being burned at the stake, one of whom bears an uncanny resemblance to his wife.

Manila, Open City(1968)

1h 26min | History, Action, War, Drama
4.1/5 (with 1 vote)

War drama set in the closing stages of World War Two. As Allied Forces are nearing the defeat of the Japanese Army in Manila, the Japanese Empire's soldiers begin attacking innocent civilians. A brutal month-long battle ensues.

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Neomanila(2017)

1h 41min | Crime, Thriller
2.9/5 (with 4 votes)

Toto, a teenage orphan, is recruited by a notorious death squad. Irma, the groups leader, soon becomes a maternal figure to the young boy. As the two form a familial bond, their loyalties will be put to the test when one of their targets turns out to be a familiar face.

Directed by Mikhail Red

Manila's Finest(2015)

1h 35min | Action

Manila’s Finest is inspired and based on the life and career of retired Western Police District (WPD) Col. Jimmy Tiu who last served as the Sta. Mesa police station commander of WPD. The film focuses on the dual functions of a city policeman as he inter-acts with the people in his jurisdiction and as an intrepid cop battling criminal elements with guns blazing.

Ang Alamat ng Lawin(2002)

The rule "Don't judge a book by its cover" cannot apply in FPJ's "Alamat ng Lawin". For it is as silly as its poster, which resembles Carlo J. Caparas films. Just from the poster.

Ang Panday(2017)

5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A young blacksmith realizes his destiny when a malevolent demon bent on ruling the world unleashes an army of creatures on humanity.

Directed by Coco Martin

Written in Our Destiny(1965)

2h 3min | Drama

Chronicling the life of Ferdinand Marcos. the film highlights his colorful years growing up in a political family in northern Luzon made dramatic from allegations of murdering his father's political rival. His rise to political power crosses with his romance with the woman named Imelda Romualdez.

The Portrait(2017)

3.7/5 (with 2 votes)

A musical tale about two impoverished sisters' anguish over whether or not to sell the final masterpiece of their recluse father days before the second world war, in Manila.

Kung Ayaw Mo, Huwag Mo!(1998)

Doris is a loving yet strict sister to Ditas, who could not make decisions on her own. Doris has always treated her younger sister like a child to the point that Ditas feels smothered by her sister’s attention. One day Doris gets impressed with a young cab driver Miko who volunteered to fix her eatery’s broken electric fuse box. Doris hires him as Ditas’ official school service driver. Ditas initially protested but she yielded to her sister’s demand nonetheless. The two then started to secretly date each other. On the other hand, Doris’ world was turned upside down when her ex-flame Mike showed up to her. Because of Mike’s persistence Doris decided to open up her heart for the second time. However, as the two sisters’ respective romantic relationship become stable, Doris learned about Ditas’ affair with Miko.

Directed by Jerry Lopez Sineneng
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