Netflix has been in the Philippines for over two years now, but there still aren't a lot of Filipino movies on Netflix. But thankfully, that's about to change. Here are all the Filipino films on Netflix (or, at least, the films that are coming to Netflix soon).
Rural caretaker Diego teaches his teenage daughter Maya how to shoot a gun to learn how to provide for herself should anything happen to him. But she ends up killing an endangered Philippine eagle, setting off a manhunt.
2. Heneral Luna
This historical biopic of General Antonio Luna's life is a modern classic that has been memeified a bajillion times, thanks to its memorable one-liners and John Arcilla's excellent portrayal of the titular character. Definitely worth a rewatch.
3. BuyBust (November 15)
When an anti-drug squad ends up trapped in a Manila slum after a buy-bust operation goes wrong, all hell breaks loose. This top-notch action flick stars Anne Curtis.
4. Kita Kita (November 16)
Lea (Alessandra de Rossi) is a Filipino tour guide living in Japan who goes blind after finding out that her fiancé had been two-timing her. The mischievous and charming Tonyo (Empoy Marquez) then comes into her life, and they fall in love.
5. Beauty and the Bestie (November 26)
Struggling photographer Erika (Vice Ganda) happens to look like a certain beauty pageant contestant. So when the said contestant gets kidnapped by terrorists, Erika's best friend (Coco Martin), a leader of a security task force asks her to stand in for the aspiring beauty queen.
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6. My Ex & Whys
What do you do when you run into your ex at a mutual friend's wedding? This romantic film stars Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil, whose chemistry is undeniable.
7. It Takes a Man and a Woman
The third instalment in the hugely popular romcom series starring Sarah Geronimo and John Lloyd Cruz, this film tells the story of two ex-lovers who are forced to work together after a terrible breakup.
8. Seven Sundays
This family comedy-drama follows the story of a group of siblings who have to reunite after learning of their father's cancer diagnosis. The star-studded cast includes Aga Muhlach, Dingdong Dantes, Donita Rose, and Cristine Reyes.
9. Starting Over Again
This rom-com tells the story of ex-lovers Marco (Piolo Pascual) and Ginny (Toni Gonzaga) who meet again four years after their messy breakup. Will they get a second chance at love?
10. That Thing Called Tadhana
After getting her heart broken, Mace (Angelica Panganiban) goes on a spur-of-the-moment road trip with Anthony (JM De Guzman), a stranger-turned-friend who she met in the airport. As they share stories about their life, they start to have feelings for one another.
11. The Breakup Playlist
After noticing aspiring musician Trixie (Sarah Geronimo) at a music camp, rock star Gino (Piolo Pascual) asks her to join his band. Their music brings them together, but real life gets in the way.
12. The Mistress
When JD (John Lloyd Cruz) first starts pursuing Sari (Bea Alonzo), she instantly shoots him down. But he later finds out that she's a mistress of a rich businessman. Will she choose him or choose to stay with her lover?
13. Vince & Kath & James
Kath is a beauty queen. James is a good-looking jock. And Vince? He's the guy who writes Kath romantic texts on behalf of James, his cousin. But what happens when Vince starts falling for Kath? This teen film stars Julia Barretto, Joshua Garia, and Ronnie Alonte.
Though not a film, we've got to mention Trese, the Philippine graphic novel that's being adapted into a Netflix original anime. About a supernatural investigator named Alexandra Trese, the series will feature Filipino paranormal beings and mythical creatures. Represent.