More Award-Winning Filipino Films Will Be Available on Netflix Starting March

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More Filipino content has found its home on the streaming platform!

Get ready to dive into a diverse array of captivating stories from Filipino filmmakers. Whether you’re in the mood for drama, comedy, or horror, these films have something for everyone. Plus, if you missed their theatrical release, now’s your chance to catch up and enjoy them from the comfort of your own home.

Leading the charge is the highest-grossing Filipino film of all time, “Rewind,” which is sure to capture your attention from the very beginning. But that’s just the beginningโ€”there are six other gems waiting for you to discover.

REWIND – March 25, 2024

Summary: When his wife dies amidst marital strife, a man strikes a peculiar deal to travel back in time and salvage their relationship โ€“ risking his own life in exchange.

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Starring real-life couple Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera, ‘Rewind’ follows John’s journey as he’s given a chance to revisit the tragic day his wife, Mary, died. Fueled by themes of family and marriage, the film poses the ultimate question: What sacrifices are you willing to make to rewrite fate and save the one you love?

BECKY AND BADETTE – April 4, 2024

Two broke best friends stumble into unexpected stardom after masquerading as lovers at their school reunion. However, their newfound success is put to the test when an old flame reignites a fierce rivalry between them.

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Best friends Becky and Badette, portrayed by Pokwang and Eugene Domingo, resonate with anyone who’s lived paycheck-to-paycheck, tirelessly working day in and day out. In a stroke of luck, they go viral after pretending to be a lesbian couple, sparking a whirlwind of newfound fame and rivalry. Join their hilarious journey as they navigate the ups and downs of unexpected stardom in this comedy.

GOMBURZA – April 9, 2024

Amidst a bitter campaign against inequality, three priests endure the wrath of Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines. Inspired by true historical events.

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For a deeper understanding of the Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines, consider watching ‘GomBurZa.’ This film delves into the story of Fr. Mariano Gomez, Fr. Jose Burgos, and Fr. Jacinto Zamora, portrayed by Dante Rivero, Cedrick Juan, and Enchong Dee, respectively. Executed in 1872 under suspicions of sedition, their tale offers a poignant glimpse into a pivotal moment in Philippine history.

KAMPON – April 18, 2024

After taking in a girl who claims to be his daughter, an ex-cop finds himself entangled in a series of bizarre events. Determined to uncover her true identity and intentions, he embarks on a journey to unravel the mystery surrounding her.

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Clark and Eileen, married for eight years, face relentless pressure from friends and family due to their childless status. Their lives take a terrifying turn when a child appears, claiming to be Clark’s daughter. Starring Derek Ramsey and Beauty Gonzales, this horror film delves into the realm of black arts, unveiling a spine-chilling narrative of family secrets and the supernatural.

FAMILY OF TWO – June 1, 2024

A devoted son, committed to providing a good life for his mother, faces a dilemma when his romantic partner decides to migrate. To pursue his love, he must find a suitable man to care for his mother. However, their brief separation prompts both mother and son to discover deeper truths about their desires and priorities in life.

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Sharon Cuneta and Alden Richards headline “Family of Two,” a touching film depicting the journey of a single mother and her son. When Matty (Richards) faces the decision to relocate abroad with his partner, he sets out to find his mother a companion to ease her transition. This decision tests their bond, leading to unexpected challenges and heartwarming moments that resonate with audiences.

PENDUKO – June 7, 2024

A timid 20-year-old, raised in the U.S., embarks on a journey to the Philippines following his father’s death in search of his mother. However, he soon uncovers a curse and malevolent forces wreaking havoc on the town, forcing him to confront darkness beyond his imagination.

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Penduko” gets a modern remake with Matteo Guidicelli taking on the iconic role. In this rendition, Pedro returns to his province and joins forces with a diverse group of heroes, wielding supernatural abilities inherited from his ancestors. Together, they battle against the forces of evil threatening their town.”

MALLARI – June 21, 2024

Jonathan Mallari delves into his family’s dark past in a desperate bid to save his dying girlfriend. Uncovering the legacy of his 1800s ancestor, the serial killer priest Severino, Jonathan triggers a sinister curse. Haunted by malevolent spirits, plagued by uncontrollable soul travel, and confronted with the reappearance of the serial killer in the present day, Jonathan faces an agonizing choice. To heal his girlfriend, he must embrace the ancestral curse and commit murder, just as Severino did. Will Jonathan succumb to the darkness within him and sacrifice lives to save his beloved?

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“Mallari” revolves around the fictional descendant of Fr. Severino Mallari, infamous as the ‘first recorded serial killer in the Philippines.’ Portrayed by seasoned actor Piolo Pascual, Jonathan embarks on a quest to find a cure for his dying girlfriend, Agnes (Janella Salvador). Delving into his ancestor’s 1800s murders, Jonathan’s search leads him to their ancestral home, where he uncovers generations of curses instead. The film employs a non-linear narrative, with Pascual portraying three distinct roles across three generations, weaving together a cohesive storyline from a series of events.

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