The 50 Most Well-Loved Pinoy Films of the 2010’s (20-11)

20. Pamilya Ordinaryo

Eduardo Roy Jr., 2016

Pamilya Ordinaryo is a family portrait of Jane (Hasmine Killip), 16, and her boyfriend, Aries (Ronwaldo Martin), who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not even a month into parenthood, their child is stolen from them. In order to retrieve the child, the young couple is forced to take desperate measures.

19. Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa

Alvin Yapan, 2011

An unconventional love triangle that springs from a college student’s (Paulo Avelino) infatuation with his much older dance teacher (Jean Garcia). Wanting her attention, he asked the class beadle (Rocco Nacino) for dance training. Little did he know that he is in love with him.

18. Heneral Luna

Jerrold Tarog, 2015

A Filipino general who believes he can turn the tide of battle in the Philippine-American war. But little does he know that he faces a greatest threat to the country’s revolution against the invading Americans.

17. Barber’s Tales

Jun Lana, 2014

In the 1970s, a widow (Eugene Domingo) in a remote village takes over her husband’s barber shop. She becomes the laughingstock of the male-dominated community and in the process discovers freedom and liberation.

16. Patay Na si Hesus

Victor Villanueva, 2016

When Iyay (Jaclyn Jose), a single mother, learns that her estranged husband has died, she drags the entire family on a road trip from Cebu to Dumaguete to attend the funeral. With her children – Hubert (Vincent Viado), who has Down Syndrome; Jude (Chai Fonacier), a lovesick trans man; Jay (Melde Montañez), who is living the bum life – as her passengers, Iyay drives her tiny multicab on a journey that yields unexpected stopovers, detours, and revelations.

15. Anino sa Likod ng Buwan

Jun Lana, 2015

The armed conflict between the Philippine military and the communist resistance at the beginning of the 1990s forms the backdrop to this study of three individuals who, for different reasons, are trying to resolve an untenable situation.

14. Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay

Antoinette Jadaone, 2011

A professional horror movie extra prepares for her first ever acting award nomination.

13. Sana Dati

Jerrold Tarog, 2013

A love story about a woman (Lovi Poe) whose wedding is thrown into disarray when a mysterious person arrives and reminds her of the man she really loves.

12. That Thing Called Tadhana

Antoinette Jadaone, 2014

While struggling to meet the strict airline baggage requirements, a woman (Angelica Panganiban) meets a man (JM de Guzman) who heroically comes to her aid. Both are in despair out of love, which urges them to form a charming friendship which would take them out of the crowded airport and into the secluded city of Sagada where they would attempt to mend each other’s hearts and find the answer to the question, “Where do broken hearts go?”

11. Cleaners

Glenn Barit, 2019

Different students from a high school cleaners group each deal with different pressures of being clean and pure while also discovering that the world is dirty and superficial to begin with.

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