All the top Filipino blockbuster movies and hit television series from every genre
Movies are one of the most popular forms of entertainment, and the list of most watched movies is ever-growing. Nowadays, there are more options in the movie industry than ever before, and you can catch up on the latest releases or make time to go see films online that are not widely available in theaters anymore.
There are so many movies out there for everyone to enjoy, but which movies would you recommend for a first timer to watch? We have narrowed it down to our top ten picks, which we have divided into genres so you can experience a wide variety of genres and experiences.
Pinoy cinema has always been known for a lot of movies that are just okay, but the films that really stand out are the ones that start the trend for the coming years. Of course, there’s no guarantee that a movie will be as successful as its predecessors, but there’s a surefire way to know if it’ll be popular—and that’s by looking at the box-office receipts of the previous films.
Top 20 movies to watch on Vivamax rated on IMDB
1. Sex in Philippine Cinema (2004 Video)
R-186.7 Rate this
Plot kept under wraps.
Imagine, if you will, a movie night. You’re lying on a sofa, a bowl of popcorn in your hand, watching the latest blockbuster blockbuster (or even the latest Filipino blockbuster, for that matter). You’re enjoying the film; laughing and crying at the same time, and you’re full of good vibes as you leave the cinema. But, when you get home and start thinking about how much the movie cost (and how you didn’t even remember half the plot–it was that good!), you start getting a little down. You quickly switch on your TV to distract yourself, and suddenly, another movie pops up on television.
2. Bad Boy (1990)
SPG | 117 min | Action, Drama6.3 Rate this
Movie buffs and movie stars have had a long history of rivalry in the Philippine entertainment scene. There have been numerous rivalries between different actors, actresses and other personalities in the industry. This makes for a whole lot of “who-can-beat-who” debates and tall tales-of-the-past.
3. Revirginized (2021)
97 min | Comedy6.6 Rate this
Carmela, a mother, gets to enjoy life again in a wild beach party. With young people and a hunk tattoo artist, she drowns herself in alcohol to forget her current self and renew her old self.
4. The Other Wife (2021)
91 min | Drama8.8 Rate this
A wife believes her husband is having an affair. When a mysterious lady comes into the picture, she discovers something that will make her question her sanity.
Pinoy movies are really fun especially when you are with your friends and family. You could go to the cinema and have a blast laughing, feeling the adrenaline rush and being all nostalgic about the time you spend with your loved ones. It’s a beautiful thing that makes us truly giddy with happiness.
5. Adan (2019)
R-16 | 102 min | Drama, Thriller5.9 Rate this
A naive provincial girl finds a way to get ahold of her independence through the help of her girl best friend. But their actions have nerve-shattering consequences.
6. Warat (1999)
R-18 | 110 min | Action, Drama6.5 Rate this
Rex and Rica are G.I. babies born to American fathers they never knew. Raised by a rich, gay adoptive father, Rex grew up feeling worthless and alone. Rica was brought up by an arrogant …
In Pinoy movies, there are some themes that are very common in our daily lives. These include: Love Stories, True Romance, Scams, Revenge, Romance, Comedy, Inspirational, and of course, Drama.
7. Dulo (2021)
R-13 | 104 min | Drama Rate this
A young couple on the verge of separation takes a roadtrip to patch things up. Will this journey save their marriage or will it make them realize that it’s the end for them?
8. Macho Dancer (1988)
TV-MA | 136 min | Drama6.3 Rate this
Abandoned by his American lover, a handsome teenager from the mountains journeys to Manila in an effort to support his family. With a popular call boy as his mentor, Paul enters the … See full summary »
9. #Jowable (2019)
R-13 | 104 min | Comedy5.7 Rate this
Elsa is a troubled young woman who is yearning for a mature and intimate relationship.
10. Sanggano’t ‘sanggago (2001)
116 min | Action, Comedy7.7 Rate this
11. Aringkingking: Ang Bodyguard Kong Sexy (1996)
Comedy5.0 Rate this
12. Ekis: Walang tatakas (1999)
R-18 | 110 min | Action, Drama6.5 Rate this
13. Just a Stranger (2019)
R-16 | 117 min | Drama, Romance6.1 Rate this
A story of a woman and a man, half of her age being in love with each other despite the fact that they are both tied with someone else.
14. Magic Kingdom: Ang alamat ng Damortis (1997)
112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy6.9 Rate this
The Kingdom of Damortis was once ruled by the kind-hearted Empress Sofia (Maricel Laxa), whose death was ordered by Basilicus (Mark Gil), her brother, who greatly desires the throne. … See full summary »
15. Geisha of Death (2015)
TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror4.6 Rate this
Nilalang is about an NBI agent who teams up with the heiress to a transnational organized crime syndicate in Japan to put a stop to the centuries-old curse that might be responsible for the spate of serial killings happening in Manila.
16. Bagets (1984)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance7.3 Rate this
Five chaste adolescents attempt to navigate the wild and unpredictable drama of their final year of high school, only to discover that their friendship is what keeps them afloat.
17. Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad (2017)
G | 110 min | Comedy3.5 Rate this
The Revenger Squad reveal their superpowers when one of their youngest turns twenty-one and receives his own powers.
18. Hari ng selda: Anak ni Baby Ama 2 (2002)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action7.9 Rate this
Anghel and Angelica are two people from two different worlds. Anghel is confined in the National Penitentiary serving his sentence; Angelica is a recent graduate in the prime of her life. … See full summary »
19. Maging sino ka man (1991)
TV-PG | Action, Comedy, Drama7.6 Rate this
Monique is a popular singer disguised as Digna to escape from her stepfather and her stepbrother Gilbert, who slowly killed her mother and also wanted to kill her to seize their wealth. … See full summary »
20. Meet Me in St. Gallen (2018)
TV-PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance7.0 Rate this
An aspiring painter and a frustrated musician meet and become instant friends, but decide to end and leave everything as is, just like complete strangers. What will happen if they meet again as two completely different people?
In conclusion, vivamax has truly become the go-to website to watch Pinoy films and TV shows online. Their library has all the classics from the 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond as well as the modern ones. And with so many titles to choose from, you’ll never get bored again.