The 17th Metro Manila Film Festival was held in 1991.
Once again, MRN Film International's Ang Totoong Buhay ni Pacita M. romped away with eight awards in the 1991 Metro Manila Film Festival including the Best Picture, Best Actress for the seventh-time awardee Nora Aunor and Best Director for Elwood Perez among others. Meanwhile, FLT Film International's Juan Tamad at Mister Shooli sa Mongolian Barbeque (The Movie) received seven awards including the Best Actor for Eric Quizon, Best Supporting Actor for Leo Martinez as well as the festival’s Second Best Picture and the recipient of Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards.
Viva Films' Darna had four awards including the festival's Third Best Picture. The Best Child Performer went to Aiza Seguerra for Regal Films' Okay Ka Fairy Ko, The Movie.
|Title of Movie
|Ang Totoong Buhay ni Pacita M.
||Nora Aunor, Lotlot de Leon, Armda Siguon Reyna, Juan Rodrigo, Marissa Delgado, Subas Herrero, Dexter Doria
||MRN Film International
|Juan Tamad at Mister Shooli sa Mongolian Barbeque (The Movie)
||Eric Quizon, Jun Urbano, Jackie Lou Blanco, Leo Martinez, Caridad Sanchez, Berting Labra, Lou Veloso
||FLT Film International
|Okay Ka, Fairy Ko! The Movie
||Vic Sotto, Aiza Seguerra, Tweetie de Leon, Larry Silva, Techie Agbayani, Ruby Rodriguez, Jinky Oda, Bayani Casimiro, Jr., Charito Solis
||Tony Y. Reyes and Bert de Leon
||Edu Manzano, Cristina Gonzales, Johnny Delgado, Monsour del Rosario, Rez Cortez, Willie Revillame, Dindo Arroyo, Eric Fructuoso, Kevin Delgado
||Nanette Medved, Edu Manzano, Nida Blanca, Bing Loyzaga, Dennis Padilla, Atong Redillas, Pilar Pilapil and Tonton Gutierrez
|Magdalena S. Palacol Story
||Alma Moreno, Tobi Alejar, Gardo Verzosa, Alan Paule, Robert Arevalo, Orestes Ojeda, Alicia Alonzo
|Ilalaban Kita ng Patayan
|Shake, Rattle & Roll III
||Kris Aquino, Ogie Alcasid, Rosemarie Gil, Manilyn Reynes, Joey Marquez, Richard Cepeda, Ai-Ai delas Alas, Janice de Belen, Gina Alajar, Joel Torre
||Peque Gallaga, Lore Reyes
|Mayor Latigo: Alkalde ng Baras
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Winners and nominees
Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.
Films with multiple awards
The following films received one or multiple awards:
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