The 22nd Metro Manila Film Festival was held in 1996.
Amy Austria and Jomari Yllana won top honors in the 1996 Metro Manila Film Festival for winning the Best Actress and Best Actor Award respectively. Star Cinema's Magic Temple walked away most of the awards, fourteen in total including the Best Picture, and Best Director, Best Story and Best Screenplay for Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes. The film also receives the Best Float and the Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards.
|Title of Movie
||Jason Salcedo, Junell Hernando, Jun Urbano, Anna Larrucea, Gina Pareno, Aljon Jimenez and Jackie Lou Blanco
||Lore Reyes and Peque Gallaga
||Julio Diaz, Amy Austria, Jean Garcia, Jackie Aquino, Paquito Diaz, Suzette Ranillo, Dick Israel and Agatha Tapan & Marijoy Adorable
|Aring King King: Ang Bodyguard Kong Sexy
||Dolphy, Vandolph, Anjanette Abayari, Tirso Cruz III, Babalu, Jean Garcia, Dick Israel
|Emong Salvacion: Humanda Ka...Oras Mo Na!
||Eddie Garcia, Gardo Versoza, Raymond Keannu, Beth Tamayo, Giorgia Ortega, Ara Mina & Dennis Roldan
||Francis 'Jun' Posadas
|Kakit Kailan: Love Forgives
||Richard Gomez, Aiko Melendez, Jomari Yllana, Giselle Toengi, Roberto Aviles, Melissa Mendez, Johnny Vicar
||Maryo J. de los Reyes
|Rubberman: Up, Up and Away
||Michael V., Beth Tamayo, Gloria Romero, Dick Israel, Roy Alvarez, Allan K.
||Octoarts Films and Cinemax Studios
||Edgardo 'Boy' Vinarao
Winners and nominees
Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.
Films with multiple awards
The following films received one or multiple awards:
||Emong Salvacion: Humanda Ka...Oras Mo Na!
||Kakit Kailan: Love Forgives
Box Office gross