List of Philippine films of 2018

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This is an incomplete list of Filipino full-length films, both mainstream and independently produced, released in theaters and cinemas in 2018.

Top grossing films[edit]

The films released in 2018 by domestic gross are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 2018
Rank Title Distributor Domestic gross
(in estimated amount)
Ref.
1 The Hows of Us Star Cinema ₱ 650,000,0001 [1]
2 Fantastica ₱ 400,000,000 [2]
3 Exes Baggage ₱ 206,000,0002 [3]
4 Sid and Aya: Not a Love Story Viva Films ₱ 160,000,000 [4]
5 Miss Granny Viva Films ₱ 135,000,000 [5]
6 Aurora Viva Films ₱ 107,000,000 [6]
7 Ang Dalawang Mrs. Reyes Star Cinema ₱ 100,000,0003 [7]
8 Kasal ₱ 100,000,000 [8]
9 My Perfect You ₱ 100,000,0004 [9]
10 Never Not Love You Viva Films ₱ 92,000,000 [10]
Notes
1. ^ The Hows of Us earned an estimated total of ₱ 800,000,000 which includes international gross.[1]
2. ^ Exes Baggage earned an estimated total of ₱ 355,500,000 which includes international gross.[11]
3. ^ Ang Dalawang Mrs. Reyes earned an estimated total of ₱ 120,000,000 which includes international gross.[7]
4. ^ My Perfect You earned an estimated total of ₱ 136,000,000 which includes international gross.[12]
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Films[edit]

January–March[edit]

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     – a Sinag Maynila Film Festival entry film
Opening Title Production outfit Cast and crew Genre Source
January 17 Mama's Girl Regal Entertainment Connie Macatuno (director); Sofia Andres, Diego Loyzaga, Jameson Blake, Sylvia Sanchez Romance, Comedy [13]
Ang Dalawang Mrs. Reyes Star Cinema, Quantum Films, The IdeaFirst Company Jun Lana (director); Judy Ann Santos, Angelica Panganiban Comedy [14]
January 24 Fallen Not Forgotten Caelestis Productions Adrian Belic, Sally Jo Bellosillo (documentarists) Documentary [15]
Mr. & Mrs. Cruz Viva Films, The IdeaFirst Company Sigrid Andrea Bernardo (director); Ryza Cenon, JC Santos Romance, Drama [16]
January 31 Changing Partners
*(2018 commercial release)
Cinema One Originals, Star Cinema Dan Villegas (director); Agot Isidro, Jojit Lorenzo, Sandino Martin, Anna Luna Musical, Drama [17]
February 7 Meet Me in St. Gallen Viva Films, Spring Films Irene Villamor (director); Bela Padilla, Carlo Aquino Romance, Drama [18]
February 14 My Fairy Tail Love Story Regal Entertainment, The Idea First Company Perci Intalan (director); Janella Salvador, Elmo Magalona, Kiko Estrada Romance, Fantasy [19]
Sin Island Star Cinema Gino M. Santos (director); Coleen Garcia, Xian Lim, Nathalie Hart Erotic thriller [20]
February 21 The Significant Other Cineko Productions, Star Cinema Joel Lamangan (director); Lovi Poe, Tom Rodriguez, Erich Gonzales Drama, Romance [21]
February 28 Amnesia Love Viva Films Albert Langitan (director); Paolo Ballesteros, Yam Concepcion Romance, Comedy [22]
March 7 Magbuwag ta Kay...
*(2018 commercial re-release)
Viva Films, Heritage Productions Reuben Joseph Aquino, Janice Perez (directors); Rowell Ucat, Akiko Solon Romance, Comedy [23][24][25]
Ang Pambansang Third Wheel Viva Films, The IdeaFirst Company Ivan Payawal (director); Yassi Pressman, Sam Milby Romance, Comedy [26]
Abomination
*(2018 commercial release)
Solar Entertainment, Brillante Mendoza Yam Laranas (director); Tippy Dos Santos, Toni Moynihan, Justine Peña, Paul Holmes, Lukas Magallano Crime, Mystery, Thriller [27]
Bomba
*(2018 commercial release)
Ralston Jover (director); Allen Dizon, Angellie Nicholle Sanoy, Allan Paule, Sue Prado, Kate Brios, Joel Saracho Drama
El Peste Richard Somes (director); Mon Confiado, Jean Judith Javier, Alvin Anson, Leon Miguel, Tikoy Aguiluz, Jim Libiran Horror, Drama
Melodrama/Random/Melbourne! Matthew Victor Pastor (director); Celina Yuen, Bridget O'Brien, Rachel Javier, Khoa Le, Matt Furlani, Vlady T Drama, Musical, Thriller
Tale of the Lost Boys
*(2018 commercial release)
Joselito Altarejos (director); Oliver Aquino, Ta Su Drama
March 14 My Perfect You Star Cinema Cathy Garcia-Molina (director); Pia Wurtzbach, Gerald Anderson Romance, Comedy [28][29]
March 21 Simplicity iDOLTap Productions and Studios Inc. David Hulbert, Kazuhiko Parungao (directors); Mary Joy Apostol, Alexa Miro, Nami Onuma, Riva Quenery, Kelly Welt Comedy [30]
March 31 Never Not Love You Viva Films, Project 8 Corner San Joaquin Projects Antoinette Jadaone (director); James Reid, Nadine Lustre Romance, Drama [31]

April–June[edit]

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     – a CineFilipino entry film
Opening Title Production outfit Cast and crew Genre Source
April 11 Almost a Love Story BG Productions International Louie Ignacio (director); Barbie Forteza, Derrick Monasterio Romance [32]
April 18 DOTGA: Da One That Ghost Away Star Cinema Tony Y. Reyes (director); Kim Chiu, Ryan Bang Horror, Comedy [33]
April 20 Throwback Today
*(2018 commercial release)
Cinema One Originals, Star Cinema Joseph Teoxon (director); Carlo Aquino, Annicka Dolonius, Kat Galang Sci-fi [34]
May 2 Single/Single: Love Is Not Enough Cinema One, The Philippine Star, Star Cinema Veronica Velasco, Pablo Biglang-Awa, Jr. (directors); Shaina Magdayao, Matteo Guidicelli Romance, Drama [35]
May 9 My 2 Mommies Regal Entertainment Eric Quizon (director); Solenn Heussaff, Paolo Ballesteros, Maricel Soriano Comedy, Drama [36]
Squad Goals: #FBois Viva Films Mark Meily (director); Julian Trono, Vitto Marquez, Andrew Muhlach, Daniel Huschka, Jack Reid Youth-oriented [37]
Delia and Sammy CineFilipino Therese Cayaba (director); Rosemarie Gil, Jaime Fabregas, Nico Antonio Drama [38]
The Eternity Between Seconds Alec Figuracion (director); TJ Trinidad, Yeng Constantino Romance
Excuse Me Po Ronald Batallones (director); Elizabeth Oropesa Drama, Crime
Gusto Kita with All My Hypothalamus Dwein Baltazar (director); Nicco Manalo, Dylan Rae Talon, Soliman Cruz, Anthony Falcon Romance
Hitboy Bor Ocampo (director); Adrian Cabido Action, Crime
Mata Tapang Rod Marmol (director); Edgar Allan Guzman, Arron Villaflor Drama, Comedy
Mga Mister ni Rosario Alpha Habon (director); Joross Gamboa, Kate Alejandrino Romantic comedy
Poon Roni Benaid (director); Glydel Mercado, Shy Carlos Horror
May 16 Kasal Star Cinema Ruel Bayani (director); Bea Alonzo, Paulo Avelino, Derek Ramsay Romance, Drama [39]
May 23 Citizen Jake Cinema Artists Philippines, Solar Pictures Mike de Leon (director); Atom Araullo Noir, Crime, Drama [40][41]
So Connected Regal Entertainment Jason Paul Laxamana (director); Jameson Blake, Janella Salvador Romance [42]
May 30 Ang Misyon: A Marawi Siege Story GreatCzar Media Productions, Star Cinema Caesar Soriano (director); Martin Escudero Historical [43]
Ang Panahon ng Halimaw Sine Olivia Pilipinas, Epicmedia Productions, Globe Studios Lav Diaz (director); Piolo Pascual, Shaina Magdayao Musical, Drama [44]
Sid and Aya: Not a Love Story Viva Films, N2 Productions Irene Villamor (director); Dingdong Dantes, Anne Curtis Romance [45]
June 20 Cry No Fear Viva Films Richard Somes (director); Ella Cruz, Donnalyn Bartolome Horror [46]
June 27 The Write Moment
*(2018 commercial release)
Viva Films, The IdeaFirst Company Dominic Lim (director); Jerald Napoles, Valeen Montenegro Romantic comedy, Drama [47]
Walwal Regal Entertainment Jose Javier Reyes (director); Elmo Magalona, Donny Pangilinan, Kiko Estrada, Jerome Ponce Drama, Youth-oriented [48]

July–September[edit]

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Opening Title Production outfit Cast and crew Genre Source
July 4 The Maid in London Viva Films Danni Ugali (director); Andi Eigenmann Romantic comedy, Drama [49]
July 11 I Love You, Hater Star Cinema Giselle Andres (director); Julia Barretto, Joshua Garcia, Kris Aquino Romantic comedy [50]
July 18 Jacqueline Comes Home (The Chiong Story) Viva Films Ysabelle Peach Caparas (director); Meg Imperial, Donnalyn Bartolome Crime thriller [51]
July 25 Kusina Kings Star Cinema Victor Villanueva (director); Zanjoe Marudo, Empoy Marquez Comedy [52]
August 1 BuyBust Viva Films Erik Matti (director); Anne Curtis, Brandon Vera Action thriller [53]
Harry & Patty Cineko Productions Julius Alfonso (director); Kakai Bautista, Ahron Villena Romantic comedy [54][55]
August 3 Distance Cinemalaya Perci Intalan (director); Iza Calzado, Nonie Buencamino, Therese Malvar Family drama [56]
Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon Carlo Enciso Catu (director); Dante Rivero, Menggie Cobarrubias, Perla Bautista Drama
Kuya Wes James Robin Mayo (director); Ogie Alcasid, Ina Raymundo Comedy, Drama
Liway Kip Oebanda (director); Glaiza de Castro, Dominic Roco Period drama
The Lookout Afi Africa (director); Andres Vasquez, Yayo Aguila, Jay Garcia, Elle Ramirez Action, Thriller
Mamang Denise O'Hara (director); Celeste Legaspi, Ketchup Eusebio Drama
ML Benedict Mique, Jr. (director); Eddie Garcia, Tony Labrusca Thriller
Musmos na Sumibol sa Gubat ng Digma Iar Arondaing (director); Junayka Sigrid Santarin, JM Salvado, Star Orjaliza Social drama
Pan de Salawal Che Espiritu (director); Bodjie Pascua, Miel Espinosa Family comedy
School Service Louie Ignacio (director); Ai-Ai delas Alas, Joel Lamangan Drama, Thriller
August 8 Dito Lang Ako Mixsonic Productions, Lightscape Digital Roderick Lindayag (director); Michelle Vito, Jon Lucas, Akihiro Blanco, Boots Anson-Roa, Freddie Webb Historical, Romance [57]
August 15 Ang Babaeng Allergic sa Wifi Cignal Entertainment, Octobertrain Films, The IdeaFirst Company Jun Lana (director); Sue Ramirez, Jameson Blake, Markus Paterson Romantic comedy [58]
Bakwit Boys T-Rex Entertainment Jason Paul Laxamana (director); Devon Seron, Vance Larena, Nikko Natividad, Ryle Santiago, Mackie Empuerto Musical romance, Drama
The Day After Valentine's Viva Films Jason Paul Laxamana (director); Bela Padilla, JC Santos Romance, Drama
Madilim ang Gabi
*(2018 commercial release)
Deus Lux Mea Films, Sound Investment Equity, Swift Productions, Oro de Siete Productions Adolfo Alix, Jr.; Gina Alajar, Phillip Salvador, Bembol Roco, Felix Roco Crime, Drama
Pinay Beauty Quantum Films, MJM Productions, Epic Media Jay Abello (director); Chai Fonacier, Edgar Allan Guzman, Janus del Prado, Nico Antonio, Hannah Ledesma, Mariko Ledesma, Maxine Medina Comedy, Drama
Signal Rock CSR Films PH, Regal Entertainment Chito Roño (director); Christian Bables Family drama
Unli Life Regal Entertainment Miko Livelo (director); Vhong Navarro, Wynwyn Marquez, Joey Marquez Comedy
We Will Not Die Tonight Strawdogs Studio Production, EG Films, Outpost Visual Frontier Richard Somes (director); Erich Gonzales Action, Thriller
August 22 The Lease Utmost Creatives Paolo Bertola (director); Garie Concepcion, Ruben Maria Soriquez Psychological thriller, Horror [59]
Miss Granny Viva Films, N2 Productions Joyce Bernal (director); Sarah Geronimo, Nova Villa, James Reid, Xian Lim Drama, comedy [60][61]
August 29 The Hows of Us Star Cinema Cathy Garcia-Molina (director); Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla Romance, Drama [62]
September 5 Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral TBA Studios, Artikulo Uno Productions, Globe Studios Jerrold Tarog (director); Paulo Avelino Biopic, Epic [63]
Petmalu Red Nine Entertainment, Larger Than Life Studios Joven Tan (director); Diego Loyzaga, Marlo Mortel, Michelle Vito, Vitto Marquez, Charles Kieron, Brian Gazmen, Jairus Aquino, Karen Reyes, Vivoree Esclito Youth-oriented [64]
September 12 The Hopeless Romantic Regal Entertainment Topel Lee (director); Pepe Herrera, Ritz Azul Romantic comedy [65]
Wander Bra Bluerock Entertainment, Viva Films Joven Tan (director); Kakai Bautista, Myrtle Sarrosa Comedy, Fantasy [66]
1957 ToFarm Hubert Tibi (director); Ronwaldo Martin, Richard Quan, Menggie Cobarrubias Historical drama [67]
Alimuom Keith Sicat (director); Ina Feleo, Epy Quizon, Mon Confiado, Dido de la Paz, Kiko Matos, Elora Españo Fantasy, Sci-fi
Mga Anak ng Kamote Carlo Enciso Catu (director); Katrina Halili, Alex Medina, Carl Guevara, Kiko Matos Drama
Kauyagan (Way of Life) Julienne Ilagan (director); Bayang Barrios, Perry Dizon, Waway Saway, Jefferson Bringas, Salima Saway Drama
Sol Searching Roman Perez Jr. (director); Pokwang, Joey Marquez Dark comedy
Tanabata’s Wife Charlson Ong, Lito Casaje (directors); Miyuki Kamimura, Mai Fanglayan Romance
September 19 Abay Babes Viva Films Don Cuaresma (director); Cristine Reyes, Nathalie Hart, Meg Imperial, Roxanne Barcelo, Kylie Verzosa Comedy [68]
Nakalimutan Ko Nang Kalimutan Ka Wilbros Films Fifth Solomon (director); Alex Gonzaga, Vin Abrenica Drama [69]
September 21 Hapi Ang Buhay: The Musical EBC Films Carlo Ortega Cuevas (director); John Stevenson Tabangay, Edward Rudolf Flores, Ervil Escano, Jr., Dennis Rey Garcia, Wilson Tapalla, Mia Suarez, Mike Magat, Antonio Aquitania, Victor Neri Comedy [70]
September 26 Exes Baggage Black Sheep Productions Dan Villegas (director); Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino Romance [71]
The Trigonal Cinefenio Film Studios, Viva Films Vincent Soberano (director); Ian Ignacio, Rhian Ramos Action, Thriller [72]

October–December[edit]

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  •      – a Cinema One Originals Film Festival entry film
  •      – a QCinema International Film Festival entry film
  •      – a Metro Manila Film Festival entry film
Opening Title Production outfit Cast and crew Genre Source
October 3 Para sa Broken Hearted Viva Films, Sari-Sari Films Digo Ricio (director); Yassi Pressman, Shy Carlos, Louise delos Reyes, Marco Gumabao, Sam Concepcion Romance, Drama [73]
Tres Imus Productions, CineScreen Dondon Santos, Richard Somes (directors); Jolo Revilla, Bryan Revilla, Luigi Revilla Action [74]
October 10 Wild and Free Regal Entertainment Connie S.A Macatuno (director); Derrick Monasterio, Sanya Lopez Romance, Drama [75]
October 12 Asuang Cinema One Originals Raynier Brizuela (director); Alwyn Uytingco, Jon Lucas, Chai Fonacier, Nats Sitoy, Jun Sabayton Fantasy, Comedy [76]
Bagyong Bheverlynn Charliebebs Gohetia (director); Ruffa Mae Quinto, Edgar Allan Guzman Romantic comedy
Double Twisting Double Back Joseph Abello (director); Joem Bascon, Tony Labrusca Thriller, Sports
Hospicio Bobby Bonifacio (director); Loisa Andalio, Mary Joy Apostol, Ana Abad Santos Horror
Mamu; and A Mother Too Rod Singh (director); Iyah Mina, Arron Villaflor, EJ Jallorina Comedy, Drama
Never Tear Us Apart Whammy Alcazaren (director); Ricky Davao, Meryll Soriano, Jasmine Curtis-Smith Drama, Horror
Paglisan Carl Joseph Papa (director); Ian Veneracion, Eula Valdes Animated, Musical
Pang MMK John Lapus (director); Neil Coleta, Nikki Valdez, Joel Torre, Ricky Davao, Cherry Pie Picache Comedy
A Short History of a Few Bad Things Keith Deligero (director); Victor Neri, Jay Gonzaga Film noir, Procedural, Crime
October 17 First Love Ten17 Productions, Star Cinema, Viva Films Paul Soriano (director); Aga Muhlach, Bea Alonzo Romance, Drama [77]
October 21 All Grown Up QCinema Wena Sanchez (documentarist) Documentary [78]
Billie & Emma Samantha Lee (director); Gabby Padilla, Zar Donato, Beauty Gonzalez, Cielo Aquino, Ryle Santiago Coming of age, Drama
Dog Days Timmy Harn (director); Ybes Bagadiong, Bie Ruaro, Charles Salazar, Miguel Reyes, Adrienne Vergara Coming of age, Drama
Hintayan ng Langit Dan Villegas (director); Eddie Garcia, Gina Pareño, Karl Medina, Kat Galang, Joel Saracho, Che Ramos, Mel Kimura, Dolly de Leon Drama, Comedy
Masla a Papanok Gutierrez Mangansakan II (director); Quennie Lyne Demoral, Krigi Hager, Ameir Arsad Hassan Historical Drama
Oda sa Wala Dwein Baltazar (director); Marietta Subong, Joonee Gamboa, Anthony Falcon, Dido Dela Paz Drama
Pag-ukit sa Paniniwala Hiyas Baldemor Bagabaldo (documentarist) Documentary
October 31 To Love Some Buddy Black Sheep Productions Jason Paul Laxamana (director); Zanjoe Marudo, Maja Salvador Romantic comedy [79]
All Souls Night Viva Films, Aliud Entertainment Aloy Adlawan, Jules Katanyag (directors); Andi Eigenmann Horror, Suspense, Thriller [80]
November 7 Class of 2018 T-Rex Entertainment Charliebebs Gohetia (director); Nash Aguas, Sharlene San Pedro Horror, Thriller, Romance [81]
November 14 Kung Paano Siya Nawala TBA Studios Joel Ruiz (director); JM de Guzman, Rhian Ramos Romance [82]
Through Night and Day Viva Films, MAVX Productions, OctoArts Films Veronica Velasco (director); Alessandra de Rossi, Paolo Contis Romance [83]
November 17 Glorious iWant Originals Connie Macatuno (director); Angel Aquino, Tony Labrusca Romance
Ma iWant Originals Kenneth Dagatan (director) Horror
Aria Holy Angel University Carlo Enciso Catu (director) Historical Drama
November 21 Recipe for Love Regal Entertainment Jose Javier Reyes (director); Christian Bables, Cora Waddell Romance [84]
November 28 Ang Pangarap Kong Holdap MAVX Productions Marius Talampas (director); Pepe Herrera, Jerald Napoles, Jelson Bay, Paolo Contis Comedy, Crime [85]
Three Words to Forever Star Cinema Cathy Garcia-Molina (director); Sharon Cuneta, Richard Gomez, Kathryn Bernardo Family drama [86]
December 5 Kahit Ayaw Mo Na Viva Films, BluArt Productions Bona Fajardo (director); Empress Schuck, Kristel Fulgar, Andrea Brillantes Drama [87]
December 25 Aurora Viva Films, Aliud Entertainment Yam Laranas (director); Anne Curtis Horror, Thriller [88][89]
Fantastica: The Princesses, The Prince and The Perya Star Cinema, Viva Films Barry Gonzalez (director); Vice Ganda, Richard Gutierrez, Dingdong Dantes Fantasy, Comedy
The Girl in the Orange Dress Quantum Films, MJM Productions Jay Abello (director); Jessy Mendiola, Jericho Rosales Romance, Comedy
Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles CCM Productions, M-Zet Productions, APT Entertainment Michael Tuviera (director); Coco Martin, Maine Mendoza, Vic Sotto Action, Comedy
Mary, Marry Me TEN17P, TinCan Productions RC Delos Reyes (director); Toni Gonzaga, Alex Gonzaga, Sam Milby Drama, Comedy
One Great Love Regal Entertainment Eric Quizon (director); Kim Chiu, Dennis Trillo, JC de Vera Romance
OTLUM Horseshoe Productions Joven Tan (director); Ricci Rivero, Jerome Ponce Horror, Comedy
Rainbow's Sunset Heaven's Best Entertainment Joel Lamangan (director); Eddie Garcia, Tony Mabesa, Gloria Romero Romance, Drama

Awards[edit]

Local[edit]

The following first list shows the Best Picture winners at the four major film awards: FAMAS Awards, Gawad Urian Awards, Luna Awards and Star Awards; and at the three major film festivals: Metro Manila Film Festival, Cinemalaya and Cinema One Originals.