Patient X (film)

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Patient X
Patient X.jpg
Official teaser poster
Directed by Yam Laranas
Produced by Yam Laranas
Vicente G. del Rosario III(Viva Films)
Veronique Del Rosario-Corpus(Viva Films)
Jose Mari Abacan(GMA Films)
Written by Yam Laranas
Starring Richard Gutierrez
Cristine Reyes
Music by Nani Naguit
Cinematography Yam Laranas
Edited by Chuck Gutierrez
GMA Films
Viva Films
RGUTZ Productions
Distributed by GMA Films
Viva Films
Release date
  • 28 October 2009 (2009-10-28)
Running time
92 minutes
Country Philippines
Language Filipino
Box office P24,491,067

Patient X is a 2009 Filipino horror film directed by Filipino director Yam Laranas and stars Richard Gutierrez and Cristine Reyes.[1] It is co-produced by GMA Films, Viva Films, and RGUTZ Productions. This is the first movie of Richard Gutierrez under Viva Films Productions.[1][2]


After twenty years, local police capture the murderer of the older brother of a young boy. Now a doctor, he must go back to his old town and face the murderers himself. He then discovers that the murderers are Aswangs (folkloric Filipino vampire-like creatures) and they pose a deadly threat not only to him but also for the entire town.



Eleven Arts has bought the rights for the international sales duties for Patient X from both GMA Films and Viva Films.[2] The film was released in the Philippines on 28 October 2009.[1]


Derek Elley of Film Business Asia gave the film a rating of three out of 10 stating that "The film desperately needed a professional action director, and a proper horror score, to give it some pace."[1] The final gross of the movie is P24,491,067 according to box office mojo.

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  1. ^ a b c d Elley, Derek (30 July 2010). "Patient X". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 15 September 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Frater, Patrick (15 February 2010). "Eleven Arts to Care for Patient X". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 15 September 2010. 

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