The Third Party

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The Third Party
The Third Party poster.jpg
Theatrical movie poster
Directed by Jason Paul Laxamana
Written by
  • Charlene Sawit-Esguerra
  • Patrick John Valencia
Story by Enrico C. Santos
Music by Jessie Lasaten
Cinematography Dexter Dela Peña
Edited by Noah Tonga
Distributed by Star Cinema
Release date
October 12, 2016
Country Philippines
Language Tagalog
Box office ₱110 million
(as of November 2, 2016) (Worldwide)[1]

The Third Party is a 2016 Filipino romantic comedy drama film starring Angel Locsin, Sam Milby and Zanjoe Marudo. It is directed by Jason Paul Laxamana from a screenplay written by Charlene Sawit-Esguerra and Patrick John Valencia.[2][3]

The film was produced by ABS-CBN Film Productions and was theatrically released in Philippine cinemas on October 12, 2016, by Star Cinema.

The film marks Angel Locsin's second movie this year after Everything About Her, and serves a reunion for her and Zanjoe Marudo who both starred in the 2012 film One More Try; both films were also released by Star Cinema.[4]


The story revolves between exes Andi, an events manager who aspires to be a fashion designer (portrayed by Angel) and Max, a cosmetic surgeon (portrayed by Sam) who both find ways to keep their relation intact after a breakup. But later on, Max finds new love with a gay oncologist for children, Christian (portrayed by Zanjoe). The film also tackles friendship and how a person gets to know more about himself.[5][6]


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The Third Party was theatrically released in the Philippines on October 12, 2016, by Star Cinema.[1]


Box office[edit]

The film has grossed ₱10 million on its first day.[1] the film is successful nationwide and worldwide, despite on its genre. Film successfully gave the best shot for LGBT community. The Third Party breached 100 Million mark on its 3rd week of showing. A Film joined the Top films that breached 100 Million. It Expects more viewers on its 4th Blockbuster Week


Award Giving Body Recipient Award Result
19th Gawad PASADO Awards
PinakaPASADOng Katuwang na Aktor
33rd PMPC Star Awards for Movies
Movie Actor of the Year


Baby, I Love Your Way by Morissette Amon and Harana (originally by Peter Frampton) was released as the official soundtrack for the movie.[8]

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