The cinema from the East has been gaining popularity amongst the international audience. Be it Japan, Korea or the Philippines, the viewership for the films and TV shows from these places has seen exponential growth in the past couple of years. Netflix has played a big part in bringing their cinema to an international audience, and honestly, once you get hooked, there is no going back. If you’re looking for some great films to start your obsession with Filipino stories, then you have come to the right place. Here’s the list of really good Filipino movies on Netflix that are available to stream right now:
11. Kid Kulafu (2015)
Emmanuel Pacquiao is a big deal in the Philippines. He started his career with boxing and became one of the world’s best boxers. He has many titles to his name, has won many championships and broken numerous records. After a massive career in boxing, he moved on to try other things, which included business, acting and music. He is also deep into the politics of the country, and might as well be on his way to becoming the next President of the Philippines. Emmanuel’s life hadn’t always been so magnificent. His life is a classic story of rags to riches, and ‘Kid Kulafu’ gives you a sneak peek into his tiring but rewarding journey.
10. Vince and Kath and James (2016)
If you love watching romantic comedies with love triangles, then ‘Vince and Kath and James’ is just the thing for you. Vince and James are cousins and each other’s best friends. Vince is an academic genius while James plays basketball. Both of them like the same girl, Kath. Because Vince had once helped someone else impress a girl, James asks him to do the same for him. This results in Vince setting up a text communication between Kath and them, which is mostly handled by Vince. Kath, on the other hand, doesn’t know who is talking to her. What will happen when the time comes to meet face to face?
9. A Second Chance (2015)