10 Romantic Movies People Never Get Tired of

  • February 7, 2018

Sure, there are thousands of Hollywood romantic movies that we can watch this Valentine’s season. You’re probably enumerating some in your head right now as you read this. But do we really have to rely on Western love stories to satisfy our hopeless romantic hearts? To make us believe that love is possible? To convince us that fairy tales do come true?

Related: Which Young Love Team Will Go Out This Valentine Day?

Us, Filipinos, are so obsessed with romance. Did you ever wonder why love teams in showbiz are very successful? Exactly. Because we love the shipping game, we’re addicted to the feeling of kilig, we enjoy seeing our favorite actress with a cute leading man, and we feel fulfilled every time our favorite love team becomes a real-life couple.

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Many local romantic films are equally astounding as the foreign ones. There are countless of renowned local filmmakers who are experts in producing heart-fluttering romantic movies like Cathy Garcia-Molina who directed one of the most iconic hugot movies One More Chance starring John Lloyd Cruz (Popoy) and Bea Alonzo (Basha). We also have well-respected directors like Rory Quintos, Jose Javier Reyes, Bb. Joyce Bernal, Olivia Lamasan, and the roll call goes on.

Just in case you’re overwhelmed with the number of romantic comedy/drama movies to watch this month of love, we listed some of the most remarkable ones from 2013 starring new wave of love teams you’re surely crazy about.

For our lovely readers, here’s our list of top 10 romantic movies we never get sick of watching.

1.) Must Be Love (2013) directed by Dado C. Lumibao

Star Cinema: “Must Be Love” follows the exciting love story of Patricia, better known as “Patchot” played by (Kathryn Bernardo) and her childhood bestfriend Ivan (Daniel Padilla). But what will Patchot do if she starts falling in love with her bestfriend?. And what if Ivan only sees her as a ‘tropa’? This problem will develop when another girl enters Ivan’s life. Unfortunately for Patchot, it’s her cousin Angel. Will Ivan fall in love with ” Patch” or will they remain as best friends forever? 

2.) Ang Diary ng Panget (2014) directed by Andoy L. Ranay

Viva Films: A poor, self-described ugly girl takes a job as a personal maid for a rich, handsome young man. The two don’t get along, but as they get tangled in their classmates’ games of affection, their relationship becomes more complicated.

3.) That Thing Called Tadhana (2013) directed by Antoinette Jadaone

Cinema One Originals: A story about a broken-hearted girl who meets a boy in a not so normal way. Together, they go to places and find out “where do broken hearts go?”

4.) She’s Dating the Gangster (2015) directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina

Star Cinema: Athena Dizon plays a trick on campus heartthrob and bad boy, gangster, Kenji de los Reyes. Setting up an arrangement to pretend as lovers-to make his ex jealous-they found themselves falling to each other yet falling apart.

5.) English Only, Please (2014) directed by Dan Villegas

Quantum Films: A Filipino-American man hires a translator to help translate a letter he wrote for the woman that broke his heart.

6.) Barcelona: A Love Untold (2016) directed by Olivia M. Lamasan

Star Cinema: A young man Elly, still trying to get over his past relationship, meets a young woman Mia in Barcelona trying to run away from her past.

7.) My Exs and Whys (2017) directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina

Star Cinema: The film follows the story of Cali, a blogger who owns the up and coming blog, “The Bakit List,” and her ex Gio who will return to her life unexpectedly and surprisingly after breaking her heart.

8.) Kita Kita (2017) directed by Sigrid Andrea Bernardo

Sipring Films, Viva Films: A blind woman falls in love with a man who uses kindness and humor to make a connection with her.

9.) Love You to the Stars and Back (2017) directed by Antoinette Jadaone

Star Cinema: A young woman forms a bond with a terminally ill young man while on a road trip.

10.) I’m Drunk I Love You (2017) directed by JP Habac

TBA Studios: Days before graduation, two college best friends go on one last road trip where they settle how they really feel for each other. But to put it upfront, this is not a love story.

Which movie will you watch this Valentine’s? In case we missed your fave one, tell us in the comment section below!

10 Romantic Movies People Never Get Tired of

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