Here’s the Lineup for the Metro Manila Film Festival 2018

The most wonderful time of the year is here and with that comes the latest movie offerings of the much-awaited film festival in the country, the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).

For 44 years, the MMFF has been part of the Filipino Christmas and this year, it becomes even bigger with eight Filipino movies from the biggest producers and stars in the country. Moviegoers and fans can enjoy these movies anywhere, anytime at SM Cinema.

Here’s the Lineup for the Metro Manila Film Festival 2018


From the acclaimed horror and suspense thriller director Yam Laranas, ‘Aurora’ tells the story of Leana (Anne Curtis) and her sister as they make a deal to look for the dead bodies of the passengers of a sunken ship named Aurora. However, instead of dead bodies, the unrest souls start to haunt them.

Fantastica: The Princesses, The Prince, and the Perya

The latest comedy movie of Vice Ganda with Dingdong Dantes and Richard Gutierrez will follow the story of Belat (Vice Ganda) and her adventure to rebuild her family’s carnival and save it from bankruptcy.

Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles

An action-comedy film, ‘Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles’ features the adventures of police officers, Jack (Coco Martin), Emily (Maine Mendoza) and Popoy (Vic Sotto) as they join forces to solve a case and bring down a syndicate.

Mary Marry Me

Real-life sisters Toni and Alex Gonzaga take on the roles of Mary Jane (Toni Gonzaga) and Mary Anne (Alex Gonzaga) as their relationship is tested when Mary Jane discovers that her sister is about to marry her ex-boyfriend, Pete (Sam Milby).

One Great Love

A story of finding one great love, Zyra Paez (Kim Chiu) gives her relationship with Carl Mauricio (JC de Vera) another try; but as time passes by, Zyra doubts her relationship with Carl and gets confused about her feelings toward his best friend, Dr. Ian Arcano (Dennis Trillo).


A horror movie to give you the chills this Christmas, ‘Otlum’ follows a group of young people staying overnight at an abandoned orphanage. The adventure goes wrong as they uncover dark secrets and get haunted by ghosts.

Rainbow’s Sunset

Featuring veteran actors Eddie Garcia, Gloria Romero and Tony Mabesa, ‘Rainbow’s Sunset’ tackles the situation of Ramon (Eddie Garcia) and his family as he reveals his true sexuality and feelings for his dying friend, Fredo (Tony Mabesa).

The Girl in the Orange Dress

This romantic comedy tells the story of Anne (Jessy Mendiola), who wakes up after a party and discovers herself in bed with a celebrity heartthrob, Rye (Jericho Rosales) without any idea of what happened the night before. As they escape from the eyes of the public, Anne and Rye cannot run away from their blossoming feelings towards each other.

These MMFF flicks will be showing from December 25 to January 1 at SM Cinema branches nationwide. Which ones do you plan on watching?

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