15 Highest-Grossing Filipino Films Of All Time (2024)

Here we have made a list of the highest-grossing Filipino films of all time! With the emergence of online streaming channels, it has become easier to watch different countries’ movies anywhere and at any time. Therefore, with the deep history of the Philippines Cinema, which runs back to 1919, many films grossing well at the box office in recent years. Due to the modern touch, trendy storyline, and fabulous actors, the viewers have become fans! Therefore, past few decades, the cinema of the Philippines gained a fanbase from all around the world, increasing the gross revenue of Filipino films!

Due to its rising popularity, the Filipino film industry generates billions of Philippines pesos annually. However, only a few iconic movies made it to the Filipino box office hits! Furthermore, their gross earnings would make anyone do a double take. Some films such asBarcelona: A Love Untold, The Love Affair,Heneral Luna, etc., have profits of ₱200 to ₱300 million at the box office. Meanwhile,Beauty and the Bestie, Miracle in Cell No. 7, The Hows of Us, etc., have already crossed ₱500 million box office earnings! Hence, here is the list of 15 highest-grossing Filipino films that would make you speechless!

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My Babe Love: #KiligPaMore (2015)

The romantic comedy‘My Babe Love: #KiligPaMore’has made it on the list of the highest-grossing Filipino films! It revolves around business rivals and their beloved daughter and nephew. The story reveals how business rivals Vito Carillo and Carozon Talatala want to stop his daughter and her nephew from falling in love. However, destiny intervenes with their lives at the right time as a love-hate relationship story begins!

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My Babe Love #KiligPaMore (2015)

  • Box Office-₱385 Million
  • Starring-Vic Sotto, Ai-Ai delas Alas, Alden Richards & Maine Mendoza
  • Duration-106 Minutes

It Takes a Man and a Woman (2013)

The Filipino film‘It Takes a Man, and a Woman‘ is a sequel to the previous two films, A Very Special Love (2008)andYou Changed My Life (2009). Therefore, the story follows the life of Miggy Montenegro and Laida Magtalas after their break-up, which occurred after the second movie’s events. The film shows that Miggy is now in a relationship with Belle Laurel. Meanwhile, Laida is now a fierce woman after living in the United States.

Thus, the two try to co-exist in the same company, but nothing comes easier. While Laida tries to oppose Miggy’s business decisions through a series of events, the former lovers realize the meaning of true love. Thus with a simple but wholesome romance-comedy,It Takes a Man, and a Womancaught viewers’ attention, making it one of the highest-grossing Filipino films of all time!

  • Box Office-₱387 Million
  • Starring-John Lloyd Cruz, Sarah Geronimo & Isabelle Daze
  • Duration-127 Minutes
  • Watch On-Netflix

Sisterakas (2012)

The comedy parody film‘Sisterakas’revolves around the tale of half-siblings Detty and Totoy/Bernice. Born from different mothers, Detty and Bernice hate each other as their bitter rivalry dates back to when they were kids. Therefore when their father passed away, things began to go downhill. The two siblings even stopped speaking to each other again. However, fate has a diffident plan as things change when Detty applies for Bernice’s assistance position, not even knowing that Bernice is her sister.

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Sisterakas (2012)

Despite a simple storyline, the sweet revenge comedySisterakasbroke box office, earning the title of the 3rd highest-grossing Filipino film of all time domestically!

  • Box Office-₱393.4 Million
  • Starring-Ai-Ai delas Alas, Kris Aquino, Vice Ganda, Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla & Xyriel Manabat
  • Duration-105 Minute
  • Watch On-Netflix

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My Ex and Whys (2017)

‘My Ex and Whys’is a drama-romantic movie that follows the life of Cali, a blogger, and her ex-boyfriend Gio! Cali, who dreams of becoming a social media influencer, runs a blog called The Bakit List (The Why List). After an unexpected exchange with a user goes viral, she decides to meet him only to find out that the user is none other than her ex-boyfriend Gio who wants to win her back!

Due to the excellent acting performance and heart-thumping chemistry between the leads,My Ex and Whysbecame fan-favorite and the highest-grossing film to be starred by Soberano and Gil to date!

  • Box Office-₱400 Million
  • Starring-Enrique Gil & Liza Soberano
  • Duration-120 Minutes
  • Watch On-Netflix

Starting Over Again (2014)

Olivia Lamasan’s‘Starting Over Again’revolves around a pair of exes who runs into each other again after a breakup, leaving them with numbers answered questions. The film shows how the former lovers, Marco and Ginny, meet years later through a project. An unexpected encounter leads to flashbacks- an email, a backstory, and the self-esteem of moving on, letting go, and redemption.

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Starting Over Again (2014)

The beautiful romantic comedy Starting Over Againbecame an instant box office success on its opening day, making it one of the highest-grossing Filipino films of all time!

  • Box Office-₱410.8 Million
  • Starring-Piolo Pascual, Toni Gonzaga & Iza Calzado
  • Duration-130 Minutes
  • Watch On-Netflix

Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy (2013)

The Filipino parody film‘Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy’revolves around quadruplets Girlie (girl), Peter (boy), Mark (bakla), and Panying (tomboy). After years of separation, the quadruplets meet again since Peter needed a compatible live donor. Thankfully, they found the match, Mark. However, years of agony burn deep inside the heart! Mark sets a condition in exchange for his liver that the rest of his family got through the hardships he, Panying, and their mother went through.

The unconventional family drama ofGirl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy,also known as Female, Male, Gay, and Lesbian, won various awards and gained the title of the highest-grossing Filipino film one should watch!

  • Box Office-₱421 Million
  • Starring-Vice Ganda, Maricel Soriano, Joey Marquez, Ruffa Gutierrez & Cristine Reyes
  • Duration-103 Minutes
  • Watch On-Amazon Prime

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The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin (2014)

The action comedy fantasy Filipino movie‘Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin’has made it on the list of highest-grossing films! The film is a sequel to the 2011 action parodyThe Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin. The story follows Colonel Benjamin, a worldwide sensation after saving the entire county. He is now assigned to guard a genius child, Bimbee, whose intellect is needed to foil the plans of an evil villain!

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The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin (2014)

  • Box Office-₱455 Million
  • Starring-Vice Ganda, Richard Yap, Tom Rodriguez, Alex Gonzaga & Bimby Aquino-Yap
  • Duration-105 Minutes
  • Watch On-Netflix, Amazon Prime

Beauty and the Bestie (2015)

The comedy action Filipino movie‘Beauty and the Bestie’ reveals the story of a policeman and his ex-best friend. While investigating an important case, the policeman Emman shows up at his former best friend Erika’s door in the need of help to impersonate the daughter of a foreign dignitary Ms. Uzeklovakia in a beauty pageant since terrorists abducted Ms. Uzeklovakia!

Despite being on the list of highest-grossing Filipino films,Beauty and the Bestiereceived mixed reviews from critics. Whereas some praised the humor, action stunts, and other sequences, the remaining criticized the story and acting.

  • Box Office-₱529 Million
  • Starring-Vice Ganda & Coco Martin
  • Duration-119 Minutes
  • Watch On-Netflix, Amazon Prime

Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2019)

The Filipino drama film ‘Miracle in Cell No. 7′is based on the 2013 South Korean movie of the same title directed by Lee Hwan Kyung. The story revolves around a mentally challenged man Lito and his daughter Yesha. It shows Lito is wrongfully accused of killing the daughter of Secretary Yulo. Therefore after becoming friends with his inmates, together they form a plan to smuggle his young daughter inside the cell to be with his little daughter.

Despite the remake of the Korean movie,Miracle in Cell No. 7has accomplished massive earnings at the box office. And thus has come on the list of the highest-grossing Filipino films of all time!

  • Box Office-₱543 Million
  • Starring-Aga Muhlach, Xia Vigor & Bela Padilla
  • Duration-119 Minutes
  • Watch On-Apple TV

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A Second Chance (2015)

‘A Second Chance’is a sequel to the 2007 Molina’s filmOne More Chance. The movie is the continuation of Popoy and Basha’s love tale fromOne More Chance. Here, the couple starts a new chapter of their lives as they walk down the aisle, vowing to each other ‘forever’ and ‘ever.’ However, despite overcoming a rough romantic past, the couple finds marriage life just as difficult as their past. Popoy, a failed achiever, struggles to keep his business and self-esteem intact. Meanwhile, Basha has given up so much in her life to keep their marriage together.

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A Second Chance (2015)

After the film’s release,A Second Chancereceived favorable reviews from film critics and audiences. Therefore, it’s not surprising that it is one of the highest-grossing Filipino films.

  • Box Office-₱556 Million
  • Starring-John Lloyd Cruz & Bea Alonzo
  • Duration-130 Minutes
  • Watch On-Netflix

Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad (2017)

One of the highest-grossing Filipino superhero comedy films‘Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad,’ revolves around Gandarra, Rapiddo, and Kweenie. The movie is about how The Revenger Squad uncover their superpowers when one of their youngest turns twenty-one and receives his own powers. The trio wants to attain and protect the most precious to them. However, as they stick to their separate mission, dark secrets surface and threaten to destroy everything they hold dear. Therefore, to find the only great power that will make them ‘super,’ they set aside their differences.

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Gandarrapiddo The Revenger Squad (2017)

  • Box Office-₱571 Million
  • Starring-Vice Ganda, Daniel Padilla & Pia Wurtzback
  • Duration-111 Minutes
  • Watch On-Amazon Prime

Fantastica (2018)

The Filipino fantasy comedy‘Fantastica’revolves around the proprietor of a struggling carnival named Perya Wurtzbach Bellat. Bellat lives with his mother and his three adopted brothers in a close-to-bankruptcy carnival, his happiest place on earth; it’s his universe. Due to debts, the carnival is on the verge of being evicted from their land by Dong Nam’s family.

Therefore, when Bellate meets an old friend, Prince, who asks him to find his three lost princesses of their magical land named Fantastica with the promise to rebuild the carnival, Bellat immediately agrees to help him. However, things started to weird when fantastical characters began to appear in their perya.

AlthoughFantasticabecame one of the highest-grossing Filipino films, it received mixed reviews from critics. Whereas some praised the movie’s special effects, others criticized the lack of character development and some of the comedic scenes.

  • Box Office-₱596 Million
  • Starring-Vice Ganda, Richard Gutierrez & Dingdong Dantes
  • Duration-113 Minutes
  • Watch On-Netflix, Apple TV

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The Super Parental Guardians (2016)

The action comedy Filipino film‘The Super Parental Guardians’narrates the tale of unlikely ‘parents’ Arci and Paco. After the death of his best friend Sarah, the custody of her children Megan and Ernie was given to Arci. Therefore, the children’s uncle Paco is left with no choice as he has to live and get along with Arci. As they immerse in the role of parental figures to children while tracking Sarah’s killer down, the craziest and greatest adventure of their lives begins!

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The Super Parental Guardians (2016)

The Super Parental Guardiansgot mixed reviews, yet it holds the record for the highest opening day gross of all Filipino films, at ₱75 million!

  • Box Office-₱590 Million
  • Starring-Vice Ganda & Coco Martin
  • Duration-114 Minutes
  • Watch On-Netflix

The Hows of Us (2018)

The romantic comedy-drama film‘The Hows of Us’narrates a heartwrenching yet beautiful love story of the young couple Primo and George. Whereas Primo is an aspiring musician who dreams of performing on stage all over the world, George is a graduating medical student of Dutch descent on her biological father’s side.

The movies reveal how the young couple dream of growing old together. However, as they spend together, their feelings go deeper for each other. Thus, they find that loving each other is not enough as they have to deal with the struggles of being in a long-term relationship and the cruel reality of life!

The Hows of Ushas secured the second top position on the list of the highest-grossing Filipino films. After all, it had broken multiple records in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. Furthermore, the leading couple was recognized asPhenomenal Box Office Stars!

  • Box Office-₱810 Million
  • Starring-Kathryn Bernardo & Daniel Padilla
  • Duration-120 Minutes
  • Watch On-Netflix

Hello, Love, Goodbye (2019)

Here comes the highest-grossing Filipino film of all time,‘Hello, Love, Goodbye,’ranking at the top of the list! The movie revolves around Joy and Ethan. Joy, a domestic helper in Hong Kong, excels in her job and enjoys the friendship of many other empowered domestic helpers. However, she plans to leave the city soon.

Meanwhile, Ethan is a sweet bartender. He now wants to commit to a career and his family, who also resides in Hong Kong. As Joy and Ethan cross paths, they soon develop a friendship and become each other’s joy against the grime and grind of Hong Kong.

After its release,Hello, Love, Goodbyeearned over 800 million worldwide gross revenue. The movie even received positive reviews from film critics as they claimed the love story stood out because of the backdrop of the plight of OFW in Hong Kong!

  • Box Office-₱880 Million
  • Starring-Kathryn Bernardo & Alden Richards
  • Duration-117 Minutes
  • Watch On-Netflix, Amazon Prime

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15 Highest-Grossing Filipino Films Of All Time (2024)


What are the highest-grossing Filipino movie of all time? ›

Five hundred million mark

A Second Chance grossed over ₱480 million domestically while its total box office gross including the sales abroad is ₱556 million. The Super Parental Guardians grossed over ₱570 million domestically while its total box office gross including international sales is ₱999 million.

What are the top 15 highest-grossing movies of all time? ›

Three James Cameron movies and four Avengers amongst the biggest 15 titles
  • Avatar (2009): 2,922,917,914.
  • Vengadores: Endgame (2019): 2,797,501,328.
  • Titanic (1997): 2,201,647,264.
  • Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015): 2,069,521,700.
  • Vengadores: Infinity War (2018): 2,048,359,754.
Jan 3, 2023

What is the #1 grossing movie of all time? ›

Films with the highest all-time worldwide box office grosses

"Avatar" leads with $2.9 billion. "Avengers: Endgame" and "Titanic" follow with $2.8 and $2.2 billion respectively.

Who is the box office king in Philippines? ›

Box Office Entertainment Award for Box Office King
Presented byGuillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation
First awarded1971
Currently held byVic Sotto, Coco Martin Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles (2019)
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What is the first Filipino movie on Netflix? ›

Birdshot is the first Filipino film released worldwide by Netflix.

What is the oldest Filipino movie? ›

The first film produced by a Filipino is José Nepomuceno's Dalagang Bukid (Country Maiden) in 1919 based on a highly acclaimed musical play by Hermogenes Ilagan and León Ignacio.

What was the first movie to hit 1 billion? ›

On March 1, 1998, Titanic became the first movie to gross over $1 billion worldwide, in just 74 days of release.

What movie made a billion dollars? ›

Highest-grossing films adjusted for inflation
1Gone with the Wind1939
4Star Wars1977
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What is the top 5 biggest movies of all time? ›

Top 10 highest grossing films of all time
  • Avatar (2009), $2.9 billion.
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019), $2.7 billion.
  • Titanic (1997), $2.19 billion.
  • Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), $2.06 billion.
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018), $2.04 billion.
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), $1.9 billion.
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What was the fastest movie to gross 1 billion? ›

Fastest to $1.5 billion

Titanic became the first movie to gross over $1.5 billion worldwide no later than June 23, 1998, within 188 days of release. The list below is restricted to the 10 movies that reached the milestone the fastest.

How many movies broke 1 billion dollars? ›

Without adjusting for inflation, 52 movies have grossed $1 billion or more at the box office. Using data from Box Office Mojo, we compiled a list of the highest-grossing movies worldwide. "Avatar: The Way of Water" is the latest film to join the elite club since the pandemic.

Who is considered as the king of Philippine movies? ›

His long and successful career as an action star earned him the nickname "Da King" (i.e. the "King of Philippine movies"). He also wrote, directed, and produced several of the films he starred in—under the pseudonyms Ronwaldo Reyes and D'Lanor. Fernando Poe Jr.

What film is considered as one of the classics of Filipino cinema? ›

Kadenang Putik (1960) The Moises Padilla Story (1961) Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo (Gerardo De Leon, 1961 and 1962) Lilet (1971)

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