Top 10 awesome movies like Honor Thy Father that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Honor Thy Father and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Erik Matti, John Lloyd Cruz and Meryll Soriano . Here goes the list -

  1. Slingshot
  2. Alpha: The Right to Kill
  3. Oro
  4. Ligalig
  5. 10000 Hours
  6. Noy
  7. Tarima
  8. Dukot
  9. Boundary
  10. The Untold Story: Vizconde Massacre II - May the Lord Be with Us!
  1. Slingshot

    Slingshot

    From Filipino bad-boy director Brillante Mendoza comes Slingshot, an exhilarating portrayal of teenage thugs and petty thieves, all out to get what they can in the teeming slums of Asia's notorious city of sin, Manila.

    This movie, created by Brillante Mendoza, Jiro Manio and Coco Martin, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  2. Alpha: The Right to Kill

    Alpha: The Right to Kill

    Set against the backdrop of the Philippines Government's crackdown on illegal drugs, a SWAT-led police force launches an operation to arrest Abel, one of the biggest drug lords in Manila. Police Officer Espino and Elijah, a small-time pusher turned informant, provide the intelligence for the operation, which quickly escalates into a violent and heavily-armed confrontation in the slums between the SWAT and Abel's gang. Before the investigators arrive at the crime scene, Espino and Elijah walk off with Abel's backpack full of money and methamphetamine. This gesture of survival for one and corruption for the other will soon set off a dangerous series of events, both of them risking their reputations, families and lives in the process.

    This movie, created by Brillante Mendoza, Allen Dizon and Elijah Filamor, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama

  3. Oro

    Oro

    The film is about the lives of simple folk caught between the crossfire of Kapitana accused of political patronage, and Patrol Kalikasan using the environment as a front for their own political and economic interests on the small mining community. As the provincial government and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) fight over the jurisdiction over small-scale mining operations, Elmer and Linda suffer the devastating consequences of the legacy of violence and corruption of the country's turbulent political and ideological history.

    This movie, created by Alvin Yapan, Irma Adlawan and Lannifel Aguilan, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama

  4. Ligalig

    Ligalig

    A series of murders takes place in the Metropolis in a span of three weeks, the latest of which happens on the night Junior, a taxi driver, makes love to a prostitute. After establishing a pattern from the killings, Inspector Noble, the police investigator, will theorize that only one person, a serial or thrill killer, maybe responsible for all of the murders. Junior is aware of the killings but it doesn't seem to bother him, unlike most ordinary people who have heard of the news about a serial killer roaming the city. Together with Trixie's friend Toti, Junior and Trixie head to the countryside where Trixie's family live. Junior gets to meet Martha, Trixie's weird mother, a tough lady with a shotgun always on her side. Junior also gets to know Max, Trixie's weird brother, a war-scarred former Marine soldier who's got traces of insanity. Martha's rejection of Junior is evident from the start. Martha wants Trixie to end the relationship, and immediately tell Junior that he is not welcome in the family. At this time, a mysterious man riding in an old van is heading towards Trixie's house. The bulky, ominous looking man with murderous eyes eventually reaches the house, and once inside, takes down Trixie's family one by one. First to fall is Max's wife, then the house helper, Max, and finally Martha. The man takes the shocked and hysterical Trixie alive. Junior on the other hand, manages to hide and elude the man. Meanwhile, Inspector Noble finally identifies the serial killer after getting a lead from the remains of a murdered woman. He is Damian Garote, an officer of Metrocom during Martial Law. He was considered to be the most brutal and ruthless police officer during his time. After he retired from the service, no one knew where he went. Junior eventually gets in the way of Damian, and tries to stop the man from getting away with Trixie. The two men get to see each other eye to eye after they got out of the van which rammed to a tree. The two will recognize each other easily. But in the end, nothing is what it seems.

    This movie, created by Cesar Montano, Cesar Montano and Sunshine Cruz, scores 4.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

  5. 10000 Hours

    10000 Hours

    A senator is forced to go on the run after killing a judge and fights to clear his name.

    This movie, created by Joyce Bernal, Robin Padilla and Michael De Mesa, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Thriller | Drama

  6. Noy

    Noy

    Desperate to find means of support for his family, Noy (Coco Martin) fakes his credentials to get a job as a TV journalist. His assignment is to come up with a documentary on the 2010 Philippines national elections while following the trail of his namesake, senator Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, the top presidential contender. During the campaign Noy becomes more aware of the responsibilities of real journalists. While a fresh wave of nationalistic fervor and enthusiasm permeate the country, life at home fails to improve for Noy's family and the disparity between the two "Noys" becomes increasingly evident. If one lives for the truth, the other lives a lie to survive. Infused with actual documentary footage of the presidential elections, interwoven with dramatic scenes, the film deals with the realities of poverty for many Filipino families and the fact that it may take more than one man to change the country's history.

    This movie, created by Coco Martin, Coco Martin and Cherry Pie Picache, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Tarima

    Tarima

    This movie, created by Neal Buboy Tan, Fanny Serrano and Gloria Romero, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Dukot

    Dukot

    When his son is kidnapped, a government official has to find the money to meet the ransom request.

    This movie, created by Paul Soriano, Enrique Gil and Christopher De Leon, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

  9. Boundary

    Boundary

    Inspired by true stories of taxicab drivers of metropolitan Manila, BOUNDARY, a feature narrative film is set in the urban roadways of Manila during Christmas. A guilt-ridden and disheveled taxi driver named LIMUEL ALCANTARA picks up a mild-mannered businessman named EMMANUEL LAZARO as his last passenger for the night. Limuel's conspiracy to bring Emmanuel to the hideout of robbery gang leader DIEGO GAWARAN takes a wrong turn. Their journey together from Manila to the foothills of Antipolo becomes a tension-filled and claustrophobic experience. The only way out of this seemingly eternal ride is to face their damnation.

    This movie, created by Benito Bautista, Ronnie Lazaro and Raymond Bagatsing, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  10. The Untold Story: Vizconde Massacre II - May the Lord Be with Us!

    The Untold Story: Vizconde Massacre II - May the Lord Be with Us!

    This movie, created by Carlo J. Caparas, Romeo Vasquez and Elizabeth Oropesa, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

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