Top 10 awesome movies like Insiang that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Insiang 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 Lino Brocka, Hilda Koronel and Mona Lisa . Here goes the list -

  1. City After Dark
  2. Ina ka ng anak mo
  3. Bulaklak sa City Jail
  4. Speck in the Water
  5. Kontrobersyal
  6. Relasyon
  7. Tatlo, dalawa, isa
  8. Rubia Servios
  9. Nagalit ang buwan sa haba ng gabi
  10. The Most Beautiful Animal in the World
  1. City After Dark

    City After Dark

    The hidden nightlife of ordinary people living in Manila unveils. Lovers and families' conflicts are radically pitted against each other as they live in the night streets rampant with drugs and prostitution. The outstanding narrative explicitly unravels the various characters and episodes. This landmark film of Ishmael Bernal depicts the darkness of city life so vividly that it was once prohibited to use the word 'Manila' on its title.

    This movie, created by Ishmael Bernal, Charito Solis and Alma Moreno, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Ina ka ng anak mo

    Ina ka ng anak mo

    Ester Postigo (Nora Aunor) plays a social worker who cannot have a baby. Because of her infertility, her husband, Luis (Raoul Aragon), goes to bed with her mother, Renata (Lolita Rodriguez). She bears a child. Ester brings the matter to court.

    This movie, created by Lino Brocka, Lolita Rodriguez and Nora Aunor, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Bulaklak sa City Jail

    Bulaklak sa City Jail

    The story of a woman named Angela who was accused of frustrated murder finds herself in difficult desperate situation inside the prison while meeting different kind of women who were penalized for different kind of crimes. She soon found out she was pregnant and escape the prison to deliver her baby but the police discover her escape and chased after her. They finally found her and were surprised to see her deliver her baby in zoo.

    This movie, created by Mario OHara, Nora Aunor and Gina Alajar, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Speck in the Water

    Speck in the Water

    Ishmael Bernal's opus recreates the quality and slow pace of life in a dying village surrounded by the sea as it is caught in the eternal cycle of love and hate, of fertility and pollution, of birth and death. A bold and successful attempt to depart from the usual commercial fare, it cryptically paints a large, bleak canvas showing rural fold and how their chances at redemption and happiness are irreversibly decimated by poverty, ignorance, neglect and the dark side of big business.

    This movie, created by Ishmael Bernal, Elizabeth Oropesa and Daria Ramirez, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes.

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  5. Kontrobersyal

    Kontrobersyal

    KONTROBERSYAL is one of the classic masterpieces of acclaimed stage and film director, Lino Brocka in the historical period of the 80's. A story set in the glitter and glamour of showbiz world. Behind the bright lights, fabulous costumes and larger than life sets, real lives are broken and shattered for the hunger of fame and the thirst for money. Carina Daluz (played by Gina Alajar) was blinded by the ill promise of success offered by her producer Mers Madsen (played by Charo Santos). Her walk toward the path to stardom entailed her sanity and corrupted her soul. Her innocence was replaced by wickedness and her once good natured self, has become the demon that she feared. No love that is forever, no hope to discover for all the people living in KONTROBERSYAL.

    This movie, created by Lino Brocka, Phillip Salvador and Charo Santos-Concio, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Relasyon

    Relasyon

    The story follows the trials of a woman as she risks to build a meaningful relationship with a married man despite the different hurdles that abound.

    This movie, created by Ishmael Bernal, Vilma Santos and Christopher De Leon, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Tatlo, dalawa, isa

    Tatlo, dalawa, isa

    (Tagalog with English subtitles) Filipino cinema lenged, Lino Brocka, directs this compilation of three intimate stories about the perseverance of hope featuring a drug addict, an abandoned daughter and a repressed catholic.

    This movie, created by Lino Brocka, Jay Ilagan and Perla Bautista, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Rubia Servios

    Rubia Servios

    A soon-to-be-wed woman becomes the object of obsession of a man who will stop at nothing to posses her.

    This movie, created by Lino Brocka, Vilma Santos and Mat Ranillo III, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Nagalit ang buwan sa haba ng gabi

    Nagalit ang buwan sa haba ng gabi

    A story of married couples but leaves their own spouses for their relationship.

    This movie, created by Danny L. Zialcita, Dindo Fernando and Gloria Diaz, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

  10. The Most Beautiful Animal in the World

    The Most Beautiful Animal in the World

    A drifted mysterious beautiful woman (Gloria Diaz) starts to wreak havoc and ruin the lives of the people living in a peaceful island.

    This movie, created by Celso Ad. Castillo, Gloria Diaz and Vic Vargas, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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