Top 10 awesome movies like Mutya ng Pasig that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Mutya ng Pasig 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 Richard Abelardo, Jose Padilla Jr. and Rebecca Gonzales . Here goes the list -

  1. Blessings of the Land
  2. Sakada
  3. Malvarosa
  4. Jesus Christ Superstar
  5. Room 213
  6. Speck in the Water
  7. Gaano kadalas ang minsan?
  8. Palabra de honor
  9. Kambyo
  10. Xdeal
  1. Blessings of the Land

    Blessings of the Land

    A young married couple, Maria and Jose (Rosa Rosal and Tony Santos) start life together creating a lanzones orchard in the countryside. They have four children - Miguel (Leroy Salvador), Arturo (Carlos Padilla Jr), Angelita (Marita Zobel), and Lito (Danilo Jurado). The eldest, Miguel, is a deaf-mute. Life is good to them and the children grow up and bring joy to the community. But trouble enters their lives when Jose makes an enemy of Bruno (Joseph de Cordova). Bruno, a widower, is much feared in the village, for it is rumored that he caused the death of his wife. And yet he wants to remarry and is courting Choleng (Mila Ocampo), Jose's niece. But Choleng avoids Bruno and one day, in trying to get away from him, she slips and falls off a cliff and dies. The village is outraged and Bruno hides in the mountains. There, he plots his revenge on the village, particularly on Jose's family.

    This movie, created by Manuel Silos, Rosa Rosal and Tony Santos, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Sakada

    Sakada

    The inner workings of a family headed by a union organizer are revealed when his body is brought back to his hometown for burial. A sakada is a farmer who works in a sugarcane field harvesting it during the months of October to December. After this period, some sakadas who already live in the hacienda plant crops to tide them over until the next sugarcane harvest. Those who came from other provinces go back home. They are seasonal farm workers without any benefits. The plight of the sakadas is further explained as the movie develops, exposing along the way the vast gap between the rich and the poor.

    This movie, created by Behn Cervantes, Robert Arevalo and Hilda Koronel, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Malvarosa

    Malvarosa

    A DRAMATIC THUNDERBOLT THAT WON FOR REBECCA del RIO the GOLDEN HARVEST AWARD IN THE 5th ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL. Here is a poverty-stricken family who live by the railroad tracks and on the wrong side of the tracks not by choice but because destiny has willed it.

    This movie, created by Gregorio Fernandez, Charito Solis and Leroy Salvador, scores 8.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Jesus Christ Superstar

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    This movie, created by Jose Pepe Wenceslao, Amalia Fuentes and Victor Wood, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Room 213

    Room 213

    The story follows the endangered relationship of an architect and his wife, a photographer. After being married for 10 years, they have lost all emotional connections with each other. However,they both still want to save their marriage so they resort to extreme measures to revive their attraction for one another and rekindle their dying passions. They experiment with other partners and what happens is a matter of exchanging partners that resorts into an explosive climax of uncontrolled carnal desires.

    This movie, created by Keith Sicat, Allen Dizon and Gwen Garci, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. 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

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  7. Gaano kadalas ang minsan?

    Gaano kadalas ang minsan?

    They are two women in love with one man. One is the wife, the other is the mistress. And between them, the man whose love and time they share. But even the most discreet of affairs can be laid open, and the most submissive of wives can lose her patience. Vilma Santos, Hilda Koronel and Dindo Fernando lend their thespic talents to this moving tale of love, betrayal and retribution.

    This movie, created by Danny L. Zialcita, Vilma Santos and Hilda Koronel, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Palabra de honor

    Palabra de honor

    Eddie Garcia headed this all-star cast in a searing drama about a millionaire patriarch and the power he wielded among the people in an entire town.

    This movie, created by Danny L. Zialcita, Hilda Koronel and Elizabeth Oropesa, scores 8.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Kambyo

    Kambyo

    This movie, created by Joselito Altarejos, Kenjie Garcia and Ray An Dulay, scores 4.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Xdeal

    Xdeal

    Photographer Billy and his girlfriend Sarah have just moved into a new apartment. They are no longer in love, but they content themselves with sex, often involving role play. Billy becomes enamored with their new neighbor Dana.

    This movie, created by Lawrence Fajardo, Paloma and Jamilla Obispo, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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