Top 10 awesome movies like Weighed But Found Wanting that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Weighed But Found Wanting 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, Lolita Rodriguez and Lilia Dizon . Here goes the list -

  1. Ang tatay kong nanay
  2. Bakit bughaw ang langit?
  3. Bona
  4. Hinugot sa langit
  5. Kung mahawi man ang ulap
  6. Paano ba ang mangarap?
  7. Harvest Home
  8. Tatlo, dalawa, isa
  9. Saan darating ang umaga?
  10. The Most Beautiful Animal in the World
  1. Ang tatay kong nanay

    Ang tatay kong nanay

    Coring, a gay beautician, is left with a baby by his former ward, Dennis (Philip Salvador). The baby grows up (the boy is played by a very young Niño Muhlach) thinking that Coring is his real father. Everything seems to be smooth until the kid's mother (Marissa Delgado) suddenly shows up to claim her son.

    This movie, created by Lino Brocka, Dolphy and Niño Muhlach, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Bakit bughaw ang langit?

    Bakit bughaw ang langit?

    IT WAS ALMOST A PERFECT LOVE, BUT A LOVE DOOMED FROM THE START - A LOVE SOCIETY WOULD NEVER UNDERSTAND.

    This movie, created by Mario OHara, Nora Aunor and Dennis Roldan, scores 8.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Bona

    Bona

    A FEMALE MOVIE FAN IDOLIZES A MOVIE BIT PLAYER WHO BECOMES HER OBSESSION. HER UNREQUITED LOVE FOR HIM LEADS TO A NIGHT-MARISH END.

    This movie, created by Lino Brocka, Nora Aunor and Phillip Salvador, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Hinugot sa langit

    Hinugot sa langit

    The young unmarried but pregnant Carmen Castro (Maricel Soriano) informs her cousin Stella (Amy Austria) about her situation. Stella scoffs and recommends abortion. The father of the child, Jerry, also recommends abortion. Her over religious landlady Juling (Charito Solis), who is busy juggling her religious aims and her legal quarrel with the poor families illegally living in her land, however strongly suggests that she keeps the baby as killing it would be a sin against God. Carmen sees signs that would seemingly suggest an answer to her difficult decision. Her poor neighbors struggle for money to feed their children. She sees a physically malformed child vending goods outside the church. She loses her job at a financing company due to the struggling economy during that time. Carmen eventually decides to have an abortion in a deeply moving scene with close up shots of the cold steel utensils used by the doctor to undertake it. The cold steel of the abortion tools and the close up shots in turn attempt to emphasize the coldness of killing an unborn child.

    This movie, created by Ishmael Bernal, Maricel Soriano and Charito Solis, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Kung mahawi man ang ulap

    Kung mahawi man ang ulap

    Catherine goes through all the travails of a young woman, who had to deal with a scheming stepfather out to dupe her of her inheritance.

    This movie, created by Laurice Guillen, Hilda Koronel and Christopher De Leon, scores 8.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Paano ba ang mangarap?

    Paano ba ang mangarap?

    The story of Lisa (Vilma Santos) and Eric (Christopher de Leon) and how they fought for their love. Lisa got pregnant with Benny (Jay Ilagan ), Eric's brother. However, Benny died in a motorcycle accident. Eric was kind enough to marry Lisa but Eric's mother (Armida Siguon Reyna) disapproved of the relationship and makes life hell for Lisa. Meanwhile, Maya (Amy Austria) wants Eric and seduces him especially when Eric and Lisa were having marital problems. Eric and Maya promptly left for Europe leaving Lisa alone. Despite their different social backgrounds, Lisa (Vilma Santos) and Benny (Jay Ilagan) have found their match in each other. Unfortunately, Benny dies before they could marry, and Lisa is left with no choice but to seek the help of Benny's parents. But their arrogance is as lofty as their fortune, and to them, Lisa is nothing but an opportunist. Their only concern is their late son's unborn child that Lisa is carrying in her womb. The only person who treats Liza with kindness is Eric (Christopher de Leon), Benny's brother, who has secretly fallen in love with her.

    This movie, created by Eddie Garcia, Vilma Santos and Christopher De Leon, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Harvest Home

    Harvest Home

    Set in a quiet, rural Filipino village, tale revolves around a sibling rivalry between Jacinta, a woman who appears to be the ultimate dutiful daughter and wife, and Clarita, her more beautiful sister, who left town a decade ago. Over the years, Jacinta has manipulated the entire community to believe that, despite being rejected by her father Arcadio and ignored by her mother Almeda, she has sacrificed her life for her parents as well as for her own hubby Peping. Tension builds when the more suave Clarita returns with her husband to confront her past - and to come to terms with her jealous, resentful sister. Flashbacks reveal dark, shattering secrets that eventually tear the family apart.

    This movie, created by Carlos Siguion-Reyna, Maricel Soriano and Snooky Serna, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

  8. 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

  9. Saan darating ang umaga?

    Saan darating ang umaga?

    A family's source of joy becomes the cause of all their grief. After years of trying to have a son, a couple finally decides to adopt one. While Shayne their only child is receptive at first, she finds herself getting increasingly jealous of Joel who has become the couple's center of attention. Shayne realizes that her adopted brother is no threat at all when he demonstrates his affection for her. But just when harmony is restored in the family, tragedy strikes during a beach excursion. Acting on a dare by Joel, Shane's father drifts afar from the shore and drowns. Shane's mother suffers a breakdown and blames Joel for the tragedy. Albeit Shane tries to hold the family together, the mother becomes inconsolable and demands that she return the boy to the orphanage. Now, Shayne must make the painful choice whether to keep her brother or submit to her mother's wishes.

    This movie, created by Maryo J. de los Reyes, Nida Blanca and Nestor de Villa, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  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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