Many people have jumped on board the Korean Drama bandwagon during this quarantine, and who can blame them? Even if our local film and television industry has produced some crazily kilig flicks that would rival those of Crash Landing on You or It’s Okay Not to Be Okay, let’s not forget.
The following are some of the best romantic Filipino films that you may watch on Netflix if you’d want to change things up a bit. We’ve compiled a list of the best Filipino romantic comedies below, including timeless favorites like A Love Story and the recently released Through Night and Day.
1. Through Night and Day
During their once-in-a-lifetime journey to Iceland, a married couple learns surprising truths about one another that puts their marriage to the test.
2. On Vodka, Beers, and Regrets
There haven’t been any bad Bela Padilla-JC Santos partnerships to date. Jane (Bela Padilla) goes off the rails in On Vodka, Beers, and Regrets when a scandal threatens her job. While drinking at a local bar, she meets Francis (JC Santos), who ends up becoming her constant ally in her time of need.
3. Never Not Love You
We replay their movies to pull some kilig out of our broken JaDine hearts. They represent a modern-day couple whose “you and me against the world” type of love is put to the test in Never Not Love You as their dreams diverge.
For those in search of an upbeat romance, Janine Gutierrez and Enchong Dee’s performance in ‘Elise’ is sure to please. Childhood romance is depicted in the film, which then moves on to the couple’s reunion many years later.
5. Sid & Aya: Not a Love Story
Dingdong Dantes and Anne Curtis’s rom-com openly claims that it is not a love story, but we can tell you that it will nonetheless make you feel butterflies. Stockbroker employs her to keep him company during sleepless nights in this flick.
6. Barcelona: A Love Untold
As long as Kathniel is involved in a film or TV show, we can always expect her to provide the euphoria. Two Filipino expats in Spain who rely on each other to overcome the challenges of independence and new beginnings are the focus of the Barcelona love team.
7. Hintayan ng Langit
You’ll laugh and cry at the same time when you read this heartwarming love story. After more than two years of waiting in purgatory, Lisang has finally made it to heaven. After receiving her student card, she learns that her room will be rented to her recently deceased ex-boyfriend.
8. Crazy Beautiful You
It was impossible for us to leave out a Kathniel film from our list! Astonishingly Lovely When your book came out, it attracted a lot of attention, and we can see why. Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla’s chemistry made this simple love tale of two opposite persons a favorite for many..
9. Starting Over Again
An architecture student falls in love with her history professor and the story finishes with many unanswered questions. The two reunite years later for a project. Are they finally able to put the book down for the final time? As a matter of fact, did the two finally come to an agreement?
10. Luck at First Sight
We had to include Luck at First Sight since the sight of Jericho Rosales alone makes us swoon. Actor Jericho Rosales portrays a gambler who is searching for his “life charm” in order to live a debt-free existence in this enchanting film. However, after he’s found his ‘life charm,’ he must avoid falling in love or else his good fortune would go.
11. The Break-Up Playlist
For the first time since their breakup, Piolo Pascual and Sarah Geronimo appear together in The Break-Up Playlist. Will they finally be able to put their differences and history behind them as they work together as solely collaborators? Is there a chance that old feelings will resurface?
12. A Love Story
In a nod to the original romantic Filipino film starring Aga Muhlach, let’s go back in time. Is there anything you’d do if you met the woman of your dreams and wanted to marry her after you’d already married someone else? A Love Story asks this subject.
13. Finally Found Someone
This Sarah G & John Lloyd film is guaranteed to put you in a good mood! The story of a young woman who went viral after being dumped at the altar is told in the film Finally Found Someone. A PR professional has been appointed and dispatched to her assistance in order to help her move on. However, it doesn’t take long for the two to fall in love with each other.