1989 FAMAS Awards

The 37th Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards Night was held in 1989 in the Philippines. This is for the Outstanding Achievements of the different films for the year 1988.

37th FAMAS Awards
DateMay 6, 1989[1]
SiteWestin Philippine Plaza Grand Ballroom,
Pasay, Philippines[1]
Best PictureIbulong mo sa Diyos
Comedy: Enteng the Dragon
Action: Chinatown: Sa Kuko ng Dragon
Most awardsIbulong Mo sa Diyos (6 wins)

For the first time in the history of FAMAS, the Best Picture was divided into three categories. Best Picture, Best Comedy Picture and Best Action Picture. Ibulong Mo sa Diyos won for the drama category, Enteng the Dragon for comedy and Chinatown: Sa Kuko ng Dragon for Action. On the other hand, Vilma Santos won her fifth Famas Best Actress Award.[2]



Winners are listed first and highlighted with boldface.

Best Picture Best Comedy Picture[1]
  • Ibulong Mo sa Diyos — Regal Films
    • Celestina Sanchez, Alyas Bubbles – Enforcer: Ativan Gang — Golden Lions Films
    • Huwag Mong Itanong Kung Bakit — Viva Films
    • Lorenzo Ruiz... The Saint... A Filipino! — RJ Films
    • Magkano ang Iyong Dangal? — Sieko Films
    • Nagbabagang Luha — Regal Films
    • Paano Tatakasan ang Bukas? — Viva Films
  • Enteng the Dragon — RVQ Films
    • Jack and Jill sa Amerika — Viva Films
    • Jacky Tyan — RNB Films
    • Pik Pak Boom — Viva Films
    • Sheman: Mistress of the Universe? — Viva Films
    • Wake Up Little Susie — Regal Films
Best Action Picture[1] Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
  • Miguel Rodriguez — Ibulong Mo sa Diyos
    • Ernie Garcia — Bukas Sisikat din ang Araw
    • Paquito DiazKumander Dante
    • Joel TorreMagkano ang Iyong Dangal
    • Dante RiveroNatutulog Pa ang Diyos
    • Dick Israel — Patrolman
Best Child Actor Best Child Actress
Best in Screenplay Best Story
  • Armando A. Herrera — Hati Tayo sa Magdamag
  • Sally Esteban — Hati Tayo sa Magdamag
Best Cinematography Best Editing
  • Ricardo Jacinto — Ibulong Mo sa Diyos
  • Ike Jarlego Jr. — Ibulong Mo sa Diyos
Best Theme Song Production Design
  • Ray Maliuanag — Ibulong Mo sa Diyos

Special awardeeEdit


  1. ^ a b c d "FAMAS announces nominees". Manila Standard. Kagitingan Publications, Inc. April 17, 1989. p. 18. Retrieved August 10, 2020.
  2. ^ "THE 37th FAMAS AWARD WINNERS". Retrieved February 20, 2013.

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