All You Need Is Pag-ibig

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All You Need is Pag-ibig (lit. 'All You Need is Love') is a 2015 Filipino romantic comedy film directed by Antoinette Jadaone and released by Star Cinema as their official entry to 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival. It stars an ensemble cast including Kris Aquino, Bimby Aquino Yap, Derek Ramsay, Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Ronaldo Valdez, Nova Villa, Pokwang, Jodi Sta. Maria and Ian Veneracion.

All You Need Is Pag-Ibig
All You Need Is Pag-Ibig Poster.jpeg
Theatrical film poster
Directed byAntoinette Jadaone[1]
Produced by
Screenplay by
  • Kriz Gazmen
  • Antoinette Jadaone
  • Yoshke Dimen
Story by
  • Antoinette Jadaone
  • Yoshke Dimen
Music byCarmina Cuya
CinematographyHermann Claravall
Edited byBenjamin Tolentino
Distributed byStar Cinema
Release date
  • December 25, 2015 (2015-12-25)
Running time
116 minutes
  • Filipino
  • English
Box office₱37 million[2]

The film was controversial due to several changes in the story and casting, much to the disappointment of fans. The film was a flop and was pulled out in most theaters days after its release, earning only PhP37 million and finished 5th out of 8 in the MMFF race.




The film undergone a lot of complicated situations, it was first announced in June 2015 with its original working title, Mr. & Mrs. Split that is to be starred by Kris Aquino, Bimby Aquino Yap and Herbert Bautista until in September 2015 it was changed again into Pamilyang Lab Luv Love until weeks after, the production team already confirmed it as All You Need Is Pag-Ibig which adds Kim Chiu and Xian Lim with the cast. In early October 2015, reports were said that the movie will not push through with Aquino citing personal and health reasons.[6] Reports also said that the movie will push through but this time Bautista will not be part of the film.[7] Rumours then spread that phenomenal loveteam Jodi Sta. Maria and Richard Yap would instead lead the movie, marking their big onscreen reunion which delighted their fans here and abroad. However, in late October 2015, drastic changes were made due to Aquino's decision to do the movie. It was announced that Herbert Bautista will be replaced by Derek Ramsay, with additional casts Julia and Talia Concio.


The film was announced in June 2015 as one of two entries of Star Cinema in the annual Metro Manila Film Festival together with its cast members Kris Aquino, Herbert Bautista, Bimby Aquino Yap and Jana Agoncillo. However the film undergo complication with its cast members Aquino and Bautista leading the film to be shelved. In October 23, the final casting was announced. Kris Aquino and Bimby Aquino Yap remain in the film while Herbert Bautista was replaced by Derek Ramsay and Jana Agoncillo was replaced by Talia Concio. In addition, Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Jodi Sta Maria and Ian Veneracion completes the final cast members.[8]


All You Need Is Pag-Ibig was released in Philippine theaters on December 25, 2015 as an official entry to the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival. It ranked only 5th in the MMFF race out of the 8 movies and was pulled out in most theaters only a few days after its release.


Award Category Recipient Result
41st Metro Manila Film Festival[9] Best Director Antoinette Jadaone Nominated
Best Actor Ian Veneracion Nominated
Best Actress Jodi Sta. Maria Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Nova Villa Nominated
Best Child Performers Julia & Talia Concio Nominated
Best Sound Department Nicholai Policarpio Minion Nominated
Best Cameramen Joel Casaul Nominated
Best Cinematography Gary Gardoce Won
Best Cinematography Hermann Claravall Nominated
Best Editing Benjamin Tolentino Nominated
Best Original Theme Song "All You Need Is Pag-Ibig" Nominated
Best Production Design Shari Marie Montiague Nominated
Best Writer Patrick John Valencia Won
Best Art Director Ana Lou Sanchez Nominated


  1. ^ "Kris, KimXi start shooting for 'All You Need Is Pag-Ibig'". Star Cinema. 7 November 2015.[permanent dead link]
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  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Meet teacher Pokwang!". 2015-11-11. Retrieved 2015-12-06.
  5. ^ Closing credits of All You Need is Pag-Ibig[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ Jimenez, Joyce (2015-10-08). "Why Kris Aquino backed out of MMFF entry | Entertainment, News, The Philippine Star". Retrieved 2015-12-06.
  7. ^ "Herbert Bautista out of MMFF movie with Kris Aquino". 2015-10-23. Retrieved 2015-12-06.
  8. ^ "Star Cinema announces final cast of "All You Need is Pag-ibig"". Kicker Daily News. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  9. ^ Smith, Chuck. "Winners: 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival awards night". Philippine Star. Retrieved 28 December 2015.

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