Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Picture

The Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Picture is an award presented annually by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). It was first awarded at the 1st Metro Manila Film Festival ceremony, held in 1975; the film Diligin Mo ng Hamog ang Uhaw na Lupa starring Joseph Estrada received the award and it is given in honor of the film that has delivered an outstanding creation of the film, including directing, acting, music composing, writing, editing and other efforts put forth into a film.[1] The category was first named "Best Film" before changing it to "Best Picture" in 2007. Currently, nominees and winners are determined by Executive Committees, headed by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman and key members of the film industry.[2]

Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Picture
Awarded forBest Picture
CountryPhilippines
Presented byMMDA
First awarded1975
Currently held byFan Girl (2020)
Websitewww.mmda.gov.ph/mmff/

Winners and nomineesEdit

Key Explanation
  Indicates the winning film/picture

1970sEdit

Year Film Production Company(ies) Producer(s) Ref
1975
(1st)
Diligin Mo ng Hamog ang Uhaw na Lupa  JE Production, Inc Joseph Ejercito [1]
Batu-Bato sa Langit (3rd) NV Productions
1976
(2nd)
Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon  Hemisphere Dennis Juban [3]
Minsa'y isang Gamu-gamo Premiere Productions Digna Santiago
1977
(3rd)
Burlesk Queen  Ian Films Romy Ching [4]
1978
(4th)
Atsay  Ian Films Romy Ching [5]
1979
(5th)
Kasal-kasalan, Bahay-bahayan  HPS Films Hermogenes P. Santiago [6]
Ina ka ng Anak Mo Lourdes A. Marquez (Executive producer)

1980sEdit

Year Film Production Company(ies) Producer(s) Ref
1980
(6th)
Taga sa Panahon  [7]
Brutal
Langis sa Tubig
1981
(7th)
Kisapmata  Bancom Productions Ronaldo S. Atienza [8]
Ang Babae Sa Ulog
1982
(8th)
Himala  Experimental Cinema of the Philippines (1982) Bibsy N. Carballo and Charo Santos-Concio [9]
Moral
Haplos
1983
(9th)
Karnal  Cine Suerte Films (1983) Ben Yalung] [10]
Bago Kumalat ang Kamandag
Hot Property
1984
(10th)
Bulaklak sa City Jail  Cherubim Films Archie Cobarrubias and Cherry Cobarrubias [11]
Alapaap (2nd)
Shake, Rattle & Roll (3rd)
Misteryo sa Tuwa
Atsay Liller Buti Nga Sa'yo
Idol
Muntinlupa
Bukas... May Pangarap
Ang Panday IV: Ika-Apat na Aklat
1985
(11th)
Paradise Inn  Amazaldy Film Prodctions Amado Tan [12]
Moises Padilla Story: The Missing Chapter (2nd) Triple A Films
Ano Ang Kulay Ng Mukha ng Diyos? (3rd) Lea Productions
1986
(12th)
Halimaw sa Banga (3rd)[Note 1] NCV Productions [13]
Bagets Gang
Payaso
1987
(13th)
Olongapo, The Great American Dream  [14]
The Untold Story of Melanie Marquez (2nd)
Anak Badjao (3rd)
Huwag Mong Buhayin Ang Patay Seiko Films
Action Is not Missing
1 + 1 = 12 + 1 Regal Films
1988
(14th)
Patrolman  [15]
Celestina Sanchez, Alyas Bubbles/ Enforcer: Ativan Gang (2nd)
Magkano ang iyong dangal (3rd)
1989
(15th)
Imortal  VIVA Films Vic del Rosario [16]
Ang Bukas ay Akin Seiko Films

1990sEdit

Year Film Production Company(ies) Producer(s) Ref
1990
(16th)
Andrea, Paano Ba ang Maging Isang Ina?  MRN Film International Mely Nicandro [17]
Ama, Bakit Mo Ako Pinabayaan? (2nd)
Tumakbo Ka... Hanggang May Lupa (3rd)
Espadang Patpat
1991
(17th)
Ang Totoong Buhay ni Pacita M.  MRN Film International Mely Nicandro [18]
Juan Tamad at Mister Shooli sa Mongolian Barbeque (The Movie) (2nd) FLT Films International
Darna (3rd) VIVA Films
Contreras Gang Moviestars Production
Magdalena S. Palacol Story
1992
(18th)
Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang  [19]
Takbo Talon Tili! (2nd) Seiko Films
Engkanto (3rd)
Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal OctoArts Films
Shake, Rattle & Roll IV Regal Films
Okey Ka Fairy Ko! Regal Films and M-Zet Productions
1993
(19th)
Kung Mawawala Ka Pa  Reyna Films [20]
May Minamahal (2nd) Star Cinema Charo Santos-Concio and Lily Y. Monteverde
Doring Dorobo: Hagupit ng Batas (3rd) LEA Productions
Gaano Kita Kamahal Pioneer Films
Pusoy Dos VIVA Films
Inay OWNI Films
1994
(20th)
None[Note 2] [21][22][23]
1995
(21st)
Muling Umawit ang Puso  VIVA Films Vic del Rosario Jr [24]
Dahas
1996
(22nd)
Magic Temple  Malou Santos, Charo Santos-Concio, and Trina Dayrit Star Cinema [25]
Emong Salvacion: Humanda Ka...Oras Mo Na! (2nd) Regal Films
Trudis Liit (3rd) RJ Films
1997
(23rd)
Nasaan ang Puso?  MaQ Productions [26]
Babae (2nd) GEM
Magic Kingdom (3rd) Viva Films and Neo Films
1998
(24th)
José Rizal  GMA Films Gilberto Duavit Jr., Felipe Gozon, and Menardo Jimenez [27]
Babae sa Bintana (2nd) Regal Films
Puso ng Pasko (3rd) Star Cinema
1999
(25th)
Muro Ami  GMA Films Butch Jimenez, Jimmy Duavit, Marilou Diaz-Abaya [28]
Bulaklak ng Maynila (2nd) VIVA Films
Sa Piling ng mga Aswang (3rd) Regal Films

2000sEdit

Year Film Production Company(ies) Producer(s) Ref
2000
(26th)
Tanging Yaman  Star Cinema Star Cinema [29]
Deathrow (2nd) GMA Films
Sugatang Puso (3rd) Regal Films
2001
(27th)
Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure  Regal Films Douglas Quijano, Sherida Monteverde, and Allan Escaño [30]
Bagong Buwan (2nd) Star Cinema
Hubog (3rd) Good Harvest Productions
2002
(28th)
Mano Po  Regal Films Roselle Monteverde-Teo [31]
Dekada ’70 (2nd) Star Cinema Tess V. Fuentes
Spirit Warriors: The Shortcut (3rd) MAQ Productions, Regal Films Sherida Monteverde, Douglas Quijano, Allan Escaño, and Christopher Rodriguez
2003
(29th)
Crying Ladies  [32]
Mano Po 2: My Home (2nd) Regal Films
Filipinas (3rd)
2004
(30th)
Mano Po III: My Love  Regal Films Roselle Monteverde-Teo [33]
Panaghoy sa Suba (2nd) CM Films Inc. Cesar Montano
Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita (3rd) Regal Films and BASFILM Productions
2005
(31st)
Blue Moon  Regal Films Roselle Monteverde-Teo [34]
Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom (2nd) Imus Productions and Media Asia Distribution Imus Productions and Reality Entertainment
Kutob (3rd) Canary Films
2006
(32nd)
Enteng Kabisote 3: Okay Ka, Fairy Ko: The Legend Goes On and On and On  OctoArts Films and M-Zet Productions Orly R. Ilacad [35]
Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo (2nd) Star Cinema
Shake, Rattle & Roll 8 (3rd) Regal Films Roselle Monteverde-Teo
2007
(33rd)
Resiklo  Imus Productions and Media Asia Films Marlon Bautista and Dave Hukom [36]
Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo (2nd) Star Cinema
Enteng Kabisote 4: Okay Ka Fairy Ko...The Beginning of the Legend (3rd) OctoArts Films & MZet Productions
2008
(34th)
Baler  VIVA Films [37]
Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat (2nd) Star Cinema Tess V. Fuentes and Malou Santos
Iskul Bukol 20 Years After (3rd) Octoarts Films-M-Zet Productions-APT Entertainment
2009
(35th)
Ang Panday  GMA Films Annette Gozon-Abrogar, Jose Mari Abacan, and Marlon Bautista [38]
I Love You, Goodbye (2nd) Star Cinema Malou Santos
Ang Darling Kong Aswang (3rd)

2010sEdit

Year Film Production Company(ies) Producer(s) Ref
2010
(36th)
Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)  Star Cinema Charo Santos-Concio and Malou Santos [39]
Rosario (2nd) Cinemabuhay International and Studio5 Malou Santos
RPG Metanoia (3rd) Star Cinema Rob Chien, Charles A. Rapoport, Charo Santos-Concio, Malou Santos
2011
(37th)
Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story  VIVA Films Leonard Villalon and Maylyn Villalon-Enriquez [40]
Enteng Ng Ina Mo (2nd) Star Cinema, M-Zet TV Productions, APT Entertainment, Octo Arts Films Charo Santos-Concio, Malou Santos, Marvic Castelo Sotto, Orly R. Ilacad, Antonio P. Tuviera
Shake, Rattle & Roll 13 (3rd) Regal Films Roselle Monteverde - Teo
2012
(38th)
One More Try  Star Cinema Star Cinema [41]
El Presidente (2nd) VIVA Films Scenema Concept International, CMB Films, VIVA Films
Sisterakas (3rd) Star Cinema, VIVA Films Charo Santos-Concio, Malou Santos, Vic R. Del Rosario Jr., Kristina Bernadette Aquino, Jose Marie Viceral, Martina Aileen de las Alas
2013
(39th)
10,000 Hours  Viva Pictures N2 Pictures, Philippine Film Studios [42]
Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy (2nd) Star Cinema, VIVA Films ABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc.
My Little Bossings (3rd) OctoArts Films, M-Zet Productions, APT Entertainment, Kris Aquino Productions Orly Ilacad, Marvic Sotto, Antonio Tuviera, Kristina Bernadette Aquino
2014
(40th)
Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo  Philippians Productions Rina Navarro, E.A. Rocha [43]
English Only, Please (2nd) Quantum Films Joji Alonso
Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles (3rd) Reality Entertainment, GMA Films, Agostodos Pictures Jose Mari Abacan, Erik Matti
2015
(41st)
Walang Forever  Quantum Films, MJM Production, Tuko Film Productions, Buchi Boy Films Josabeth Alonso, Edgardo Mangahas, Fernando Ortigas, EA Rocha [44]
Buy Now, Die Later (2nd) Quantum Films, MJM Production, Tuko Film Productions Quantum Films
My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore (3rd) OctoArts Films, M-Zet Productions, APT Entertainment, GMA Films, MEDA Productions Marvic Sotto, Martina Eileen delas Alas, Orly Ilacad, Antonio P. Tuviera, Annette Gozon-Abrogar, Jason Emmanuel
2016
(42nd)
Sunday Beauty Queen[Note 3] Voyage Studios Chuck Gutierrez [45]
2017
(43rd)
Ang Larawan  Culturtain Musicat Productions Girlie Rodis, Celeste Legaspi [46]
Siargao (2nd) Solar Pictures Ten17 Productions
All of You (3rd) Quantum Films MJM Productions
2018
(44th)
Rainbow's Sunset  Heaven's Best Entertainment Harlene Bautista [47]
Aurora (2nd) Viva Films Aliud Entertainment
One Great Love (3rd) Regal Entertainment Roselle Monteverde-Teo
2019
(45th)
Mindanao  Centre Stage Productions, Solar Pictures - [48]
Write About Love (2nd) TBA Studios -
Sunod (3rd) Ten17P, Globe Studios -


2020sEdit

Year Film Production Company(ies) Producer(s) Ref
2020
(46th)
Fan Girl  Black Sheep Productions, Globe Studios Bianca Balbuena and Dan Villegas [49]
The Boy Foretold by the Stars (2nd) Clever Minds Inc., The Dolly Collection, and Brainstormers Lab Derick Cabrido, Jodi Sta. Maria, Omar Sortijas, Jose Maria Mendoza, Patricia Coronado, and Cenon Palomares
Tagpuan (3rd) Alternative Vision Cinemas Alfred Vargas

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Only the 3rd "Best Picture" was announced.
  2. ^ Most of the major awards were not given including the "Best Picture" category.
  3. ^ Only one Best Picture winner was announced

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