New Movies This Week: Patay Na Si Hesus, Ang Mananaggal sa Unit 23B and more!

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Plan your week ahead and choose which among these movie openings this August 16, 2017 you'll see on the big screen first.

Patay Na Si Hesus 

Written and directed by Victor Villanueva, it tells the story of a single mom who drives her children from Cebu to Dumaguete to attend their estranged father's funeral. Along the way, they make several stops, many of them unscheduled. It stars Jaclyn Jose.


 

Salvage 

Directed by Sherad Anthony Sanchez, a news team investigating rumors of aswang killings in a remote barrio are attacked by a group of soldiers, forcing them to run for their lives in the deeps of the forest, where more mystery and danger lay in wait. It stars JC de Vera, Jessy Mendiola and Joel Saracho.


 

Ang Manananggal Sa Unit 23B 

Directed by Prime Cruz, it is about a lonely woman with dark secrets who fall for a broken-hearted guy amidst mysterious murders in the city. It stars Martin del Rosario and Ryza Cenon.


 

AWOL 

AWOL is an action-thriller about an expert Army sniper who, armed with his tactical knowledge and deadly skills, goes on a quest to protect his family from the man who masterminded the attempt on his life and his loved ones. It stars Gerald Anderson.


 

Paglipay 

Written and directed by Zig Dulay, it tells the story of Atan who crosses the mountain river going to town where he meets a city girl who would change his life. It stars Garry Cabalic and Joan Dela Cruz.


 

Triptiko 

Written and directed by Miguel Franco Michelana, the film is an anthology of stories about how life can sometimes take unexpected turns. It stars Albie Casino, Joseph Marco and Kean Cipriano.


 

100 Tula Para Kay Stella 

Written by Jason Paul Laxamana, the film is about a bittersweet romance about a shy, unassuming guy’s secret love for one of his classmates who inspires him to write poetry as an outlet for his undeclared feelings. It stars Bela Padilla and JC Santos.


 

Birdshot 

Written and directed by Mikhail Red, the film is about fifteen-year-old Maya who unknowingly kills an endangered Philippine Eagle, leading the authorities to start a manhunt to find the eagle killer. Forced to hide in the forest to elude the police, she hears the call of an eagle. She follows its call to a place where a grim secret unravels. It stars Arnold Reyes, John Arcilla and Mary Joy Apostol


 

Star Na Si Van Damme Stallone 

Directed by Randolph Longjas, it tells the life story of a kid diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Van Damme Stallone dreams of becoming a film actor; his family has to make ends (and dreams) meet. It stars Candy Pangilinan, Jadford Dilanco and Paolo Pingol.


 

Hamog 

Directed by Ralston Jover, it showcases four street children called batang hamog who got hooked in 2 consecutive and unexpected events in their daily routine of crime and survival in the busy streets. It stars Sam Quintana, Teri Malvar and Zaijan Jaranilla.


 

Upcoming Movies:

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The Emoji Movie

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The House

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