Do you ever want to just go back to the early modern era of Filipino cinema, when everything was about good laughs and innocent love?
Well, you can watch a couple movies off our list to give you all the kilig and nostalgia you need this weekend. Take a trip down memory lane with these Filipino rom-coms from the early 2000s!
Got 2 Believe (2002)
Claudine Barretto and Rico Yan, popular real-life couple back in the day, lead this Star Cinema classic about wedding photographer and forever-bridesmaid Toni. The two push and pull in search of Toni’s Mr. Right, not knowing that he may be closer than it seems.
Bcuz of U (2004)
A string of short love stories, Bcoz of U touts an all-star cast with Kristine Hermosa, Diether Ocampo, Heart Evangelista, Geoff Eigenmann, Sandara Park, and Hero Angeles. Loosely based on the 1964 UK film The Yellow Rolls-Royce, Bcoz of U will remind us of all the struggles and rewards of young love.
Don’t Give Up On Us (2006)
Who could forget the powerhouse loveteam that was Piolo Pascual and Judy Ann Santos? While not their first time around town, the pair delivers just as well in this romantic comedy that will take you through the mountains of Baguio in search of love and romance.
All About Love (2006)
Another anthology-type film, All About Love is a mix of romance, comedy, and drama perfect for the long weekend. Watch all your local celeb favorites, like Angelica Paganiban, Jason Abalos, Anne Curtis, Luis Manzano, John Lloyd Cruz, and Bea Alonzo, in this sweet, love-filled film.
D’Lucky Ones (2006)
Joseph Bitangcol and Sandara Park star in this wacky comedy about Lucky Boy and Lucky Girl, best friends destined to fall in love (as per their mothers). They’re joined by comedy veterans, Pokwang and Eugene Domingo, so be prepared for a lot of laughs!