WATCH: 8 MMFF 2018 official entries’ full trailer


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MANILA, Philippines – The “Magic 8” for this year's Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) have been announced. From comedy to horror, 2018 MMFF entries are ready to surprise the public this coming December.
Vice Ganda Fantastica vs Coco Martin Jack Em Popoy

For your viewing pleasure, we bring you the full trailers of eight (8) official entries.

1. Aurora

Aurora stars Anne Curtis
Aurora stars Anne Curtis | Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Aurora the Movie

Top billed by Anne Curtis and directed by Yam Laranas, it tells the story of a young woman who searches dead bodies for a bounty. This year, Viva Films brings you this horror-thriller that is sure to give you the creeps.


2. Fantastica: The Princess, The Prince and The Perya

Vice Ganda's Fantastica is star-studded
Vice Ganda's Fantastica is star-studded | Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Vice Ganda

As expected, this one is definitely star-studded. This year, Vice Ganda has Richard Gutierrez, and Dingdong Dantes as leading men. They will be joined by ABS-CBN loveteams MayWard (Maymay Entrata and Edward Barbers), LoiNie (Loisa Andalio and Ronnie Alonte and DonKiss (Donny Pangilinan and Kisses Delavin). Directed by Barry Gonzalez, this Viva Films and Star Cinema movie offering is sure to bring laughters to your family.


3. The Girl in the Orange Dress

The Girl in the Orange Dress stars Jericho Rosales and Jessy Mendiola
The Girl in the Orange Dress stars Jericho Rosales and Jessy Mendiola | Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Quantum Films

Anna, a conservative lady wakes up in a hotel room with Rye, a bigshot celebrity. Starring Jessy Mendiola and Jericho Rosales, this love story will venture into a “reverse-courtship”. The film is directed by Jay Abello under Quantum and MJM Films.



4. Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles

Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles
Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles | Photo Courtesy: Instagram/Coco Martin

Starring three big names Vic Sotto, Coco Martin, and Maine Mendoza show off their comedic timings as members of the police force. It also features the Dabarkads including Ryzza Mae Dizon, Baeby Baste, Jose Manalo, Wally Bayola and other stars Ryza Cenon, Arjo Atayde, Cherry Pie Picache, Tirso Cruz III at Ronaldo Valdez.

The film is produced by CCM Films Productions/MZET Productions/APT Entertainment and directed by Coco Martin (Rodel Nacianceno) and Direk Mike Tuviera.


5. Mary, Marry Me

Mary, Marry Me is romcom starring the Gonzaga sisters
Mary, Marry Me is romcom starring the Gonzaga sisters | Photo Courtesy: Facebook/ Mary, Marry Me film

With the Gonzaga sisters, this movie is sure to be a funny one. Toni and Alex Gonzaga join Sam Milby in this romantic comedy. Directed by RC Delos Reyes, the film is produced by Ten17 Inc.


6. Otlum

Otlum stars teen stars Ricci Rivero and Jerome Ponce
Otlum stars teen stars Ricci Rivero and Jerome Ponce | Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Horseshoe Production

With the word “multo” spelled backwards, this movie is another scarer. Starring teen stars Ricci Rivero and Jerome Ponce, the film is directed by Joven Tan under Horseshoe Productions.


7. Rainbow’s Sunset

Rainbow's Sunset is a movie about LGBT love
Rainbow's Sunset is a movie about LGBT love | Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Rainbow's Sunset

A film by Joel Lamangan, it is a surprising movie about LGBT love. Top billed by Eddie Garcia and Tony Mabesa, it tackles about an elderly man falling for another man. It also stars Gloria Romero, and Sunshine Dizon. It is produced by Likhang Silang Entertainment.


8. One Great Love

One Great Love is a love story about finding “The One”
One Great Love is a love story about finding “The One” | Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Regal films

Under Regal Films and directed by Eric Quizon, it stars Dennis Trillo, Kim Chiu and JC De Vera. The film boasts a much more “mature” Kim Chiu as her character journeys into finding her “one great love.”


— Sally, The Summit Express


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