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8 Metro Manila Film Festival 2021 official entries revealed

The official entries of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2021 were revealed Friday, November 12, 2021.

The yearly Christmas film festival will take place from December 25, 2021 to January 8, 2022.

Unlike in 2020 wherein ten films made it to the festival, MMFF brings back the number of films to eight.

These movies will be screened in the cinemas as movie houses have gradually reopened on November 10, 2021.

In alphabetical order, here are the eight official entries to the MMFF 2021:

A Hard Day

Starring: Dingdong Dantes, John Arcilla

Genre: Action Drama

Producer: Viva Communications, Inc.

Director: Lawrence Fajardo

Big Night

Starring: Christian Bables, John Arcilla

Genre: Comedy

Producer: Cignal Entertainment, The Ideafirst Company, Octobertrain Films, and Quantum Films

Director: Jun Robles Lana

Huling Ulan Sa Tag-Araw

Starring: Rita Daniela, Ken Chan

Genre: Romance Comedy

Producer: Heaven’s Best Entertainment

Director: Louie Ignacio

Huwag Kang Lalabas

Starring: Kim Chiu, Jameson Blake, Beauty Gonzalez, Aiko Melendez

Genre: Horror Trilogy

Producer: Obra Cinema

Director: Adolf Alix, Jr.

Kun Maupay Man It Panahon (Whether the Weather is Fine)

Starring: Charo Santos-Concio, Daniel Padilla

Genre: Drama

Producer: Cinematografica, Plan C, House on Fire, iWant TFC, Globe Studios, Black Sheep, Quantum Films, Inc., AAAND Company, Kawankawan Media, Weydemann Bros., CMB Films

Director: Carlo Francisco Manatad

Love At First Stream

Starring: Kaori Oinuma, Jeremiah Lisbo, Daniella Stranner, Anthony Jennings

Genre: Romance Comedy

Producer: ABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc and Kumu

Director: Cathy Garcia-Molina


Starring: Winwyn Marquez, Raymond Bagatsing

Genre: Suspense Drama

Producer: A and Q Production Films, Inc.

Director: Lester Dimaranan

The Exorsis

Starring: Toni Gonzaga, Alex Gonzaga

Genre: Comedy Horror

Producer: TINCAN

Director: Fifth Solomon


Meanwhile, obtained a list of the movies that were submitted for consideration for this year’s MMFF.

In alphabetical order, here are the other movies along with their respective producers that did not make it to the annual film festival.

Ang Huling Birheng Bakla sa Balat Lupa (Heaven’s Best Entertainment, Romance Comedy)

Caught In The Act (MPJ Entertainment Productions, Mystery Crime Adventure)

Deception (Borracho Film Production, Suspense Drama)

Huling Hibla (RVL Film Composition and Video Productions, Action Drama)

Ilocano Defenders 2: “War on Rape” (White Knight Productions Corp. and Tokogawa Global Corp., Action Drama)

Katips (Philstagers Films Presents, Musical Film)

Kuta (ECL Multimedia Productions, Horror Suspense)

Mudrasta (T-Rex Entertainment Productions, Inc., Drama)

My Stepmother’s Lover (ALV Films Limited Corp, Suspense Drama)

The Entitled (TINCAN, Comedy Romance)

To Russia With Love (MAVX Productions, Inc., Romantic Comedy)


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