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Top 10 Movies in the Philippines to Watch With Your Mom for that Post-Mother’s Day Celebration

20 May 2022
Top 10 Movies in the Philippines to Watch With Your Mom for that Post Mothers Day Celebration

In the movie Tangled, antagonist Gothem sang a truth we all would agree with. It was during the scene Rapunzel was trying to break free from the tower when she was reminded that “Mother will protect you, skip the drama, stay with Mama, mother knows best.”

 

And while it came from a wicked mother in the story who’s trying to manipulate the gullible, kidnapped princess, we all know it’s true. It is not only that they know best, they are the best. It is when they do the lowliest chore untiringly and support us wholeheartedly that their love shines the most. That’s why this Mother’s month, let us give them a special moment they would always remember. And you know the best idea to do? A movie marathon with mom!

 

Top Ten Movies of April 2022 Philippines

Source: JustWatch.com

This month we prepared the ten best movies you could choose from to bond with your mothers! 

 

10. Sonic The Hedgehog

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, Paramount Plus, Apple TV

From video games, the famous Sonic made it to the movies this time! Sonic the Hedgehog is an action-adventure comedy film which is another product of renowned comedian Jim Carrey. Carrey will be the sheriff who will help the blue hedgehog in saving the world. Sonic possesses incredible speed and will fight super villain Dr. Robotnik who plans to dominate the world with his evil plans.

 

9. The Bubble

IMDb Rating: 4.7/10

Where to watch: Netflix

The Bubble mirrors the life we all could relate to. The movie centers around actress Carol Cobb who is set to make a comeback and rekindle her reputation in the industry through a film. Set during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the production team will try to pull the film through while inside an English hotel. Witness how Cobb, along with other actors, struggle with multiple restrictions and mount of problems on set during the shoot.

 

8. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Where to watch: HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV

The amazing Eddie Redmayne will bring you to the world of magical creatures in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Magiczoologist Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion in the 1900s when an incident led to the escape of his fantastic beasts from his magic briefcase. The event would cause chaos in the real world affecting both humans and the creatures.

 

7. King Richard

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Where to watch: Hulu, HBO Max

Albeit the celebration is for mothers this month, our 7th movie in the Philippines follows the story of a father who drove his daughters into history. King Richard narrates the life of tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams, and how they were mentored by their father into greatness. The biographical sports drama film will star Will Smith as Richard Williams and is produced by none other than the sisters themselves.

 

6. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Where to watch: HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV

If you are a Harry Potter fan, then this list is really for you as it includes not only one, but two related films! Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is a direct sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. It follows Albus Dumbledore and his student Newt Scamander as they prevent Grindelwald in his evil plans in the wizard world. Loyalty and friendship will be tested as the two try to save the dividing realm.

 

5. All The Old Knives

IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Reaching half of our list of top movies in the Philippines is the novel-based spy thriller film All The Old Knives. Former flames Henry Palm and Celia Harrison will meet again in a CIA operation after the organization found out that one of its agents leaked viable information. However, it was not the best time to rekindle their past as Palm will this time investigate the latter in a mission to solve a terrorist hijacking that resulted to the death of hundreds of people. The pair will cross the line of love and profession in the name of national mission.

 

4. Death on the Nile

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

Where to watch: HBO Max, Hulu

If we’re on a vacation, we always make sure there are no distractions, a.k.a. Phone and work! Well, that’s not the case for Hercule Poirot. The Belgian detective is hoping for a well-rested vacation when it turned into a murder search. A young heiress was killed in the same cruise where Poirot decided to spend the holiday. Stepping into number four is thriller Death on the Nile that features an interesting plot decorated with awarded artists including Gal Gadot.

 

3. CODA

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

Where to watch: Apple TV

Heartwarming but tear-jerker CODA will let us hear the sound of true love and sacrifice. Ruby is a Child of Deaf Adults and is the only person who can hear in her family. As disabled people, they could not hold a professional career and so her family tries to survive keeping their fishing business up and running. At the age of 17, Ruby will find her passion in singing and will have to decide the course of her life. Will she pursue what her heart truly wants and leave her family? But how would they hear her dream if their ears are closed from the start?

 

2. Spider-Man: No Way Home

IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

Where to watch: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video

Sticking on the second spot is Marvel's most-awaited film of 2021. Spider-Man: No Way Home is the final chapter of Peter Parker's storyline in the MCU as we all know it. Picking up from its prequel Spider-Man: Far From Home, Peter deals with his identity being revealed to the public. In a stance to reverse the situation, he would seek help from Dr. Strange. The movie is packed with multitudes of surprises; and with Marvel, every surprise comes with a price.

 

1. The Batman

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

Where to watch: HBO Max

Another superhero aced Spiderman and swept all nine other movies off the top. The billionaire vigilante returns on screen this year. If you still have the hung-ups of Robert Pattinson as the cute blood-sucking vampire on Twilight, it's time to move on. He will give life to Bruce Wayne on The Batman who will solve the string of serial killings but would end up questioning his family's involvement in the crimes. 

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