Cinema One has prepared a variety of blockbuster movies for your total entertainment this December. This coming holiday season, feast yourselves on these outstanding films that tell stories of love, victory, friendship, acceptance and perseverance. Together with the whole family, watch these amazing movies on Cinema One’s “Blockbuster Sundays” at 7PM every Sunday.
OVERSIZE COPS (Dubbed in Tagalog)
Lead Stars: Sarun Cinsuvapala, Pramotte Pathan, Suphachai Subprasert, Somyos Matures, Supavitch Nepremwattana
Directors: Phuwanit Pholdee, Chanon Yingyong
The movie tells the story of Can and his three cop friends who bring shame to Thailand's police force when they made headlines after being unable to catch a robber, all because they are too fat and slow. They are ordered by their commander to shed some pounds in three months through intensive training. But the training doesn't turn out as badly as they thought it would be with the addition of a beautiful Zumba dance trainer, Meen. Meanwhile, the robber continues to run loose, running off with a fortune from a security van and leaving no traces behind. So now, the four oversized cops not only need to get into shape, but catch the robber as well.
SI CHEDENG AT SI APPLE
Lead Stars: Elizabeth Oropesa, Gloria Diaz
Directors: Rae Red, Fatrick Tabada
The movie tells the story of 66-year-old Chedeng, who In the wake of her husband’s death, decides to come out of the closet. Her best friend Apple, 63, beheads her live-in partner in a fit of rage. Bound by friendship, the two elderly women, together with the severed head placed inside a fake Louis Vuitton bag, set off on an adventure to find Chedeng’s ex-girlfriend.
The film received various awards and nominations including including the Best Supporting Actress award for Mae Paner at the Cinema One Originals Festival in 2017 and the Best First Feature at the Young Critics Circle.
Lead Stars: Bea Alonzo, Derek Ramsay, Paulo Avelino
Director: Ruel S. Bayani
The movie tells the story of Lia Marquez (Bea Alonzo) who is a simple lass who is set to marry Cebu's most eligible bachelor Philip Cordero (Paulo Avelino), who is currently running to clinch the mayoral position after his father's term ends. However, things get complicated when Lia's ex-boyfriend Wado dela Costa (Derek Ramsay) returns to work for them in a project that will help Philip win the elections. Inevitably, feelings resurface and doubts arise. As we get closer to the wedding day, Lia becomes unsure if she is choosing the right man to marry, torn between the man from her past and the man she's building a future with.
Lead Stars: Zanjoe Marudo, Empoy Marquez
Director: Victor Villanueva
The movie tells the story of Despite easy-go-lucky kitchen naive Ronnie (Zanjoe Marudo) and chef restaurateur Benjie (Empoy Marquez) who have been best friends since high school. When Benjie decided to put up his own restaurant La Luna Sa Hungry, Ronnie has never left his side – especially now that Benjie has joined in the shady “Kusina King Challenge” to save the restaurant. The two best friends, however, have a falling out when Ronnie has wrongly given Benjie’s startup money for the Challenge to a scammer. As the two try to save La Luna Sa Hungry despite tangible bizarre topsy-turvy awkwardness, will Ronnie and Benjie be able to cook the perfect recipe for their friendship?
Lead Stars: Elmo Magalona, Kiko Estrada, Donny Pangilinan, Jerome Ponce
Director: Jose Javier Reyes
"Walwal" is centered on a group of four friends – Dondi (Elmo Magalona), Intoy (Jerome Ponce), Marco (Kiko Estrada), and Bobby (Donny Pangilinan), who have forged their unbreakable friendship in high school and are now sophomores in college. Unbeknownst to them is that sophomore year in college is a pivotal phase in their lives. Each of them will be confronted with a major dilemma that would determine their sense of direction.