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azyanghost
do you guys know any good american movies that were filmed in the philippines that did not include ninjas,martial arts,world war 2,and sex tourism?
islander
Not really. But check the following it should show you most of the films or made for tv movies filmed entirely or partly in the Philippines. http://www.imdb.com/List?endings=on&&a...ing;Philippines
filipino_boy
white mama, black mama

i think its whats its called
its about 2 prostitute (i think, dont remember) who escaped form prison. its also made in the PI cuz it was filmed in luzon, and i heard on some background like sa palengke may nag sasalita ng tagalog.
Sonofvisayas
Platoon?
romeydahound
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white mama, black mama

i think its whats its called
its about 2 prostitute (i think, dont remember) who escaped form prison. its also made in the PI cuz it was filmed in luzon, and i heard on some background like sa palengke may nag sasalita ng tagalog.

yeah Pam Grier aka foxy brown was in the movie. biggthumpup.gif
azyanghost
thanks fellas,and i forgot about the movie white mama black mama.i was recently watching a mel gibson movie filmed in the philippines wich got me to look for more movies filmed in the philippines that did not include the other things i mentioned such as war,kung fu,and ninjas.
martin_nuke
The Oscar Awardy (Apocalypse Now) of Martin Sheen and Marlon Brando was shot entirely or 99% in the Philippines. The greatest war movie I have ever watched.
ham_let
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do you guys know any good american movies that were filmed in the philippines that did not include ninjas,martial arts,world war 2,and sex tourism?

apocalypse now redux i think...
P. Bredahl
5 Vietnam movies have been made in the Philippines
martin_nuke
Great war and action movies filmed in the Philippines

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oanari
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Sorry man, but this is not film in the Philippines. If you watch at the end of the credit, it says filmed in Hawaii.


Anyways back to topic:

Kiss the Sky (about two middle age man went to the Philippines and while there they met this woman who they, both, want to sleep with. Shot in Laguna, Tagaytay City, they even went to the volcano islands and one of the actor even tried to build a temple in the island, but don't know the actors's names though)
Missing in Action series (it's about Vietname War starring Chuck Norris)
Hamburger Hill (again about Vietnam war, the story of the 101st paratroopers, lead actor's name Dylan Mcdermoth?)
Back to Bataan (well, this is a WWII movie, starring John Wayne and Anthony Quinn [he plays Captain Andres Bonifacio, the fictional grandson of Andres Bonifacio])
Born in the Fourth of July (again about Vietnam WAr movie, starring Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, shot in Ilocos Region, Fort Ilocandia was transform into a Mexican resort, and also in the sand dunes where one Filipino extra speaking Spanish while Tom and Willem are fighting each other)
Real Glory (movie about the Philippine Constabulary, this movie is a classic, 1939 pa nung na i-release)
The Red Baron
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Sorry man, but this is not film in the Philippines. If you watch at the end of the credit, it says filmed in Hawaii.
Anyways back to topic:

Kiss the Sky (about two middle age man went to the Philippines and while there they met this woman who they, both, want to sleep with. Shot in Laguna, Tagaytay City, they even went to the volcano islands and one of the actor even tried to build a temple in the island, but don't know the actors's names though)
Missing in Action series (it's about Vietname War starring Chuck Norris)
Hamburger Hill (again about Vietnam war, the story of the 101st paratroopers, lead actor's name Dylan Mcdermoth?)
Back to Bataan (well, this is a WWII movie, starring John Wayne and Anthony Quinn [he plays Captain Andres Bonifacio, the fictional grandson of Andres Bonifacio])
Born in the Fourth of July (again about Vietnam WAr movie, starring Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, shot in Ilocos Region, Fort Ilocandia was transform into a Mexican resort, and also in the sand dunes where one Filipino extra speaking Spanish while Tom and Willem are fighting each other)
Real Glory (movie about the Philippine Constabulary, this movie is a classic, 1939 pa nung na i-release)



i got to see these!!!!
flipcombatmedic
American Guerillas in the Philippines-WWII it's old, like maybe late fifties, or sixties. i watched it on amc five years ago. full cast of filipinos, except the main characters
Aqua
The great raid
martin_nuke
I think the Great Raid was not filmed in the Philippines, I think it was filmed in Vietnam or China but the movie was about the Philippines.

It was like the Flight of the Intruder were the pilots were based in the Philippines but it was actually filmed in Hawaii.

There is also a film about the Philippines which is called Ghost Soldiers which is a joint venture project of Tom Cruise and Stephen Speilberg but i do not no if the filming will be done in the Philippines.

http://www.thezreview.co.uk/comingsoon/g/ghostsoldiers.htm
Eka_miminum_sumawa_kang_susuka
hahaha chuck norris owning again
TakTAk-Boy
Dint know they filmed so many blacksploitation films in the philippines in the 70's.
Black Mama, White Mama..even Eddie Garcia is in it. laugh.gif
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heres some other trailers for other 70's B-flicks. all of them seems to be about chicks in jail. dntknw.gif
*Warning* contains some nudity
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xq6tq_the...rd-cage-trailer
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xq898_wom...n-cages-trailer
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xq7g3_the...l-house-trailer
Najjiah
the opening scene of 'An Officer & a Gentleman' was filmed in Olonggapo City. Richard Gere was getting his @$$ beat by a couple teen Pinoy gangstas. biggthumpup.gif
FlipSides
I saw Tom Cruise in Ilocos Norte filming born of the forth of july. My dads best friend was the general manager in fort ilocandia, he let us in and watch Tom Cruise. I was still young back then, maybe 4 or 5 (or 6), cant remember.
Ek-ek
icon_sad.gif Year of Living Dangerously 1982 ?

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Shots in parts of Manila like former Department of Finance Building now National Museum for Filipino People, Luneta , Quiapo

Directed by Peter Weir
Produced by Jim McElroy
Written by Christopher Koch (novel),
Peter Weir,
David Williamson
Starring Mel Gibson
Sigourney Weaver
Bill Kerr
Michael Murphy
Linda Hunt
Noel Ferrier
Distributed by MGM
Release date(s) December 1982
Running time 117 min

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The Year of Living Dangerously is a novel by Christopher Koch, which was made into a film in 1982, directed by Peter Weir and written by Koch, Weir, and David Williamson.

The story is a complicated psychological plot set in Indonesia during the overthrow of the rule of President Sukarno. It follows a group of expatriate journalists in Jakarta before and around a supposed coup attempt by the Communist Party of Indonesia on September 30, 1965. These events were pivotal in shaping the modern history of Indonesia.

The film stars Mel Gibson as an Australian journalist, Sigourney Weaver as a British Embassy officer, and Linda Hunt as Gibson's local contact, a (male) photographer (for which role she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress). It was banned in Indonesia until 1999.

The title The Year of Living Dangerously is a quote which refers to a famous Italian phrase used by Sukarno; vivere pericoloso, which was supposed to mean "living dangerously". Sukarno borrowed the line for the title of his National Day speech of August 17, 1964.

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Language English
Ek-ek
sure.gif The controversial movie

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Brokedown Palace - This film was supposed to protray the harsh prison life in Bangkok , Thailand.

The Thai authorities does not want any negative publicity about their country so the film was banned in Thailand.

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NEW YORK (CNN) -- Claire Danes is sorry. In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, the actress apologizes to the Philippine capital of Manila for criticizing conditions there. After filming the movie "Brokedown Palace," Danes came back to the United States and reportedly said Manila "smelled of cockroaches" and the locals were "people, with, like, no arms..." Manila city council members responded by banning her films.

Plot:
Lifelong best friends Alice Marano (Danes) and Darlene Davis (Beckinsale), change their pre-college summer vacation destination from Hawaii to Thailand. While there, they meet a captivating Australian man, Nick Parks (Daniel Lapaine), who befriends them and invites them along with him to Hong Kong. The girls are found with heroin at Bangkok International Airport and arrested for drug smuggling while preparing to board their plane.

The story takes an abrupt turn as the girls find themselves sentenced to long sentences (33 years, plus fifteen for an escape attempt) in a Thai prison, called the Brokedown Palace by its residents. The girls accuse each other of attempting to smuggle the heroin, possibly at the behest of Parks. They turn to an American attorney in Thailand, "Yankee" Hank Greene (Pullman), in hopes that he can free them. He fails, and Alice strikes a deal to serve both girls' sentences. The film ends with Darlene leaving to come back to the USA.

Directed by Jonathan Kaplan
Produced by Adam Fields
Written by Adam Fields,
David Arata
Starring Claire Danes,
Kate Beckinsale,
Bill Pullman
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date(s) 13 August 1999
Running time 100 min
Language English, Thai




azyanghost
i really dont mind her movies being banned,they were not too great anyways.
Ek-ek
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For old timers : Hollywood began filming in the Philippines way back in 1905 !

http://www.amazon.com/Hollywood-movies-sho...m/1AHDDRD9PU17H


The Advent of Cinema in the Philippines

During the last decade of the 19th century, in 1896, a Spaniard by the name of Pertierra, prepared to launch his first movie show in Manila at Christmas Time. The venue was to be at Salon de Pertierra, which he established nine months earlier as the Phonograph Parlor on the ground floor of the Casino Espanol at Calle Perez, off the Escolta. But for some reasons still unknown to this writing, Pertierra failed to make his presentation despite several published announcements to this effect. The show kept being postponed until the New Year.

Finally, on January 1, 1897, the first four movies namely, Un Homme Au Chapeau (Man with a Hat), Une scene de danse Japonaise (Scene from a Japanese Dance), Les Boxers (The Boxers), and La Place de L' Opera (The Place L' Opera), were shown via 60mm Gaumont Chrono-photograph projector at the Salon de Pertierra at no. 12 Escolta.

Other countries, such as France, England, and Germany have their claims to the introduction of publicly projected motion picture but the corresponding credit should have been given to Mr. Pertierra and the centennial anniversary of the first movie shown in the Philippines should have been commemorated on January 1, 1997

The Arrival of Lumiere Cinematograph

Antonio Ramos, a Spanish soldier from Alhama de Aragon, who had arrived earlier in the year with the "Batallon de Cazadores" (Hunter's Batallion), which had been sent to quell the Philippine revolution, was able to import a Lumiere Cinematograph from Paris. With it he bought 30 film titles. He did the acquisition with his savings, and evidently, with the financial backing of Liebman and Peritz.

By August, 1897, Liebman and Peritz presented the first movies on the Lumiere Cinematograph in Manila. The new cine was set up at Escolta, corner San Jacinto, the hall formerly occupied by the Ullman Jewelry shop. A test preview was presented to a limited number of guests on August 28. The inaugural show was presented to the general public the next day, August 29, 1897.

During the first three weeks, Ramos had a selection of ten different films to show, but by the fourth week, he was forced to shuffle the 30 films in various combinations to produce new programs. These were four viewing sessions, every hour on the hour, from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. After three months, attendance began to slacken for failure to show any new feature. They transferred the viewing hall to a warehouse in Plaza Goiti and reduced the admission fees. By the end of November, the movie hall closed down.

The First Movie Shot in the Philippines

Impelled desperately to attract patronage and as a matter of survival, Ramos, using the Lumiere as a camera, locally filmed Panorama de Manila (Manila landscape), Fiesta de Quiapo (Quiapo Fiesta), Puwente de Espaņa (Bridge of Spain), and Esceņas Callejeras (Street scenes), in 1898. Notwithstanding the possibility that some cameramen aboard an ocean liner or naval expedition might have earlier filmed the enchanting panorama of Manila, Antonio Ramos thus became the first motion picture producer in the Philippines.

Among the pioneers who left documentary evidences of their visits to the Philippines were: Burton Holmes, father of the "Travelogue" who made the first of several visits in 1899; and made the Battle of Baliwag; Kimwood Peters who shot the Banawe Rice Terraces and Raymond Ackerman of American Biography and Mutoscope who filmed Filipino Cockfight and the Battle of Mt. Arayat.

In 1905, Herbert Wyndham, shot scenes at the Manila Fire Department; Albert Yearsly shot the Rizal Day Celebration in Luneta 1909; in 1910, the Manila Carnival; in 1911, the Eruption of Mayon Volcano; the first Airplane Flight Over Manila by Bud Mars and the Fires of Tondo, Pandacan and Paco; and, in 1912, the Departure of the Igorots to Barcelona and the Typhoon in Cebu.

Filmmakers, indeed, covered wide ranges of the Philippines: Zamboanga children diving for coins thrown from the ship's deck; Muslim ladies ogling at the camera; fiestas, carabao races, fluvial parades, religious processions, panoramic shots of Philippine cities and towns; gold mining in Paracale; concerts at the Luneta, or the construction of the Manila Hotel on land reclaimed from the Manila Bay.

The Establishment of Movie Houses

Film showing was not resumed until 1900. The man who opened the first hall exclusively for movie viewing that year was a British named Walgrah who naturally called his establishment Cine Walgrah, located at No. 60 Calle Santa Rosa in Intramuros. The second movie house was opened in 1902 by a Spanish entrepreneur, Samuel Rebarber, who called his building, Gran Cinematografo Parisien, located at No. 80, Calle Crespo, Quiapo. In 1903, Jose Jimenez, a stage backdrop painter, set up the first Filipino-owned movie theater, the Cinematograpo Rizal. This was located on Azcarraga street, in front of Tutuban Train Station

The assurance of abundant and continuous supply of films at cheap introductory prices brought a landslide of movie theaters. The first of these was Cine Anda which opened on August 8, 1909, operated by two American Manila Policemen, Frank H. Goulette and Eddie Teague, others followed: It, Paz, Cabildo, Empire, Majestic, Comedis, Apollo, Ideal, Luz and Gaity appeared between 1909 and 1911. Zorilla, the vanguard of zarzuela and opera presentations, switched to showing films in late 1909, while Grand Opera House began to include movies in-between vaudeville number in 1910. Likewise, moviehouses mushroomed in the Provinces which had electricity . To date, among Asean countries, the Philippines has myriad moviehouses established from the urban to the remotest rura
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