Millennial Must-Watch: Classic Pinoy Films That'll Make You Kilig

Before JaDine, KathNiel, and LizQuen, these on-screen pairs made us swoon!
PHOTO: (LEFT) Got 2 Believe/Star Cinema, (RIGHT) Labs Kita, Okey Ka Lang?/Star Cinema

We don't know about you, but all this talk about Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion's reunion has us feeling all sorts of nostalgic! If you're missing the love teams of yesteryear, we round up 10 classic Filipino romance movies that will make you fall in love all over again. You don't have to look very far to watch them either; you can stream all of these flicks online!

Got 2 Believe (2002)

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Admit it: You will always have a special place in your heart for Rico Yan and Claudine Barretto. Easily one of their most memorable projects together, Got 2 Believe revolves around a wedding photographer (Rico) who is jaded about love and a hopeless romantic-slash-perennial bridesmaid (Claudine). The movie was also Rico's last project before he untimely passed away in 2002.

One More Chance (2007)

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Even after all the hilarious memes and endlessly quotable quotes, One More Chance remains a rewatchable drama that will still have you crying buckets (Especially post-breakup, aminin!). John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo star as Popoy and Basha, respectively—a longtime couple who begin to outgrow their relationship and each other.

Forevermore (2002)

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No, we don't mean the 2014 teleserye that shot LizQuen to fame. We mean this 2002 gem starring Jericho Rosales and Kristine Hermosa. These former IRL sweethearts play childhood friends, Anton and Marian, who grew up in the province together. When they reunite years later, Marian is heartbroken to realize that the boy she fell in love with has completely changed.

My Amnesia Girl (2010)

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It comes as no surprise that this old favorite starring John Lloyd Cruz and Toni Gonzaga was such a huge box office hit in 2010. This rom-com has everything you could possibly want: Amazing chemistry between its two leads, a grand gesture with Post-Its, and hilariously cheesy pick-up lines. JLC plays Apollo, who gets cold feet at his wedding and leaves his bride-to-be, Irene (Toni), at the altar. Three years later, their paths cross again but plot twist: Irene doesn't seem to remember her ex at all.

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Minsan, Minahal Kita (2000)

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This classic melodrama stars Sharon Cuneta as Dianne, a quiet and submissive wife to Edu Manzano's Louie. Meanwhile, the down-to-earth Albert (Richard Gomez) is married to the uptight Menchu (Angel Aquino), who comes from a very wealthy family. When Dianne and Albert's paths cross, they finally experience the kind of love they've always searched for with their respective partners.

Don't Give Up On Us (2006)

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Abby (Judy Ann Santos) finds herself in Baguio as she looks for her best friend who walked out of her own bridal shower. With a cassette tape as her only lead, Abby's search leads her to Vince (Piolo Pascual), a local folk singer who might hold the clue to where her friend could be. Filled with picturesque Mountain Province scenery and endlessly kilig moments, Don't Give Up On Us is a classic must-watch for a good reason!

Milan (2004)

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In this movie directed by Olivia LamasanPiolo Pascual plays the naive Lino, who flies to Italy in search of his missing wife. There, he meets Jenny (Claudine Barretto), who shows him the ropes of living as an OFW. Milan is a no-fail if you're in the mood for a melodrama. Plus, it has one of the most memorable hugot lines in Filipino cinema: "Mahal mo ba ako dahil kailangan mo ako, o kailangan mo ako kaya mahal mo ako?"

Labs Kita, Okey Ka Lang? (1998)

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If you've ever had feelings for your friend, you can totally relate to this rom-com starring everyone's favorite love team from the '90s, Jolina Magdangal and Marvin Agustin. They play childhood best friends, Bujoy (Jolina) and Ned (Marvin), but things get complicated when Bujoy starts developing feelings. When she realizes she has no chance with him, she decides to date someone else—and that complicates their friendship even further.

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My Big Love (2008)

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One of Sam Milby's first projects was this rom-com where he played Macky, a sweet and talented pastry chef who has struggled with his weight for most of his life. He meets Aira (Toni Gonzaga), a fun and bubbly fitness instructor who helps him lose weight so he can win the heart of a beautiful socialite named Nina (Kristine Hermosa).

Kailangan Kita (2002)

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Carl (Aga Muhlach) is New York-based celebrity chef who flies home to the Philippines after 17 years to marry his supermodel fiancee, Chrissy, in her hometown of Albay. With Chrissy still in Europe for a photo shoot, Carl is forced to meet her family by himself—including her older sister, Lena (Claudine Barretto). Carl's relationship is suddenly tested when he and Lena begin to fall for each other.

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