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The Best Movies Directed by Lino Brocka

Updated June 11, 2019 440 votes 86 voters 9.5k views18 items

List of all movies directed by Lino Brocka ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Lino Brocka are listed here and include movie posters and Lino Brocka movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Lino Brocka as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Lino Brocka movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Lino Brocka film is can be factored into this list.

From Lino Brocka's studio films to Lino Brocka's independent films, this Lino Brocka filmography keeps tabs on all Lino Brocka movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

The Claws of Light and Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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If you're wanting to get into Lino Brocka films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Lino Brocka works.

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  • 1

    Insiang

    Hilda Koronel, Rez Cortez
    45
    6

    Released1976

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Insiang is a 1976 Filipino drama film directed by Lino Brocka, adapted from the teleplay of the same name by Mario O'Hara, which tells of a young poverty-ridden woman who seeks revenge for those who...  more
  • 2

    Bona

    Nora Aunor, Joel Lamangan
    42
    10

    Released1980

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Bona is a 1980 film that was submitted for entry at the Metro Manila Film Festival. The character of Bona was played by acclaimed actress Nora Aunor, and the film was directed by Lino Brocka. Bona...  more
  • 3

    Weighed But Found Wanting

    Eddie Garcia, Christopher de Leon
    29
    4

    Released1974

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Weighed But Found Wanting is a 1974 Filipino drama film directed by Lino Brocka. The films stars Christopher De Leon, Hilda Koronel, Lolita Rodriguez and Eddie Garcia. Considered one of Brocka's most...  more
  • 4

    This Is My Country

    Gina Alajar, Phillip Salvador
    26
    6

    Released1985

    Directed byLino Brocka, Joan Dupont

    This Is My Country is 1984 Filipino drama film directed by Lino Brocka. The film was entered into the 1984 Cannes Film Festival. It was selected as the Philippine entry for the Best Foreign Language...  more
  • 5

    Dirty Affair

    Francis Magalona, Eddie Garcia
    30
    12

    Released1990

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak is a 1990 FAMAS award winning and critically acclaimed Filipino drama film directed by Lino Brocka....  more
  • 6

    Cain and Abel

    Christopher de Leon, Phillip Salvador
    16
    2

    Released1982

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Cain & Abel is a 1982 action drama film written by Ricardo Lee and directed by Lino Brocka....
  • 7

    Macho Dancer

    Joel Lamangan, Daniel Fernando
    22
    10

    Released1988

    Directed byLino Brocka

  • 8

    Jaguar

    Johnny Delgado, Amy Austria
    16
    4

    Released1979

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Jaguar is a 1979 Filipino drama film directed by Lino Brocka. It was entered into the 1980 Cannes Film Festival....  more
  • 9

    The Claws of Light

    Joonee Gamboa, Bembol Roco
    20
    11

    Released1975

    Directed byLino Brocka

    The Claws of Light is a 1975 Filipino drama film directed by Lino Brocka based on the novel In the Claws of Brightness by Edgardo M. Reyes. It is considered by many as one of the greatest films of...  more
  • 10

    Tubog sa Ginto

    Eddie Garcia, Hilda Koronel
    9
    0

    Released1971

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Tubog sa Ginto is a 1971 Filipino drama film directed by Lino Brocka, based on the comic serials created by Mars Ravelo for Tagalog Klasiks. This is the first film to tackle the then-controversial...  more
  • 11

    Fight for Us

    Gina Alajar, Dina Bonnevie
    16
    7

    Released1989

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Fight for Us is a 1989 Filipino political thriller film directed by Lino Brocka. The film stars Phillip Salvador and Dina Bonnevie....  more
  • 12

    My Father, My Mother

    Dolphy, Inday Badiday
    14
    4

    Released1978

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Ang Tatay Kong Nanay is a 1978 film written by Orlando Nadres and directed by Lino Brocka....  more
  • 13

    Three, Two, One

    Anita Linda, Laurice Guillen
    4
    2

    Released1974

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Three, Two, One is a 1974 drama film written by Tony Perez, Mario O'Hara and Orlando Nadres and directed by Lino Brocka....
  • 14

    Mother, Sister, Daughter

    Rio Locsin, Laurice Guillen
    12
    4

    Released1979

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Mother, Sister, Daughter is a 1979 drama film written by Mel Chionglo and directed by Lino Brocka....  more
  • 15
    Natutulog Ba Ang Diyos? was the fourth installment of Sineserye Presents, an ABS-CBN production. It is based on the 1988 film, Natutulog Pa Ang Diyos which, in turn, is based on the original novel of...  more
  • 16

    Natutulog Pa Ang Diyos

    Gary Valenciano, Gina Pareño
    10
    8

    Released1988

    Directed byLino Brocka

    "Natutulog Pa Ang Diyos" is a 1988 film, which, in turn, is based on the original novel of the same name by Ruben R. Marcelino. It was remade in 2007 via Sineserye Presents....  more
  • 17

    A Plea to God

    Ruffa Gutierrez, Christopher de Leon
    6
    4

    Released1991

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Makiusap ka sa Diyos is a 1991 Filipino film starting Ruffa Gutierrez, Christopher de Leon and Gabby Concepcion. It was director Lino Brocka's final movie prior to his death in a car accident....  more
  • 18

    All Be Damned

    Gabby Concepcion, Vilma Santos
    2
    9

    Released1990

    Directed byLino Brocka

    Hahamakin lahat is a 1990 drama film written by Ricardo Lee and directed by Lino Brocka....