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The Best Vilma Santos Movies

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List of the best Vilma Santos movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Vilma Santos's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Vilma Santos movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Vilma Santos movies will be at the top of the list. Vilma Santos has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Vilma Santos movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Vilma Santos films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Vilma Santos role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Vilma Santos performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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    Mano Po III: My Love

    Angel Locsin, Angelica Panganiban

    Released2004

    Directed byJoel Lamangan

    Mano Po III: My Love is the third installment of the Mano Po Anthology, following the success of Mano Po and Mano Po 2: My Home. Produced by Regal Entertainment through MAQ Productions, Mano Po III...  more
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    Sister Stella L.

    Vilma Santos, Gina Alajar

    Released1984

    Directed byMike De Leon

    Sister Stella L. is a 1984 drama film written by Jose F. Lacaba, Mike De Leon, Jose Almojuela and directed by Mike De Leon....
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    Lea's Story

    Angel Aquino, Ariel Rivera

    Released1998

    Directed byChito S. Roño

    Bata, Bata Paano Ka Ginawa is a 1998 comedy and drama film written by Lualhati Bautista and directed by Chito S. Roño....
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    6

    Dekada '70

    Kris Aquino, Piolo Pascual

    Released2002

    Directed byChito S. Roño

    Dekada '70 is a 2002 Filipino drama film released based on the acclaimed novel by Filipino author, Lualhati Bautista. The film was restored by the ABS-CBN Film Archive....  more
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    Broken Marriage

    Christopher de Leon, Vilma Santos

    Released1983

    Directed byIshmael Bernal

    Broken Marriage is a 1983 drama film directed by Ishmael Bernal....  more
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    The Child

    Claudine Barretto, Cherry Pie Picache

    Released2000

    Directed byRory Quintos

    Anak is a critically acclaimed award-winning 2000 Filipino film directed by Rory Quintos starring Vilma Santos and Claudine Barretto with Baron Geisler. It was the Philippines' submission to the 73rd...  more
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    D' Lucky Ones

    Sandara Park, Jairus Aquino

    Released2006

    Directed byWenn V. Deramas

    D' Lucky Ones! is a 2006 Filpino romantic comedy film starring Sandara Park, Joseph Bitangcol, Eugene Domingo, and Pokwang....  more
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    Affair

    Christopher de Leon, Vilma Santos

    Released1982

    Directed byIshmael Bernal

    Relasyon is a 1982 drama film written by Ishmael Bernal, Raquel Villavicencio, and Ricardo Lee and directed by Ishmael Bernal....
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    Pahiram Ng Isang Umaga

    Zsa Zsa Padilla, Billy Crawford

    Released1989

    Directed byIshmael Bernal

    Pahiram Ng Isang Umaga is a 1989 drama film writen by Jose Javier Reyes and directed by Ishmael Bernal....
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    In My Life

    Luis Manzano, John Lloyd Cruz

    Released2009

    Directed byOlivia M. Lamasan

    In My Life is a 2009 Philippine drama film released by Star Cinema, starring Vilma Santos-Recto, John Lloyd Cruz and Luis Manzano. The film was directed by Olivia Lamasan, and filmed mainly in New...  more
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    Karma: Platinum Edition

    Vilma Santos, Dante Rivero

    Released1981

    Directed byDanny Zialcita

    Karma: Platinum Edition is a 1981 drama film written by Heidi Castillo and Ricky Lee and directed by Danny Zialcita....
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    31
    7

    Maalaala Mo Kaya: Ang Tahanan Mo

    Maja Salvador, Vilma Santos

    Released2006

    Directed byOlivia M. Lamasan

    Maalaala Mo Kaya: Ang Tahanan Mo is a 2006 drama film directed by Olivia Lamasan....
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    Langis at Tubig

    Vilma Santos, Amy Austria

    Released1980

    Directed byDanny Zialcita

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    The Healing

    Kim Chiu, Janice de Belen

    Released2012

    Directed byChito S. Roño

    The Healing is a 2012 Filipino horror thriller directed by Chito S. Roño, starring Vilma Santos and Kim Chiu. The film was released nationwide on July 25, 2012 and is a massive hit. The film is also...  more
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    All Be Damned

    Gabby Concepcion, Vilma Santos

    Released1990

    Directed byLino Brocka

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