7 Filipino Horror Films To Watch During Your Halloween Movie Nights
Here are local horror films to get you into the Halloween spirit!
There’s nothing like a Filipino horror movie to get you into the Halloween spirit. Whether you’re an avid horror movie junkie or just looking for the right Friday night flick, we’ve got you covered, as these films are sure to not disappoint!
We should warn you, though, that these Filipino horror movies are not for the faint of heart and may even have you sleeping with the lights on for the next few days.
Mourning the death of his twin sister, Luis Fajardo returns home to Baguio. The cause of his sisters’ death is unknown to him, and no one in his family is spared when her ghost returns to haunt them.
To care for and pay for her daughter Annelle’s mounting hospital bills, single-mother Olivia is forced to take on a job at a call center. Little does she know, the old building is home to both a chilling past and spirits who begin to torment Olivia and her co-workers.
Aswang features Lovi Poe in a remake of the 1992 classic. The 2011 version follows two siblings who escape to a town after their parents’ murder, not knowing that the town is plagued by the Abwak, a type of aswang (a Filipino term for evil shape-shifting spirits and creatures).
After the death of a young student, Erika, the students of Sta. Lucia Academy, an all-girls Catholic school, are traumatized by a chain of supernatural events and haunting occurrences that lead them to believe that they are being haunted by Erika’s ghost. The school’s guidance counselor, Patricia, sets out to investigate these claims.
Feng Shui (2004)
The film centers on Joy Ramirez, who unknowingly brings home a cursed ba gua mirror. While it initially brings her family good luck, she slowly comes to realize that anyone who stares directly into the mirror is killed, with their deaths mysteriously connected to their Chinese zodiac sign.
According to Filipino superstition, couples should not get married within a year of a relative’s death. After her father’s death, Sandy ignores this superstition and proceeds with her wedding only to fall victim to the curse when family members and friends begin to mysteriously disappear.
This psychological horror follows a group of teenagers as they hike up the sacred mountain Mt. Awanggan after being instructed otherwise by their elders. Their journey is marred by encounters with sinister spirits that cause them to lose their way, making them wish that they had just stayed home.
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