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7 Heart-Wrenching Hugot Films to Watch Solo This Love Season for the Sassy Singles

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Ah, February. The month when love is in the air, couples are out and about, exchanging sweet nothings and heart-shaped chocolates. But wait a minute, what about us singles?

Fear not, because we’ve got just the perfect lineup of Hugot films to make your solo movie night unforgettable. So grab your popcorn and tissues, and let’s dive into some heart-wrenching cinematic tales of love and loss.

1. That Thing Called Tadhana – answers Whitney Houston’s Where Do Broken Hearts Go?

Hugot films That Thing Called TadhanaImage credit: That Thing Called Tadhana via IMDb

Featuring Angelica Panganiban and JM de Guzman, That Thing Called Tadhana (2014) takes us on a journey of self-discovery and healing. Following the story of Mace and Anthony as they embark on a road trip to Baguio, this cinematic gem explores the complexities of moving on from heartbreak while discovering the beauty of new beginnings and new connections.

You’ll also relate to and enjoy Mace and Anthony’s witty banter and raw emotions. Making you feel that they’re just your barkada.

Where to watch:  YouTube | Netflix | Prime Video | iWantTFC

2. Starting Over Again – a push and pull between holding on or letting go

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Starring Piolo Pascual and Toni Gonzaga, Starting Over Again (2014) is a romantic comedy that delves into the intricacies of second chances and unfinished love stories. As Marco and Ginny cross paths once again, old wounds resurface, and they’re forced to confront unresolved feelings amidst the complexities of adult life.

Where to watch:  YouTube | Netflix | Prime Video | Apple TV | iWantTFC

3. One More Chance – classic Hugot 101 of all Filipino hugot films

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One More Chance (2007) is a classic Filipino romantic drama starring John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo. This film has become a staple in Hugot culture. Following the rollercoaster relationship between Popoy and Basha, viewers are taken on an emotional journey filled with heartbreak, betrayal, and the enduring power of love.

Where to watch: Netflix | Prime Video | Apple TV | iWantTFC

4. Miss Granny – experiencing youth and love again

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Miss Granny (2018) is a heartwarming comedy-drama where Sarah Geronimo portrays the lovable character of Fely, a 70-year-old woman who magically finds herself in her 20-year-old body. As Fely navigates the challenges of youth once again, she rediscovers her passion for life, love, and family.

Where to watch: Netflix

5. Alone/Together – former college lovers cross paths again

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Alone/Together (2019) stars Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil. This romantic drama follows the story of Christine and Raf, college sweethearts whose paths cross once again after five years of separation. As they reminisce about their past and contemplate their present, they’re forced to confront their sacrifices for their dreams and the lingering what-ifs of their relationship.

Where to watch: Apple TV | iWantTFC

6. Four Sisters and a Wedding – shows the chaotic yet unconditional love of a Filipino family

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A heartwarming Filipino family comedy-drama, Four Sisters and a Wedding (2013) revolves around the dysfunctional yet endearing Salazar siblings as they reunite for their youngest and only brother’s wedding. Filled with laughter, tears, and heartfelt moments, this movie celebrates the unbreakable bond of family amidst the chaos of love and life.

Where to watch:  YouTube | Netflix | Prime VideoiWantTFC

7. Kita Kita – a twist on love is blind

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Set against the picturesque backdrop of Sapporo, Japan, Kita Kita (2017) is an unconventional romantic comedy that tells the story of Lea (Alessandra de Rossi), a Filipino tourist guide who became blind due to stress, unexpectedly befriends her charming and comforting Filipino neighbor, Tonyo (Empoy Marquez).

As their unlikely friendship blossoms into something more, viewers are treated to a tale of love that transcends physical appearances and cultural barriers.

Where to watch: Netflix | Prime Video | Apple TV

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These Hugot films offer more than just cinematic entertainment; they provide a mirror to our own experiences and emotions, reminding us that love and heartbreak are universal. So whether you’re celebrating love month with a special someone or going solo, these films are sure to tug at your heartstrings and leave you feeling a little less alone in the world of love.

If you want to check out more Filipino movies and series to watch, check out these LGBTQ+ tales that prove #LoveWins. Or dive into these timeless Filipino teleseryes that are more than sampalan and iyakan.

Cover image adapted from: One More Chance via IMDb, That Thing Called Tadhana via IMDb, and @lizasoberano via Instagram.