One of the most sought after drama actress’ of today, it seems Bela Padilla has a knack for heartfelt films that can make you both laugh and tear up at the same time. That’s exactly why we can’t wait to finally see Ultimate Oppa, a.k.a. her upcoming movie with Korean actor Kim Gun Woo. In a recent interview Bela told Preview that the cast and crew have wrapped filming but there’s no official intel yet on when and where it’s going to be screened.
That said, while we wait for the film to drop, here are a few other movies starring Bela to watch on Netflix in the meantime.
1. The Day After Valentine's
When Lani and Kai meet at an Airbnb, Lani takes it upon herself to help her distraught companion heal from his broken heart. But as the two grow closer to each other, the more she struggles to keep her own personal demons at bay.
Also starring: JC Santos, Regine Tolentino
2. Meet Me in St. Gallen
When Celeste and Jesse meet at a coffee shop they instantly make a connection after realizing that their names are similar to the characters in the American romantic drama Celeste and Jesse Forever. Their immediate spark turns into a one night stand before they part ways, seemingly for good. Fortunately for the pair, they reunite again years later at a place they initially agreed upon, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Also starring: Carlo Aquino, Nonie Buencamino, Kat Galang
3. Camp Sawi
Five girls all left single and distraught from their past relationships enter a boot camp called Camp Sawi. Together with the camp's chef and head coach, they embark on a journey of emotional recovery, tinged with just enough ridiculous hilarity to heal a broken heart.
Also starring: Andi Eigenmann, Yassi Pressman, Kim Molina, Arci Munoz, Sam Milby
4. On Vodka, Beers, and Regrets
With a damaging scandal on her heels, a former child star and washed up actress turns to alcohol for her only source of comfort. While binge-drinking her problems away one night, she’s befriended by an aspiring musician hoping to help her get better.
Also starring: JC Santos, Matteo Guidicelli
5. 100 Tula Para Kay Stella
After falling for his best friend, an honor student with a speech impediment secretly attempts to pen 100 poems to express his love, in hopes of one day winning over her heart.
Also starring: JC Santos, Mayton Eugenio
6. Luck at First Sight
In order to pay off his debts, a gambler sets off in search for a “life charm” to reverse his misfortune. He soon finds a woman who ends up bringing him luck whenever he’s close to her. Though all goes well for the two as they each find good fortune while together, they soon discover that their luck will disappear if one of them falls in love with the other.
Also starring: Jericho Rosales, Denise Padilla, Issa Pressman