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10 Hilarious Pinoy Comedy Movies to Watch If You Need a Pick-Me-Up

In need of a good laugh?
10 Hilarious Pinoy Comedy Movies to Watch If You Need a Pick-Me-Up
IMAGE Regal Films/Temptation Island, Four Sister and a Wedding/Star Cinema, Camp Sawi/Viva Films
In need of a good laugh?

As we all collectively brave the current global crisis, it’s no crime to crave a momentary reprieve from all our troubles. That said, what better way to find an easy escape than to binge-watch Filipino comedy films that are sure to make you burst out in belly laughs? So you can go straight to marathoning, below, we round up 10 hilarious Pinoy movies available online for your immediate viewing pleasure.

1. Four Sisters and a Wedding

Watch on: Netflix

At the request of their mother, four sisters return home for their youngest brother's wedding. Chaos ensues when all the girls reveal that they're against the abrupt event and attempt to break off the engagement. This soon leads to the endless unearthing of deeper personal resentments within their dysfunctional family.

Starring: Toni Gonzaga, Bea Alonzo, Angel Locsin, Shaina Magdayao, Enchong Dee

2. Ang Pangarap Kong Holdap

Watch on: Netflix

When clumsy village thief Eman grows tired of his continuous failed attempts at crime, he decides to team up with his two friends and an undercover cop to broaden his chances at success. Together, the bumbling foursome devise a nefarious heist to leave their mark as the top thieves of the fictional Barangay Husay. Fun fact: The movie entered Netflix Philippines' Top 10 list at the time of its release on the streaming site last month.

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Starring: Pepe Herrera, Jerald Napoles, Paolo Contis, Pen Medina, Jelson Bay

3. Pinoy Sunday

Watch on: Netflix

Two overseas Filipino workers in Taiwan find a brand new red couch left on a bickering couple's doorstep. Both fresh from heartbreak, the pair take this as a sign from God and decide to take the couch home to their shared dormitory. While on their way back, they're met with a series of unfortunate events that eventually turn their adventure into a cathartic journey of self-discovery.

Starring: Bayani Agbayani, Epy Quizon, Alessandra De Rossi, Meryll Soriano

4. Camp Sawi

Watch on: Netflix, iFlix

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.

Starring: Andi Eigenmann, Bela Padilla, Yassi Pressman, Kim Molina, Arci Munoz, Sam Milby

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5. Ang Tanging Ina

Watch on: Netflix

After the death of her third husband and with 12 children to provide for, newly single mother Ina Montecillo is at a complete loss for what to do. Weighed down by a boatload of financial troubles, she desperately tries to make ends meet while her kids slowly grow to resent her.

Starring: Ai-Ai delas Alas, Eugene Domingo, Marvin Agustin, Carlo Aquino, Heart Evangelista

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6. Love Is Blind

Watch on: Netflix

A yong woman insecure about her looks makes use of a magic potion to trick her handsome crush into seeing her as being more attractive than she actually she is. Although it goes well for her at the start, her plan hits a snag when the magic starts to wear off.

Starring: Derek Ramsay, Kiray Celis, Solenn Heussaff

7. Temptation Island

Watch on : iFlix

Four beauty pageant constestants vying for the title of "Miss Manila Sunshine" board a yacht together only to find themselves stranded on a deserted island after a fire ravages their vessel. Utter madness is unleashed as they're forced to survive along with an attractive young man, a maid, and the gay pageant director.

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Starring: Marian Rivera, Rufa Mae Quinto, Heart Evangelista, Lovi Poe, Solenn Heussaff

8. Hating Kapatid

Watch on : iFlix

With their parents working overseas, Rica grows overprotective of her young sister Cecil, so much so that she even breaks up with her boyfriend after Rica gets hurt in an unrelated freak accident. Tension between the close siblings flares when their parents finally return home after years of being away, especially with Rica worrying that Cecil won't need her around anymore.

Starring: Judy Ann Santos, Sarah Geronimo, Gina Pareno, Tonton Gutierrez, Cherry Pie Picache

9. Bride for Rent

Watch on: Netflix

Rocco Espiritu, a rich young man who gambles away all his money, starts a search for a fake wife in order to get his inheritance from his grandmother. He ends up hiring Rocky Dela Cruz, a dutiful daughter in need of money to pay for the rent on her family’s home. As the two go through their fraudulent married life, they have to deal with their suspicious family members, and their growing feelings for each other.

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Starring: Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Pilita Corrales, Dennis Paddila

10. Luck at First Sight

Watch on: Netflix, iFlix

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.

Starring: Jericho Rosales, Bele Padilla

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