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12 Times Kapuso and Kapamilya Stars Teamed Up in a Movie

  • 12 movies that featured both Kapamilya and Kapuso stars
  • There’s no such thing as rivalry in showbizness, especially in movies

Are you a Kapuso or a Kapamilya? This is probably the hardest question to answer when it comes to fans of showbizness. Fans of GMA Network stars and ABS-CBN stars go crazy when their favorite artists gets compared to others, especially from the other network.

However, fans unite when a movie that features both Kapuso and Kapamilya stars comes out. One may not notice this but actually, there has already been quite a lot of films that partnered artists from these two different networks.

Here are 12 movies that will tug both your Kapamilya and Kapuso hearts into one:

1. Paano Kita Iibigin

This romance drama starring Piolo Pascual and Regine Velasquez-Alcasid is a 2007 hit film directed by Binibining Joyce Bernal. This is the first time that the two opposite network stars partnered with each other.

2. When I Met U

Before Richard Gutierrez transferred to ABS-CBN, he was teamed up with KC Concepcion in this 2009 rom-com movie directed by Joel Lamangan. This is the second time that the two stars got paired up together after their first hit movie of 2008, “For the First Time.”

3. You’re Still the One

This 2015 romance drama is the first time that Kapuso leading man, Dennis Trillo and Kapamilya’s “Dance Princess,” Maja Salvador got paired up together. Also starring Ellen Adarna and Richard Yap and directed by Chris Martinez, the film was a co-production of Star Cinema and Regal Entertainment.

4. Segunda Mano

This movie is an official entry in the 2011 Metro Manila Film Festival. Also directed by Binibining Joyce Bernal, this horror film starred the Philippine cinema’s horror queen, Kris Aquino and Kapuso star, Dingdong Dantes.

5. Won’t Last a Day Without You

Looking for a “kilig to the bones” kind of movie? This movie is for you! This 2011 rom-com movie starring Sarah Geronimo and Gerald Anderson featured a rare and special participation of “Eat Bulaga” host, Joey De Leon. The film is directed by Raz dela Torre and was released in 2011.

6. One More Try

“Ang pera natin, ‘di basta basta nauubos pero ang pasensya ko, konting konti nalang!”

Have you heard of this famous movie line? If not, then it’s time that you watch this 2012 drama film directed by Ruel S. Bayani. The film is starred by Kapamilya artists, Angel Locsin, Angelica Panganiban, Zanjoe Marudo, and Kapuso star, Dingdong Dantes.

7. She’s the One

Who is the girl in the rain? Find out by watching this 2013 romance-drama film starring Kapuso leading man, Dingdong Dantes and Kapamilya leading lady, Bea Alonzo. The movie also co-starred Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano, directed by Mae Cruz – Alviar.

8. Kung Fu Divas

“Comedy Queen,” Ai Ai delas Alas, was still with ABS CBN when this action comedy movie of 2013 was released. Together with Kapuso star, Marian Rivera and directed by Onat Diaz, the film was part of Star Cinema’s 20th Anniversary.

9. Da Possessed

Directed by Binibining Joyce Bernal, this horror-comedy film starred Kapamilya artist, Vhong Navarro and Kapuso artist, Solenn Heussaff. The Black Saturday premiere of this movie garnered Php17 million.

10. Just the 3 of Us

Who can forget this cute rom-com drama movie? This is the first time that John Lloyd Cruz partnered up with Kapuso leading lady, Jennylyn Mercado. This is also the first time that Mercado starred a top-billing Star Cinema movie with a Php100 million commercial success.  This film was released in 2016 and directed by Cathy Garcia- Molina.

11. The Unmarried Wife

This film is the second time that Angelica Panganiban and Dingdong Dantes teamed up in a movie after their box-office hit, One More Try. Directed by Maryo J. delos Reyes, this is the fourth time that Kapuso star, Dingdong Dantes lead in a Star Cinema movie. Panganiban also won the Best Actress FAMAS Award for this film.

12. Seven Sundays

Powerhouse cast, you say? Well, here’s the 2017 tear-jerking drama-comedy movie directed by Cathy Garcia- Molina. If you’re looking for a movie to watch with family, this is it! The film stars Ronaldo Valdez, Aga Muhlach, Enrique Gil, Christine Reyes, and Kapuso artist, Dingdong Dantes.

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, why not watch these movies that feature a lot of various talents from different networks. Again, there’s no such thing as network war in terms of making a great movie. After all, they are just in the same industry.


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Written by Jane Camino

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