1992 Metro Manila Film Festival

1992 Metro Manila Film Festival
Date December 25, 1992 (1992-12-25) to January 3, 1993 (1993-01-03)
Best Picture Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang
Most awards Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang (5)

The 18th Metro Manila Film Festival was held in 1992.

Screen heartthrob and matinée idol Aga Muhlach won his first major award, the Best Actor trophy for the film Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal. The movie also won three other awards including the Best Original Theme Song by the same title of the film for Alex Mallillin. Meanwhile, VIVA Films' Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang was adjudged the festival's Best Picture and won four other awards including the Best Director for Ike Jarlego, Jr. among others. Other awardees included Best Actress for Gina Alajar, Best Supporting Actress for Sylvia Sanchez and Best Child Performer for I.C. Mendoza. In addition, the year's festival introduced the new category for Best Float, received by the team of Okay Ka, Fairy Ko!: Part 2 movie.[1][2]


Title Starring Studio Director
Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang Eddie Garcia, Eddie Gutierrez, Pinky de Leon, Kier Legaspi, Joko Diaz, Mia Pratts, Ramon Christopher VIVA FilmsIke Jarlego, Jr.
Bakit Labis Kitang MahalAga Muhlach, Ariel Rivera and Lea SalongaOctoarts FilmsJose Javier Reyes
Boy Recto Ronnie Ricketts, Aiko Melendez, Jess Lapid Jr, Michael de Mesa, Bembol Roco, Zandro Zamora Moviestars ProductionJett C. Espiritu
EngkantoJanice de Belen, Francis Magalona, Raul Zaragosa, Maila Gumila, Emon Ramos, Apple Pie Bautista, Suisan Lozada, Cita Astals and Roderick PaulateDouble M Films Tata Esteban
Okay Ka, Fairy Ko!: Part 2Vic Sotto, Aiza Seguerra, Tweetie de Leon, Tetchie Agbayani, Ruby Rodriguez, Jinky Oda, Bayani Casimiro, Jr., Charito SolisRegal Films and M-Zet Productions Tony Reyes
Shake, Rattle & Roll IV Regal FilmsPeque Gallaga and Lore Reyes
Takbo, Talon, Tili!!!Rene Requiestas, Rita Avila, Raymond Gutierrez, Richard Gutierrez, Sheryl Cruz & Romnick SarmentaSeiko Films Efren Jarlego

Winners and nominees


Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[3]

Ariel Rivera, Best Supporting Actor winner
Joseph Estrada, Special Recognition Award recipient
Nora Aunor, "Gawad ng Natatanging Pagkilala" recipient
Best Film Best Director
  • Ike Jarlego, Jr. Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Art Direction Best Cinematography
  • Arnold Alvaro and Ramon Marcelino - Takbo, Talon, Tili!
Best Child Performer Best Editing
  • Ike Jarlego, Jr. - Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang
Best Story Best Screenplay
  • Humilde ‘Meek’ Roxas Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang
  • Ricky Lee and Jose Bartolone Takbo, Talon, Tili!
Best Original Song Best Music
  • Alex Mallillin Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal
  • Dionisio Buencamino Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal
Best Visual Effects Best Make-up
Best Sound Recording Best Float
  • Rolly Ruta - Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang
Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards

Special awards

Special Recognition AwardJoseph Estrada
Joey Lina
Gawad ng Natatanging PagkilalaNora Aunor
Male Star of the NightBernard Bonnin
Female Star of the NightTetchie Agbayani

Multiple awards

Films with multiple awards

The following films received one or multiple awards:

Awards Film
5 Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang
4 Shake, Rattle & Roll IV
Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal
Takbo, Talon, Tili!!!!
3 Okay Ka, Fairy Ko!: Part 2
1 Engkanto

Ceremony Information

The following are the key persons during the "Gabi ng Parangal" held in the PICC Reception Hall on December 28.[2]

Gretchen Barretto
Miguel Rodriguez
Maritoni Fernandez


  2. 1 2 Salterio-Gatdula, Leah. "A night for first-time winners in the MMFF '92 'Gabi ng Parangal'". Philippine Daily Inquirer. December 30, 1992. Newspaper Print.
  3. "Metro Manila Film Festival: Awards for 1992". Internet Movie Database.

External links

Preceded by
1991 Metro Manila Film Festival
Metro Manila Film Festival
Succeeded by
1993 Metro Manila Film Festival
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