Spirit Warriors (film)

Spirit Warriors

The original DVD cover.
Directed by Chito S. Roño
Produced by Sherida Monteverde
Douglas Quijano
Screenplay by Chito S. Roño
Roy Iglesias
Starring Joel Torre
Jhong Hilario
Spencer Reyes
Vhong Navarro
Danilo Barrios
Chris Cruz
Meynard Marcellano
Sherwin Roux
Nikko Manalo
Michael Foz-Sesmundo
Denise Joaquin
Music by Jessie Lasaten
Cinematography Neil Daza
Edited by Manet Dayrit
Distributed by Regal Films Distribution Co. Ltd.
Release dates
  • 2000 (2000)
Country Philippines
Language Tagalog
Budget PhP. 80 million (estimated)

Spirit Warriors is a 2000 Filipino fantasy-horror film written and directed by Filipino film director Chito S. Roño. This movie was the second co-production venture of Star Cinema, ABS-CBN's film production outfit, in collaboration with Regal Entertainment for the 2000 Metro Manila Film Festival.


A bunch of high school chums get themselves deep into ghost hunting. They met a supernarural being, The Ulanaya, a being that takes many forms. Malevolent but only after going through years of exposure to the evil deeds perpetrated by humans from the past. This is what The Ulanaya acquires after absorbing all the negative thoughts, acts and deeds throughout the years. In the process, The Ulanaya then masters the abilities to take many forms such as Fire, Water, Earth, Wind and others making it the ultimate supreme elemental and its malevolence, most potent. A force of reckon with especially on the gang of amateur ghost hunters, The Spirit Warriors to do battle against this demonic, behemoth-like elemental being, the Ulanaya.


Main roles

Supporting roles


The film was released by MAQ Productions while the majority of the visual effects were handled by Roadrunner Network, Inc.


Year Award-Giving Body Category Recipient Result
2000 Metro Manila Film Festival [1] Best Visual Effects Roadrunner Network, Inc. Won
Best Make-up Cecile Baun, Benny Batoctoy and Warren Munar Won
Best Float Roadrunner Network, Inc. Won

See also


  1. "Metro Manila Film Festival:2000". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
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