Feeling anxious? Frustrated? Both? Whatever you’re feeling right now, please know that we are in this together. The COVID-19 outbreak has been nothing short of stressful to families all over the world. To give you a little bit of relief, iWant offers thousands of titles that you can watch for FREE, including these films that will bring on those much-needed good vibes.
You're My Boss
Written by the brilliant Direk Antoinette ”Tonet” Jadaone, this romantic comedy follows Marketing Head, Georgina (Toni Gonzaga) and her modest assistant, Pong (Coco Martin) who find themselves switching roles in an attempt to win a Japanese client for her company. As Georgina learns how to soften up, Pong gets the hang of calling the shots, unearthing new facets of themselves and their relationship—ultimately, falling in love.
Here Comes The Bride
They say a lot of mysterious things happen during a solar eclipse. For five people who want nothing more than to prepare for a wedding, their souls get swapped. The bride, Stefanie (Angelica Panganiban), gets into the body of a snarky judge, Precy (Eugene Domingo), whose soul enters the yaya, Medelyn (Tuesday Vargas), who gets into the body of the grandfather, Bien (Jaime Fabregas), whose soul enters the stylist, Toffee (John Lapus), whose soul goes into Stefanie's body. As the characters try to get back to their rightful bodies, they discover how to see life in someone else’s shoes—literally and figuratively.
Bakit Hindi Ka Crush ng Crush Mo?
Sandy Veloso (Kim Chiu) is a modern-day ugly duckling, crazy over her boyfriend, Gardo (Kean Cipriano)—making him the center of her universe. After they break up, Sandy is left brimming with insecurity and grief, asking herself why she always gets left behind. Unintentionally rubbing salt into her wound, she then crosses paths with her boss, the CEO, Alex (Xian Lim), who fires her due to the company’s financial loss. Eventually, he rehires Sandy, gets her back on track, and teaches her how to lure guys in. As it turns out, it’s actually Alex who needs to get schooled about love.
The Achy Breaky Hearts
If you're one of the many Filipinas pressured to find love, then you can definitely relate to this! The Achy Breaky Hearts is another romantic comedy gem helmed by Direk Tonet, starring Jodi Sta. Maria as Chinggay, Ian Veneracion as Ryan, and Richard Yap as Frank. The plot revolves around Chinggay, a jewelry store manager who goes out on several dates to search for ‘the one’. She almost loses hope until life gives her more than what she asks for—leaving her torn between two attractive prospects, Ryan, a customer who falls head over heels in love with her and Frank, her ex-boyfriend who yearns for a second chance. Who will win her heart? Watch to find out!
Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles
In this action comedy, Vic Sotto, Coco Martin, and Maine Mendoza play cops—an unlikely trio tasked to keep their town crime-free. Everything goes fine until Jack (Sotto) and Popoy (Martin)’s partnership crumbles, and Emily (Mendoza) falls in love with Popoy. Eventually, they rejoin forces, setting their differences aside to embark on a major mission: to take down a drug lord.
The times may be hard, but we hope these comedy films will make you feel a bit better. May their punchlines and characters provide you a sense of relief and entertainment.
After all, they say laughter is the best medicine.
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