Keka (2003)

Director
Quark Henares

Main cast
Katya Santos; Wendell Ramos; Vhong Navarro; Bobby Andrews; Marky Lopez

Genres
Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller

Description
Francesca 'Keka' Jose is a beautiful young woman working in a call center. wanting to avenge her boyfriend's death five years ago, Keka undergoes rigid training and hunts down the killers. Everything has been going well until she meets Jason Sanchez, a detective who decides to immerse himself in work after his girlfriend rejected his marriage proposal. They meet and eventually fall in love. But when clues about recent murders lead to Keka, conflict arises. What will Jason do if he finds out that Keka is indeed responsible for the murder?


Similar movies

Urduja is a 2008 animated film adaptation of the legend of the warrior princess Urduja of Pangasinan. It is the first of two locally produced (in the Philippines) animated films set for release in 2008. The other, Dayo, is set for a December 2008 release, in time for the Metro Manila Film Festival. Urduja is created by an all-Filipino group of animators and made using the traditional (hand-drawn) animation process.
Ravi is a happy go lucky guy whose father is in hurry to marry him off. Ravi comes to know that Shruti and her bachelor uncle Crazy Mohan are playing with the emotions of unscrupulous bachelors. Ravi wants to teach Shruti a lesson. In the process Shruti falls in love with him. Meanwhile, henchmen sent by Vizag gangster Poorna are searching for Shankar and Nanaji. The rest of the story is all about how all these threads converge into the basic plot.
After spending a couple of years behind bars, Lando wins back his freedom. But his prison record has incapacitated him from landing a job. Fortunately, a friend of his knows someone who needs a driver and a bodyguard desperately. But that someone turns out to be Mariel, the very woman whom Lando has had an encounter with. Desperate for a job, Lando agrees to work for Mariel despite his negative impression of her. As expected, their working relationship is as stormy as it can get. But love works in mysterious ways - even the rowdiest of enemies can become more than friends.
Three Korean couples travel separately to the Philippines. A middle aged couple first time abroad, a convenience store clerk bumps into an incognito pop star and the runaway Soo-jin meets a businessman who is there for his father's death.
Former lovers butt heads in business.
Laida Magtalas is a modern-day Belle who works hard to provide for her family while hoping that someday she will meet her prince charming and that they will live happily ever after together. That would-be prince charming is none other than "Miggy", the youngest member of the Montenegro clan — a well established family in the business world. Moony Laida's desire to finally meet Miggy leads her to apply as an Editorial Assistant at his newly launched men’s magazine, "Bachelor". In spite of the fact that a relationship with Miggy may prove to be a long shot, Laida revels working in such close proximity with the man of her dreams.
Tina and Lea are best friends who are also avid fans of Vilma Santos. They were inseparable until Lea decides to leave the country and go to Korea. They promise that someday they will really become one big happy family when their children get married. Years after, by virtue of an old vow, Lucky Girl and Lucky Boy are forced to be together by their mothers. Problem is, they hate each other's guts. But, just when they're falling for each other, love plays a trick on the meddling moms which threatens to bring the young lovers apart.
Sally Malasmas applies for a US visa. There she meets the young and dashing vice-consul Will Derby with a wide, warm and inviting smile. Sally feels it's her lucky day! But Will thinks Sally does not have enough ties to the Philippines that will make her come back. He denies her visa, beams one last sweet smile at her and turns his back before she could protest. It isn't Sally's lucky day anymore. Sally Malasmas is a Care Officer at the National Statistics Office. She's smart and is a genuinely caring person who always has a hand to help other people.
A Filipino-American man hires a translator to help translate a letter he wrote for the woman that broke his heart.
Call center plays the center in this multi-level love stories. Call center staff - Tom and Lane - are best friends, but they are lovers in denial. Tom's bestfriend, Jepoi, is a call center instructor who is in love with a 40-year-old professor, Cyrill. Their May-December love affair is hampered by the dictates of a prejudiced society. Wannabe rockstar, the boyish chic Tonee, is clueless about the growing affection of Ryan, a fellow call center trainee. The group fashionista, Bry, is an aspiring model who unexpectedly found love with a cab driver, Axel.
Rico Suave is the ultimate ladies' man - or so it seems. His secret problem: when he gets intimate with a girl, his entire body freezes. When Rico's friends discover his condition, they enlist the services of Venus, a sexy con artist. Sparks fly as Venus tries to scam Rico, but when she finds herself genuinely falling for him, she is caught in a dilemma.
The movie is inspired by the 1979 classic sexy-comedy film Salawahan directed by Ishmael Bernal whom originally stars Rita Gomez, Mat Ranillo, Jay Ilagan, Rio Locsin, Sandy Andolong, and Bonching Miraflor.
Jed is on the brink of leaving the Philippines to join his family in America when a run-in with the perfect woman, Angie, changes everything. A speedy proposal sends both families reeling and sets the stage for a rocky marriage.
A young woman and her pilot are stranded on a remote island after they crash land their plane. The two are contentious at first, but grow affectionate as they work together to survive. But when their rescue arrives, they are instantly brought back to the real world, where they're both in committed relationships.
Rafael - a rich guy whose luck suddenly turned upside down after losing everything. When he needed to get his life back on track, he met Isak - the instant rich girl from the province. Rafael becomes her business adviser and uses her to become rich again only to find out that she'll change him more than he expected
An unaccredited tour guide and a heartbroken tourist form a romantic bond as they explore the wilds of Philippine Islands.
After 14 years in the United States, Greg Dickson returns to his family's plantation in the Philippines to settle his slain father's estate. Boyhood friend Bart Rogers and his wife Cindy meet Greg's plane at Manila, but he dismisses their warnings about the marauding Huks, fanatic guerrillas who are plundering nearby plantations. They repulse a Huk attack on the way to the plantation and are met by Stephen Rogers, Bart's father and the village schoolteacher. With him is Philippine Army Major Balatbat who tells Greg that Kalak, leader of the Huks and murderer of Greg's father, is also after him.
Gorgeous blonde assassin Samantha Fox accepts a contract to liquidate a quintet of gangsters in the Philippines. Problems ensue when she falls in love with the Manila detective investigating the killings.
Shake, Rattle & Roll II is the second installment of the Shake Rattle & Roll franchise. It was distributed by Regal Films. It is directed by Peque Gallaga & Lore Reyes. This film is an entry of the 1990 Metro Manila Film Festival. It is the first starring role of Manilyn Reynes before the following sequels.
Shake, Rattle and Roll 14 : The Invasion is a 2012 science fiction horror film directed by Chito S. Roño. The film stars an ensemble casts including Janice de Belen, Herbert Bautista, Dennis Trillo, Lovi Poe, Paulo Avelino, Martin Escudero and Vhong Navarro. The film was produced by Regal Entertainment, Inc. The film is an official entry in the Metro Manila Film Festival and the film's scheduled release is on December 25, 2012 in Philippine Cinemas nationwide. This fourteenth installment also serves as the Most Independent throughout the entire series for its sole director, Chito S. Roño. This Installment features the comeback of Janice de Belen and Herbert Bautista which both starred in past Shake, Rattle and Roll installments, especially Shake, Rattle and Roll I which included both of them but in different episodes.
Miri is trapped in her past and this time her whole past comes crashing back into her life: old dead secrets, her dead parents, and even the walking dead. Miris return to Manila only brings her back to more trouble the personal kind. Even as a young girl, Miri believed she is responsible for her parents death and the guilt kept her from building healthy relationships with those around her specially with her younger brother Mark. Miri Alvarez, is one of the best agents of an international group organized to protect scientists and inventors from a tech-grabbing group called The Agency. But Miri is hot headed and refuses to follow orders. In one rescue operation, Miris refusal to follow protocol gets her long-time partner killed. Miri is suspended and sent back to Manila.
Lady Lotus, an evil sorceress, attempts to retrieve an ancient katana possessing great power from Naguchi, a martial arts master. Meanwhile, a group of friends are planning a camping trip to follow an all-girl class who are in turn on their own camping trip with their strict teacher. After several mishaps the friends are left stranded in the mountains. While navigating their way back, they stumble across a hidden cavern, where an old ninja master lives. The boys are selected to become ninjas and retrieve the katana that Lady Lotus is searching for.
Legend has it that once every 100 years a superhero with the powers of lightning shows up to save mankind from the forces of evil. It is believed that if a person gets hit thrice by lightning and lives to survive another day, he shall be the chosen one. Perla is a dressmaker who lives and works for her siblings, Percy and Penny. After being hit by lightning thrice, Perla discovers that she has developed superpowers: she can generate heat and electricity with her hands, and lightning flashes come out of her hands. With these superpowers, she becomes famous as the superhero, VOLTA.
In Thailand's ancient capital, Ayutthaya, a grand heist is executed to perfection. The gang gets away clean, but everything turns sour when they meet up to split the money. Lamai, the brains behind the heist, has double-crossed the leader of the gang, Kao, and tipped off the police. Kao escapes the police ambush with the other gang members. To Lamai's surprise, he discovers that the money has already been switched! But how? Who pulled the switch? The conspirators all suspect each other.
In 1979, a young soldier is working in China's snowcapped mountains when an explosion reveals bizarre fossils hidden deep in the mountain caverns. What they discover next will change his life and human history forever.
A TV documentary crew arrive on a remote island in the Philippines to film a survival special. Their back-to-the-wild adventure proves to be more terrifying than they ever could have imagined
Fifteen years after an 'incident' at a Japanese nuclear power plant, physicist Joe Brody joins forces with his soldier son Ford to discover for themselves what really happened. What they uncover is prelude to global-threatening devastation. An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
Go "down range" with real, active duty Navy SEALs in this adrenaline-fueled action-adventure that inserts you into the heart of the battle, alongside America's best and bravest. When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
The fourth installment of the highly successful Bourne series sidelines main character Jason Bourne in order to focus on a fellow estranged assassin Aaron Cross. The story centers on new CIA operative, Aaron Cross as he experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.
To avenge the brutal murder of his brother, Jake Ray journeys to the Philippines, where his search for truth finds him battling both in and out of the ring. But the weapons are always the same: bare fists, bare feet. And the rules never change: last man standing wins.
Andy was a child when his parents murdered by a double agent in Cambodia, Ray Lui. Andy was raised by his dad's best friend. When he grew up, he became a pilot while Ray powerful and rich. Knowing the only link of Ray is his daughter. While pretending a criminal boss to impress Ray and getting closer to his daughter, he fell in love with his daughter and married her. Solid actioner by Ringo Lam with Andy Lau, Wu Chien-lien, Paul Chun Pui and Rosamund Kwan. Shot in the Philippines, Hong Kong, and San Francisco.
Amy Sanchez (Bebe Pham) is a champion free diver who breaks a crucial free diving record. Her boyfriend, Tony dela Cruz (Jack Prinya), an Air Force Pilot, mysteriously disappears along with his plane that carries gold worth millions of dollars that was to be taken to the Central Bank. Determined to unearth the truth, she goes off to find out what has actually happened accompanied by her sister Jess Sanchez (Jaymee Ong). She moves on her adventurous journey not knowing that she herself is going to get entangled into a trap of lies that leads her to a much complex conspiracy.
Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.
A group of US Marines are sent to rescue captured a US Marine and a Filipino Captain while stopping a group of Al-Qaeda-backed local rebels from launching biological weapons.
Adventurers search for World War II gold in the Philippines.
A Filipino general who believes he can turn the tide of battle in the Philippine-American war. But little does he know that he faces a greatest threat to the country's revolution against the invading Americans.
Weng Weng plays an agent, code-named “00” who works for the Manila branch of Interpol. The Chief sends him in pursuit of an arch villain, Mr X, whose white sock covered head is reminiscent of the Ku Klux Klan’s pointed hoods. When Mr X holds the Philippines for ransom two businessmen, Maolo and Simeon, pay his demands. Weng Weng suspects foul play and goes deep undercover to reveal the true identity of the mysterious Mr X.
Two cousins accomplish the final wish of their dying uncle to deliver a brown paper bag to a seedy, run-down hotel crawling with shady characters and retrieve in exchange a mysterious package.
The plot revolves around a secret agency with Reserve Agent King Aguila tasked to recover the Philippines' most important artifact. The artifact is the bolo of Lapu-lapu which he used to kill Magellan in 1521.
The story depicts two star-crossed lovers: Marcus Hanson (Mario Maurer), a Thai superstar, and Joey Hermosa (Erich Gonzales), a Filipina baker. When Marcus decides to fly to Philippines to escape from his career, he meets Joey. Even though their worlds collide, the two later fall in love. But their relationship is tested by conflicts from their worlds.
Two employees try to get their debt-ridden TV channel to the top position by manufacturing a fake reality show that involves uniting lovers who face opposition at home.
Two countries is a film about Ullas, who will do anything to make money. The story revolves around between him and his Indo-Canadian wife who is an alcoholic.
George Harrison Apostol (Sarah Geronimo) or better known as DJ Heidee is fast becoming the most popular DJ in town with her segment Heartbreak Hotline. DJ Heidee gives love advice to those who are having trouble with their relationships. Most often than not, she advices her callers to break up with their partners instead of working things out first. One caller (Megan Young) complains about her playboy boyfriend Andrew Escalona (Gerald Anderson). When she breaks up with him on air, Andrew threathens to have DJ Heidee investigated and suspended by the KBP not unless she helps him win back his ex-girlfriend.
European Princess Marinella escapes the monarchy she belongs to, believing that it is depriving her freedom to live life and explore the world in her own will. She runs away from her guard, and accidentally comes across with Alex, a jeepney driver. Alex has always been angry to the world; he grows up believing that his mother abandoned him. His frustration intensified when he became the guardian of his younger half-brother Paolo. Now, with another unwelcomed person coming in to his life, he takes Ella with him not knowing her real identity. He makes her his maid in exchange of free lodging and food. Isabella enjoys her new life despite her downgraded lifestyle. Moreover, she is also pleased serving her ‘master’ Alex. Alex, on the other hand learns to offload his frustration in life because of Ella. Eventually the two fell in love. But what will Alex do if he learns that he and Ella are worlds apart?
An Indian raised in the Philippines falls in love with a Filipina on business in Mumbai. She leaves unexpectedly, and he travels back to the Philippines to find her.
Bold Sari enlists with Josh, a young man whom she barely met. They set from Metro Manila to Leyte to find the owner of a letter she found and see the fulfillment of its vow. They discover that the journey is just as relevant as their goal.
When a message in a bottle finally reaches its intended target, two unlikely lovers discover they're meant for each other. Working side by side with his depressed father at their family-owned business, Stephen isn't used to doing much talking. On the flip side, the spunky Kristine has never had any problems saying exactly what's on her mind. Can these two polar opposites make their love connection work?
She’s Dating the Gangster tells the heart-wrenching tale of 17-year-old Athena Dizon and campus bad boy Kenji de los Reyes, two teenagers who begin a pretend relationship that ultimately transforms into something deeper.
Drake gets into a betting game with his best friend which involves courting the unsuspecting Sophia. When Sophia finally falls for him Drake must tell her that everything was just a game, a bet.
Childhood best friends who are both geniuses in school eventually become bittersweet rivals for campus athlete Mark Ferrer. Zoe Tuazon is a rich, overweight and aggressive mestiza, while Aica Tabayoyong is a poor nerdy student with a bad case of teenage acne and nearsightedness. In an effort to outsmart and outclass each other, Zoe and Aica each undergo cosmetic surgery and become ravishing vixens engaged in ugly confrontations. - Written by segue123
Everything is falling into place for Alan Alvarez. With an impending high ranking promotion and four years of stable relationship with his dream girl, Daphne Recto, he is at the cusp of getting everything he's always wanted. MIa Samonte is getting tired of her forlorn life. She is back in Manila for the holidays after working hard for two years as a front desk officer in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. With the hopes of getting the chance to finally have a break, her family gets into another crisis that leaves her hopeless and fated. Two individuals with seemingly predestined lives suddenly find their paths crossing on a ferry boat ride that will change the course of their journeys forever.
Yusman who is confined to the house by his father, Dato’ Alwi meets marlia, their driver’s daughter. She tells him about life outside the house. They separate when Dato’ Alwi dies and Yusman goes to London to further his studies. They promise to meet again and are in touch with each other. Marlia lies to Yusman that she is a bank manager in Kuala Lumpur when in fact she is a worker in Yusman’s factory. Yusman tells her that he will be in Kuala Lumpur and will be dropping by to see her. She is worried and does everything to hide her charade.
Two professionals, Jeff and Marty, take a business trip to the Philippines. Their deep dissatisfaction with their lives leads them to forsake their friends and families for a return to the alcohol and drug-induced wanderings of their youth.
The movie is set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in 1960. Yuddy, or 'York' in English (Leslie Cheung), is a playboy in Hong Kong and is well-known for stealing girls' hearts and breaking them. His first victim is Li Zhen (Maggie Cheung) who suffered emotional and mental depression as a result of Yuddy's wayward attitude. Li Zhen eventually seeks much-needed solace from a sympathetic policeman named Tide (Andy Lau). Their near-romance is often hinted at but never materialises.
After the death of his girlfriend, Gene (Piolo Pascual) becomes a cynical, controlling miser whose life revolves around only two things: money and sex. So when he discovers he's about to inherit his grandmother's vast fortune, his spirits soar -- but they quickly deflate when he learns that, in order to get it, he'll have to complete all nine Christmas dawn masses, or simbang gabi a Pinoy practice he abhors. Donita Rose co-stars.
It has been six months since Laida Magtalas won the heart of her prince charming Miggy Montenegro and it has been nothing but good. Laida got promoted from executive assistant to account executive, while Miggy has been doing well as he is being mentored by his older brother Art Montenegro. Laida had gotten an offer from her aunt in Canada where she is being given a good recommendation in order for her to work there.
While on a trip to Thailand, a successful American businessman tries to radically change his life. Back in New York, his wife and daughter find their relationship with their live-in Filipino maid changing around them. At the same time, in the Philippines, the maid's family struggles to deal with her absence.
Inya, a heroine of the Philippine resistance against the Japanese during World War II, recalls events involving her husband Edilberto and their childhood friend Ignacio, a transvestite who, masquerading as a woman also named Inya, becomes the lover of the local Japanese commander, Ichiru, and is caught between a duty to be a spy for his country and friends and his reluctant but growing love for Ichiru.
Loosely based on D.H. Lawrence's notorious novel Lady Chatterly's Lover, this erotic drama chronicles the amorous exploits of a winsome young bride (Patricia Javier). When her affluent but crippled spouse (Edu Manzano) fails to fulfill her physical desires, she seeks sexual satisfaction outside her marriage by taking a lover (played by Gardo Versoza). Sunshine Cruz delivers a standout performance in a supporting role.
Dorina Pineda is a Sampaguita vendor idolizing the most famous singing sensation in the country, Lavinia Arguilles. Lavina with her ego getting big, drives away her fans and even her boyfriend Nico Escobar. He later discovers Dorina as a wonderful singer and eventually falls in love with her. A simple die-hard fan at first, Dorina rose to the ranks and become the biggest singing star in the country, even becoming more famous than her idol Lavinia.

© Valossa 2015–2021