30 Perfect Pinoy Movie Lines You Can Use in Life
"Ang choice, para lang sa may pera."
(SPOT.ph) Going for a dramatic comeback or a cold-pero-may-laman reply? There are plenty of lines from Pinoy movies that you can use for your next sassy remark. Some lines are so memorable—thanks to its content, delivery, or both—that we wouldn’t be surprised if you’ve already used any of these phrases in a conversation at least once. Trust us, there’s a winning line for every situation. We’ve listed some of the most remarkable ones below.
These Tagalog movie lines can surely make their way into daily convos:
“Ang choice, para lang sa may pera.” – Joy Fabregas (Kathryn Bernardo)
Drop this line when: You’re feeling lazy to go to work and you still want to hit snooze for the fifth time… especially on a Monday.
From the movie: Hello, Love, Goodbye (2019)
“Ang mundo ay isang malaking Quiapo, maraming snatcher, maagawan ka. Lumaban ka.” – Babygirl dela Costa (Carmi Martin)
Drop this line when: Beating the heck out of all the “miners” on IG shops.
From the movie: No Other Woman (2011)
“I deserve an explanation. I deserve an acceptable reason.” – Marco Antonio Villanueva III (Piolo Pascual)
Drop this line when: You’ve been consistently paying your bills on time, but you end up getting shitty service. Sigh.
From the movie: Starting Over Again (2014)
“Why is it so easy for you to see the worst in me?” – Popoy Gonzales (John Lloyd Cruz)
Drop this line when: You're late again and “better late than never” isn't cutting it.
From the movie: A Second Chance (2015)
“Pa–order naman ng kape, kailangan kong kabahan.” – Carson Herrera (Maja Salvador)
Drop this line when: You see your boss approaching with a furrowed brow, after what seems to be an intense meeting.
From the movie: I'm Drunk, I Love You (2018)
“To the great people we will be.” – Anthony (JM de Guzman)
Drop this line when: You’re in an e-numan with your college pals a decade after graduation, questioning your life and career choices together.
From the movie: That Thing Called Tadhana (2014)
“Once, twice, three times more, gaano ba kadalas ang minsan?”– Hilda Koronel
Drop this line when: You’re getting milk tea for delivery for the nth time this week.
From the movie: Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan (1982)
“Ang pera natin hindi basta-basta mauubos, pero ang pasensya ko, konting-konti na lang!” – Jacqueline (Angelica Panganiban)
Drop this line when: You’re in the midst of adding to cart during a sale, but your chosen payment method just won’t work.
From the movie: One More Try (2012)
“Para kang karinderyang bukas sa lahat ng gustong kumain.” – Fina Alcaraz (Vilma Santos)
Drop this line when: A friend does not change the default password for his/her pocket WiFi and the password is—surprise—“password.”
From the movie: Palimos ng Pag-ibig (1985)
“Do me a favor. Umalis ka na rin sa buhay ko. At pwede ba, 'wag ka nang bumalik!” – Gino Avila (Piolo Pascual)
Drop this line when: You’re about to commence with your credit-card cutting ceremony after paying off all your debt. Congrats!
From the movie: The Breakup Playlist (2015)
“I’ll look into it. I’ll get back to you on that. I’ll give you an update.” – Dora Go Dong Hei as Kimmy Go Dong Hei (Eugene Domingo)
Drop this line when: You’re in the middle of a presentation and you have no idea what to answer and you need to save face in front of the company CEO. Don't ramble like us.
From the movie: Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme (2009)
“There was never an us. There will never be an us kaya please, 'wag mo na akong landiin.” – Steph Asuncion (Sarah Geronimo)
Drop this line when: Hindi mo talaga type.
From the movie: Maybe This Time (2016)
“Baka kailangan ko nga talaga ng deadline. Sana lang 'wag masyadong mabilis.” – Vivian Rabaya (Vilma Santos)
Drop this line when: You’ve been meaning to start working on your “passion project” but procrastination gets in the way.
From the movie: Everything About Her (2016)
“May mali ba sa akin? Pangit ba ako?” – Cali Ferrer (Liza Soberano)
Drop this line when: Someone’s staring at you on your commute—and you sense it’s not in the most flattering way.
From the movie: My Ex and Whys (2018)
“You're nothing but a second-rate, trying hard copycat!” – Lavinia Arguelles (Cherie Gil)
Drop this line when: Someone on your feed pulls a copypaste on your essay-like Facebook post. Hindi man lang nag-thesaurus!
From the movie: Bituing Walang Ningning (1985)
“Lock the door when you leave.” – Miggy Montenegro (John Lloyd Cruz)
Drop this line when: You want to have the meeting room all to yourself.
From the movie: A Very Special Love (2008)
“Sabel! This must be love!” – Suzanne Galang (Carmi Martin)
Drop this line when: After all the swipes in either direction, you feel that you’ve finally found The One. Sana all.
From the movie: Working Girls (1986)
“Hindi dahil gusto mo, makukuha mo.” – Sari Alfonso (Bea Alonzo)
Drop this line when: You’re at your wits' end, wondering why you haven’t gotten a promotion or a raise yet.
From the movie: The Mistress (2012)
“Kahit i-pray over mo, mali pa rin.” – Georgina Lorenzana (Toni Gonzaga)
Drop this line when: You can’t seem to remember your password, even after multiple tries.
From the movie: You’re My Boss (2015)
“Don't make comments about my personal life because I don't make comments about yours.” – Alex Salazar (Angel Locsin)
Drop this line when: A relative innocently talks about how people your age are getting married, having babies, getting promoted… the list goes on.
From the movie: Four Sisters and a Wedding (2013)
“E bakit mo pinagod 'yong sarili mo?” – Angie Mariano-Valeriano (Judy Ann Santos)
Drop this line when: You’ve binge-watched the night before and you're running late for work.
From the movie: Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo (2007)
“May mga bagay na kailangan mong paghirapan bago mo makuha.” - Tonyo (Empoy Marquez)
Drop this line when: You’re online (window) shopping and you just feel the need to add to cart.
From the movie: Kita-Kita (2017)
“I gave you everything, but you left me with nothing.” – Nino (Gerald Anderson)
Drop this line when: You’ve succumbed to each and every client revision that you no longer recognize your original work. So much for #ahrt.
From the movie: How To Be Yours (2016)
“Oo na! Ako na! Ako na! Ako na ang mag-isa!” – Tere Madlansacay (Jennylyn Mercado)
“I want to stop wondering ‘what if’, I want to know ‘what is.’” – Basha Eugenio (Bea Alonzo)
Drop this line when: You’re stuck waiting for the website to load.
From the movie: One More Chance (2007)
“Tanggap ko na Jane, Wanda, na talagang wala na akong lalaking makikita.” – Doris (Rufa Mae Quinto)
Drop this line when: You've gotten tired of swiping left.
From the movie: Status: Single (2009)
“Come back to the young and beautiful you.” – Estelle Suarez (Angelica Panganiban)
Drop this line when: You’d rather stay put in bed than slap skincare products on your face. Maybe repeatedly saying the phrase would work.
From the movie: Beauty in a Bottle (2014)
“Connections that you don’t have.” – Laida Magtalas (Sarah Geronimo)
Drop this line when: Someone undermines the reach of your 12-follower strong social network.
From the movie: It Takes a Man and a Woman (2013)
“Walang tubig, walang pagkain. Eh 'di magsayaw na lang tayo.” – Azenith (Azenith Briones)
Drop this line when: You haven’t been going out as much in this quarantine, and you’ve forgotten the essentials while on that once-a-month supermarket run—which is what made you head out in the first place.
From the movie: Temptation Island (1980)
“Ang buhay ay parang bato. It's hard.” – Ina Montecillo (Ai-Ai delas Alas)
Drop this line when: Shit hits the fan, basically.
From the movie: Ang Tanging Ina (2003)
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