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Run Time: 120 minutes
When a big time drug dealer is murdered, Sergeant Acosta is assigned the case. He's an honest guy, who works extremely hard. Even with his skills, though, finding the killers is going to be difficult. That's because they had the perfect cover up. They were temporarily sprung from prison by politicians, who hired them to carry out a series of assassinations. After doing the deed, they were quickly returned, leaving the cops with no trail to follow. Francis Coronel is an ambitious federal agent called in to oversee the case at the request of his congressman father, Manrique. Soon he and Acosta find themselves surrounded by crookedness at all levels of the system. But learning the truth wasn't the hard part. Standing up against it will be the ultimate challenge—one that could prove to be very dangerous to them and their families. It doesn't get more corrupt than this. Based on a shocking real-life scandal that rocked the Philippines, ON THE JOB is a high-paced crime thriller that will satisfy your sweet tooth for action. (In English, Filipino, and Tagalog with subtitles) —E.F.
Francis Ricardo Buhay III
Piolo Pascual, Gerald Anderson, Joel Torre, Angel Aquino
Erik Matti is a filmmaker from the Philippines. He co-founded the production company Reality Entertainment in 2004. His screenplay "Magic Temple" won the Festival Prize at the Metro Manila Film Festival in 1994.
"Scorpio Nights 2" (1999), "Ekis" (1999), "Pedro Penduko, Episode II: The Return Of The Comeback" (2000), "Sa Huling Paghihintay" (2001), "Double Cross" (2001), "Prosti" (2002), "Mano Po 2: My Home" (2003), "Gagamboy" (2004), "Pa-siyam" (2004), "Exodus: Tales From The Enchanted Kingdom" (2005), "The Arrival" (2009), "Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles" (2012), "Rigodon" (2012), ON THE JOB (2013)
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