Cirio H. Santiago Movies List

Cirio H. Santiago
Cirio H. Santiago
18-01-1936
Manila, Philippines
28
Kulay Dugo ang Gabi

Director Cirio H. Santiago Filmography

Showing 1 to 10 of 28 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 28 movies
When Eagles Strike
When Eagles Strike ( English )
Artist: Nate Adams
Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Music Director: Nonong Buencamino
Release Year: 1970
Eye of the Eagle
Eye of the Eagle ( English )
Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Release Year: 1970
Blackbelt II: Fatal Force
Artist: Blake Bahner , Ronald William Lawrence , Gary Rooney , Roxanne Baird , Michael Vlastas
Release Year: 1970
Water Wars
Water Wars ( English )
Artist: Alvin Anson , Beau Ballinger , Monica Leigh , Riza Santos
Director: Cirio H. Santiago , Jim Wynorski
Release Year: 2014
Machete Maidens Unleashed!
Director: Mark Hartley
Music Director: Jamie Blanks
Release date: 15-10-2010
O Resgate de Eagle One
Director: Brian Clyde , Nelia Villaflores
Music Director: Mel Lewis
Release date: 17-01-2006
Aladdin and the Adventure of All Time
Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Release Year: 2000
Stranglehold
Stranglehold ( English )
Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Release Year: 1994
Kill Zone
Kill Zone ( English )
Artist: David Carradine , Tony Dorsett , Rob Youngblood , Vic Trevino , James Gregory Paolleli
Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Release Year: 1993
Live by the Fist
Live by the Fist ( English )
Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Release Year: 1993
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Showing 1 to 10 of 28 movies

Cirio H. Santiago Biography

Producer/director Cirio H. Santiago is the son of Dr. Ciriaco Santiago, who founded Premiere Productions in Manila in 1946. He has two siblings. After starting out as a producer he started directing english-language movies in the early 70s. Santiago became one of the pioneers of the "Blaxploitation" genre by being one of the first to cast black actors and especially actresses as strong action heroes. Movies like TNT Jackson (1974) became instant cult classics. In the 80s, Santiago became known for his numerous low-budget Vietnam war movies such as Firehawk (1993) which gave him a reputation as the "master of the Vietnam war genre". A long running production partnership with Roger Corman assured proper distribution of his movies in the USA. Many of today's hottest filmmakers such as Jonathan Demme, Joe Dante or Carl Franklin got their first directing jobs with Santiago. In 1995 he was named president of the Philippines Film Development Funds by President Ramos. The organization strives to uplift the quality of Filipino filmmaking to new, higher standards and to encourage production of foreign movies on location in the Philippines. Premiere Productions, headed by Cirio H. Santiago, still remains one of the biggest studios in the Philippines and went public in 1997.

Popular Co-Stars of Cirio H. Santiago

Ken Metcalfe
25 Movies
Joe Mari Avellana
21 Movies
Vic Diaz
16 Movies
Ricardo Remias
15 Movies
Roger Corman
13 Movies
Joseph Zucchero
10 Movies

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