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Directed byIke Jarlego Jr.
Produced by
Screenplay byMel Mendoza-Del Rosario
Story byMel Mendoza-Del Rosario
Music byNonong Buencamino
CinematographyJun Pereira
Edited byMarya Ignacio
Distributed byStar Cinema Productions
Release date
  • June 23, 1999 (1999-06-23)(Manila)
Country Philippines
Language Filipino

Tigasin is a 1999 action comedy film directed by Ike Jarlego Jr. for Star Cinema Productions and starring film starring Victor Neri and Eddie Garcia. [1]



2 police officers are investigating the string of mysterious deaths due to fake Viagra being sold illegally. They suspect a group of roving merchants are behind this. They eventually come across a group of sellers. After a lengthy chase and interrogation, they find out the source. They bust the source and kill the ringleader, but the case is far from over.

As more victims pile up, the young officer is seduced by a mysterious woman. Their trust in each other deteriorates until the older officer learns that the woman is not they knew she was. She is revealed as the leader of the drug syndicate they thought they busted. After a car chase and a lengthy battle, they kill the woman as she flees on a vehicle.

They speed out of the scene after that.


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Eddie Garcia portrays Sgt. Gregorio Marcial


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