The Hows of Us Movie (2018) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

The Hows of Us

August 29, 2018
Status: released

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The Hows of Us Movie Details:

Country Philippines
Language Filipino
Release dateAugust 29, 2018
Running time2hr
StarringKathryn Bernardo
Daniel Padilla
Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina
Screenplay byCarmi G. Raymundo
Crystal S. San Miguel
Gillian Ebreo
Cathy Garcia-Molina
Story byCathy Garcia-Molina
Produced byCarlo L. Katigbak
Olivia M. Lamasan
Cinematography by Noel Teehankee
Edited by Marya Ignacio
Rosabelle Bandong
Music byJessie Lasaten
Production CompanyABS-CBN Film Productions
Distributor Star Cinema

The Hows of Us Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Kathryn Bernardo as Georgina “George” Reyes, a graduating Medical student with Dutch descent on her biological father’s side, Primo’s love interest.
  • Daniel Padilla as Primo Alvarez, an aspiring musician who dreams of performing on stage all over the world, George’s love interest.
  • Darren Espanto as Yohan Reyes, George’s younger brother
  • Jean Garcia as Mama Baby Reyes, George’s mother
  • Susan Africa as Helen “Tita Lola” Antonio / Lola Leonida Antonio, George’s Grandaunt
  • Alwyn Uytingco as Bowie, Primo’s Friend and a member of his rock band
  • Ria Atayde as Awee, George’s bestfriend
  • Juan Miguel Severo as Mikko, George’s bestfriend
  • Odette Khan as Mrs. Abellera, House Buyer
  • Kit Thompson as Darwin, Primo’s cousin
  • Ana de Leon as Anna (fictional version of herself), Bowie’s wife


The film is a story about the young couple Primo (Padilla) and George (Bernardo), who dream of growing old together. However, as their feelings go deep for each other, they have to deal with the struggles of being in a long-term relationship and the harsh reality of life.

The Hows of Us Movie Budget & Box Office Collection:

Worldwide Collection₱810 million

About The Hows of Us Movie:

The Hows of Us is a Filipino romantic comedy-drama film directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina and starring Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla.

It marked Garcia-Molina’s second collaboration with Bernardo and Padilla after the 2014 hit film She’s Dating the Gangster.

They were recognized as Phenomenal Box Office Stars and were given the Golden Jury Award and honors at the 50th Guillermo Box Office Entertainment Awards. They received the Camera Obscura Award for their worldwide success.

Bernardo won the Best Actress award at the 35th PMPC Star Awards for Movies and Entertainment Editors’ Choice Awards for Movies.

The Hows of Us premiered in cinemas in the Philippines on August 29, 2018. On September 6, 2018, eight days after the domestic release of The Hows of Us, the film started its international screenings in Brunei, Papua New Guinea, and the United Arab Emirates. On the following day, the film premiered in Canada, Malaysia, and the United States. The film also began screening in Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. On September 8 and 9, screenings started in Thailand, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain,
The Hows of Us started showing in regular cinemas in Vietnam on October 26, 2018. It also had regular screening in Indonesia in November 2018.

The Hows of Us broke multiple records in the Philippines, including being one of the first locally produced movies to reach ₱600 million in domestic box-office earnings, which it achieved in 20 days.

The Hows of Us earned ₱35.9 million on its first day. Five days after, it earned ₱279.5 million, making it the biggest opening weekend of a Filipino film of all time.

It is the second highest-grossing Philippine film of all time with a gross collection of ₱810 million.

The Hows of Us has already made $2.675 million (₱144 million), from overseas screenings.


  • Luna Award
    • Best Actor – Daniel Padilla
  • 50th Guillermo Mendoza Awards
    • GOLDEN Jury Award For Highest Grossing Film of all Time
    • PHENOMENAL Stars of Philippine Cinema – Kathryn Bernardo & Daniel Padilla
    • Most Popular Screenwriters – Carmi Raymundo /Crystal San Miguel/Gillian Ebreo/Cathy Garcia Molina
    • Most Popular Film Director – Cathy Garcia Molina
  • Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP)
    • Camera Obscura Award- FDCP Film Ambassadors 2019 as the Highest Grossing Filipino Film in a Regular Screening
  • 5th Inding-Indie Short Film Festival
    • Best Actress – Kathryn Bernardo
    • Best Actor – Daniel Padilla
  • RAWR Awards 2018
    • Actress of the Year – Kathryn Bernardo
    • Supporting Actor of the Year – Darren Espanto
    • Movie ng Taon – The Hows Of Us
    • Gawad Pasado 2019 ng Pampelikulang Samahan ng mga Dalubguro
    • PinakaPASADOng Pelikula – The Hows Of Us (Nominated)
    • PinakaPASADOng Aktor – Daniel Padilla (Nominated)
    • PinakaPASADOng Aktres – Kathryn Bernardo (Nominated)
  • 35th PMPC Star Awards for Movies
    • Best Actress – Kathryn Bernardo
    • Entertainment Editors’ Choice Awards for Movies (EDDY’S) 2019
    • Best Actress – Kathryn Bernardo