Darna Movies

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Various Movie Posters and Comics of Darna

The movie Darna has been a cultural pop phenomenon among Filipinos. Since 1951, 14 movies and two TV series were made out of the super heroine character of Mars Ravelo and different actresses have played the much coveted role.



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Regardless of many incarnations of the story, the usual story of Darna begins with a village girl named Narda who finds a white stone, a tiny meteorite that's believed to have originated from outer space. Whenever Narda swallows the stone and shouts "Darna!" she becomes a mighty warrior ready defend the Earth from any evil forces that is threatening to endangered the human race. Her sidekick and secret keeper is Ding, her brother, while her famous nemesis is Valentina. Although various kind of enemies have been created together with the remakes, Valentina still remained to be the ultimate counterpart of Darna.

Darna Movie List

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DARNA (May 31, 1951)

  • Royal Films
  • Directed by: Fernando Poe

Cast

  • Rosa Del Rosario as Darna
  • Cristina Aragon as Valentina
  • Mila Nimfa as Narda
  • Manuel Ubaldo as Ding



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DARNA AT ANG BABAING LAWIN (Aug 15,1952)

  • Royal Films
  • Directed by: Carlos Vander Toloso


Cast

  • Rosa Del Rosario as Darna,
  • Elvira Reyes as Babaing lawin (hawkwoman)
  • Mila Nimpa as Narda
  • Manuel Ubaldo as Ding



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SI DARNA AT ANG IMPAKTA (June 27,1963)

  • PPI
  • Directed by: Danilo Santiago


Cast

  • Liza Moreno as Darna
  • Gina Alonzo as Roma
  • Danilo Jurado as Ding
  • Paquito Salcedo and Jose Padilla Jr . as the evil twin



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ISPUTNIK VS. DARNA (Aug 12,1963)

  • Tagalog Ilang-Ilang Productions
  • Directed by: Natoy Catindig


Cast

  • Nida Blanca as Sputnik
  • Liza Moreno as Narda/Darna
  • Tony Ferrer and Dencio Padilla



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DARNA AT ANG BABAING TUOD (April 14,1965)

  • Premiere Productions
  • Directed by: Cirio H. Santiago


Cast

  • Eva Montes as Darna
  • Gina Alonzo as Lucila
  • Anita Linda
  • Ruben Rustia
  • Tito Galla
  • Nancy Roman
  • Coney Angeles as Narda



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DARNA AT ANG PLANETMAN (Jan 18,1969)

  • Vera Perez Productions
  • Directed by Marcelino Navarro


Cast

  • Gina Pareno as Darna/Daria
  • Boy Alajar as Ding
  • Gina Alajar as Narda
  • Bella Flores
  • Vic Vargas



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LIPAD, DARNA, LIPAD! (March 23,1973)

  • Sine Pilipino
  • Directed by: Maning Borlaza, Elwood Perez

and Joey Gosiengfiao


Cast

  • Vilma Santos as Darna/Narda
  • Angelito as Ding
  • Gloria Romero as Impakta
  • Celia Rodriguez as Valentina
  • Liza Lorena as Babaing Lawin
  • Ernie Garcia


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DARNA AND THE GIANTS (Dec 22, 1973)

  • TIIP
  • Directed by: Maning Borlaza


Cast

  • Vilma Santos as Darna/Narda
  • Don Don Nakar as Ding
  • Helen Gamboa as X3X
  • Divina Valencia
  • Max Alvarado
  • Ike Lozada
  • Florence Aguilar
  • Kathy de la Cruz


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DARNA VS. THE PLANET WOMEN (Dec 25,1975)

  • TIIP
  • Directed by: Armando Garces


Cast

  • Vilma Santos as Darna
  • Bentot Jr as Ding
  • Rossana Ortiz as Elektra
  • Zandro Zamora
  • Eva Linda
  • Lita Vasquez



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DARNA KUNO? (March 30,1979)

  • Regal films
  • Directed by: Luciano B. Carlos


Cast

  • Dolphy as Darna
  • Lotis Key
  • Marissa Delgado
  • Brenda Del Rio as Darna
  • Celia Rodriguez
  • Ruel Vernal
  • Bella Flores



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BIRA, DARNA, BIRA! (June 15, 1979)

  • MBM productions
  • Directed by: Tito Sanchez


Cast

  • Rio Locsin as Darna/Narda
  • Romnick as Ding
  • Moody Diaz
  • Rex Cortes
  • Ruel Vernal



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DARNA AND DING (Feb 8,1980)

  • D' Wonder Films
  • Directed by: J. Erastheo Navoa and Cloyd Robinson


Cast

  • Vilma Santos as Darna/Narda
  • Nino Mulach as Ding
  • Celia Rodriguez as Lei Ming
  • Marissa Delgado as Dr. Irene Vontesberg
  • Veronica Jones as Babaing Lawin



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DARNA ( Dec 25,1991)

  • Viva Films
  • Directed by: Joel Lamangan


Cast

  • Nanette Medved as Darna/Narda
  • Pilar Pilapil as Valentina
  • Bing Loyzaga as Impakta
  • Edu Manzano as Dominico Lipolico
  • Ton Ton Gutierez



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DARNA ANG PAGBABALIK! (June 9,1994)

  • Viva films
  • Directed by: Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes


Cast

  • Anjanette Abayari as Narda/Darna
  • Pilita Corales as Valentina
  • Cherrie Gil as Valentine
  • Lester Llansing as Ding
  • Edu Manzano as Max

TV Series

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DARNA TV SERIES (April 11,2005-Nov 25,2005)

  • (GMA-7)
  • Directed by: Dominic Zapata, Eric Quizon and

Michael De Mesa


Cast

  • Angel Locsin as Narda Darna
  • Celia Rodriguez as Braguda
  • Alessandra Da Rossi as Valentina
  • Gina Pareno as Milagros
  • Dennis Trillo as Efren
  • CJ Muere as Ding

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