"Manila Kingpin" is based on the story of the notorious gang leader in Tondo named Nicasio "Asiong" Salonga, whose true-to-life accounts had been portrayed in several movie versions since 1961(starring Joseph Estrada). It is also the first Filipino major film produced in black-and-white in the 21ist century as well as the returning action genre movie.
Director: Tikoy Aguiluz
Writers: Roy Iglesias (story), Rey Ventura (story)
Starring: Jorge Estregan, Roi Vinzon, Danny Labra, Carla Abellana