The Adventures of Pureza
The Adventures of Pureza: Queen of the Riles is a 2011 Filipino comedy film
Comedy film
Comedy film is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humour. They are designed to elicit laughter from the audience. Comedies are mostly light-hearted dramas and are made to amuse and entertain the audiences...

 starring Melai Cantiveros as Pureza. The film is co-produced by SineScreen and released by Star Cinema
Star Cinema
ABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc. , is the wholly owned film production subsidiary of ABS-CBN Corporation. It is the Philippines' largest film production, producing most of the highest grossing films in the Philippines.-1994:...

. The film a had limited release on July 13, 2011.


A poor girl, by the name of Pura who lives near the rails of the train experiences fun, adventure, and romance, in the greatest adventure of her life. Together with her friend, Ruben, they try to find a model, by the name of Daniella. If they did not succeed, they will be killed by the evil Mother Baby/Mother Greedy, and the Tsinelas gang. In search, Pura meets a boy by the name of Gerald, and falls in love with him. However, Gerald does not return her feelings, because he is in love with Daniella. Pura finds her mother, Purisima, who currently is a nun in a cathedral. Her mother helps her escape Mother Baby's guards. Sooner, Pura also learns that her best friend, Ruben, is in love with her, and falls in love with him in the process. When Mother Baby is defeated, she and Ruben get married, in the Train Station.


  • Melai Cantiveros as Pura Buraot/Pureza Meirelles
  • Jason Francisco
    Jason Francisco
    Jason Veron Marasigan Francisco is a Filipino actor and comedian. He was a participant and 3rd placer in Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up. He was in the follow-up show Melason In Love with his girlfriend Melisa Cantiveros....

     as Ruben Padilla/Sor. Throat
  • Joem Bascon
    Joem Bascon
    Joem Bascon is a Filipino actor. He is currently under ABS CBN's talent management arm, named Star Magic....

     as Gerald Tanderson
  • Martin del Rosario
    Martin del Rosario
    -Biography:Martin del Rosario met Jun Reyes, his manager, on his way to Lourdes School of Quezon City—his highschool alma mater—in the summer of 2007. His manager, who was in the area at that time to buy lechon for Gerald Anderson's birthday, came to him and asked if he wanted to be an actor. He...

     as Ulam Buraot
  • Bianca Manalo as Daniella Fabella de la Bamba
  • Gina Pareno
    Gina Pareno
    Gina Pareño is an actress in the Philippines born to a Filipina mother and German- American father. She first worked as an extra in some films and then later on became one of the artists of Sampaguita Films. She has worked in television and film in the Philippines since the 1960s...

     as Mother Baby/Mother Greedy
  • Nico Antonio as Hipon
  • Bekimon as Zeppy
  • Bella Flores
    Bella Flores
    Remedios P. Dancel , better known as Bella Flores, is a FAMAS award-winning Filipino film actress. She is best known for her "iconic" portrayals of film villains.-Biography:Flores was born in Manila...

  • Bentong
  • Gerard Acao


The film garnered 20 million in its 4-week of showing. It was in direct competition against Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 epic fantasy film directed by David Yates and the second of two films based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. It is the eighth and final instalment in the Harry Potter film series, written by Steve Kloves and produced by David...

in the Philippine box office. The film was released in over 90 theaters, a lot less than the usual 150 theater openings for a major mainstream film..
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