Aging Carmelo (Armando Goyena), who now resides in the United States, likes telling his grandson, Jobert (Danilo Barrios), about his youth in the Philippines. Jobert especially likes the stories about Carmelo's time in World War II, where he helped bury the legendary Yamashita treasure. When Carmelo is kidnapped, it is left to Jobert to go to Manila, Philippines, using his grandfather's diaries to find the treasure and save Carmelo before a Japanese crime boss (Vic Diaz) can steal the fortune.
Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure was one of the most popular Movies that year. This was Chito S. Roño’s 1st Movies in this genre. His most popular Movie was Feng Shui. You can also watch other Movie from that genre such as Magnifico, Miracle at St. Anna, and Filipinas.