Bhutan (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait (2016)

96 min | Drama, Mystery

Somewhere deep in a forest of Bhutan, there is a gathering every twelve years of men and women chosen by the Old Man to enjoy a few days of anonymity. Masked silhouettes participate in ... See full summary »

Director: Khyentse Norbu | Stars: Tshering Dorji, Sadon Lhamo, Thinley Dorji, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung

Votes: 171

Travelers and Magicians (2003)
71 metascore

Travelers and Magicians (2003)

Not Rated | 108 min | Adventure, Drama

The two men embark on parallel, if separate, journeys. Their yearning is a common one--for a better and different life. Dondup, delayed by the timeless pace of his village, is forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Khyentse Norbu | Stars: Tshewang Dendup, Gup Kado Duba, Dasho Kado, Sonam Lhamo

Votes: 1,988 | Gross: $0.51M

The Cup (1999)
70 metascore

The Cup (1999)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Sport

While the soccer World Cup is being played in France, two young Tibetan refugees arrive at a monastery/boarding school in exile in India. Its atmosphere of serene contemplation is somewhat ... See full summary »

Director: Khyentse Norbu | Stars: Orgyen Tobgyal, Neten Chokling, Jamyang Lodro, Lama Chonjor

Votes: 2,769 | Gross: $1.07M

Gringo Trails (2013)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

Gringo Trails raises urgent questions about one of the most powerful global industries of our time: tourism. With stunning footage from Bolivia, Thailand, Mali, and Bhutan, the film follows... See full summary »

Director: Pegi Vail | Stars: Costas Christ, Yossi Ghinsberg, Pico Iyer, Holly Morris

Votes: 96 | Gross: $0.01M

Milarepa (2006)
52 metascore

Milarepa (2006)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

Milarepa is a tale of greed and vengeance - demons, magic, murder and redemption. It is the story of the man who became Tibet's greatest mystic.

Director: Neten Chokling | Stars: Orgyen Tobgyal, Kelsang Chukie Tethtong, Jamyang Lodro, Jamyang Nyima

Votes: 864

The Red Phallus (2018)

85 min | Drama

We all live in one story but different realities. Or perhaps, we all live in one reality but different stories. And in between, there is just a mask.

Director: Tashi Gyeltshen | Stars: Tshering Euden, Dorji Gyeltshen, Singye

Votes: 33

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

110 min | Drama | Completed

The film was shot on-location at the world's most remote school, located in the Himalayan glaciers at an average altitude of 5,000 meters. Due to the remoteness and lack of facilities, the film was shot on solar charged batteries.

Director: Pawo Choyning Dorji | Stars: Sherab Dorji, Kelden Lhamo Gurung, Ugyen Norbu Lhendup, Pem Zam

Kushuthara: Pattern of Love (2017)

92 min | Drama, Romance

One single thread weaves the story of the past and present lives of two people. Two people born on the opposite sides of the world, destined to meet, and realize karmic conditions and their... See full summary »

Director: Karma Deki | Stars: Karma Chedon, Emrhys Cooper, Bumpa Dorji, Gyem Dorji

Votes: 16

Vara: A Blessing (2013)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama

In rural India, a young woman named LILA and her mother VINATA, a temple dancer wed to a Hindu god, find themselves on the fringes of society, struggling to make ends meet.

Director: Khyentse Norbu | Stars: Shahana Goswami, Swaroopa Ghosh, Devesh Ranjan, Parakrama Jayasinghe

Votes: 74

Honeygiver Among the Dogs (2016)

132 min | Mystery

In remote Bhutan, an undercover detective investigates the case of a missing Buddhist nun and falls into a risky alliance with his only suspect- an alluring young woman known as the village "demoness."

Director: Dechen Roder | Stars: Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk, Sonam Tashi Choden, Chencho Dorji, Kunga Dorji

Votes: 79

Crossing Bhutan (2016)

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

Crossing Bhutan tells the story of four veteran athletes' journey to explore Bhutan's enigmatic policy of Gross National Happiness by making the first 485-mile, border-to-border crossing of this isolated kingdom entirely by foot and bike.

Director: Ben Henretig | Stars: Imogen Heap, Tony Lillios, Terri Schneider, David Kelly

Votes: 23

Prophecy (2015)

92 min | Drama

When an ancient Buddhist scripture is discovered, a senior Buddhist monk embarks on a long journey in search of a young boy who is prophesied to be a reincarnate Lama destined to propagate ... See full summary »

Directors: Zuri Rinpoche, Zuri Rinpoche | Stars: Lekzin Choden, Lekzin Choden, Loday Chophel, Loday Chophel

Votes: 9

Bardo: The Intermediate State (2010)

Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

Tenzin is a pious and an enterprising businessman loved and adored by his wife Peydey. The couple is doing extremely well when Tenzin is murdered by his elder brother Wangdue under the ... See full summary »

Director: Chencho Dorji | Stars: Tshering Phuntsho, Lhaki Dolma, Sonam Choki, Karma Chhechong

The Vested Astrologer (2019)

Drama, Musical

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Director: Kinga Kinley Tshering | Stars: Nidup Dorji, Tandin Bidha, Tashi Penjor Dorji, Kinley Dorji

Baeyul, the Hidden Paradise (2014)

160 min | Action

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Director: Tshering Gyeltshen | Stars: Tshering Choden, Sonam Penjore, Kencho Wangdi

Ap Bokto (2014)

53 min | Animation

Ap Bokto travels through a thick forest where he meets various wild animals which includes a bear, leopard and a tiger who are willing to make him as their meal. The story revolves around ... See full summary »

Director: Karma Dhendup

Votes: 5

Arrows of the Thunder Dragon - Director's Cut (2013)

89 min | Drama, Family, History

Set in the 1970s in the ancient Himalayan Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, the story follows the drama of a remote village brother and sister passionate about the National sport of archery.

Director: Greg Sneddon | Stars: Tshering Zangmo, Kandu, Tandin Phub, Shacha

Votes: 22

The Farmer (II) (2016)

93 min | Documentary, Drama

THE FARMER is the story of one man's resistance against the seemingly unstoppable megatrends of our time, spearheaded by a Bhutanese farmers' leader, Sangay, and told from the perspective ... See full summary »

Director: Irja von Bernstorff | Stars: Sangay Rinchen, Deki Selden

She Sings (2011)


The 19 year old Dechen is living with her mother and little brother in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Dechen dreams of becoming a successful singer and is selected to be a contestant in ... See full summary »

Directors: Caroline Sascha Cogez, Dechen Roder

Votes: 6

Bhutan (2013)

Not Rated | 12 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure | Completed

Explore the culture and beauty of Bhutan.

Director: Nathan Herbeck

The Red Door (2014)

15 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

A man wakes up to the sound of water drops leaking from the sky of his bleak world. A contact with the outside world comes through a mobile phone devoid of human connect. The journey begins... See full summary »

Director: Tashi Gyeltshen | Star: Karma Wangchuk

Gyalsey: Legacy of a Prince (2015)

100 min | Drama | Completed

Gyalsey, Legacy of a Prince is a dramatic feature film set in the Himalayan country of Bhutan, the last surviving Vajrayana Buddhist kingdom in the world. The essence of the Buddhist theme ... See full summary »

Director: Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk | Star: Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk

49th Day (2006)

135 min | Drama, Fantasy

A woman learns that her daughter, who lives in the capital city with her ex-husband and his new wife, is missing she rushes off to Thimphu. On the way, she meets with a terrible accident ... See full summary »

Director: Namgay Retty | Stars: Karma Chedon, Gyem Dorji, Ngwang Tshomo

Thank You, Sir! I Am A Teacher (2012)

190 min | Drama

A passionate teacher believes that a teacher dedicated to his/her calling can change the world.

Director: Tshering Gyeltshen | Stars: Tshering Gyeltshen, Namgyel Lhamo, Tshering Zangmo

Lekzin (2016)

120 min | Drama

Seven year old Lekzin is brought to a bridge leading to a temple by her mother Bidha, and asked to wait for her to come back. Night falls and thunders roar, but Bidha is no where to be seen... See full summary »

Director: Druksel Dorji | Stars: Tshering Chophel, Lhaki Dolma, Chencho Dorji, Chencho Dorji

Tshangpa (2002)

135 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: Pema Rinzin | Stars: Lhaki Dolma, Samdrup Dolpa, Namdruk Dorji, Thinley Phuntsho

Gasa lamai singye (1989)


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Director: Ugyen Wangdi

Girl with a Red Sky (2011)

Short, Drama

The Girl with a Red Sky is the first film in Tashi Gyeltshen's RED trilogy. It shows the last few days of a young girl suffering from Aids, infected by her father. She visualises a man in ... See full summary »

Director: Tashi Gyeltshen

Muti thrishing (2005)

165 min | Drama

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Directors: Pelden Dorji, Tshering Gyeltshen | Stars: Sonam Choki, Tshering Gyeltshen

In Search of a Nation (2015)

109 min | Drama, Family

2014, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees there are 51.2 million people forcibly displaced across the world. Among them, 120,000 refugees are from Bhutan.

Director: Prakash Angdembe | Stars: Hemanta Budhathoki, Baboo Bogati, Meena Koirala, Aruna Karki

Votes: 12

Bhutan: A Search for Happiness (2008)

33 min | Documentary, Adventure

It's said that Bhutan was forgotten by people but never by the Gods. The natives call this ancient mountain kingdom, crowded between Indian Assam and Chinese Tibet, the land of the Thunder ... See full summary »

Director: Pavol Barabas

Votes: 11

Lengo (2005)


A sad story, which revolves around a village 'Lengo' (literally: a dumb guy) who foolishly believes one of prettiest girls in the village is in love with him.

Director: Chencho Dorji | Stars: Gyem Dorji, Rinchhen Namgay, Karma Chedon, Damcho Zam

Searching for the Lotus Born Master: Eight Manifestations of Quantum Energy (2018)

75 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

A Himalayan Film Expedition Explores weather the founder of Tibetan buddhism may also be the father of Quantum Physics

Director: Laurence Brahm

Yangsi (2012)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Biography

Recognized as the reincarnation ('yangsi') of one of the most revered Tibetan Masters of the 20th century, Ugyen Tenzin Jigme Lhundrup must train to perpetuate this legacy, starting with an... See full summary »

Director: Mark Elliott | Stars: Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche, Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche

Votes: 18

Shooting for Democracy (2010)

56 min | Documentary, History, News

Shooting for Democracy brings together voices of students in the world's smallest emerging democracy with those in its most established. The film is a vibrant portrayal of two nations as ... See full summary »

Directors: Meghan Shea, Mike Rogers


5 min | Short, Mystery | Completed

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Director: Jamyang Dorji

Hum Chewai Zamling (2017)

100 min | Drama

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Director: Wangchuk Talop | Stars: Lhaki Dolma, Gyem Dorji, Sherab Lhamo, Tshering Phuntsho

Votes: 5

Terra Sacra Time Lapses (2012 Video)

7 min | Short, Fantasy

Filmmaker Sean F. White's breathtaking compilation of surreal landscapes and ancient monuments celebrating our sacred Earth photographed over six years in 24 countries on seven continents. ... See full summary »

Director: Sean White

Votes: 34

Power of the River: Expedition to the Heart of Water in Bhutan (2016)

74 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

An adventure documentary from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. This little Buddhist nation, home to the world's most ambitious commitment to protect nature, faces urgent pressure to dam ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Hamilton | Stars: Hari Chhetri, Jean-Andre Corpuz, Aikta Suri Dhillon, Misty Dhillon

Serga Mathang (2016)


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Director: Kezang P. Jigmee | Stars: Tshering Phuntsho, Dechen Wangmo, Sonam Choden Tenzin, Ugyen Dorji

Bhutan Ride for Climate (2012)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

In July 2011, twenty youth cyclists, many who had never pedaled a bicycle, set out on a two-week journey across the extreme yet stunning landscape of Bhutan. Their goal? To explore ... See full summary »

Director: Katy-Robin Garton

An Original Photocopy of Happiness (2011)

23 min | Short, Drama, Family

A 16 year old girl goes looking for her father, who she has never met, and whose identity her mother will never reveal. A touching first person narrative, following a day in the life of ... See full summary »

Director: Dechen Roder | Star: Dechen Tsomo

The Refugees of Shangri-la (2015)

55 min | Documentary

After twenty years surviving refugee camps in Nepal, the Kingdom of Bhutan's forgotten exiles abandon hopes of returning to their lost land and seek a new life in a place called America.

Directors: Doria Bramante, Markus Weinfurter

Journey with Robert Thurman in Bhutan (2011)

64 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

'Journey with Robert Thurman in Bhutan' takes you on an inner and outer journey into the heart of the last remaining Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan as it transitions into the world's newest ... See full summary »

Directors: Emily Davidow, Joshua Davidow | Stars: Rebecca Riedy, Robert Thurman

Elegant Bum Rinzi (2017)

118 min | History

A historical and anecdote-based love story of BUM RINZI and NAMGAY PHUNTSHO from Sha Ruebisa, Kingdom of Bhutan.

Director: Tshering Dorji | Star: Tshering Gyelthen

Heart in the Mandala (2015)

Short, Drama

When an orphaned cabaret bar dancer enters a romance with an older businessman, she starts imagining a happier future for herself and her handicapped brother, only to be suddenly confronted by a dark past.

Director: Dechen Roder | Star: Tshering Dorji

Norbu, My Beloved Yak (2006)

90 min | Drama

"There are more mountains beyond those mountains."

Director: Pelden Dorji | Stars: Sonam Choeki, Sonam Choekie, Choekie Dorji, Choeku Dorji

Votes: 6

The Last Dragon Kingdom (2009)

5 min | Documentary, Short, History

This short film is a meditation on the nature of change and the Buddhist precept of impermenance. A visual journey through the ancient Kingdom of Bhutan, a Buddhist country experiencing ... See full summary »

Directors: Aine Carey, David Emery

Price of Knowledge (2000)

35 min | Short

Day by day, 11 year old Sherab Dorji walks three hours to school. In the early morning he meets the other children of his village at a chorten, a Buddhist shrine. From there, they walk to ... See full summary »

Director: Ugyen Wangdi

86 Centimetres (2012)

39 min | Documentary, Short

86centimetres... is a film about Bhutan facing the indisputable effects of global warming; melting ice is weakening the walls of the Himalayan glacial lakes. 350 men and women walked 9 days... See full summary »

Director: Tshering Gyeltshen

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