Sri Lanka (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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The Gandhi Murder (2019)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, History

This is a conspiracy theory period movie based on true events, that led to the eventual assassination of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. The movie demonstrates a violent India, at the backdrop ... See full summary »

Directors: Karim Traïdia, Pankaj Sehgal | Stars: Stephen Lang, Luke Pasqualino, Joseph K. Bevilacqua, Om Puri

Votes: 89

Tommy (I) (2014)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A week before Christmas, Estelle lands at Arlanda Airport. A year earlier, she had left Stockholm on the run with her husband Tommy and their daughter, after Tommy had taken part in one of ... See full summary »

Director: Tarik Saleh | Stars: Moa Gammel, Lykke Li, Ola Rapace, Alexej Manvelov

Votes: 1,029

Bimba Devi Alias Yashodhara (2018)

148 min | Biography, Drama, History

This film depicts the life journey of Prince Siddhartha and Princess Yashodhara.

Director: Sunil Ariyaratne | Stars: Pallavi Subhash Shirke, Arpit Chaudhary, Dineth De Silva, Sangeetha Thadani

Votes: 163

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A (2018)
7.5
70 metascore

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A (2018)

96 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

Drawn from a never-before-seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.

Director: Steve Loveridge | Stars: M.I.A., Madonna, Bill Maher, Nicki Minaj

Votes: 1,395 | Gross: $0.23M

Face 2 Face (II) (2019)

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Director: Harsha Udakanda | Stars: Oshadi Himasha Chavindi, Dineth De Silva, Jayarathna Galagedara, Amila Karunanayake

The Singing Pond (2015)

120 min | Drama, Family, Musical

One day, a new teacher, Uma, arrives at a primary school in a remote little village in Sri Lanka. With Uma's help, her little pupils learn not to be afraid of dreaming big. One morning, ... See full summary »

Director: Indika Ferdinando | Stars: Jagath Chamila, Jayani Senanayake, Dayadewa Edirisinghe, Hyacinth Wijeratne

Votes: 367

The Frozen Fire (2018)

150 min | Biography, Drama, History

Some are called heroes, some villains. Histories get buried and the dead are resurrected. Sometimes a thread of humanity gets drawn from blurred stories. It could clothe the world one day or stitch together a fallen flag.

Director: Anuruddha Jayasinghe | Stars: Kamal Addaraarachchi, Sulochana Weerasinghe, Jagath Manuwarna, Sujeewa Priyalal

Votes: 308

The Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck (1988)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A drunken, down-on-his-luck adventurer is hired by a wealthy man and his beautiful wife to take them on a hunting expedition in the jungle. After a while, though, the guide begins to ... See full summary »

Director: David Keith | Stars: David Keith, Kathy Shower, Brant von Hoffman, Sydney Lassick

Votes: 486

Vijayaba Kollaya (2019)

136 min | Drama, History, Romance

In the 16th century Kingdom of Kotte, a young woman falls in love with a spy despite her engagement to a soldier.

Director: Sunil Ariyaratne | Stars: Hemal Ranasinghe, Senali. Fonseka, Ashan Dias, Hans Billimoria

Votes: 37

Sangili (2019)

108 min | Drama

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Director: Lalith Pannipitiya | Stars: Kumuduni Adikari, Neil Alles, Dulani Anuradha, Vasanthi Chathurani

Votes: 5

Sankara (2007)

87 min | Drama

Young Buddhist monk Ananda, arrives at a temple in order to restore its paintings. These paintings depict Thelapaththa Jathakaya, a moral story where Lord Buddha said that a man with a big ... See full summary »

Director: Prasanna Jayakody | Stars: Thumindu Dodantenne, Sachini Ayendra, Nilua Heenkendaarachchi, K.A. Milton Perera

Votes: 125

Leopard Do Not Bite (2015)

75 min | Drama, Mystery

Dadayakkaraya depicts a clash between a philosophy of the one who lives in a jungle and hunts wild animals as fodder for the people and that of the one who lives in a temple and hunts people as fodder for a religion.

Director: Prasanna Jayakody | Stars: Upendra Sanjeewa, Hemasiri Liyanage, Britto Christina

Votes: 11

Let Her Cry (2015)

Drama

Explore the aftermath of an affair and a very unusual relationship and interactions between a professor, his paramour, and his family.

Director: Asoka Handagama | Stars: Dhritiman Chatterjee, Rithika Kodithuwakku, Swarna Mallawarachchi, Sandali Ash

Votes: 90

Sikuru Hathe (2007)

Comedy

A story about a Sri Lankan Matchmaker trying to find a partner for his own daughter.

Director: Giriraj Kaushalya | Stars: Anarkali Akarsha, Somasiri Alakolange, Ananda Athukorala, Upathissa Balasooriya

Votes: 487

The Other Half (I) (2019)

90 min | Drama, Family

Living with the pain of a poisoned environment and a society that doesn't understand the value of an individual.

Director: Lalith Rathnayake | Stars: Jackson Anthony, Kaushalaya Fernando, Hemasiri Liyanage, Thilakshini Ratnayake

Votes: 5

Machan (2008)

109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

A group of sad slum residents, living on the limits of society under immense pressure, find an invitation to a handball tournament in Bavaria.

Director: Uberto Pasolini | Stars: Dharmapriya Dias, Gihan De Chickera, Dharshan Dharmaraj, Namal Jayasinghe

Votes: 1,810

Gharasarpa (2018)

107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

In 1980, A Sinhala boy, Sandaras Edirisinghe, and a Tamil girl, Vidya, fall in love "It's love at first sight" on their way to the church at Gadagama. The girl, possessed by the Kalu ... See full summary »

Director: Jayantha Chandrasiri | Stars: Devnaka Porage, Aishara Athukorala, Senaka Titus Anthony, Sangeetha Weeraratne

Votes: 140

Sam's Story (2011)

94 min | Drama

Sam an autistic person and his desire to live and achieve his dreams. Challenges that he has to face from the society and from the family. Overcoming all and living in his dream life.

Director: Priyankara Vittanachchi | Stars: Nilmini Buwaneka, Jagath Chamila, Thesara Jayawardane

Votes: 151

Sri Siddhartha Gautama (2013)

115 min | Biography, Drama, History

This is an extraordinary tale from over 2600 years ago, of a Prince who is endowed with everything he needs and more. Luxury, palaces and all hearts desires, are provided to him by his ... See full summary »

Director: Saman Weeraman | Stars: Gagan Malik, Anchal Singh, Ranjan Ramanayake, Anshu Malik

Votes: 184

Koombiyo (2017–2018)

TV-14 | 20 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

35 year old bachelor Jehan and his partner in crime Priyantha try to exploit the loopholes in the law in order to make a living.

Stars: Thumindu Dodantenne, Kalana Gunasekara, Andrew Pulle, Yureni Noshika

Votes: 15,553

Death Watch (2013)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Thriller

A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released.

Director: Chandran Rutnam | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Ben Cross, Patrick Rutnam, Frederick-James Koch

Votes: 2,157

A Letter of Fire (2005)

136 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The 12-year-old son of a Magistrate is accused of murder, after having mistook a prostitute for a mugger while hiding in an abandoned building and fearing for his life. His parents hide him from the authorities, amid themes of incest.

Director: Asoka Handagama | Stars: Piyumi Samaraweera, Ravindra Randeniya, Saumya Liyanage, Jayani Senanayake

Votes: 156

Dedunu Akase (2017)

Action, Fantasy, Romance

A colorful and musical love triangle which takes a twisted end. Spans for a period of about a decade starting from youthful college times to being grown ups.

Director: Priyantha Colombage | Stars: Sriyani Amarasena, Dasun de Silva, Dinindu Ekanayake, Mike Fernando

Votes: 127

Udumbara (2018)

118 min | Drama, Sport

The movie revolves around Anandha, a middle aged man, who tries to achieve his lifelong dream through girl named Udumbara.

Directors: K.S. Chammanthraj, Harshavardhana, Thirumalai | Stars: Jackson Anthony, Janaka Kumbukage, Jayani Senanayake, Sarath Kothalawala

Votes: 44

Thaala (2019)

120 min | Drama, Family, Musical

Asela, a young teacher comes to the Hatagalla Elementary School situated in a remote rural village. In a short period of time, he is able to create a new educational awakening in the school with attractive, teaching methods.

Director: Palitha Perera | Stars: Hemal Ranasinghe, Kalani Dodantenna, Jayalath Manoratne, Kaushalya Fernando

Votes: 45

Dharmayuddhaya (2017)

147 min | Drama, Family, Thriller

Harishchandra is a self-made businessman, loved and respected by all in his neighbourhood. His wife and two daughters are his most valued treasures. Due to a stranger who enters their lives, their lives change unexpectedly.

Director: Cheyyar Ravi | Stars: Jackson Anthony, Dilhani Ekanayake, Kusum Renu, Thisuri Yuwanika

Votes: 159

Flowers of the Sky (2008)

90 min | Drama

A Silver screen idol of yesteryear a faded star today. In the web of a scandal the limelight is all her again. A long forgotten secret resurfaces making her undertake the most painful journey ever.

Director: Prasanna Vithanage | Stars: Mohamed Adamaly, Dayadewa Edirisinghe, Dilhani Ekanayake, Kaushalaya Fernando

Votes: 231

Motorbicycle (2016)

105 min | Drama

Rangana is a young musician from the working classes who dreams big. His aim is to rise above his station, even as he toils the low-rent barroom circuit with his band, playing night after ... See full summary »

Director: Shameera Rangana | Stars: Dasun Pathirana, Samanalee Fonseka, Veena Jayakody, Mahendra Perera

Votes: 83

Maharaja Gemunu (2015)

150 min | Action, Adventure, History

Dutugamunu also known as Dutthagamani and Gamani Abhaya ("fearless Gamini"), was a Sinhalese king of Sri Lanka who reigned from 161 BC to 137 BC. He is renowned for defeating and ... See full summary »

Director: Jayantha Chandrasiri | Stars: Uddika Premarathna, Jackson Anthony, Kusum Renu, Sriyantha Mendis

Votes: 825

Husma (2019)

Drama, Thriller

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Director: Sudesh Wasantha Pieris | Stars: Dasun Pathirana, Pubudu Chathuranga, Isuru Lokuhettiarachchi, Chamathka Lakmini

Votes: 25

Adaraneeya Kathawak (2016)

Musical, Romance

Talented and ambitious village girl comes to town to be a singer to earn money to save her fathers's life.

Director: Priyantha Colombage | Stars: Hemal Ranasinghe, Warnakulasooriya Udari, Bimal Jayakodi, Aruni Rajapaksha

Votes: 162

According to Mathew (2018)

110 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

The story of a socially popular, powerful and highly respected Protestant priest of St Pauls Church in Colombo, and sought after Exorcist, Father Matthew Peries, who in the late 1970's, ... See full summary »

Director: Chandran Rutnam | Stars: Jacqueline Fernandez, Alston Koch, Kian O'Grady, Gavin Ludewyke

Votes: 180

Children of the Sun (2019)

Drama, History

Stripped from nobility and forcibly married to an outcast by the monarchy, a noble woman fights to keep her dignity by rejecting to succumb to her destiny.

Director: Prasanna Vithanage | Stars: Sajitha Anuththara, Dinara Punchihewa, Jayabalan, Iranganie Serasinghe

Sahodaraya (2017– )

Drama

Story revolves around a life story of a journalist , who stands against social injustice and political corruption.

Stars: Kalani Dodantenna, Thumindu Dodantenne, Roshan Ravindra, Chandani Senevirathna

Votes: 934

Maya 3D (2016)

Horror

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Director: Donald Jayantha | Stars: Damitha Abeyratne, Kumuduni Adikari, Sarath Chandrasiri, Maureen Charuni

Votes: 245

Nathi Bari Tarzan (2019)

84 min | Comedy

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Director: Sudesh Wasantha Pieris | Stars: Tennyson Cooray, Rajitha Hiran Chamikara, Menaka Maduwanthi, Isuru Lokuhettiarachchi

Thuththiri (2018– )

Comedy, Sci-Fi

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Stars: Sandani Fernando, Rithu Akarsha, Maureen Charuni, Michelle Dilhara

Votes: 18

Asandhimitta (2018)

98 min | Drama

A renowned filmmaker receives a mysterious call from an old college mate in the middle of the night. Asandhimitta, whom he recalls as a large and voluptuous woman, asks him to make a film ... See full summary »

Director: Asoka Handagama | Stars: Sandali Ash, Anula Bulathsinhala, Dharmapriya Dias, Shyam Fernando

Votes: 26

Vazhakku Enn 18/9 (2012)

124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A girl gets in trouble when her boyfriend films her private moments on his mobile phone without her knowledge.

Director: Balaji Sakthivel | Stars: Sri, Mithun Murali, Urmila Mahanta, Manisha Yadav

Votes: 1,810

A-Level (2017)

88 min | Drama, Family

After getting through the O/L Examination with outstanding results, Anuththara with his friends eagerly look forward to experience their final years in school as seniors in the A/L class. ... See full summary »

Director: Rohan Perera | Stars: Jayalath Manoratne, Chandani Senevirathna, Sachira Wijesinghe, Lahiruka Ekanayake

Votes: 125

Gajaman

Animation, Comedy

Gajaman is a henchman of the local politician Magodisthuma. Gajaman's life is turned upside down when Magodisthuma asks him to pick up his daughter and her friend from the airport. Trouble ... See full summary »

Director: Chanaka Perera | Stars: Suneth Chithrananda, Gaminda Priyaviraj, Dasun Pathirana, Chamara Priyadarshana

28 (2014)

98 min | Drama

Three men transport the body of a woman, who was raped and murdered, in an old van. One of the men will find out that the woman is his estranged wife.

Director: Prasanna Jayakody | Stars: Semini Iddamalgoda, Sarath Kothalawala, Rukmal Nirosh, Mahendra Perera

Votes: 69

Butterfly Symphony (2013)

119 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Vadeesha Devaminda Wickramanayaka is a highly creative and sensitive young music student in his school. A special love letter that he finds accidentally, written by Punya, a women, more ... See full summary »

Director: Jayantha Chandrasiri | Stars: Yashoda Wimaladharma, Uddika Premarathna, Pubudu Chathuranga, Wilson Gunaratne

Votes: 778

5 Samath (2017)

Drama, Family

Samath's humble and patient demeanour is also highlighted in the movie and contrasts vehemently with the sense of entitlement we see in children educated in major cities. His innate desire ... See full summary »

Director: Jayaprakash Sivagurunadan | Stars: Upathissa Balasooriya, Sarath Chandrasiri, Sharad Chanduma, Dayadewa Edirisinghe

Votes: 34

Parliament Jokes (2002)

142 min | Comedy

The movie is centered around three men. One a thief, a pervert and the other is a heavy drinker.

Director: Ranjan Ramanayake | Stars: Bandu Samarasinghe, Tennyson Cooray, Ranjan Ramanayake, Ananda Wickramage

Votes: 21

Siri Parakum (2013)

History

The 1st queen of the king dies in child birth, the prince survives. After the 2nd queen, gives birth to a new prince, she plots to kill the 1st prince, so that her son would get the crown ... See full summary »

Director: Somaratne Dissanayake | Stars: Pramuditha Udaya Kumara, Senali. Fonseka, Bimal Jayakodi, Jayani Senanayake

Votes: 45

API

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Praveena Hasangi | Stars: Eshan Dias, Damayantha Perera, Dinindu Ekanayake, Gamunu Ranaweera

Sinhawalokanaya (2011)

144 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

This is a film that showing the epic battle and struggle a group of uneducated villagers went through to get its independence back in 1948 and its discusses a "secret" what happened between... See full summary »

Director: Suneth Malinga Lokuhewa | Stars: Dilan Jay, Raini Charuka Goonatillake, Menaka Rajapakse, Tillakaratne Dilshan

Votes: 27

Zoom (III) (2016)

Horror

Zoom is a 2016 Sri Lankan Sinhala horror romantic film directed by Sameera Wackwella and co-produced by Dhammika Abeysena and Praveen Jayaratne for Dil Films International Limited. It stars... See full summary »

Director: Sameera Wackwella | Stars: Jayalath Manoratne, Dinakshie Priyasad, Sheshadrie Priyasad, Douglas Ranasinghe

Votes: 19

Her. Him. The Other (2018)

116 min | Drama

Three Sri Lankan filmmakers renowned for their internationally acclaimed films based on the Sri Lankan civil war, join in to make one film to express their views on post-war reality.

Directors: Asoka Handagama, Vimukthi Jayasundara, Prasanna Vithanage | Stars: Dharshana Vidya Aravinda, Mohamed Atheef, F. Jules Colin, Juliyan Gaarvith Galindawattha

Votes: 12

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