Sri Lanka (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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The Gandhi Murder (2019)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, History

The Gandhi Murder is a conspiracy theory period movie based on true events, that led to the eventual assassination of Mahatma 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

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: 483

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: 15,512

Husma (2019)

Drama, Thriller

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

Votes: 18

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: 300

Igillena Maluwo (2011)

125 min | Drama

good of good or badly add or know nothing

Director: Sanjeewa Pushpakumara | Stars: Kaushalaya Fernando, Nilanka Sepala Dahanayake, Chaminda Sampath Jayaweera, Gayesha Perera

Votes: 165

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: 10

A Man Called Ahok (2018)

102 min | Drama

Ahok "Daniel Mananta" was born into a family with a father "Chew Kin Wah" a mining businessman. But the business is not smooth because of corrupt people. These problems make their ... See full summary »

Director: Putrama Tuta | Stars: Daniel Mananta, Kin Wah Chew, Eric Febrian, Denny Sumargo

Votes: 4,189

Burning Birds (2016)

84 min | Drama

Burning Birds is Sri Lankan film written and directed by Sanjeewa Pushpakumara. The film world premiered at 21st Busan International Film Festival (2016) under its New Currents Competition.

Director: Sanjeewa Pushpakumara | Stars: Shyam Fernando, Anoma Janadari, Samanalee Fonseka, Mahendra Perera

Votes: 61

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: 155

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

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

API

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Praveena Hasangi | Stars: Eshan Dias, Dhamindha Mendis, Damayantha Perera, Pradheepa Madhushani

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: 1,369 | Gross: $0.23M

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: 362

Scent of the Lotus Pond (2004)

M | 141 min | Drama

Three rural, working class garment factory girls - a pampered prima-Donna (Mangala), a safe runner (Swineetha) and a tormented vixen (Gothami) go through trials and tribulations of their ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Maitipe | Stars: Kaushalaya Fernando, Dilani Abeywardena, Duminda De Silva, Dharmasiri Bandaranayake

Votes: 55

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: 173

Flames (2017)

84 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance

A real romance filmed over five years. Josephine and Zefrey simmer in the white hot apocalypse of first love until the throw of a dart finds them on a spontaneous trip to the Maldives and ... See full summary »

Directors: Zefrey Throwell, Josephine Decker | Stars: Josephine Decker, Zefrey Throwell, Michael Melamedoff, Hollis Witherspoon

Votes: 45

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: 2,147

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: 1,026

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: 921

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: Jayabalan, Sajitha Anuththara, Dinara Punchihewa, Ravindra Randeniya

Sarungal (2018)

Drama, Romance

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Director: Nalaka Withange | Stars: Charith Abeysinghe, Chamathka Lakmini, Saranga Disasekara, Shalika Edirisinghe

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

Punchi Andare (2018)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A story about a kid who lives with his parents in a remote village.

Director: Sumith Rohana Thiththawelgala | Stars: Praveen Katukithule, Satischandra Edirisinghe, Mahendra Perera, W. Jayasiri

Votes: 6

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: 149

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: 43

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

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: 1,798

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: 822

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: 773

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: 124

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: 44

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: 1,799

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: 82

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: 156

Thuththiri (2018– )

Comedy, Sci-Fi

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

Votes: 18

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: 161

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: 81

Kolamba Sanniya Returns (2018)

101 min | Comedy

Cinematic adaptation of the stage drama "Kolamba Sanniya".

Director: Harsha Udakanda | Stars: Kumuduni Adikari, Rajitha Hiran Chamikara, Sanet Dikkumbura, Boniface Jayasantha

Votes: 20

Raigamayai Gampalayayi (2018)

Comedy

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Director: Lalith Premathilaka | Stars: Kumara Thirimadura, Giriraj Kaushalya, Wijerathna Warakagoda, Rohitha Mannage

Sudu Andagena Kalu Avidin (2019– )

Drama

A mother and daughter comes to a rural village from the city to search for their relations while trying to adopt to their new life in there.

Stars: Michelle Dilhara, Veena Jayakody, Dulan Manjula Liyanage, Lakshman Mendis

Votes: 93

Buffalo (1993)

Drama

Guanpala is an illlitrate youth living at a village far from Colombo. He produces curd and sells to the driver and conductor of the bus comes from Colombo to the small town close to his ... See full synopsis »

Director: I.N. Hewawasam | Stars: Damitha Abeyratne, Daya Alwis, Sanath Gunathilake, Denavaka Hamine

Votes: 22

The Forsaken Land (2005)
6.2
70 metascore

The Forsaken Land (2005)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama

Weary residents (Soma, Lata, Piyasiri) of a war-ravaged country drift through life.

Director: Vimukthi Jayasundara | Stars: Kaushalaya Fernando, Nilupili Jayawardena, Hemasiri Liyanage, Saumya Liyanage

Votes: 383

Goree (2019)

124 min | Action, Drama

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Director: Harsha Udakanda | Stars: Kelum Kularathne, Roshan Ranawana, Sriyantha Mendis, Teena Shanell Fernando

Votes: 5

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: 482

Goal (I) (2018)

99 min | Drama, Family, Sport

Goal is the story of bunch of ordinary village children who challenge the impossible with the help of a teacher who refuses to see them fail.

Director: Rohan Perera | Stars: Jayalath Manoratne, Chandani Senevirathna, Kaushalaya Fernando, Nayana Hettiarachchi

Votes: 72

Mata Thama Mathakai (2005)

Drama

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Director: Sunil Soma Peiris | Stars: Rex Kodippili, Mohan Hettiarachchi, Sapna Roshini, Kapila Sigera

The Strange Familiar (2014)

120 min | Drama

Dinithi tries very hard to communicate with her husband, but he ignores her presence relentlessly. The harder she tries to reach him, the deeper his silence becomes. Their 8 year old ... See full summary »

Director: Malith Hegoda | Stars: Samadhi Laksiri, Bimal Jayakodi, Jagath Manuwarna, Lakshman Mendis

Votes: 43

Ali Kathawa (2017)

Fantasy

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Director: Sunil Ariyaratne | Stars: Kaushalaya Fernando, Kaushalya Fernando, Wilson Gunaratne, Yehani Hansika

Votes: 19

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