Sri Lanka (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Gandhi (1982)
8.0
79 metascore

Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Rohini Hattangadi, Roshan Seth

Votes: 220,109 | Gross: $52.77M

Funny Boy (2020)
5.8
62 metascore

Funny Boy (2020)

109 min | Drama

Explores Arjie's sexual awakening from a young boy to a teenager who falls in love with a male classmate, just as political tensions escalate between the Sinhalese and Tamils in the years leading up to the 1983 uprisings.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Seema Biswas, Agam Darshi, Nimmi Harasgama, Ali Kazmi

Votes: 762

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: 203

Sangili (2019)

108 min | Drama

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

Votes: 13

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: 550

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: 109

Thanamalvila Kollek (2020– )

Family

This is a story of a village boy who is trying to go abroad.

Stars: Hemasiri Liyanage, Geetha Alahakoon, Nilanka Sepala Dahanayake, Sooryaloka Dayaruwan

Votes: 1,155

Vazhakku Enn 18/9 (2012)

Not Rated | 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: 2,105

Flying with One Wing (2002)

81 min | Drama

In order to avoid the gender discrimination prevelent in Sri Lanka, a woman decides to pass as a man and gets a job as a mechanic and even takes a wife.

Director: Asoka Handagama | Stars: Anoma Janadari, Gayani Gisanthika, Mahendra Perera, W. Jayasiri

Votes: 92

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: 204

Husma (2019)

Drama, Thriller

A famous young actress arrives dead to a morgue. Three men enticed by her beauty decides to explore her nude body.

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

Votes: 75

Sangeethe (2019– )

Drama

"Sangeethe" is an original Sri Lankan Teledrama Series broadcasted by TV Derana.This Teledrama made its debut in 2019. The story is based on two groups of boys which host their own musical ... See full summary »

Stars: Lavan Abhishek, Geethma Bandara

Votes: 261

Agni Piyapath (2020– )

23 min | Crime, Thriller

Manuranga, who is accused for a murder and hassles faced to save his life.

Stars: Saranga Disasekara, Sandani Fernando, Nayana Hettiarachchi, Bimal Jayakodi

Votes: 8

Aloko Udapadi (2017)

113 min | Drama, History

Aloko Udapadi (Light Arose) is an Epic Film of the unswerving human effort, to record for all time, a unique spiritual heritage. In 89 BC, King Walagamba of Sinhala kingdom (present day Sri... See full summary »

Directors: Chathra Weeraman, Bharatha Hettiarachchi | Stars: Uddika Premarathna, Dilhani Ekanayake, Roshan Ravindra, Menaka Peiris

Votes: 6,680

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: 85

Earth (II) (2020)

86 min | Drama

In a dilapidated rural courthouse a mother seeks justice for her son abducted by paramilitary men during the 1988/89 insurgency in Sri Lanka.

Director: Visakesa Chandrasekaram | Stars: Nita Fernando, Nadie Kammallaweera, Jagath Manuwarna, Nilmini Buwaneka

Votes: 28

A Common Man (2013)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

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: 2,246

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: 16,568

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: 163

Tsunami (I) (2020)

Drama, History, Thriller

Tsunami is a 2020 Sri Lankan Sinhala disaster drama film directed by Somaratne Dissanayake and produced by his wife Renuka Balasooriya for Cine Films Lanka. It stars Niranjani Shanmugaraja ... See full summary »

Director: Somaratne Dissanayake | Stars: Himali Sayurangi, Bimal Jayakodi, Niranjani Shanmugaraja, Dharshan Dharmaraj

Votes: 41

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: 90

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., Spike Jonze, Madonna, Bill Maher

Votes: 1,934 | Gross: $0.23M

Piyavi (2012)

Drama

A Love Story of three youth in a Architecture Institute .

Stars: Eranga Jeevantha, Dinakshie Priyasad, Umayangana Wickramasingha

Votes: 17

Snap (VI)

Drama

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Director: Pasindu Perera | Stars: Darshana Gayan, Bimal Jayakodi, Sujeewa Priyalal, Samanalee Fonseka

Igillena Maluwo (2011)

125 min | Drama

3 young characters experience painful personal journeys in a civil war trodden Sri Lankan village, surrounded by a backdrop of violence, sexual frustration and political hypocrisy.

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

Votes: 169

Sahodaraya (2017– )

Drama

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

Stars: Dharmapriya Dias, Chamila Peiris, Xavier Kanishka, Jagath Manuwarna

Votes: 1,210

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: 243

Gini Avi Saha Gini Keli (2014–2015)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Stars: Sriyantha Mendis, Mahendra Perera, Palitha Silva, Dhanuka Dilshan

Votes: 21

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: 879

Gini Avi Saha Gini Keli (1998)

90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Mainly due to its depiction of the emerge of gang-based violence in the country.

Director: Udayakantha Warnasuriya | Stars: Jackson Anthony, Sriyantha Mendis, Palitha Silva, Mahendra Perera

Votes: 69

The Horn (I) (2020)

Horror, Sci-Fi

Professor Thompson commits murder after the chaos that occurred due to marriage. Kevin, an 8 month old who's left alone at the end, returns home after 57 years, as an elderly sex offender. ... See full summary »

Director: Sameera Wackwella | Stars: Kalhara Wakwella, Teena Shanell Fernando, Dananjaya Siriwardana, Christien Gunawardana

Votes: 49

U Turn (2019)

146 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

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Director: Channa Deshapriya | Stars: Chanu Dissanayaka, Hemal Ranasinghe, Thumindu Dodantenne, Dayadewa Edirisinghe

Votes: 47

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: 253

The Newspaper (2020)

Drama

A small poor family in a remote village at dry zone who faced a series of miseries due to a wrong news report published in the national media stating that their son is involved in a suicide bomb blast carried by L.T.T.E terrorists.

Directors: Sarath Kothalawala, Kumara Thirimadura | Stars: Jayantha Amarasinghe, Ananda Athukorala, Sarath Chandrasiri, Pubudu Chathuranga

Votes: 92

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: 60

Ethumai Methumai (2011)

Comedy

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Director: Nishantha Weerasingha | Stars: Rodney Warnakula, Priyantha Seneviratne, Anarkali Akarsha, Duleeka Marapana

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: Mahendra Perera, Hemasiri Liyanage, Nilupili Jayawardena, Kaushalaya Fernando

Votes: 412

The Outcast (1998)

67 min | Drama

A man covets his neighbor's wife, with disastrous consequences for the community.

Director: Linton Semage | Stars: Karu Gunaratne, Trelicia Gunawardena, Hiru Gunawardhana, Pradeep Jayathilake

Votes: 31

Colombo (2021)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Asama Randil | Stars: Hemal Ranasinghe, Dharmapriya Dias, Kumara Thirimadura, Rukmal Nirosh

Votes: 13

Pani Makuluwo (2017)

Crime, Drama

Pani Makuluwo is a 2017 Sri Lankan Sinhala cyber crime thriller film directed by Isuru Weerasinghe Mudali and produced by U.A. Palliyaguru for Cloud Films.[2] It stars Sanath Gunathilake ... See full summary »

Directors: Isuru Weerasinghe Mudali, Chalin Manuranga | Stars: Aishara Athukorala, Raseli Chandrajithya, Dineth De Silva, Priota Farelin

Votes: 14

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: 1,999

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: 1,082

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: 25

Rush (II) (2019)

148 min | Drama, Romance

It's about how a youth named "Rush" find love and to what lengths he goes to keep it. He deceives his lover's family and sacrifice himself for the sake of the girl he loves. When the girl ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Munasinghe | Stars: Uddika Premarathna, Iresha Asanki De Silva, Saranga Disasekara, Lucky Dias

Votes: 113

Along the Road (1980)

Drama

An unmarried couple try to raise money for an abortion, set against the bustling backdrop of Colombo.

Director: Darmasena Pathiraja | Stars: Indira Abeysena, Vasanthi Chathurani, Vijaya Kumaratunga

Votes: 14

Goree (2019)

124 min | Action, Drama

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

Votes: 36

Dr. Nawariyan (2017)

120 min | Action, Comedy

Nirwan Senanayake , nicknamed "Nawariyan" (literally "Nine feet tall man") is a thug: a crime don in the Colombo. Given that his father had wished him to be a medical doctor, he creates the... See full summary »

Director: Ranjan Ramanayake | Stars: Ranjan Ramanayake, Ruwangi Rathnayake, Srimal Wedisinghe, Sarath Chandrasiri

Votes: 43

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: 127

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: 181

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: 226

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