Tibetan (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

The Climbers (2019)

125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

May 1960. Mount Everest, the second step under the cliff. The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando are attacking the most difficult and most difficult "second step". This is ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Lee | Stars: Jing Wu, Ziyi Zhang, Boran Jing, Yi Zhang

Votes: 186

2012 (I) (2009)
5.8
49 metascore

2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 333,195 | Gross: $166.11M

The Captain (2019)

111 min | Drama

When the windshield of his commercial airplane shatters at 30,000 feet in the air, a pilot and his flight crew work to ensure the safety of the passengers and land the plane.

Director: Andrew Lau | Stars: Hanyu Zhang, Hao Ou, Jiang Du, Quan Yuan

Votes: 259

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
7.1
55 metascore

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

PG-13 | 136 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, BD Wong, Mako

Votes: 115,301 | Gross: $37.96M

Kundun (1997)
7.0
74 metascore

Kundun (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

Votes: 24,536 | Gross: $5.53M

The Way Back (I) (2010)
7.3
66 metascore

The Way Back (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Dragos Bucur

Votes: 103,441 | Gross: $2.70M

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
7.2
67 metascore

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

R | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A year after their father's funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Amara Karan

Votes: 168,019 | Gross: $11.90M

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
6.0
64 metascore

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)

PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.

Director: Kerry Conran | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi

Votes: 79,356 | Gross: $37.76M

White Dragon (2018– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Jonah Mulray is a professor whose world comes crashing down when his wife is killed in a car crash in Hong Kong.

Stars: John Simm, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Katie Leung, Rosalind Halstead

Votes: 1,790

Bulletproof Monk (2003)
5.5
40 metascore

Bulletproof Monk (2003)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

Based on the very underground comic book, a Tibetan monk becomes a mentor to a young street kid whom he can teach to protect a scroll.

Director: Paul Hunter | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Seann William Scott, Jaime King, Karel Roden

Votes: 46,297 | Gross: $23.02M

Jinpa (2018)

86 min | Drama

On an isolated road passing through the vast barren plains of Tibet, a truck driver, who has accidentally run over a sheep, chances upon a young man, who is hitching a ride. As they drive ... See full summary »

Director: Pema Tseden | Stars: Jinpa, Genden Phuntsok, Sonam Wangmo

Votes: 381

Samsara (2001)

R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

A spiritual love-story set in the majestic landscape of Ladakh, Himalayas. Samsara is a quest; one man's struggle to find spiritual Enlightenment by renouncing the world. And one woman's ... See full summary »

Director: Pan Nalin | Stars: Shawn Ku, Christy Chung, Neelesha Barthel, Lhakpa Tsering

Votes: 7,145

Balloon (2019)

102 min | Drama

A family struggles against the conflicting dictates of nature, spirituality, politics, and free will.

Director: Pema Tseden | Stars: Sonam Wangmo, Jinpa, Yangshik Tso

Votes: 52

Himalaya (1999)
7.5
73 metascore

Himalaya (1999)

108 min | Drama

An aging chief's last stand, lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against harsh Nature in Nepal's Dolpo. When his son dies returning from Tibet's salt lakes,... See full summary »

Directors: Eric Valli, Michel Debats | Stars: Thilen Lhondup, Gurgon Kyap, Lhakpa Tsamchoe, Karma Wangel

Votes: 4,868 | Gross: $2.48M

The Sweet Requiem (2018)

91 min | Drama

At the age of eight, Dolkar fled her home with her father to escape Chinese armed forces, and faced an arduous journey across the Himalayas. Now 26, she lives in a Tibetan refugee colony in... See full summary »

Directors: Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam | Stars: Tenzin Dolker, Jampa Kalsang Tamang, Tashi Choedon, Tenzin Dechen

Votes: 29

Wheel of Time (2003)
7.1
65 metascore

Wheel of Time (2003)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

Wheel of Time is Werner Herzog's photographed look at the largest Buddhist ritual in Bodh Gaya, India.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Lama Lhundup Woeser, Takna Jigme Sangpo, Matthieu Ricard

Votes: 2,043

Ala Changso (2018)

115 min | Drama

Ala Changso is the transliteration of a Tibetan folk song's title meaning please drink up this cup of good wine. It tells the story of a woman who conceals her illness and the secret ... See full summary »

Director: Sonthar Gyal | Stars: Yungdrung Gyal, Nyima Sungsung, Sechok Gyal, Jinpa

Votes: 92

The Horse Thief (1986)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

A Tibetan man struggles to provide for his family.

Directors: Zhuangzhuang Tian, Peicheng Pan | Stars: Daiba, Jiji Dan, Drashi, Gaoba

Votes: 961

The Cup (1999)
7.0
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: 2,782 | Gross: $1.07M

Milarepa (2006)
7.0
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: 882

Mountain Patrol (2004)
7.6
77 metascore

Mountain Patrol (2004)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Drama

A moving true story about volunteers protecting antelope against poachers in the severe mountains of Tibet.

Director: Chuan Lu | Stars: Duobujie, Lei Zhang, Liang Qi, Xueying Zhao

Votes: 4,464 | Gross: $0.14M

Highway 318 (2017)

96 min | Drama

More than 5,000 kilometres long, highway 318 connects China with Tibet and is one of the world's most picturesque routes. It is where Xiaojia, who is Chinese, meets Suona from Tibet one day... See full summary »

Director: Yunxing Nie | Stars: Deji, Xin Yue, Yiming Sun, Zhaxidunzhu Xianuo

Votes: 19

Paths of the Soul (2015)
7.5
90 metascore

Paths of the Soul (2015)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

A group of Tibetans make a 1200 kilometer pilgrimage to Lasa.

Director: Yang Zhang | Stars: Tsring Chodron, Tsewang Dolkar, Jiangcuo Seba, Pei Yang

Votes: 661 | Gross: $0.03M

Unmistaken Child (2008)
7.6
66 metascore

Unmistaken Child (2008)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

In Nepal, a venerable monk, Geshe Lama Konchog, dies and one of his disciples, a youthful monk named Tenzin Zopa, searches for his master's reincarnation. The film follows his search to the... See full summary »

Director: Nati Baratz | Star: Tenzin Zopa

Votes: 683 | Gross: $0.30M

Sound of Silence (2017)

89 min | Drama

Set in a beautiful Himalayan valley, it's a journey of a neglected and abandoned mute boy, who loses his mother at birth and is furiously neglected by his father. When his father goes ... See full summary »

Director: Bijukumar Damodaran | Stars: Uday Chandra, Master Govardhan, Santosh Verma

Votes: 17

Pawo (2016)

117 min | Biography, Drama

Since 1950, Tibet has been occupied by China. Dorjee, a young Tibetan, grew up in peace 40 years later. After the death of his father, it all comes to a point, where he realizes that his ... See full summary »

Directors: Marvin Litwak, Sonam Tseten | Stars: Shavo Dorjee, Tenzin Gyaltsen, Tenzin Jamyang, Rinchen Palzom

Votes: 78

The Miracle of the Little Prince (2018)

89 min | Documentary

A documentary about the passionate translators of the book The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who fight for the preservation of their endangered languages.

Director: Marjoleine Boonstra

Votes: 60 | Gross: $0.01M

My Reincarnation (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

Tibetan Buddhist Master Choogyal Namkhai Norbu watches as his western-born son, Yeshi, who was recognized at birth as the reincarnation of a famous spiritual master, considers departing from tradition to embrace the modern world.

Director: Jennifer Fox | Stars: Yeshi Silvano Namkhai, Chögyal Namkhai Norbu

Votes: 222 | Gross: $0.09M

Blindsight (I) (2006)
7.3
72 metascore

Blindsight (I) (2006)

PG | 104 min | Documentary, Adventure

Six blind Tibetan teenagers climb the Lhakpa-Ri peak of Mount Everest, led by seven-summit blind mountain-climber Erik Weihenmayer.

Director: Lucy Walker | Stars: Gavin Attwood, Sally Berg, Sonam Bhumtso, Dachung

Votes: 625 | Gross: $0.09M

Soul on a String (2016)

142 min | Drama

A killer is entrusted with a sacred mission.

Director: Yang Zhang | Stars: Jinpa, Quniciren, Siano Dudiom Zahi

Votes: 182 | Gross: $0.00M

Song of Tibet (2000)

104 min | Drama

'Song of Tibet', displays the last century of Tibetan history by telling the love story of Yeshe Dolma a Tibetan woman, her romance with three men and her whole life. The actors and actress are all of Tibetan nationality.

Director: Fei Xie | Stars: Danzengzhuoga, Laqiong, Dawangdui, Dunzhu Renqing

Votes: 42

Tharlo (2015)
6.9
65 metascore

Tharlo (2015)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

Tharlo is an orphan whom lives a simple life but could a brief encounter with a woman in his local town change his life forever?

Director: Pema Tseden | Stars: Jinpa, Shide Nyima, Tsemdo Thar, Yangshik Tso

Votes: 280 | Gross: $0.02M

Tashi and the Monk (2014)

TV-PG | 39 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

A man creates a remarkable community for abandoned children, with no higher purpose than giving its young members the joys of childhood.

Directors: Johnny Burke, Andrew Hinton | Stars: Lobsang Phuntsok, Tashi Drolma, Tenzin Drolma, Jhamtse Gatsal

Votes: 367

Becoming Who I Was (2017)
8.0
70 metascore

Becoming Who I Was (2017)

95 min | Documentary

After a Buddhist boy in the highlands of northern India discovers that he is the reincarnation of a centuries-old Tibetan monk, his godfather takes him on a journey to discover his past.

Directors: Moon Chang-Yong, Jeon Jin | Stars: Angdu Padma, Rigzin Urgain

Votes: 136

Crazy Wisdom: The Life & Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche (2011)
7.2
48 metascore

Crazy Wisdom: The Life & Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

Crazy Wisdom is the long-awaited feature documentary to explore the life, teachings, and "crazy wisdom" of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, a pivotal figure in bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the ... See full summary »

Director: Johanna Demetrakas | Stars: Pema Chodron, Ram Dass, Allen Ginsberg, Diana Mukpo

Votes: 130 | Gross: $0.08M

Windhorse (1998)

97 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Three young Tibetans struggle for freedom against the Chinese communist regime. Windhorse was filmed clandestinely inside Tibet and in Nepal. It was the first digital feature film, shot in ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wagner | Stars: Dadon, Jampa Kelsang, Richard Chang, Yu Lu

Votes: 157 | Gross: $0.28M

Shua Kalakshi (2007– )

45 min | Comedy

Follows the lives of 20-something friends.

Stars: Otar Tatishvili, Goga Barbakadze, Jaba Kiladze, Mariam Jologua

Votes: 238

Escape from Tibet (2012)

105 min | Drama

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Director: Maria Blumencron | Stars: Hannah Herzsprung, David Lee McInnis, Sangay Jäger, Lucas Kwan Peterson

Votes: 174

Lucky People Center International (1998)

85 min | Documentary, Music

The film is a journey through some twenty countries where existential issues are addressed and the participants have all taken a stand against modern society and trying to make human life better.

Directors: Erik Pauser, Johan Söderberg | Stars: Alexander Brenner, Bruno Manser, Annie Sprinkle

Votes: 565

Fantasia (2004)

103 min | Comedy

A wizard faces ridicule when she is magically summoned in 1960s Hong Kong by a trio of bumbling detectives.

Director: Ka-Fai Wai | Stars: Cecilia Cheung, Ching Wan Lau, Louis Koo, Jordan Chan

Votes: 284

The Occult History of the Third Reich (1992 Video)

Unrated | 155 min | Documentary, History

Four volume documentary set ("Adolf Hitler", "The SS Blood and Soil", "The Enigma of the Swastika", and "Himmler The Mystic") containing mainly B&W as well as some color archival footage, ... See full summary »

Directors: Tracy Atkinson, Joan Baran, Dave Flitton | Stars: Patrick Allen, Madjid Blavatsky, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 262

Looking for Rohmer (2018)

83 min | Drama

"Seek McCartney" aka "Looking for Rohmer" is about the clandestine relationship between a Chinese man (Geng Han) and his French friend (Jérémie Elkaïm) as they travel through Tibet together.

Director: Chao Wang | Stars: Renaud Cohen, Alice de Lencquesaing, Jérémie Elkaïm, Geng Han

Votes: 26

Barley Fields on the Other Side of the Mountain (2017)

88 min | Drama

In the remote mountains of Tibet, a teenage girl must choose between supporting her family after her father's political imprisonment or joining a group of oppressed nuns on their journey to freedom.

Director: Tian Tsering | Stars: Tsering Choekyi, Pema Chokey, Samten Dhondup, Jamyang Choezom

Votes: 38

Old Dog (2011)
6.7
74 metascore

Old Dog (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

A family on the Himalayan plains discovers their dog is worth a fortune, but selling it comes at a terrible price.

Director: Pema Tseden | Stars: Yanbum Gyal, Drolma Kyab, Lochey, Tamdrin Tso

Votes: 66

Metal Politics Taiwan (2018)

90 min | Documentary

Freddy Lim is a founder and singer of the famous black metal band Chthonic from Taiwan. Apart from that, he has been a member of the Taiwanese parliament since 2016, sitting on the ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Wilms | Stars: Freddy Lim, The Dalai Lama, Jesse Liu, Donald Trump

When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary

Unfortunately, the 14th Dalai Lama and the Tibetan people receive little political support in their drive to put an end to the Chinese brutal regime, as international governments are ... See full summary »

Director: Dirk Simon | Stars: Youdon Aukatsang, Bhusang, Tenzin Choeying, Tenzin Chogkyi

Votes: 98

Summer Pasture (2010)
7.8
73 metascore

Summer Pasture (2010)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

An intimate glimpse into the experiences of a young Tibetan family struggling to reconcile their traditional way of life with a rapidly modernizing world.

Directors: Lynn True, Nelson Walker III, Tsering Perlo

Votes: 65

Meido (2017)

Drama

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Director: Guan Xi | Stars: Zhu Zhu, Duobujie, Zhuo Cuo Wang, Lopsang

Butter Lamp (2013)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Family

A young itinerant photographer and his assistant photograph Tibetan nomads in front of various backgrounds.

Director: Wei Hu | Stars: Genden Phuntsok, Soepha, Sonam Gonpo, Wangmo Tso

Votes: 663

The East is Red (1965)

117 min | Musical

The evolution of the People's Republic of China is told in this spectacular song and dance production, 'Dongfang hong' or 'The East is Red'. Vast, solemn, and glorifying the progress ... See full summary »

Director: Ping Wang

Votes: 86

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