Sanskrit (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 Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
5.2
31 metascore

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

Votes: 143,392 | Gross: $102.49M

The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
7.2
56 metascore

The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama

The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.

Director: Matt Brown | Stars: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Malcolm Sinclair, Raghuvir Joshi

Votes: 45,148 | Gross: $3.87M

The To Do List (2013)
5.8
61 metascore

The To Do List (2013)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.

Director: Maggie Carey | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader, Alia Shawkat

Votes: 34,969 | Gross: $3.45M

The Other Side of the Door (2016)
5.3
41 metascore

The Other Side of the Door (2016)

R | 96 min | Horror

After her young son is killed in a tragic accident, a woman learns of a ritual which will bring him back to say goodbye, but when she disobeys a sacred warning, she upsets the balance between life and death.

Director: Johannes Roberts | Stars: Sarah Wayne Callies, Jeremy Sisto, Sofia Rosinsky, Logan Creran

Votes: 16,169 | Gross: $2.99M

Youth Without Youth (2007)
6.3
43 metascore

Youth Without Youth (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in World War II Europe, a professor is changed by a cataclysmic event and explores the mysteries of life.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Tim Roth, Alexandra Maria Lara, Bruno Ganz, André Hennicke

Votes: 12,507 | Gross: $0.24M

Water (I) (2005)
7.7
77 metascore

Water (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

A thesis picture. In 1938, Gandhi's party is making inroads in women's rights. Chuyia, a child already married but living with her parents, becomes a widow. By tradition, she is ... See full summary »

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, Sarala Kariyawasam

Votes: 13,764 | Gross: $3.22M

Xuan Zang (2016)

90 min | Biography, History

During the Tang Dynasty's during the era of "Zhen Guan" (era name during rule of Emperor Taizong), the young Xuan Zang monk, in his quest for the knowledge in Buddhism, embarked on a ... See full summary »

Director: Jianqi Huo | Stars: Xiaoming Huang, Zheng Xu, Purba Rgyal, Jin Luo

Votes: 275

Nhiêm Vu Phi Phàm (2017)

Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Crime

The film revolves an undercover police officer who attempts to take down a drug trafficking syndicate from the inside.

Directors: Alan Mak, Anthony Pun | Stars: Yihong Duan, Xuan Huang, Yueting Lang, Yanhui Wang

Votes: 627 | Gross: $0.03M

The Deceivers (1988)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Saeed Jaffrey, Shashi Kapoor, Helena Michell

Votes: 873 | Gross: $0.35M

Santoshi Maa (2015–2017)

20 min | Drama

Santoshi Maa is the story of Santoshi, a loving girl with a heart of gold who has been a worshiper of the Goddess since childhood. Much like the Goddess of santosh or contentment, Santoshi ... See full summary »

Stars: Ayaz Ahmed, Debina Bonnerjee, Ratan Rajput, Gracy Singh

Votes: 5

Aham Brahmasmi (2019)

105 min | Action

Aham Brahmasmi is the first mainstream Sanskrit film in the history of World cinema which teaches ultimate timeless patriotism and showcases the immortal values of this Sanatan Bharat i.e ... See full summary »

Director: Aazaad | Star: Aazaad

Road to Sangam (2010)

135 min | Drama, Thriller

Amidst bomb explosions, fake arrests, police brutality and protests, a determined mechanic attempts to repair an antique truck to transport the last remains of Mahatma Gandhi in modern day India.

Director: Amit Rai | Stars: Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Pavan Malhotra, Javed Sheikh

Votes: 639

Gandhi to Hitler (2011)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, History, War

Adolf Hitler assists India in it's freedom struggle against the British, while Mohandas Gandhi writes to him to end violence.

Director: Rakesh Ranjan Kumar | Stars: Raghuvir Yadav, Neha Dhupia, Aman Verma, Nassar Abdulla

Votes: 188

Adi Shankaracharya (1983)

Not Rated | 130 min | Biography, Drama

The first and only Indian movie to be made in Sanskrit. The movie follows the life and times of Sankara - the founder of the non-duality (Advaita) school of Indian philosophy.

Director: G.V. Iyer | Stars: Sarvadaman D. Banerjee, M.V. Narayana Rao, Manjunath Bhatt, Leela Narayana Rao

Votes: 202

Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (1999 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, History

The Age of Kings is set in the Middle Ages and contains thirteen playable civilizations.

Director: Paul DeNigris | Stars: Gary Moody, Spencer Prokop, Ric Spiegel, Cliff Stephens

Votes: 2,737

Bolo Raam (2009)

Not Rated | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A youth accused of the murder of his mother refuses to speak to the police. Is he really the killer?

Director: Rakesh Chaturvedi Om | Stars: Rishi Bhutani, Disha Pandey, Padmini Kolhapure, Om Puri

Votes: 76

Jagriti (1956)

138 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Sent to a hostel as a punishment, a rebellious lad leads a revolt and creates havoc in the institution.

Director: Satyen Bose | Stars: Abhi Bhattacharya, Pranoti Ghosh, Bipin Gupta, Mumtaz Begum

Votes: 110

Bheegi Raat (1965)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A spurned vengeance-seeking woman wreaks havoc in the life of an artiste and his lover.

Director: Kalidas | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Meena Kumari, Pradeep Kumar, Kamini Kaushal

Votes: 32

Hell (2005)

Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

While traveling, a crew of documentary makers met a horrible fate when their van fell off a cliff. Though only one of them really died, the rest were 'accidentally' dragged into hell where each were tortured according to their sins.

Directors: Sathit Praditsarn, Teekayu Thamnitayakul | Stars: Wuttinan Maikan, Nathawan Woravit, Panyapon Dechsong, Kom Chauncheun

Votes: 348

Ek Phool Char Kaante (1960)

Not Rated | 136 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

To wed his sweetheart, a man must try and prove himself to her eccentric paternal uncles.

Director: Bhappi Sonie | Stars: Sunil Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Johnny Walker, Dhumal

Votes: 34

Gurukulam (2014)
7.2
51 metascore

Gurukulam (2014)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Drama

In vivid and sensuous detail, 'Gurukulam' follows a group of students and their teacher as they confront fundamental questions about the nature of reality and self-identity at a secluded ... See full summary »

Directors: Neil Dalal, Jillian Elizabeth | Star: Dayananda Saraswati

Votes: 26

Bhagvad Gita: Song of the Lord (1993)

140 min | Drama

The Gita is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Lord Krishna.

Director: G.V. Iyer | Stars: Neena Gupta, Gopi Manohar, G.V. Ragavendra, Govind Rao

Votes: 33

Rasa Yatra (2012)

Approved | 50 min | Documentary, History

"Some see this film as amazing, some describe Rasa Yatra as amazing and some hear about it as amazing, while others, even after watching it many times, do not understand it at all."

Director: Param Tomanec

Votes: 43

Goswami Tulsidas (1964)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Tulsidas faces challenges and obstacles when he starts to chronicle the Holy Ramayan.

Director: Adarsh | Stars: Shahu Modak, Jaymala Adarsh, P. Kailash, Tun Tun

Ladder of Philosophy

Documentary, History | Announced

Four philosophers - an atheist, an agnostic, a Christian, and a Hindu - settle down to discuss life, reason, faith, and whatever else comes to mind.

Director: Martin Horlacher | Star: Martin Horlacher

Papi (1953)

111 min | Crime, Drama

On the run from the police, an atheist masquerades as a religious icon.

Director: Chandulal Shah | Stars: Nargis, Raj Kapoor, Dulari, P. Kailash

Votes: 37

Tulsidas (1954)

Drama, History, Romance

Sage Tulsidas faces challenges when he attempts to translate the Holy Ramayan.

Directors: Harsukh Jagneshwar Bhatt, Bhalchandra Shukla | Stars: Mahipal, Shyama, Raj Kumar, Dulari

Votes: 13

Drachenfutter (1987)

75 min | Drama

In Hamburg, always within reach of government officials, immigrants try to make their way. Shezad, a Pakistani in his early 20s, lives in a small hotel run by the shady Herder. The hotel is... See full summary »

Director: Jan Schütte | Stars: Bhasker Patel, Ric Young, Buddy Uzzaman, Wolf-Dietrich Sprenger

Votes: 74

Punyakoti (2019)

85 min | Animation | Completed

A truth speaking cow encounters a hungry tiger which has been displaced by mindless destruction of the forest. An impending drought awaits their village. The movie is an adaptation of a folk song in Karnataka.

Director: Ravishankar Venkateswaran | Stars: Revathy, Roger Narayan, Sneha Ravishankar, Leela S.R.

Satyagraha (1983 TV Movie)

168 min | Biography, Drama, History

Opera about the life and work of Mohandas K. Gandhi, named after his technique of passive resistance that he began in South Africa and employed in his native India.

Director: Hugo Käch | Stars: Leo Goeke, Ralf Harster, Helmut Danninger, Inga Nielsen

Votes: 31

Krishna Bhakt Sudaama (1968)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Chronicling the challenges faced by Sudaama - the childhood friend of Bhagwan Shri Kishan.

Director: Kedar Nath Agarwala | Stars: Biswajit Chatterjee, Bharat Bhushan, Master Rajesh, Master Sushobhan

Gopal - Krishna (1965)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Chronicling the birth of Bhagwan Shri Kishan, his childhood, and confrontation with his Mama - Raja Kans.

Director: D. Raman | Stars: Prakash, Jayshree Gadkar, D.K. Sapru, P. Kailash

Priyamanasam (2015)

Biography, Drama

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Director: Vinod Mankara | Stars: Rajesh Hebbar, Pratheeksha Kashi, Meera Sreenarayanan

Jahan Sati Wahan Bhagwan (1965)

Adventure, Drama, History

Fated to die at the hands of a child, a demon wrecks havoc on the lives of the to-be parents.

Director: Satish Kumar | Stars: Prithviraj Kapoor, Anita Guha, Mahipal, Krishna Kumari

Samarat Prithviraj Chauvan (1959)

145 min | Adventure, History, Thriller

Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan first humbles the Mughals, elopes with a princess who loves him, then faces war and treachery.

Director: Harsukh Jagneshwar Bhatt | Stars: Paidi Jairaj, Anita Guha, Ulhas, Chand Usmani

Votes: 8

Madhyamavyayogam (2013)

90 min | Drama

Madhyama Vyayogam' or 'Madhyamavyayogam' marks Sopanam's maiden encounter with Sanskrit Theatre in 1978. A theme which brings home to us the warmth of family relationship, the stimulation ... See full summary »

Directors: Kavalam Narayana Panicker, Sanjeev Sharma Ronkel | Stars: Gireesh, Biju Kumar, Athira Pramod, Saji

River God (2019)

Short | Post-production

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Director: Zachary Coffin | Stars: Sanjay Nath, Zachary Coffin, Ishit Yamini

Sati Sulochana (1969)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

When Naagkumari Sulochana refuses to marry Indradev, Naagraj curses her and she ends up marrying Ravanputra Meghnath.

Director: S.N. Tripathi | Stars: Anita Guha, Prithviraj Kapoor, Prem Nath, Bipin Gupta

The Men in the Tree (2002)

98 min | Documentary

In October 1992, Lalit Vachani and the Wide Eye Film team were filming The Boy in the Branch. At the time, Kali, the central character of the film, was nine years old. He had joined the RSS... See full synopsis »

Director: Lalit Vachani

The Boy in the Branch (1993 TV Movie)

27 min | Documentary

Set at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur, India, this is a film about the indoctrination of young Hindu boys by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (the RSS), India's foremost Hindu fundamentalist... See full summary »

Director: Lalit Vachani

Maal (2019)

53 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Suvya is on a torturous month long break from alcohol, and desperately looks for weed to fill the void as a documentary crew follows him around. He enlists the help of his two friends, and ... See full summary »

Director: Shubhendu Lalit | Stars: Suved Kulkarni, Akshay Kale-Patil, Vaaman Vasishth, Saurabh Patwardhan

Margazhi Raagam (2008)

Music

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Director: Jayendra | Stars: Bombay Jayashri, Krishna T.M.

Kissa Currency Ka (2015)

Documentary

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Malavikagnimitam (2014)

90 min | Drama

King Agnimitra is at war with the neighbouring state Vidharbha. He has two wikfes, Dharini and Iravati. The beautiful Malavika a fugitive in war lives in cognitive as Dharini's maid in ... See full summary »

Director: Kavalam Narayana Panicker

Karnabharam (2013)

103 min | Drama

Mahakavi Bhasa portrays in his classic work 'Karnabharam', the downfall of the mighty epic hero 'Karna', projecting the inner conflict that develops in him when he enters Kurukshethra to wage a crucial battle with the Pandavas.

Directors: Kavalam Narayana Panicker, Sanjeev Sharma | Stars: Gireesh, Saji, Mohini Vinayan

Buddha Wild: Monk in a Hut (2006)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

Buddha Wild Monk in the Hut is the story of a group of Thai and Sri Lankan monks, living around their temple in a country far far from home.Anna Wilding gives the commentary in this ... See full summary »

Director: Anna Wilding | Stars: Anna Wilding, Phra Sathuwanda, Chalerm Chanaphan, Chaip Saissard

Votes: 141

Kamarband (2015)

Short, Drama

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Director: Kunal Ahirrao | Stars: Priyapal Gaikwad, Umesh Jagtap, Meenakshi Rathod, Rajeshri Sawant-Wad

Anurakthi (2017)

83 min | Drama

The film revolves around a Punjabi danseuse (Vani Vashishth) who arrives in Kerala to learn the ancient dance form Koodiyattam from a master. The master's son falls in love with the ... See full summary »

Director: Asokan P.K. | Stars: Vani Vashishth, Sri Hari, Bindu Jaya, Vijith Nambiar

Rasa Krida (2022)

89 min | Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Param Tomanec | Stars: Manju Elangbam, Hemlata Khuman, Ngariyambam Simaran, Ngariyambam Pinky

Evelie's Song (2015)

7 min | Documentary, Short

A short documentary sketch about Evelie - A bay area sound healer who recounts her spiritual journey into healing and pays tribute to her mother through her original compositions.

Directors: Cassandra Dreher, Vatsala Goel, Ariel Sultan | Star: Evelie Delfino Såles Posch

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