International Movies Shot in Sri Lanka.

All below films location in lustrous sri Lanka and some of the art director actors and asst, directors are sri lankan. not to forget some of the movies academy award wining and world greatest!
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1.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
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After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it. (161 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
2.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
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A skirmish in Shanghai puts archaeologist Indiana Jones, his partner Short Round and singer Willie Scott crossing paths with an Indian village desperate to reclaim a rock stolen by a secret cult beneath the catacombs of an ancient palace. (118 mins.)
 
3.
Elephant Walk (1954)
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The young bride of a rich planter finds herself the only white woman at Elephant Walk tea plantation, British Ceylon. (103 mins.)
 
4.
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)
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Pre-teen jungle boy Mowgli gets to human world and is pursued by P.T.Barnum circus scout Harrison who wants to take him to circus as curiosity... (88 mins.)
 
5.
Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981)
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While on an African expedition with her father, Jane Parker meets Tarzan, and the two become fascinated by each other. (107 mins.)
Director: John Derek
 
6.
Paradise Road (1997)
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Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery. (122 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
7.
Farewell to the King (1989)
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An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during... (117 mins.)
Director: John Milius
 
8.
Beyond Rangoon (1995)
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Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma... (100 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
9.
Bloodsport III (1996 Video)
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Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite... (91 mins.)
Director: Alan Mehrez
 
10.
The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
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John Truscott goes to Borneo to work with the Iban. He reports to Henry Bullard, who gives him a "sleeping... (109 mins.)
Director: Guy Jenkin
 
11.
Water (2005)
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The film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. It focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from the highest caste and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi. (117 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
12.
The Unknown (2009)
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When the Camera breaks down deep in the jungle, resulting in a four-day delay, the 9-member cast and crew of a Bollywood movie... (130 mins.)
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
 
14.
Kannathil Muthamittal (2002)
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A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, her family eventually agrees to take her to Sri Lanka, where they are abducted by the terrorist group known as the Tamil Tigers. (123 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
 
15.
The Mountain of the Cannibal God (1978)
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A girl and her brother fly to New Guinea to look for a lost expedition, led by her husband, which has vanished in the great jungle. (99 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
16.
Eaten Alive! (1980)
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A young woman teams up with an adventurer to find her missing sister in the jungles of New Guinea and they stumble upon a religious cult led by a deranged preacher whom has located his commune in an area inhabited by cannibals. (92 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
17.
Never So Few (1959)
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During WW2, the American O.S.S. mounts covert operations against the Japanese army in the jungles of Burma. (125 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
18.
The Mating Urge (1959 Documentary)
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An exploitation pot-boiler, posing as an anthropology art-film, and supposedly filmed by seventeen different cameraman in Africa... (73 mins.)
 
19.
Sooryavansham (1999)
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Due to the respects he has for his subjects; Thakur Bhanu Pratap Singh rules over his region with fairness... (168 mins.)
 
20.
Outpost in Malaya (1952)
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The marriage of rubber-plantation owner Jim Frazer and his wife, Liz, which has survived many disasters... (91 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
21.
The Beachcomber (1954)
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Mr. Gray is the new Resident in Charge of the Welcome Islands in the Indian Ocean. The Islands are full of life... (82 mins.)
Director: Muriel Box
 
22.
East of Elephant Rock (1978)
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In 1948, a new British governor takes over a Far Eastern colony after his predecessor is murdered by terrorists. (93 mins.)
Director: Don Boyd
 
23.
La bonzesse (1974)
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A detailed account of the techniques and mechanics of prostitution - Meyer is a philosophy student who supplements her grant... (98 mins.)
 
24.
From Dust (2005 Documentary)
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Filmed in Sri Lanka FROM DUST is a cinematic expose that takes an incisive look at a government's response to a natural disaster... (70 mins.)
Director: Dhruv Dhawan
 
25.
Circus Girl (1954)
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(103 mins.)
Director: Veit Harlan
 
26.
The Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck (1988)
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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... (88 mins.)
Director: David Keith
 
27.
Ghosts Can't Do It (1989)
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Elderly Scott kills himself after a heart attack wrecks his body, but then comes back as a ghost and convinces his loving young hot wife Kate to pick and kill a young man in order for Scott to possess his body and be with her again. (90 mins.)
Director: John Derek
 
28.
The Purple Plain (1954)
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After losing his bride in a Luftwaffe air raid, bomber pilot Forrester becomes a solitary killing machine... (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Parrish
 
29.
Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor (1997)
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A story of Mother Teresa, beginning in Calcutta, India, where she faces adversity from every direction and where she lays the foundation for her crusade to help the poorest of the poor. (95 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
 
30.
Kommissar X - Drei gelbe Katzen (1966)
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(1967) Tony Kendall, Brad Harris. Two Yanks are hired to protect a rich lady from a sinister underworld group... (95 mins.)
 
31.
Outcast of the Islands (1951)
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A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in an East Asian port. He's sacked when he's caught stealing, but he pretends to commit suicide and a captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post. (102 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
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33.
Shadow of the Cobra (1989 TV Movie)
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Director: Mark Joffe
 
34.
The Song of Ceylon (1934 Documentary)
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(38 mins.)
Director: Basil Wright
 
35.
Ordinary Magic (1993)
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When his father dies, Jeffrey (Ryan Reynolds) is sent to live with his aunt Charlotte (Glenne Headly) in Canada... (103 mins.)
Director: Giles Walker
 
36.
Chandar, the Black Leopard of Ceylon (1972)
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Chandar is a black leopard who lives near the beach of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) together with his mother and his sister... (90 mins.)
Director: Winston Hibler
 
37.
Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy (1986 Mini-Series)
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The Story of the last viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten (306 mins.)
 
38.
Der Stein des Todes (1987)
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(93 mins.)
 
39.
Ready (2011)
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Set in Thailand and India, a case of mistaken identity leads to love; and a man and his family concoct a grand scheme to win over the hearts of a woman and her greedy conniving uncles. (145 mins.)
Director: Anees Bazmee
 
40.
The Great Alligator (1979)
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Tourists on a tropical island anger an island god, who turns himself into a giant alligator and stalks them. (90 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
41.
Fifty/Fifty (1992)
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Two bickering mercenaries are hired by the CIA to overthrow a South East Asian dictator. (101 mins.)
 
42.
A Common Man (2013)
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A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released. (86 mins.)
Director: Chandran Rutnam
 
43.
Magia nuda (1975 Documentary)
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This film is about tribes in Africa and South America who turn toward magic as a means of survival and way of life... (85 mins.)
 
44.
Inteqam: The Perfect Game (2004)
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Assistant Commissioner of Police, Uday Dhirendra Thakur, is a rogue cop, known for his relentlessness in pursuing criminals... (127 mins.)
Director: Pankuj Parashar
 
45.
Boom (2003)
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Three female models are unwittingly thrown into the Bombay underworld when they accidentally stop a diamond delivery to the Middle East. (100 mins.)
Director: Kaizad Gustad
 
46.
Die Männer der Emden (2012)
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When their ship is sunk in the first world war, in the Indian ocean, 50 men have to cross infinite stretches of sea and desert, avoid enemies, find allies and finally make it home to Germany. A breathtaking real-live odyssey. (180 mins.)
Director: Berengar Pfahl
 
47.
Re-Entry: Grey Zone (2013)
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In 2010, An unidentifiable life form began to appear in the central region of America. This phenomenon... (100 mins.)
Director: Ray Jay
 
48.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (1985 TV Movie)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Gavin Millar
 
49.
Caught (1987)
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Tim Devon was born out of wedlock and that his mother never told his father about him. Overwhelmed,... (113 mins.)
 
50.
Victory (2009)
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An over confident cricketer who ruins his career must prove his worth by starting all over again (160 mins.)
Director: Ajit Pal Mangat
 
51.
A Dangerous Life (1988 Mini-Series)
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52.
Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action (2008 Documentary)
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Captures the exciting movement of Spiritual Activism that is exploding around the planet, and the powerful personalities who are igniting it. (90 mins.)
Director: Velcrow Ripper
 
53.
Igillena Maluwo (2011)
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good of good or badly add or know nothing (125 mins.)
 
54.
Midnight's Children (2012)
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A pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent's generation. (146 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
55.
Wretches & Jabberers (2011 Documentary)
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In 'Wretches & Jabberers and Stories from the Road', two men with autism embark on a global quest to... (90 mins.)
 
56.
Mother Teresa (2003 TV Movie)
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Mother Teresa - the movie: the inspirational portrayal of Mother Teresa, a simple nun who became one... (180 mins.)
Director: Fabrizio Costa