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1. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

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

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55 Metascore

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: 101,941 | Gross: $37.90M

2. Monster-in-Law (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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31 Metascore

The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin. Unfortunately, his merciless mother will do anything to destroy their relationship.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Michael Vartan, Jane Fonda, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 46,258 | Gross: $82.93M

3. In Good Company (2004)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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66 Metascore

A middle-aged ad exec is faced with a new boss who's nearly half his age... and who also happens to be sleeping with his daughter.

Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson, Marg Helgenberger

Votes: 50,022 | Gross: $45.49M

4. Kundun (1997)

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

7.0
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74 Metascore

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: 22,609 | Gross: $5.53M

5. Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2013)

R | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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64 Metascore

The life and career of the legendary Hollywood insider, Shep Gordon.

Directors: Beth Aala, Mike Myers | Stars: Shep Gordon, Sylvester Stallone, Michael Douglas, Alice Cooper

Votes: 2,777 | Gross: $0.21M

6. The Abominable Snowman (1957)

85 min | Adventure, Horror

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A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Maureen Connell, Richard Wattis

Votes: 2,721

7. Unmistaken Child (2008)

102 min | Documentary

7.7
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66 Metascore

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: 638 | Gross: $0.30M

8. 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama (2006)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

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How do you reconcile a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich? Must a society lose its traditions in order to move into the ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Ray | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Tenzin Bagdro, Bob Dole, Richard Gere

Votes: 662 | Gross: $0.22M

9. Seven Years in Tibet (1956)

79 min | Drama, Documentary

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An Austrian mountain-climber ends up as a prisoner-of-war, escapes and befriends Tibet's 14th Dalai Lama.

Director: Hans Nieter | Stars: Heinrich Harrer, Peter Aufshnaiter, The Dalai Lama

Votes: 37

10. Whaledreamers (2006)

90 min | Documentary, History

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Whaledreamers is the heartfelt story of the return of an aboriginal whale dreaming tribe from the edge of extinction and the equally, long journey of the whales, not only to survive the ... See full summary »

Director: Kim Kindersley | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Terence Unity Freitas, John Hurt, Kim Kindersley

Votes: 94 | Gross: $0.01M

11. Faryad moorcheha (2006)

85 min | Adventure, Drama

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A girl believing in God marries an atheist, who is consumed by doubt. They decide to spend their honeymoon in India. Searching the countryside for a guru called the "perfect man," who fobs ... See full summary »

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Mamhoud Chokrollahi, Mahnour Shadzi, Karl Maass, Tenzin Chogyal

Votes: 720

12. Circle of Poison (2015)

71 min | Documentary

8.4
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A global look at communities impacted by the export of toxic pesticides made in America and how they are fighting back.

Directors: Evan Mascagni, Shannon Post | Stars: Jimmy Carter, Noam Chomsky, The Dalai Lama, Elizabeth Kucinich

Votes: 22

13. Discovering Buddhism (2004– )

346 min | Documentary

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"Awakening the limitless potential of your mind, achieving all peace and happiness." This thirteen-part teaching series touches on all the vital points of Tibetan Buddhism as presented in ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Gere, Keanu Reeves, The Dalai Lama, Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche

Votes: 31

14. All in This Tea (2007)

70 min | Documentary

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During the 1990s, David Lee Hoffman searched throughout China for the finest teas. He's a California importer who, as a youth, lived in Asia for years and took tea with the Dali Lama. ... See full summary »

Directors: Les Blank, Gina Leibrecht | Stars: David Lee Hoffman, Song Diefeng, Werner Herzog, Angela Justice

Votes: 237

15. Dreaming Lhasa (2005)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

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49 Metascore

Karma, a young Tibetan woman from New York City comes to Dharamsala, the exile headquarters of the Dalai Lama in India, in search of her roots. She is making a documentary film about former... See full summary »

Directors: Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam | Stars: Tenzin Chokyi Gyatso, Tenzin Jigme, Jampa Kalsang, Jampa Kalsang Tamang

Votes: 213 | Gross: $0.02M

16. When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun (2010)

115 min | Documentary

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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: 90

17. Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion (2002)

Unrated | 104 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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75 Metascore

A film about the state of Chinese occupied Tibet and its history of oppression and resistance.

Director: Tom Piozet | Stars: Edward Edwards, Ed Harris, Shirley Knight, Tim Robbins

Votes: 579 | Gross: $0.58M

18. The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom (2010)

79 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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57 Metascore

Fifty years after the fall of his country, can the Dalai Lama make a breakthrough in his efforts to find a solution to the Tibet question?

Directors: Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam | Star: The Dalai Lama

Votes: 134 | Gross: $0.07M

19. ScaredSacred (2004)

105 min | Documentary, History, War

7.4
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In a world teetering on the edge of self destruction, award-winning filmmaker Velcrow Ripper sets out on a unique pilgrimmage. Visiting the 'Ground Zeros' of the planet, he asks if it's ... See full summary »

Director: Velcrow Ripper | Stars: Mehboob Bi, Satinath Sarangi, Aki Ra, Amina Bejovic

Votes: 217

20. Windhorse (1998)

97 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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

Votes: 152 | Gross: $0.28M

21. John Safran vs. God (2004– )

25 min | Comedy

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In his most ludicrously ambitious project yet, world-famous media hooligan John Safran scours the world in search of God... AND FINDS HIM.... Or, at least, a lot of folk who believe they have.

Stars: John Safran, Gavin Wood, Jonathan auf der Heide, Bob Larson

Votes: 354

22. On the Bridge (1992)

95 min | Documentary

7.5
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A documentary of director Perry's own fight with cancer, which he ultimately lost in 1995.

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Frank Perry, Lauren Bacall, Ohad Rossen

Votes: 25

23. Serotonin Rising (2009)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

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A revolution of good deeds positively changing the planet. In a groundbreaking experiment, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered that humans are hard-wired to be ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Perri | Stars: Bill LeVasseur, Michelle Tuttle, Roxy King, Don Kraus

Votes: 26

24. Tibetan Refugee (2004 Video)

60 min | Documentary

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Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala, the vast majority of whom are children and monks, are the subject of interviews.

Director: Richard Martini | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Yungchen Lhamo, Tashi Norbu, Thubten Samphel

Votes: 10

25. Mustang: The Hidden Kingdom (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Tony Miller | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ian Holm, Saeed Jaffrey

Votes: 22

26. Road to Peace; Ancient Wisdom of the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet (2012)

65 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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In a world dominated by violence, how can we create peace in our lives? This award-winning film goes on an extraordinary journey with the Dalai Lama, demonstrating how anyone can create change and transform the world in which we live.

Director: Leon Stuparich | Stars: Joanna Lumley, The Dalai Lama

Votes: 9

27. Compassion in Exile: The Life of the 14th Dalai Lama (1993)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Mickey Lemle | Star: The Dalai Lama

Votes: 16

28. Recalling a Buddha: Memories of HH Karmapa XVI (2006 Video)

98 min | Documentary

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The life story of His Holiness Karmapa XVI is told by those close to him in Tibet, the generation of teachers that he trained, and many others that he touched. The story of this modern day ... See full summary »

Director: Gregg Eller | Stars: Mitchell Levy, Judith Lief, Khyentse Norbu, Lama Ole Nydahl

Votes: 7

29. The Jew in the Lotus (1998)

58 min | Documentary

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Tells how Roger Kamenetz, author of the best-selling 1994 book by the same title, found his way back to Judaism - the tradition of his birth.

Director: Laurel Chiten | Star: Rodger Kamenetz

Votes: 28

30. Pavarotti & Friends for Cambodia and Tibet (2000 TV Special)

Documentary, Music

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Stars: Luciano Pavarotti, Aqua, Angi Bekker, Alberto Borsari

Votes: 26

31. Women of Tibet: Gyalyum Chemo - The Great Mother (2006)

57 min | Documentary

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Women of Tibet: Gyalyum Chemo - The Great Mother recounts the compelling story of Dekyi Tsering, the mother of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Dekyi Tsering, known by Tibetans as 'Gyalyum... See full summary »

Director: Rosemary Rawcliffe | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Tendzin Cheogyal, Jetsun Pema, Rinchen Khando Choegyal

Votes: 9

32. Yeti (2008)

47 min | Documentary

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Director: Akhil Bali

33. Rassvet/Zakat. Dalai Lama 14 (2008)

72 min | Documentary, Biography

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Depicts nominal 24 hours spent by the film crew inside the residence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, from the beginning of his day which starts at 3 am till sunset when the Buddhist leader goes to bed.

Director: Vitaliy Manskiy

Votes: 42

34. Dalai Lama (2004 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary

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The visit of the Dalai Lama in 2004 is the subject of this television special.

Director: Miguel Velasco | Star: The Dalai Lama

35. Path of Pilgrims (2014)

Documentary

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Director: Kate Kroll | Stars: Cameron Bennett, Victor Chan, Tendzin Ghoegyal, Kempo Ngawang Jorden

36. Ce qu'il reste de nous (2004)

77 min | Documentary

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A Tibetan-Canadian returns to her homeland to smuggle a secret message from the Dalai Lama and to document the occupation and cultural genocide of Tibet by China.

Directors: Hugo Latulippe, François Prévost | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Kalsang Dolma

Votes: 194

37. Mustang: Journey of Transformation (2009)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Lost in time, the Himalayan Kingdom of Mustang is one of the last sanctuaries of authentic Tibetan Buddhist culture. But, long isolated by geography and politics, the people struggle to ... See full summary »

Director: Will Parrinello | Stars: Richard Gere, The Dalai Lama, Luigi Fieni, John Sanday

Votes: 10

38. A Song for Tibet (1991)

57 min | Documentary

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Director: Anne Henderson

Votes: 6

39. Dancing in Amdo (2008)

G | 93 min | Documentary

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A documentary that explores the Tibet-issue from both sides. Includes interviews with officials of both the Peoples Republic of China and the Tibetan government-in-exile.

Director: Carl Cimini | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Melvyn Goldstein

Votes: 6

40. Women of Tibet: The Buddha's Wife

Documentary | Post-production

Women of Tibet: The Buddha's Wife explores the radical changes women and men experience on the quest to become fully realized human beings. Forced by the demands of modern living we delve ... See full summary »

Director: Rosemary Rawcliffe | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Angeles Arrien, Lhamo Khandro Tseringma, Matthew Fox

41. The Sacred Sites of the Dalai Lamas: A Pilgrimage to the Oracle Lake (2007 Video)

76 min | Documentary

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On this fascinating journey you will explore the caves where the early Buddhist masters achieved enlightenment, enter the monasteries where the early Dalai Lamas and the founders of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Wiese | Stars: Steve Dancz, Glenn Mullin, Khenpo Tashi

Votes: 17

42. PeaceJam (2003)

60 min | Documentary

7.7
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Five teens confront violence with the aide of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and the organization PeaceJam.

Directors: Dawn Gifford Engle, Dennis Flippin | Stars: Rudy Balles, Richard Castaldo, The Dalai Lama, Rigoberta Menchú

Votes: 7

43. Die roten Drachen und das Dach der Welt (2008)

80 min | Documentary, Drama

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Director: Marco Keller | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Wen Tiejun

44. Everest: A Climb for Peace (2007 Video)

PG | 63 min | Documentary

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Narrated by Orlando Bloom and hailed as a "tremendous achievement" by the Dalai Lama. Everest: A Climb for Peace is not just a typical Everest film, but a socially relevant documentary ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Trumbull | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Ali Bushnaq, Jamie McGuinness, Lance Trumbull

Votes: 27

45. Search: Finding the Dalai Lama

History | Announced

The Dalai Lama institution has a mystical beginning from 1391, the question in everyone's mind is how will it continue..

Director: Pema Dhondup | Stars: Yangzom Brauen, Losang Gyatso, Sonam Wandue

46. Heaven in Exile (2010)

81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

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50 Years after the fall of Tibet, Buddhist Masters exiled to northern India struggle to maintain Culture and Traditions. Visit the most renown Buddhist Masters, including the Dalai Lama and the Karmapa, as we search for a Heaven in Exile.

Director: Omar W. Rosales | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Kelsang Gyaltzen, H.H. Ogyen Trinley Dorje The Karmapa, Venerable Thubten Ngodup

47. Women of Tibet: A Quiet Revolution (2008)

57 min | Documentary

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Three generations of Tibetan women and His Holiness the Dalai Lama tell the story of one of the great movements of nonviolent resistance in modern history. In 1959, an estimated 15,000 ... See full summary »

Director: Rosemary Rawcliffe | Stars: Dolma Tsering Teykhang, Samdup Dolma, Tseten Choeden Schneiter, Tenzin Peldon

Votes: 15

48. Earth Sutra (2016)

84 min | Documentary, History

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What do you know about Tibet? 'Earth Sutra' the documentary that will change your vision of Tibet 55 years controlled by the Chinese oppression. Dare to reflect your relationship with the ... See full summary »

Directors: Jordi Carot, Jose Sáenz de Heredia | Stars: John Ackerly, The Dalai Lama, Mikel Dunham, José Elías Esteve

49. Dalai Lama: Discourse on the Heart Sutra (2004 Video)

58 min | Documentary

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Director: Kazuo Kikuchi | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Kozo Otani

50. Journey of the Heart: A Film on Heart Sutra (2013)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary

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This film has two major points of focus: the Buddhist text, the Heart Sutra, which is part of the Ultimate Wisdom Text of Buddhism, and the travel diary of the 7th Chinese monk Xuanzang, ... See full summary »

Director: Ravi Verma | Stars: Tsultrim Allione, The Dalai Lama, Dorji Damdul, Bernie Glassman