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1. Dheepan (2015)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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76 Metascore

Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby, Vincent Rottiers

Votes: 9,410 | Gross: $0.25M

2. Elephant Walk (1954)

Approved | 103 min | Drama

6.3
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The young bride of a rich planter finds herself the only white woman at Elephant Walk tea plantation, British Ceylon.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Dana Andrews, Peter Finch, Abraham Sofaer

Votes: 1,710

3. Ali Kathawa (2017)

Fantasy

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Director: Sunil Ariyaratne | Stars: Kaushalya Fernando, Wilson Gunaratne, Yehani Hansika, Sarath Kothalawala

4. Kannathil Muthamittal (2002)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, War

8.5
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A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, she begs to be taken to Sri Lanka, where her mother works with a militant group of activists.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Madhavan, Simran, P.S. Keerthana, Nandita Das

Votes: 4,808

5. Aloko Udapadi (2017)

113 min | History

9.8
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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 »

Director: Chathra Weeraman | Stars: Uddika Premarathna, Dihani Ashokamala Ekanayake, Roshan Ravindra, Menaka Peiris

Votes: 5,934

6. Sri Siddhartha Gautama (2013)

115 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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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: 150

7. Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington (2013)

78 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.8
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80 Metascore

Documentary about deceased photojournalist Tim Hetherington directed by Sebastian Junger. Together with his friend and long-term collaborator Sebastian, Tim had travelled the world ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastian Junger | Stars: Chris Anderson, Peter Bouckaert, James Brabazon, Guillermo Cervera

Votes: 596

8. Davena vihagun (2016)

84 min | Drama

7.6
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Burning Birds is Sri Lankan film written and directed by Sanjeewa Pushpakumara. The film world premiered at 21st Busan International Film Festival (2016) under its New Currents Competition.

Director: Sanjeewa Pushpakumara | Stars: Anoma Janadari, Mahendra Perera, Dharmapriya Dias, Samanalee Fonseka

Votes: 9

9. Samanala Sandhawaniya (2013)

119 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.3
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Vadeesha Devaminda Wickramanayaka is a highly creative and sensitive young music student in his school. A special love letter that he finds accidentally, written by Punya, a women, more ... See full summary »

Director: Jayantha Chandrasiri | Stars: Yashoda Wimaladharma, Uddika Premarathna, Pubudu Chathuranga, Wilson Gunaratne

Votes: 620

10. Oba Nathuwa Oba Ekka (2012)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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The film set, in post war Sri Lanka, brings us close to two characters who collide quite accidentally, and through them we experience the deep and seemingly unbridgeable chasm that conflict... See full summary »

Director: Prasanna Vithanage | Stars: Shyam Fernando, Anjali Patil, Maheshwari Ratnam, Wasantha Moragoda

Votes: 138

11. Sakkarang (2015)

117 min | Drama, History

9.0
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Sakkarang is about a community of traditional dancers who lived in the hinterland of colonial Ceylon (Sri Lanka).Their bonded duty is to perform in the annual festival of the Temple of the ... See full summary »

Director: Darmasena Pathiraja | Stars: Prasidini Athapaththu, Pubudu Chathuranga, Nita Fernando, Bimal Jayakodi

Votes: 9

12. Tsunami: Caught on Camera (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.1
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A minute-by-minute account of the Boxing Day 2004 Tsunami told through amateur video footage of people who were there.

Director: Janice Sutherland | Stars: Shonti Breisch, Jai Breisch

Votes: 237

13. Il est plus facile pour un chameau... (2003)

110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.6
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53 Metascore

As a little girl, Federica fantasized about having beautiful long hair that would grow back as soon as she cut it, about never-ending cones of cotton candy and about countless adventures ... See full summary »

Director: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi | Stars: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Chiara Mastroianni, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Denis Podalydès

Votes: 770 | Gross: $0.02M

14. Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride (2009)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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Before the 30th anniversary, Vancouver's Gay Pride Parade director examines relevance of Pride celebrations internationally. He travels to places where Pride is steeped in protest to ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Christie | Star: Ken Coolen

Votes: 102

15. Spies Inc. (1992)

R | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy

3.6
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Spies from different nationalities stationed in a small Asian island work out a plot to create an international incident taking profit from it. Defrauding CIA through fake reports and ... See full summary »

Director: Antony Thomas | Stars: Brian Kerwin, Alice Krige, Robert Loggia, Diane Ladd

Votes: 55

16. Sankara (2007)

87 min | Drama

7.6
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Young Buddhist monk Ananda, arrives at a temple in order to restore its paintings. These paintings depict Thelapaththa Jathakaya, a moral story where Lord Buddha said that a man with a big ... See full summary »

Director: Prasanna Jayakody | Stars: Thumindnu Dodantenna, Sachini Ayendra, Nilua Heenkendaarachchi, K.A. Milton Perera

Votes: 56

17. Frangipani (2014)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Frangipani movi sinhala film

Director: Visakesa Chandrasekaram | Stars: Jehan Sri Kanth, Dasun Pathirana, Yasodha Rasanduni

Votes: 35

18. Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World (2011 TV Movie)

74 min | Documentary

7.8
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In the documentary Bettany Hughes visits 7 sites important to Buddism: Bodh Gaya, India; Bodanath Stupa, Nepal; Temple of The Tooth, Sri Lanka; Wat Pho Temple, Thailand; Angkor Wat, ... See full summary »

Director: Faris Kermani | Stars: Bettany Hughes, Dinar Boontharn, Mario Cee, Ani Choying Dolma

Votes: 66

19. The Fishing Net (1994)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Nimal and Sirima with their father, live in a village where the passenger transport is only a lorry coverted into a bus... See full synopsis »

Director: H.D. Premaratne | Stars: Daya Alwis, Jackson Anthony, Razi Anwar, Grace Ariyawimal

Votes: 11

20. Seeing Ceylon (1952)

8 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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In this travelogue of Ceylon, the first stop is Colombo, the capital and chief seaport of this island nation. A lighthouse at the end of the main street is the chief landmark. The port is ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 27

21. Ini Avan (2012)

104 min | Drama

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Director: Asoka Handagama | Stars: Dharshan Dharmaraj, Subashini Balasubramaniyam, Gregory Philip Ferminus, Raja Ganeshan

Votes: 34

22. Dangerous Living: Coming Out in the Developing World (2003)

62 min | Documentary

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Documentary presenting the realities of coming out in lesser developed countries.

Director: John Scagliotti | Stars: Janeane Garofalo, Maher Sabry

Votes: 129

23. Flip the coin - Den bitre smag af te (2008 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

7.6
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Poor rewards and toxic work conditions plague worldwide tea production despite fair trade brands and good intentions.

Directors: Erling Borgen, Tom Heinemann | Stars: Tisra Basanti, Parthima Bivi, Ritt Bjerregaard, Andrew Dawson

Votes: 8

24. Surabidena (1990)

135 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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Director: Chandaratne Mapitigama | Stars: Menike Attanayaka, Veena Jayakody, Ravindra Randeniya, Chandi Rasika

Votes: 5

25. Loku Duwa (1994)

150 min | Drama

5.4
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Director: Sumitra Peries | Stars: Joe Abeywickrama, Kamal Addaraarachchi, Daya Alwis, Jackson Anthony

Votes: 15

26. Becoming Family (2006)

74 min | Documentary

8.2
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An inspiring true story of tsunami relief, filmed on location in Sri Lanka.

Director: Carl Strecker | Stars: David Cao, Bob Connolly, Kushil Gunasekera, Nuzhath Hafsa

Votes: 19

27. How Far 2 Heaven? (2011)

68 min | Documentary, Adventure

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A film shot entirely by tsunami survivors, first as kids then as adolescents found by photograph 6 years later. Zen tragedy, organic verite, situational PTSD, displaying the artist, ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Ryan Paul | Stars: Gogan Andrado, Dyso Delima, Rosanna Flamer-Caldera, Nuwan Jayathilake

28. The Great Religions: Buddhism (1962)

24 min | Documentary

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This religion encompassing a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices, largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha. The Buddha lived and ... See full summary »

Director: David Millar | Star: Douglas Rain

Votes: 11

29. Joyful Journeys (2016)

85 min | Drama

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"Madhura Charika" is a poignant story about Wilson Godamanne, an 85-year old former film actor,who lives with his son,daughter in law and two grandchildren in the picturesque hill country of Sri Lanka.

Director: Udayakantha Warnasuriya | Stars: Hemasiri Liyanage, Nalin Pradeep Udawela

30. Buddha Wild: Monk in a Hut (2006)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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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

31. Life Asked Death (2016)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Life Asked Death highlights the scale of pain and suffering that needs to be urgently addressed in Asia, and offers insights into the positive outcomes that can be achieved even in ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Hill | Star: Baroness Ilora Finlay

32. Le livre de cristal (1994)

110 min | Drama

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Director: Patricia Plattner | Stars: Jean-François Balmer, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Douglas Ranasinghe, Swarna Mallawarachchi

Votes: 7

33. The Joyous Farmer (2016)

15 min | Short, Drama

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Lacking the motivation to work during a drought, a poor, alcoholic farmer is prescribed experimental medication to enhance his work ethic.

Director: Hiran Balasuriya | Stars: Arun Welandawe-Prematilleke, Thushara Hettihamu

34. My Mother Is in Sri Lanka (1987)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Jürg Neuenschwander

35. Rice & Honey: Sri Lanka, Children in War (1994)

53 min | Documentary, War

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In this film Sinhala and Tamil children relate how the ethnic conflict in their country of Sri Lanka has affected them, their parents, friends, and neighbors.

Director: Herzel Jacoby

36. And the Sea Took Us (2006)

52 min | Documentary

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The effects and relief efforts in Sri Lanka after the Tsunami in Asia 2004.

Director: William Prosser | Star: Michelle Phillips

37. Charming Ceylon (1930)

8 min | Documentary, Short

5.0
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A Traveltalk visit to the island nation when it was still a British crown colony and the name Sri Lanka was 40 years in the future.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 12

38. Circles of Violence: A Return to Sri Lanka (2007 Video)

Documentary

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A personal exploration that exposes the island's dark history and tries to make sense of the deeper processes beneath the violence.

39. The Ayubowan Women's Project Film (2006)

Short

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Chronicles an organization helping women achieve financial stability in a Sri Lankan fishing village devastated by the Indian Ocean tsunami.

Director: Michelle Paymar

40. Seilama (1993)

105 min | Drama

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Banda and wife Siriya live in a village by the forest. Cananbis is growm in the forest by the hunter... See full synopsis »

Director: H.D. Premaratne | Stars: Dilani Abeywardena, Menike Attanayaka, Elson Divituragama, G. Goonawardena

Votes: 6

41. Arise: The Sri Lankan Metal Music Documentary (2010)

Documentary

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A documentary film that takes a deeper look at the lives of four-underground metal bands in Sri Lanka. The documentary explores the life and difficulties faced by these musicians and presents a story from their point of view.

Directors: Dinesh Guneratne, Naveen Marasinghe | Stars: Shivantha Beddewella, Niroshan Buddhika, Chathuranga Fonseka, Rakitha Gamage

42. Prinsessen, børnene & tsunamien - 1 år efter (2005 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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Denmark's Princess Alexandra visits Sri Lanka one year after the tsunami catastrophe.

Stars: Line Baun Danielsen, Grevinde Alexandra

43. WordLoveWorldLove (2006 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary

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A journey of children's words and art, sent in response to the children of tsunami-stricken Kalmunai, Sri Lanka, this uplifting story captures with beautiful sensitivity, the innocence and ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Papa

44. Still Life (IV) (2009)

14 min | Short, Drama

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Krishna, a young Sri Lankan Londoner, is hell bent on earning 'respect' in this time-fractured drama which offers an imaginative take on gang culture.

Directors: Kuvera Sivalingam, Nelson Sivalingam | Stars: Nelson Sivalingam, Padma Thuraisingam, Sripathy Sivanadiyan, Raji Nesarajah

45. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: Assassin (2008)

TV-14 | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A Sri Lankan political activist visiting New York City is the victim of an assassination attempt, but the mastermind turns out to be a very unlikely person.

Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Chris Noth, Julianne Nicholson, Eric Bogosian, Indira Varma

Votes: 107

46. Weltspiegel (1963– )
Episode: Episode dated 27 September 2015 (2015)

Documentary

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News from Chattanooga/Tennessee, Murmansk/Russia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Madagascar and about the United States' policy in the Syrian civil war.

Star: Andreas Cichowicz

47. Far Eastern Odyssey (2009– )
Episode: Malaysia 2 & Sri Lanka (2009)

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Still in Malaysia, Rick visits the islands of Penang (formerly the British colonial settlement Wellington) and Langkawi, then returns to Melaca. he greatly enjoys the varied cuisine, which ... See full summary »

Star: Rick Stein

48. Covert Affairs (2010–2014)
Episode: Pilot (2010)

TV-PG | 77 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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New CIA recruit Annie Walker is brought in to retrieve secrets from a Russian spy seeking asylum, but he is assassinated by a sniper before the exchange can be finished.

Director: Tim Matheson | Stars: Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Kari Matchett, Eric Lively

Votes: 358

49. Far Eastern Odyssey (2009– )
Episode: Sri Lanka & Bali (2009)

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Still in Sri Lanka, still suffering some Tamil revolt violence, Rick enjoys the abundance of spices, especially fresh ones, in dishes from various cultural and socio-economic contexts, from... See full summary »

Star: Rick Stein

50. The Border (2008– )
Episode: Unacceptable Risk (2008)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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ICS face escalating gang violence when a U.K. Tamil gang member enters the country for his son's life-saving surgery.

Stars: James McGowan, Graham Abbey, Jonas Chernick, Nazneen Contractor

Votes: 16