Most Popular Tibetan-Language Feature Films
1. 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.
Votes: 285,757 | Gross: $166.11M
2. 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.
Votes: 139,457 | Gross: $11.90M
3. 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.
Votes: 42,489 | Gross: $23.02M
4. 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.
Votes: 97,110 | Gross: $37.90M
5. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
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.
Votes: 73,184 | Gross: $37.76M
6. 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.
Votes: 21,758 | Gross: $5.53M
7. 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 »
9. 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 »
Votes: 4,462 | Gross: $2.48M
11. 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 »
Votes: 2,616 | Gross: $1.07M
12. 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.
16. 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 »
17. Lama La (2016)
Drama | Completed
Jamyang is a young Buddhist monk who has recently finished his intermediate monastic education. He is now heading towards higher monastery for his higher education. In the course of his ... See full summary »
18. Once Upon a Time in Tibet (2010)
At the beginning of World War II, American pilot Robert Smith is taking part in the effort to help China fight against the Japanese forces. During a liaison cargo mission from India to ... See full summary »
23. Dreaming Lhasa (2005)
90 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
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 »
Votes: 200 | Gross: $0.02M
25. Semshook (2010)
96 min | Drama
The story of Tenzin, a restless young poet and a second generation Tibetan born and brought up in India, who after many years in exile decides to return to his homeland, Tibet, in search of... See full summary »
26. Serdhak (2015)
73 min | Drama, Family
A young man returns from the city to his village in the remote mountains of Mustang, in the Nepal Himalaya, with ideas to improve the lives of his people, but struggles to reconcile these with the existing realities.
31. Song of Tibet (2000)
'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.
32. Ganglamedo (2006)
93 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The movie is about one of the most popular Tibetan folk songs, Ganglamedo ("Snow lotus"), about two girls and two men. The story begins sixty years ago, in Tibet. A local girl, who sings ... See full summary »
37. The Short Happy Voyage of Benjamin Lincoln (2010)
In 2002, Benjamin Lincoln quit his job as a 2nd year law associate to teach English in Beijing, China. After 3 months, he left his teaching post to join his friend, Christelle, to travel ... See full summary »
39. Karma (I) (2006)
90 min | Drama
In a nunnery in the high desert mountains of Mustang, a revered abbess dies, leaving signs that she will be reborn in the precious human form. Prayers and ritual must be done to help her ... See full summary »
46. Nomadic Childhoods (2014)
94 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
3 stories, 3 countries. Tibet, Mongolia, Siberia. Nomad children fill a hostile world with their wishes and their dreams. At major cross-roads in their lives, they are confronted by love, danger and death.