Most Popular Burmese-Language Feature Films


1. Rambo (2008)

R | 92 min | Action, Thriller, War

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In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit.

Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish

Votes: 189,126 | Gross: $42.72M

2. Mei Gong he xing dong (2016)

123 min | Action, Adventure

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Inspired by the true story known as the Mekong Massacre--two Chinese commercial vessels are ambushed while traveling down the Mekong River in the waters of the Golden Triangle, one of the largest drug-manufacturing regions in the world. 13 sailors are executed at gunpoint, and 900,000 methamphetamine pills are recovered at the scene. Upon discovery, the Chinese government immediately sends a band... See full summary »

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Joyce Wenjuan Feng, Baoguo Chen, Xudong Wu, Wu Linkai

Votes: 2,221 | Gross: $0.80M

3. The Lady (2011)

R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

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43 Metascore

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse

Votes: 9,139

4. Sacrifice! (1972)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Horror

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After a photographer is captured by a native tribe and put through several trials, he must fight to protect the village and his new love interest, the chief's daughter.

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Ivan Rassimov, Me Me Lai, Prasitsak Singhara, Sulallewan Suxantat

Votes: 1,577

5. The Road to Mandalay (2016)

108 min | Drama

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Two Burmese immigrants fleeing their country's civil war in search of a new life in Thailand.

Director: Midi Z | Stars: Kai Ko, Ke-Xi Wu

Votes: 334

6. From Bangkok to Mandalay (I) (2016)

120 min | Drama

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Ten letters are sent from a man in Myanmar to a women in Thailand who loves and misses so much. But the letters are left unopened for 50 years. Until one day, the women's granddaughter is ... See full summary »

Director: Chartchai Ketnust | Stars: Sai Sai Kham Leng, Naam Whan Pailporn, Wutt Hmone Shwe Yi, Anthony Theil

Votes: 43

7. Yesterday's Enemy (1959)

95 min | War, Drama

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In WW2, during the Japanese invasion of Burma, the lost remnant of a British Army Brigade HQ, led by the ruthless captain Alan Langford, escapes through the jungle toward the British lines.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Leo McKern, Gordon Jackson

Votes: 402

8. Golden Kingdom (2015)

104 min | Drama

6.8
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Story of four young monks left alone in their remote monastery in Myanmar. Shot entirely in newly-opened Myanmar with non-actors, the film bridges spirit, cinema, and traditional Burmese storytelling to open a view onto an unseen world.

Director: Brian Perkins | Stars: Shine Htet Zaw, Ko Yin Saw Ri, Ko Yin Than Maung, Ko Yin Maung Sein

Votes: 69 | Gross: $0.00M

9. Samurai Ayothaya (2010)

100 min | Action, Drama, History

6.0
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Based on a true historic figure during Ayothaya Era, the film depicts the life of Yamada Nagamasa, a Japanese adventurer who gained considerable influence in Thailand and became the ... See full summary »

Director: Nopporn Watin | Stars: Seigi Ozeki, Kanokkorn Jaicheun, Sorapong Chatree, Winai Kraibutr

Votes: 1,135

10. The Gemini (2016)

120 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Secret sad love between two Myanmar boys faced difficulties in their life long togetherness after one had forced to the arrange marriage.

Director: Nyo Min Lwin | Stars: Nyein Chan Kyaw, Okkar Min Maung, Aye Myat Thu

Votes: 41

11. Phon.Y

Comedy | Pre-production

'Phon.Y' deal with four couples, wide spread out all over the world: a seasoned film star and her agent from Hollywood, respect. Zurich; two teenagers from the countryside of Myanmar; a gay... See full summary »

Director: Roger Steinmann | Stars: Barbara Carrera, Pascal Ulli, Swe Zin Htaik, Matthias Schuppli

12. The Monk (2014)

93 min | Drama

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Zawana is confronted with several paths that open out defiantly before him, and he has to choose which one to take as the next step on his life's journey. The youth enters a small village ... See full summary »

Directors: Maw Naing Aung, The Maw Naing | Stars: Kyaw Nyi Thu, Thein Shwe, Han Nawe Nyein, Moe San

Votes: 23

13. Gui lái dí rén (2011)

84 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Midi Z | Stars: Jiun Lu, Shin-Hong Wang

Votes: 44

14. Yi yu zhi mo lu ying xiong (1993)

87 min | War

5.8
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The story is set in 1954 as the remnants of the Yunnan Anti-Communist National Salvation Army made up of survivors of Chinese Nationalist troops were preparing to disarm and be repatriated ... See full synopsis »

Director: Yen-Ping Chu | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ray Lui, Jimmy Lin, Man-Tat Ng

Votes: 56

15. Sone yay (1990)

Drama

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Director: Kyi Soe Tun | Stars: Kyaw Hein, Kyaw Min Htun, Ei Thiri Lwin, Khin Than Nu

16. Naug ma kja kyay (2004)

Drama, Musical

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Director: Mg Myo Min | Stars: Dwe, Nhat Pyaw Kyaw, Khine Thin Kyi, Aung Lwin

17. Kyan sit min (2005)

Drama

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This film is based on the biography of the Myanmar King,Kyan Sit Thar

Director: Lu Min | Stars: Lu Min, Nyunt Win, Aung Khaing, Nyi Nanda

Votes: 5

18. Mya ga naing (1934)

97 min

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Director: Maung Tin Maung

19. Ngwe pay lo ma ya (1932)

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Director: U. Tot Gyi | Stars: Chit Tin Gyi, Khin May Gyi, Aye Ko, May Aye Kyi

20. Lae sar (2006)

Comedy

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Director: Thein Maung | Stars: Kyaw Ye Aung, Moe Di, Dwe, Khin Hlaing

21. Ashike (1983)

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Director: U. Khin Soe | Stars: Kyaw Hein, Swe Zin Htaik, Bo Ba Ko, Myatt Lay

22. Zaw ka ka nay the (2014)

105 min | Comedy

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Director: Mee Pwar | Stars: Nay Toe, Nyunt Win, Nandar Hlaing, Paley Win

23. Ananda: Rise of Notra

135 min | Sci-Fi | Post-production

The new challenges awaits in the new world for the people of the previous. The place entitled 'Ananda'

Director: Nyo Min Lwin | Stars: Thet Htar Wai Zin, Nann Su Oo, Nyein Chan Kyaw

24. The Great Legacy (2013)

Adventure

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Aye Mi is an ambitious photographer eager to start a career in advertising but doesn't have enough money to buy a camera. Her only hope is to recover a lost inheritance, a valuable ruby. ... See full summary »

Director: Isi Dhamma | Star: Shwe Lone

25. Mogoke set wyne ko kyaw lun yeuh (2006)

145 min | Drama

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Director: San Shwe Maung | Stars: Tun Eaindra Bo, Yan Kyaw, Khine Thin Kyi, Lwin Moe

26. Thingyan moe (1985)

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Director: Maung Tin Oo | Stars: Nay Aung, Khin Than Nu, Zin Wine

Votes: 7

27. Hlyo-hwat-thaw-hnin (2005)

Drama, Musical

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A boy searches for his missing father, who fell into a ravine while hunting for a rare Burmese butterfly. To do this, he must seek out the ethnic Rawan guide who was helping his father.

Director: Zinyaw Maung Maung | Stars: Lu Min, Lwin Moe, Soe Myat Nander, Nyunt Win

Votes: 5

28. A Story Long Ago (2010)

86 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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He's a struggling writer and she's a confused girl dreaming of becoming a writer. They meet in Yangon, a city in which 'every day is a series of open-ended stories' where one is 'bound to ... See full summary »

Director: Myat Noe | Stars: May Thu (May) Aung, Kyaw Kyaw Bo, Min Kha, Moe Hay Ko

29. True Love (I) (2005)

133 min

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Director: Kyi Soe Tun | Stars: Yaung Aung, Kyaw Thu May Than Nu, Soe Myat Nander, Shwe Thwe

30. Wearing Velvet Slippers Under a Golden Umbrella (1970)

133 min | Drama

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A love story between a physicist and his beautiful female patience.

Director: Maung Wunna | Stars: Myat Lay, Myat Mon, Thet Naung

31. Thu Kyun Ma Khan Py (1997)

164 min | History

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Director: Kyi Soe Tun

32. Let There Be Dark (2012)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

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In a distant future when the Earth is no longer rotating, a detective from the 'bright side' of the world searches for a missing girl in a relentless heat and unforgiving, blinding sunlight.

Director: Myat Noe | Stars: Wunna Kyaw, May Sue Maung, Ye Mon, Maung Maung Myint

33. Nashira Sadachbia (2016)

125 min | Crime, Fantasy, Mystery

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In a dystopian future, the Earth has stopped rotating and Asia now faces perpetual daylight. In a relentless heat and blinding sunlight, a pimp must track down a killer who is killing the prostitutes and taking out their eyeballs.

Director: Myat Noe | Stars: May Thu (May) Aung, Zenn Kyi, May Wynn-Maung

34. Chit yay sin (1940)

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Directors: Maung Tin Maung, Tin Yu | Stars: Maung Tin Maung, May Shin, Yin Shwe, Tha Kone

35. Ateik i ayeik (2010)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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When Kyaw Moe Naing meets a girl who looks like his fiancee who died 20 years ago, he attempts to unveil the mystery. He then gets ever deeper into a swamp of confusion. The answer he finds, is darker than he ever could imagine.

Director: Sin Yaw Mg Mg | Stars: Aung Thura, Eaindra Kyaw Zin, Khin Hnin Wai, Zin Myo

Votes: 5

36. Aung thabyay (1937)

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Director: Maung Tin Maung

37. Tout un monde lointain (2017)

88 min | Drama

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The action takes place in Burma. Thiri, who dreams of becoming a writer, falls in love with a European traveller. Momo thinks he can read the mind of a mysterious Western hermit who looks ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Mazars | Stars: Win Thiri New, Ma Phyu, Moe Moe Khaing, Patrick Laurent

38. Ché phawa daw nu nu (1972)

106 min | Drama

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Director: Maung Wunna | Stars: San San Aye, Zaw Win

Votes: 10

39. Chit-phoo (1983)

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Director: U. Par | Stars: Ahloo, Cho Pyone, Ne Win

40. Kya-naw pyaw-chin (1983)

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Director: Waing Tin Aung Myint

41. Thu zar (1940)

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Director: Chan Tun | Stars: Ba Tint, Khin Khin Ye, Khin Maung Yin

42. Birmania, el coraje de resistir (2010)

78 min

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The Resistance and the exile of Burma's People.

Director: Flavio Signore

43. Nivarana, the Box of Desires (2014)

Romance

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It tells the story of Susu, a poor beggar girl who loves to dance, and who goes through many adventures before discovering the truth about life and death. The film is set in Mandalay and ... See full summary »

Director: Isi Dhamma | Star: Chanel Min Tha Kin

44. Yahan sa thaw sun tanta (1991)

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Director: U Thu Kha

45. Chit ah-myah (1983)

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Director: U Thu Kha | Stars: Zaw Lin, Khin Yu May, Cho Pyone

46. Phoe pyonn cho (1955)

Drama

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Director: Mya Maung | Stars: U. Ba Chit, Phoe Par Gyi, Win Mar, Tin Tin Mu

47. Nay chi pyar hma ngwee thaw gyaunt (1977)

131 min

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Director: San Shwe Maung

48. The Taste of the Dhamma (2015)

Drama

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This story has a very interesting, even if rather involved plot: things start going wrong in school when one of the kids loses her memory and accusations are swapped. The teacher decides to... See full summary »

Director: Isi Dhamma | Star: Jeni Khin Wote Hmon

49. Let pan (2012)

Action

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Director: Wyne