Most Popular Burmese-Language Feature Films
1. Rambo (2008)
R | 92 min | Action, Thriller, War
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.
Votes: 189,126 | Gross: $42.72M
2. Mei Gong he xing dong (2016)
123 min | Action, Adventure
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 »
Votes: 2,221 | Gross: $0.80M
3. The Lady (2011)
R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
4. Sacrifice! (1972)
Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Horror
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.
6. From Bangkok to Mandalay (I) (2016)
120 min | Drama
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 »
7. Yesterday's Enemy (1959)
95 min | War, Drama
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.
8. Golden Kingdom (2015)
104 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 69 | Gross: $0.00M
9. Samurai Ayothaya (2010)
100 min | Action, Drama, History
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 »
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 »
12. The Monk (2014)
93 min | Drama
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 »
14. Yi yu zhi mo lu ying xiong (1993)
87 min | War
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 »
27. Hlyo-hwat-thaw-hnin (2005)
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.
28. A Story Long Ago (2010)
86 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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 »
32. Let There Be Dark (2012)
103 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
33. Nashira Sadachbia (2016)
125 min | Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
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.
35. Ateik i ayeik (2010)
Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
37. Tout un monde lointain (2017)
88 min | Drama
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 »
43. Nivarana, the Box of Desires (2014)
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 »
48. The Taste of the Dhamma (2015)
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 »