Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka"


1. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War

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After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

Director: David Lean | Stars: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Votes: 158,209 | Gross: $27.20M

2. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Game-Show

7.6
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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Jet McCoy, Cord McCoy, Herbert 'Flight Time' Lang

Votes: 11,937

3. Water (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

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77 Metascore

A thesis picture. In 1938, Gandhi's party is making inroads in women's rights. Chuyia, a child already married but living with her parents, becomes a widow. By tradition, she is ... See full summary »

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, Sarala Kariyawasam

Votes: 12,885 | Gross: $3.22M

4. Solar Eclipse: Depth of Darkness (2017)

138 min | Drama | Completed

A 'Tryst' with murder. The President and The Mahatma.

Directors: Pankaj Sehgal, Karim Traïdia | Stars: Stephen Lang, Luke Pasqualino, Om Puri, Vinnie Jones

5. Midnight's Children (2012)

146 min | Drama

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A pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent's generation.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Rajat Kapoor, Vansh Bhardwaj, Anupam Kher, Neha Mahajan

Votes: 2,365 | Gross: $0.14M

6. Bombay Velvet (2015)

149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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An ordinary man goes against all odds and forges his destiny to become a 'Big Shot'.

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar, Satyadeep Misra

Votes: 4,285

7. Ready (2011)

145 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

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Set in Thailand and India, a case of mistaken identity leads to love; and a man and his family concoct a grand scheme to win over the hearts of a woman and her greedy conniving uncles.

Director: Anees Bazmee | Stars: Salman Khan, Asin, Paresh Rawal, Mahesh Manjrekar

Votes: 11,578 | Gross: $0.78M

8. Elephant Walk (1954)

Approved | 103 min | Drama

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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: 1,678

9. A Common Man (2013)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Thriller

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A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released.

Director: Chandran Rutnam | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Ben Cross, Patrick Rutnam, Frederick-James Koch

Votes: 1,936

10. Mother Teresa (2003 TV Movie)

110 min | Biography, Drama

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Mother Teresa - the movie: the inspirational portrayal of Mother Teresa, a simple nun who became one of the most significant personalities of the 20th Century. Armed with a faith that could... See full summary »

Director: Fabrizio Costa | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Sebastiano Somma, Ingrid Rubio, Michael Mendl

Votes: 494

11. Kannathil Muthamittal (2002)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, War

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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: 4,631

12. Adaraneeya Kathawak (2016)

Musical

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Director: Priyantha Colombage | Stars: Bimal Jayakodi, Hemal Ranasinghe, Warnakulasooriya Udari

Votes: 108

13. Sri Siddhartha Gautama (2013)

115 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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: 145

14. Victory (I) (2009)

160 min | Drama, Sport

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An over confident cricketer who ruins his career must prove his worth by starting all over again

Director: Ajit Pal Mangat | Stars: Harman Baweja, Allan Border, Mike Hussey, Simon Jones

Votes: 382

15. Train to Kandy (2012)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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A tough call girl and a teen runaway try to survive the night and escape from a diabolic thug who wants the girls captured under the suspicion of killing his father.

Director: Udana Fonseka | Stars: Nadeesha Hemamali, Deshani Pathirana, Menaka Rajapakse, Kalana Gunasekara

Votes: 10

16. Samanala Sandhawaniya (2013)

119 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

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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: 604

17. Die Männer der Emden (2012)

180 min | Adventure, Drama

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When their ship is sunk in the first world war, in the Indian ocean, 50 men have to cross infinite stretches of sea and desert, avoid enemies, find allies and finally make it home to Germany. A breathtaking real-live odyssey.

Director: Berengar Pfahl | Stars: Sibel Kekilli, Ken Duken, Matthias Schloo, Felicitas Woll

Votes: 227

18. The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001 TV Special)

Family

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Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman | Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Affleck, Debbie Allen, Joan Allen

Votes: 764

19. No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka (2013)

49 min | Documentary, Crime

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No Fire Zone: In the Killing Fields of Sri Lanka is an investigative documentary about the final weeks of the Sri Lankan Civil War.

Director: Callum Macrae | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Bashana Abeywardene, Vany Viji, Benjamin Dix

Votes: 293

20. Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor (1997)

95 min | Biography, Drama

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A story of Mother Teresa, beginning in Calcutta, India, where she faces adversity from every direction and where she lays the foundation for her crusade to help the poorest of the poor.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Keene Curtis, Helena Carroll, David Byrd

Votes: 197

21. Pravegaya (2015)

Action, Crime

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A Young man fights for his lost bike with courage. Honest Gangster with his foolish brother who destroyed everything. This is a remake of Tamil movie Polladhavan aka.Ruthless Man (2007)

Director: Donald Jayantha | Stars: Hemal Ranasinghe, Udari Perera, Jackson Anthony, Pubudu Chathuranga

Votes: 196

22. La bonzesse (1974)

98 min | Drama

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A detailed account of the techniques and mechanics of prostitution - Meyer is a philosophy student who supplements her grant, gains insight, and gets laid simultaneously.

Director: François Jouffa | Stars: Sylvie Matton, Bernard Verley, Olga Valéry, Christine Aurel

Votes: 32

23. Kommissar X - Drei gelbe Katzen (1966)

95 min | Action, Adventure

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(1967) Tony Kendall, Brad Harris. Two Yanks are hired to protect a rich lady from a sinister underworld group. Lots of jungle thrills, martial arts, ancient temples, huge explosions, & even... See full summary »

Directors: Rudolf Zehetgruber, Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Tony Kendall, Brad Harris, Ann Smyrner, Dan Vadis

Votes: 92

24. Akasa Kusum (2008)

90 min | Drama

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A Silver screen idol of yesteryear a faded star today. In the web of a scandal the limelight is all her again. A long forgotten secret resurfaces making her undertake the most painful journey ever.

Director: Prasanna Vithanage | Stars: Dilhani Ekanayake, Kaushalaya Fernando, Malini Fonseka, Nimmi Harasgama

Votes: 188

25. Miss Lanka (1985)

Action, Comedy, Drama

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Directors: Iqbal Akhter, Mu. Arukgoda, Mohammad Ziauddin | Stars: Bobita, Faisal Rehman, Zafar Iqbal, Anoja Weerasinghe

26. Scarlet Eye (1963)

82 min | Adventure, Crime

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Directors: Gerd Oswald, Giovanni Roccardi | Stars: Lex Barker, Ann Smyrner, Magali Noël, Eleonora Rossi Drago

Votes: 44

27. Seeing Ceylon (1952)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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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: 25

28. Wenn du bei mir bist (1970)

101 min | Comedy, Romance, Music

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Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb | Stars: Roy Black, Zienia Merton, Angelica Ott, Peter Carsten

Votes: 53

29. Circus Girl (1954)

103 min | Adventure, Romance

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Director: Veit Harlan | Stars: Kristina Söderbaum, Willy Birgel, Adrian Hoven, René Deltgen

Votes: 25

30. Behind the Scenes (I) (2010)

70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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The story follows ambitious young director Rajeeva and his three crew members on the quest of making their debut feature film. In an industry where saying 'No' to people is common,Rajeeva ... See full summary »

Director: Lakpathy Wijesekara | Stars: Sumudu Attygalle, Thisarani Edirisinghe, Dinindu Ekanayake, Shanuka Jagodarachchi

Votes: 24

32. Glimpses of Java and Ceylon (1937)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

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A visit to the island of Java when it was part of the Dutch East Indies, and Sri Lanka when it was still called Ceylon.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 11

33. An Offering of Light (2017)

Documentary | Pre-production

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Director: Julio Mas Alcaraz

34. May 20th (2009)

18 min | Short, Family

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Sanuth is a 8y old boy who's raising by a single mother. And mother still on the case of separating from his husband. And one good looking young man kidnapping cute little boys and taking ... See full summary »

Director: Reshan Fernando | Stars: Nilmini Buwaneka, Steven Krishan, Vishmi Liyanage, Devnaka Porage

Votes: 6

35. Anagarika Dharmapala Srimathano (2014)

History

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The life story of Anagarika Dharmapala. He was a Sri Lankan Buddhist revivalist and writer. He was one of the founding contributors of non-violent Sinhalese Buddhist Nationalism and ... See full summary »

Director: Sanath Abeysekara | Stars: Lucky Dias, Kriz Chris Henri Harriz, Sriyantha Mendis, Palitha Silva

Votes: 5

36. 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

37. Charming Ceylon (1930)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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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. Kiwwada Nahi Nokiwwada Nahi (2011)

Comedy

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Director: Sri Lal Priyadeva | Star: Arjuna Kamalanath

39. The Rise and Fall of a Jungle Giant (1958)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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A behind-the-scenes look at the building of the bridge in the film The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and the preparations for its destruction.

Stars: William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Sam Spiegel, David Lean

Votes: 7

40. 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

42. Colombo and Its Environs (1909)

Documentary, Short

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43. 2001: The Science of Futures Past (2012)

Documentary

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Director: Michael Lennick | Stars: Arthur C. Clarke, Paul Davidson, Freeman Dyson, Robert Godwin

44. Life in India (II) (1913)

Documentary, Short

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46. La course Évasion autour du monde (2011– )

Reality-TV

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47. The Market, Colombo (1904)

Documentary, Short

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48. Singapore and Colombo (1904)

Documentary, Short

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49. Outskirts of Colombo (1904)

Documentary, Short

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50. Business Section, Colombo (1904)

Documentary, Short

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