Documentary, Nepal (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Given (2016)

72 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

7.8
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GIVEN is the story of a legacy that takes one unique family on an adventure from their home in Kauai around the world. Told through the memories of a child, Given is the simple yet ... See full summary »

Director: Jess Bianchi | Stars: Aamion Goodwin, Daize Goodwin, Given Goodwin, True Goodwin

Votes: 1,388

2. Sherpa (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

7.7
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93 Metascore

A fight on Everest? It seemed incredible. But in 2013 news channels around the world reported an ugly brawl at 6400 m (21,000 ft) as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. In 1953, ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Peedom

Votes: 2,048

3. Death Zone: Cleaning Mount Everest (2018)

99 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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A team of 20 elite Nepali climbers venture into the Death Zone of Mount Everest to restore their sacred mountain and the contaminated water source of 1.3 billion people. They ascend the ... See full summary »

Director: Marina Martins | Stars: Namgyal Sherpa, Chakra B. Karki, Patrick Stewart

Votes: 21

4. Romantic Road (2017)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Romance

8.0
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Leading London lawyer and his wife re-define later life by motoring across rural India in their battered 1936 Rolls Royce, falling into company with tea-wallahs and maharajahs, dodging ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver McGarvey | Stars: Jan Grey, Rupert Grey, Mark Sealy, Ankur Vikal

Votes: 15

5. The Last Lost Kingdom (2014)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.4
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A king who lost his kingdom. A son who lost his father. At one time or another in life, every man is aware that his time is limited. In the very midst of life we know what never will come ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Levene

Votes: 14

6. Somewhere Else Tomorrow (2014)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A naive dreamer attempts to circumnavigate the world on his motorcycle, surviving only on the money he makes along the way.

Director: Daniel Rintz | Stars: Issa Breibish, Kristian Bruun, Megan Gay, Grant Johnson

Votes: 218

7. Planetary (2015)

85 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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We are in the midst of a global crisis of perspective. We have forgotten the undeniable truth that everything is connected. PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call, a cross ... See full summary »

Directors: Guy Reid, Steve Watts Kennedy | Stars: Janine Benyus, Ronald Garan, Joan Halifax, Paul Hawken

Votes: 310

8. Dirty Games (2016)

93 min | Documentary, Sport

8.3
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The Film 'Dirty Games' is an expedition to the dirty abyss of professional sports. The award winning investigative journalist Benjamin Best (CNN Journalist of the Year 2011) takes a global ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Best | Stars: Tim Donaghy, Charles Farrell, Christopher Gaffney

Votes: 30

9. Where the Trail Ends (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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Where the Trail Ends is a film following the worlds top freeride mountain bikers as they search for untraveled terrain around the globe, ultimately shaping the future of big mountain free ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Grant | Stars: Darren Berrecloth, James Doerfling, Andreu Lacondeguy, Kurt Sorge

Votes: 1,127

10. Videos (2012)

7 min | Documentary, Short, Drama | Completed

9.0
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This film 'AFFECTS' is about the effects for children by domestic violence. A preceptor whose job is to provide education for children and to show good way of future for children. That ... See full summary »

Director: Bharat Mani Regmi | Stars: Mukta Ram Acharya, Bipin Bista, Rajina Kandel

Votes: 5

11. The Helper (2017)

106 min | Documentary

8.2
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'The Helper' chronicles the diverse stories from Hong Kong's migrant domestic workers, exploring the immense contribution they make to society in the face of heart-breaking separation from their loved ones.

Director: Joanna Bowers | Star: Candy Knutzen

Votes: 12

12. Manakamana (2013)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary

6.6
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86 Metascore

A documentary about a group of pilgrims who travel to Nepal to worship at the legendary Manakamana temple.

Directors: Stephanie Spray, Pacho Velez | Stars: Chabbi Lal Gandharba, Anish Gandharba, Bindu Gayek, Narayan Gayek

Votes: 643

13. Children of the Snow Land (2018)

93 min | Documentary | Completed

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In the mountain villages of Nepal there is a difficult choice: If you want to have an education, you have to give up your family. If you want to be with your family, you have to give up ... See full summary »

Directors: Zara Balfour, Marcus Stephenson | Stars: Tsering Deki Lama, Sangpo Lama, Jeewan Mahatara, Nima Gurung

14. High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 (2013)

Not Rated | 49 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

6.1
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High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 is the deeper story of the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history. Profiling the bold and visionary efforts of the 1963 American Mount ... See full summary »

Directors: David Morton, Jake Norton, Jim Aikman | Stars: Melissa Arnot, Barry Bishop, Brent Bishop, Norman Dyhrenfurth

Votes: 24

15. Sacred (2016)

87 min | Documentary

7.4
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60 Metascore

Møre than 40 filmmakers travelled the globe to witness religious celebrations and interview people from all sorts of background.

Director: Thomas Lennon

Votes: 44

16. Jeff Lowe's Metanoia (2014)

84 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

8.2
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From the top of the world to the end of the line, this film follows the life and climbs of legendary alpinist Jeff Lowe, through his visionary ascents around the world up to his current ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Aikman | Stars: Conrad Anker, James Bartos Balog, Catherine Destivelle, Steve Grossman

Votes: 17

17. Pura vida - The Ridge (2012)

86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.4
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A unique rescue operation in the most dangerous mountain of the Himalayas. A film about love of life, friendship and action, passion and truth that encourages living life a full.

Directors: Pablo Iraburu, Migueltxo Molina | Stars: Sergei Bogomolov, Sergey Bogomolov, Alexei Bolotov, Alexey Bolotov

Votes: 145

18. The Seventh Summit (2016)

66 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama | Completed

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The Seventh Summit is the story of mountaineers who took on the Seven Summits Challenge in 2009. Less than 350 people to date have accomplished this challenge. Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani was ... See full summary »

Director: Elia Youssef

19. Hannah: Buddhism's Untold Journey (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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'Hannah' tells the story of Buddhist pioneer Hannah Nydahl and her life bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the West. From her idealistic roots in 1960's Copenhagen to the hippie trail in Nepal, ... See full summary »

Directors: Marta György-Kessler, Adam Penny | Stars: Esther Fallon, Susannah Harker, Villads Vestergaard

Votes: 103

20. Blue Kangling

52 min | Documentary | Post-production

Tibetan Buddhist search for the meaning of death in an unforgiving Himalayan landscape and expose the core of human nature.

Director: Matt Blackburn | Stars: Mutu Sangmo, Sonam Dolma, Wangchok Gurung, Thupten Gurung

21. When the Iron Bird Flies: Tibetan Buddhism Arrives in the West (2012)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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WHEN THE IRON BIRD FLIES takes us on an up-close and personal journey, exploring the complex interactions between contemporary Tibetan Buddhism and western culture. The film goes in-depth ... See full summary »

Directors: Victress Hitchcock, Amber Bemak

Votes: 60 | Gross: $0.01M

22. Aarushi: Beyond Reasonable Doubt (2017 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary, Crime | Completed

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In 2008, Aarushi Talwar, a 13-year-old Delhi schoolgirl is found murdered in her bedroom. A day later, the body of the prime suspect - the family's 45 year old Nepalese help is discovered ... See full summary »

Director: Mayurica Biswas

23. Voice of America: Lowell Thomas and the rise of Broadcast News (2017 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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If you watch a newscast today, listen to the radio or a podcast then you are benefiting from the work of Lowell Thomas. Lowell Thomas was more famous than any American journalist has ever ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Moulton

24. Spirit (III) (2018)

4 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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Written and directed by Dillon M. Banda, "Spirit" is a celebration of the human spirit, shot on location across Nepal in Kathmandu, Pokhara, at Pashupatinath temple, and at the Nagi Gompa, ... See full summary »

Director: Dillon M. Banda | Star: Mary Duong

25. Talking Story (2011)

85 min | Documentary, Adventure

8.5
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TALKING STORY chronicles the lives, rituals and wisdom of healers and spiritual leaders from diverse world cultures, with its unique approach of utilizing the personal journey to humanize ... See full summary »

Director: Marie-Rose Phan-le

Votes: 8

26. Everest 3 Pass Trek (2018)

101 min | Documentary, Adventure | Completed

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Director: Ravi Kiran Raju

27. One Mile Closer (2018)

79 min | Documentary, Adventure | Completed

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He became the youngest Briton to climb Everest and the first to journey from Pole to Pole without engines. But this story is not just about his adventures. Its about how an ordinary young man inspired others through his life and death.

Director: Mina Kang

28. Lo Vi Libre (2018)

86 min | Documentary | Completed

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Lo Vi Libre wanders through the experiences, settings, and perspectives of couples and individuals in different demographics throughout the world. It invites viewers to question their own ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Hawkins

29. Impermanence (II) (2018)

39 min | Documentary | Completed

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These films focus on Buddhist Rinpoches, Lamas, and Teachers discussing compassion, consciousness, happiness, and the nature of being. Above all, these films demonstrate how the reality of impermanence permeates our lives and our world.

Director: Vanessa Smith

30. Lo Vi Libre (first cut) (2018)

86 min | Documentary | Completed

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This film wanders through the thoughts, confessions, and advice from singles and couples around the world. The conversations and observations invite viewers to meditate on their own views ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Hawkins

31. The World in Slow Motion (2018 TV Movie)

11 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy | Completed

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Visit the world without filters through the eyes of Gabriele Saluci, the Sicilian who presents, and Ludovico de Maistre, the Piedmontese who produces. The two Italian friends drive for ... See full summary »

Directors: Gabriele Saluci, Ludovico de Maistre

32. Daughter Of Nepal (2018 Video)

34 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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A poetic look at a rarely seen side of a revolutionary movement.

Director: Surbhi Dewan

33. Festival of Tihar (2018 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short, History | Completed

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A spiritual journey of Nepal. Festivals of Tihar is a five-day Hindu festival reverence to the Gods, the bonding between animals and Humans; hence each day Crows, Dogs, Cows, Oxen and Brothers are worshipped.

Director: Jaswant Dev Shrestha | Stars: Dani Jae, Vidur P. Dahal, Dhirendra Premarsi, Jivan Saatri Baral

34. Children of God (2008)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

8.2
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A documentary which follows a group of siblings who eke out their existence from the offerings and other goods found in the sacred Bagmati River.

Director: Seung-jun Yi

Votes: 72

35. Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey (2012)

70 min | Documentary, Adventure

7.6
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61 Metascore

PAD YATRA: A Green Odyssey is the adventure of 700 people trekking across the Himalayas with a call to save the planet's "3rd pole," a glacial region now devastated by the climate chaos ... See full summary »

Director: Wendy J.N. Lee | Star: Daryl Hannah

Votes: 10

36. The Mountain Between Us (2012)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure | Completed

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The Mountain Between Us is a documentary exposing the challenges that girls face in pursuit of education in rural Nepal. This short film tells the compelling story of two Nepali girls who ... See full summary »

Director: Maria Fortiz-Morse

37. Äidin toive (2015)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

6.9
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Ten stories seen and told by women from different parts of the world, connected by the theme of motherhood.

Director: Joonas Berghäll | Stars: Joonas Berghäll, Karen L. Nyberg

Votes: 85

38. A Hópárduc talpra áll (2011)

88 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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Zsolt Eross, a famous Hungarian mountain climber fights with the elements in an extraordinary environment- a hospital. After great climbs in the Himalaya he lost his right leg in an ... See full summary »

Director: András Kollmann | Star: Zsolt Eröss

Votes: 35

39. Beauty and Brains (2010)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

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Would you enter a beauty contest to prevent abuse being part of your everyday life? Especially if by entering, you could lose your friends, family and education. That was what the third-genders of Nepal were prepared to do.

Director: Catherine Donaldson | Stars: Sunil Babu Pant, Subash Pokharel, Sushilla Lama, Pradeep Khadka

40. Searching for Nepal (2014)

TV-G | 89 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography | Completed

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Searching For Nepal chronicles the emotional and cultural journey of a former Peace Corps Volunteer as he returns to Nepal, seeking out his adopted family in the aftermath of Nepal's Maoist... See full summary »

Directors: Phil Deutschle, Robyn Hutman | Star: Phil Deutschle

41. Langtang (2015)

52 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

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Langtang is an ode to life, a tribute to hope and a search for new horizons.

Director: Sèbastien Montaz-Rosset | Star: Kilian Jornet

42. Sherpa Stew (2016)

82 min | Documentary | Post-production

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This documentary chronicles the lives of two mountaineers from Nepal who have left the high Himalaya in search of "success" in New York City.

Director: Andy Cockrum | Stars: Nima Sherpa, Gary Guller, Kipa Sherpa

43. Man in the Camo Jacket (2017)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.1
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The story of iconic Welsh rock musician Mike Peters (of The Alarm), his rise to fame, battle with cancer, and inspiring climb back as he enlists some of the world's top musicians to help ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Kendall | Stars: Fred Armisen, Richard Blade, Billy Bragg, Billy Corgan

Votes: 15

44. Remnants of Everest: The 1996 Tragedy (2007)

101 min | Documentary

8.1
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Director: David Breashears

Votes: 47

45. Untouchable: Children of God (2014)

63 min | Documentary, News

9.0
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In the brothels of India, young girls perish every day. Some die quickly from murder or suicide, others from diseases like HIV/AIDS. Thousands of Nepali minors are locked into rooms, where ... See full summary »

Director: Grant Knisely

Votes: 8

46. #standwithme (2014)

73 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

9.0
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#standwithme examines the realities of modern-day slavery, the role we play in it as consumers, and the importance of knowing the story behind what we buy. After seeing a photo of two ... See full summary »

Directors: Patrick Moreau, Grant Peelle

Votes: 7

47. Urmila: My Memory is My Power (2016)

87 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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The film tells the story of 25-year-old Urmila Chaudary from Nepal. At the age of six she was sold by her family and was forced to work as a slave under appalling conditions for 12 years. ... See full summary »

Director: Susan Gluth | Stars: Urmila Chaudhary, Phulpat Chaudhary, Khalsi Chaudhary, Annita Chaudhary

Votes: 11

48. Herne Katha (2018– )

Documentary

9.8
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Series of Short Documentaries about the people in Nepal. Untold stories of ordinary people.

Votes: 13

49. The Only Son (2013)

78 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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A teenage boy from a small Himalayan villages has to choose between his duty to tend to the family home, and his ambitions to study abroad.

Director: Simonka de Jong

Votes: 39

50. Un altro mondo (2014)

63 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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ANOTHER WORLD is a feature documentary about mankind's journey to discover our true force and who we truly are, challenging the modern view of the world and reconsidering the world view and... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Torelli

Votes: 18


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