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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in tibet ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, captivating and harsh films and TV shows about / with buddhism, escapades, adventure, transformation, culture clash, redemption, society, mountain, catastrophe and monk plots mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, China, Hong Kong and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as tibet: Kundun (1997), Seven Years in Tibet (1997), Windhorse (1998), Little Buddha (1993), The Shadow (1994), The Golden Child (1986), Milarepa (2006), One Mile Above (2011), Mountain Patrol (2004), The Quest (1996).
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Windhorse
Drama, Music, Romance, War
USA
97 min.
 6.9
Little Buddha
Drama
Italy, France, Liechtenstein, UK
123 min.
 6.0
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Lemon
Comedy, Drama
USA
83 min.
 4.6
Paths of the Soul
Drama
China
115 min.
 7.5

List of movies set in tibet

 7.0
 24K
Kundun
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Monaco
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'. He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful nation. The Dalai ...
Style: stylized, epic, serious, meditative, reflective ...
Plot: leadership, religion, life & death, storytelling, monastery, political unrest, society, mentor, art, redemption, existentialism, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: china, tibet, asia, hiroshima japan, india ...
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Seven Years in Tibet
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, scenic, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, culture clash, politics, mountain climbing, nazi, adventurer, beautiful scenery, self discovery, nazis, wartime, book ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, tibet, himalaya, asia, poland ...
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 6.9
 157
Windhorse
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Clandestinely filmed on location in Chinese-ruled Tibet (several actors and crew members had their names withheld for fear of reprisal), documentarian Paul Wagner's compelling drama follows three young Tibetans faced with moral dilemmas: a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: religions or cults, politics, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, murder, clergy, innocence lost, political corruption, wartime life, injustice, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, year 1979
Place: tibet, asia, china, himalaya, nepal
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 6.0
 14K
Little Buddha
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Liechtenstein, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Little Buddha is a movie about the life of Siddhartha starring Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, meditative, dramatic ...
Plot: self discovery, reincarnation, death, introspection, religion, life & death, storytelling, parents and children, indians, buddhist, beautiful scenery, religions or cults ...
Place: tibet, asia, seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 6.0
 21K
The Shadow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, vigilante, adventure, secret identity, alter ego, dark hero, comics, heroic mission, invisibility, transformation, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, tibet, usa, asia
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The Golden Child
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A detective specializing in missing children is on a madcap mission to save a youth with mystical powers who's been abducted by an evil cult. He battles a band of super-nasties, scrambles through a booby-trapped chamber of horrors and traverses ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, kidnapping, culture clash, dark fantasy, rescue, chase, martial arts, social worker, monk, magic ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, tibet, usa, california
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 7.1
 818
Milarepa
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Bhutan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Milarepa depicts the humble beginnings of the man who was to become Tibet's greatest saint. A true story based on centuries-old oral traditions, a youthful Milarepa is propelled into a world of sorrow and betrayal after his father's sudden ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: righting the wronged, adventure, escapades, hopes, village, rivalry, clergy, master and servant, dealing with death, redemption, downfall, rise and fall ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, tibet
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 6.8
 218
One Mile Above
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shuhao is a 24 year old Taiwanese university graduate. His older brother Shuwei, whom he has idolized since childhood, dies on a bicycle ride to Lhasa. He decides to complete Shuwei's journey, hoping to prove himself through this challenging ...
Style: serious, uplifting, road movie
Plot: on the road, self discovery, cycling, danger, escapades, last wish, direction and purpose, wild animal, buddhism, mountain, wilderness, accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, tibet, china
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Mountain Patrol
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A moving true story about volunteers protecting antelope against poachers in the severe mountains of Tibet.
Style: serious, captivating, rough
Plot: danger, heroes, journalism, leadership, village, survival, village life, animal life, crimes, deadly, escapades, mountain ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, tibet, china
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 5.5
 21K
The Quest
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ghang-gheng, the ancient winner-take-all competition in which the deadliest fighters from around the world employ the most spectacular feats of martial arts skills ever displayed in order to win the prized Golden Dragon. But fighting prowess alone ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, exciting, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, adventure, contests and competitions, fight scenes, against the odds, ambition, escapades, rivalry, island, one man army, mixed martial arts, mentor ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, himalaya, asia, tibet, thailand
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The Road to Hong Kong
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bob Hope and Bing Crosby return as con men Chester Babcock and Harry Turner, in the last of their road movies. When Chester accidentally memorizes and destroys the only copy of a secret Russian formula for a new and improved rocket fuel, they are ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, adventure, on the road, fish out of water, buddies, master villain, chase, secret agents, espionage, race against time, cons and scams, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hong kong, asia, tibet, india
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 6.5
 220
Dreaming Lhasa
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karma, a Tibetan filmmaker from New York, goes to Dharamsala, the Dalai Lama's exile headquarters in northern India, to make a documentary about former political prisoners who have escaped from Tibet. She wants to reconnect with her roots but ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, culture clash, adventure, injustice, hopes, society, adventurer, fighting the system, fall in love, homecoming, missing person, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, tibet, india
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 7.5
 5K
Himalaya
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK, Nepal
Duration: 108 min.
Story: As the denizens of a Tibetan village prepare for their arduous annual trek to exchange salt for grain, the community's allegiances are split between aging chieftain Tinle (Thilen Lhondup) and rebellious young Karma (Gurgon Kyap). Tinle tries to ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, escapades, rivalry, leadership, life philosophy, existentialism, art, redemption, mentor, parents and children, elderly, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: nepal, himalaya, asia, tibet, tokyo
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Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA, Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young teen girl Xiu Xiu is sent away to a remote corner of the Sichuan steppes for manual labor in 1975 (sending young people to there was a part of Cultural Revolution in China). A year later, she agrees to go to even more remote spot with a ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: innocence lost, revolution, coming of age, loneliness, corruption, communism, prostitution, sexual abuse, death, mentor, pornography, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, asia, tibet, tokyo
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 6.9
 3K
The Cup
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Bhutan, Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 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 disrupted by soccer fever, the chief instigator being a young ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, coming of age, soccer, teachers and students, storytelling, football, childhood, alone in the world, mentor, life philosophy, monastery ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, himalaya, tibet, india, tokyo ...
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Paths of the Soul
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: PATHS OF THE SOUL follows a group of Tibetan villagers who leave their families and homes to make a "bowing pilgrimage" — laying their bodies flat on the ground after every few steps — along the 2,000-kilometre road to Lhasa. Though ...
Plot: pilgrimage, killing an animal, childbirth, urination, baby, male nudity, road trip, tent, car accident, journey, cattle, tractor ...
Place: tibet
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Prince of the Himalayas
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in ancient Tibet under the shadow of the Himalayas, the young prince Lhamoklodan learns of his father's mysterious death and returns to the Kingdom Jiaobo. Troubled by his mother's sudden remarriage to his uncle Kulo-ngam, he swears to ...
Style: classic literature, tragic ending
Plot: hunting party, broken promise, adultery, uncle nephew relationship, suspect, tent, pursuit, wealth, politics, wedding party, sex, murder ...
Place: tibet, himalaya, persia, china
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The Horse Thief
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Devout Buddhists, Norbu and Dolma live with their young son Tashi in a clan in Tibet. Norbu is a highwayman. After Norbu is charged with stealing from the temple, he and his family are banished. Impoverished and marginalized, they can do little when ...
Plot: thief, horse, chinese, poverty, theft, village, mask, survival, goat, isolation, death of son, death of child ...
Time: 1920s
Place: tibet, himalaya
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 4.6
 2K
The Touch
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A sister and brother, the last heirs of a family of acrobats, are called upon by a Buddhist monk sect to retrieve an artifact that their ancestors have protected throughout the ages.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized
Plot: martial arts, danger, escapades, adventure, heroes, rivalry, romance, criminal heroes, clergy, buddhism, artifact, obsessive quest ...
Place: china, tibet
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Doctor Strange
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dr. Stephen Strange embarks on a wondrous journey to the heights of a Tibetan mountain, where he seeks healing at the feet of the mysterious Ancient One.
Style: serious, futuristic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, heroes, superhero, imaginary, danger, escapades, rivalry, friends, violence, doctor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, tibet
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Bulletproof Monk
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious and immortal Tibetan kung fu master, who has spent the last 60 years traveling around the world protecting the ancient Scroll of the Ultimate, mentors a selfish street kid in the ancient intricacies of kung fu.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, adventure, culture clash, chase, kung fu, fight scenes, good versus evil, monk, betrayal, mentor, nazi, ninja ...
Time: contemporary, 40s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1943
Place: san francisco, usa, hong kong, china, tibet ...
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 7.8
 7K
Samsara
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: India, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love story situated in the Himalayas. A Buddhist monk can't choose between life and the way of the Buddha.
Style: atmospheric, sexual, serious, reflective, meditative ...
Plot: culture clash, redemption, self discovery, human nature, life, life & death, religion, destiny, introspection, philosophy, childhood, pornography ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, himalaya, india, tibet
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 4.6
 1K
Lemon
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his blind girlfriend.
Plot: blindness, pajamas, jewish, masturbation, break up, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, kiss, doctor, husband wife relationship, photographer, dating, father son relationship ...
Place: dallas texas, israel, barcelona spain, morocco, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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 1.6
 303
Maple Palm
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A lesbian couple of fifteen years lives with the secret that one is an illegal immigrant. With no legal way to protect their relationship, the couple lives in fear of deportation. After an innocent visit to the Statue of Liberty, the girls return ...
Style: avant garde, intellectual
Plot: social injustice, bureaucracy, sand, homosexual kiss, globe, equality, lesbian couple, intruder, flag, star, rocky mountains, disabled person ...
Place: montreal quebec, venice beach california, southern california, vancouver british columbia canada, pacific ocean ...
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Prince of the Sun
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Cynthia Rothrock helps to protect a Buddhist boy from villains who wish to stop him from becoming the Prince of the Sun.
Plot: protector, traitor, martial arts, magic, stowaway, buddhism, kung fu
Place: tibet
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The Last Monk
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Last Monk is the journey of a young newly-married woman from the world of the newly-rich, 30-something IT engineers and corporate managers in New Delhi, to the vast, stark beauty of Ladakh in the Indian Himalayas. It is a journey from the ...
Plot: sexuality, journey, enlightenment, self discovery, spirituality, exploration, reality, surrealism
Place: tibet
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A Kid from Tibet
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As the evil sect known as the Black Section of Esoteric Buddhism wreaks havoc on Tibet, a young monk named Wong La (Biao Yuen) is sent to Hong Kong to recover a sacred urn that holds the power to defeat the enemies. Wong soon meets and safeguards a ...
Plot: kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, martial artist, stylized violence, fighting style, philosophy, buddha, kung fu master, asian man, asian, buddhist, bad guy ...
Place: hong kong, tibet
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 8.4
 3K
Yodha
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Ashokan (Mohanlal) goes on a trip to Nepal to meet his uncle (MS Thripunithura) who is settled there. To his surprise, his rival from his village Appukuttan (Jagathy) is already there impersonating him. He is unable to convince his uncle about the ...
Plot: warrior, satanic ritual, attempted kidnapping, buddhism, chosen one, blindness, rescue, chess, sword, sword fight, cult, good versus evil ...
Place: nepal, tibet
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Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man has had a werewolf curse cast upon him. If he doesn't get rid of it, he turns into a killer werewolf when the moon is full.
Style: serious, suspenseful, sadistic
Plot: deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, mad scientist, violence spree, curses spells and rituals, werewolf, confined, disorder, transformation, whip, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, tibet
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 7.9
 952
Marco Polo
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, China, Japan, USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: on the road, adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest, culture clash, escapades, human spirit, royal family, explorer, inventions and discoveries, battles, against the odds ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, mongolia, venice, tibet, persia
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himalaya movies
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7.0
Vertical Limit 2000
5.9
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7.5
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buddhist
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8.1
Little Buddha 1993
6.0
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7.8
6ixtynin9 1999
7.2
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buddhism
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8.1
Anna and the King 1999
6.7
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7.3
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7.8
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7.2
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enlightenment
enlightenment movies
Peaceful Warrior 2006
7.3
Alien Nation: Millennium 1996
6.5
Into the Badlands 2015
8.1
The Razor's Edge 1984
6.6
A Royal Affair 2012
7.6
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buddhist monk
buddhist monk movies
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring 2003
8.1
Beautiful Boxer 2004
7.1
Johnny English Reborn 2011
6.3
Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? 1989
7.7
It Gets Better 2012
7.6
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monastery
monastery movies
Hidden 3D 2011
3.3
The Island 2006
8.0
The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission 1987
5.4
Sky Riders 1976
6.0
Andrei Rublev 1966
8.2
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nepal
nepal movies
Himalaya 1999
7.5
Praise Rama Praise Krishna 1971
7.3
The Night Train to Kathmandu 1988
6.2
Kathmandu Lullaby 2011
6.3
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gong
gong movies
The Jungle Book 2 2003
5.4
All Dogs Go to Heaven 1989
6.7
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5.2
Only Lovers Left Alive 2013
7.3
Mother's Helpers 1972
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