Movies and TV shows set in himalaya

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in himalaya ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, realistic, serious, exciting, humorous and stylized films and TV shows about / with adventure, escapades, destiny, redemption, storytelling, friendship, mentor, danger, catastrophe and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, India, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as himalaya: Seven Years in Tibet (1997), Everest (2015), Himalaya (1999), Vertical Limit (2000), Smallfoot (2018), The Bucket List (2007), Lost Horizon (1973), The Quest (1996), Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon (2008), Nanga Parbat (2010).

List of movies set in himalaya

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
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: captivating, uplifting, serious, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: mountain, expedition, buddhism, world war two, culture clash, friendship, beautiful scenery, self discovery, escapades, society, teachers and students, adventure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, asia ...
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 7.1
 209K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: based on true events, dramatic, realistic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, stranded, natural disaster, mountain climbing, forces of nature, climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, blizzard, death, against the odds ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
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 7.5
 5K
Himalaya (1999)
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, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: monk, monastery, rivalry, mountain, wisdom of life, adventure, parents and children, elderly, leadership, society, escapades, disobey ...
Time: 90s
Place: himalaya, nepal, tibet, asia, tokyo
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Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster". This movie attempts to re-create the disastrous events that took place during the Mount Everest climb on May 10, 1996. ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: mountaineer, climbing, forces of nature, escapades, adventure, survival, human spirit, wilderness, hopes, danger, leadership, mountain ...
Place: himalaya, asia, mount everest
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 5.9
 60K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: survival, mountaineer, adventurer, mountain climbing, expedition, adventure, forces of nature, danger, daring rescue, woman in danger, siblings relations, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
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 6.6
 37K
Smallfoot (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.
Style: funny, captivating, colourful, psychotronic, 3d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: creature, yeti, anthropomorphism, snow, discovery, dating show, little people, friend, religion, mountain, warner bros, air disaster ...
Place: himalaya, nepal
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 7.4
 238K
The Bucket List (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: journey, elderly, terminal illness, unlikely friendships, human spirit, follow your dream, friendship, adventure, death, golden years, millionaire, dying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, usa, cote d'azur, mount everest, french riviera ...
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 5.3
 2K
Lost Horizon (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are ...
Style: feel good, stylized, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: hijacking, kidnapping, airplane, revolution, utopia, air disaster, imaginary, danger, escapades, heroes, on the run, rescue ...
Place: himalaya, asia, china, oxford university, southeast asia
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 5.6
 25K
The Quest (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, fight scenes, martial arts, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, island, against the odds, ambition, escapades, rivalry, heroes, underground fighting ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: himalaya, thailand, tibet, asia, new york
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Blue Skies, Green Waters, Red Earth (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Kasi and Suni are close friends who studied together in an engineering college. Assi, who comes to Kerala to study engineering under the North East quota falls in love with Kasi. Certain incidents that follow set Kasi and Suni on a road trip to ...
Style: road movie, scenic, touching, captivating, sentimental
Plot: romance, road trip, college, motorcycle, friendship, adventure, life philosophy, beautiful scenery, girlfriend, self discovery, biker, storytelling ...
Place: himalaya
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Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Surviving the plane crash was only the beginning ... After their plane crashes into uncharted territory in the Himalayas, the survivors set out to find help in the freezing cold. As the days pass and with no sign of a rescue, tensions begin to ...
Style: suspense, rough, disturbing, scary, psychotronic
Plot: yeti, survivor, fight, cannibalism, abduction, blood, cave, trap, skull crushing, gore, helicopter, crushed head ...
Place: himalaya
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 6.5
 2K
Nanga Parbat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother G√ľnther died.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, factual
Plot: mountaineer, mountain climbing, expedition, brother brother relationship, team, frostbite, climbing, danger, family relations, friendship, death, ends with biographical notes
Place: himalaya, pakistan
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 7.0
 3K
The Cup (1999)
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: touching, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: monastery, buddhist monk, friendship, culture clash, hopes, refugee, teachers and students, small town life, small town, ambition, society, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: himalaya, tibet, asia, india, tokyo ...
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 5.2
 2K
Baba (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Baba film opens with the birth of Baba (Rajinikanth), who is a 'baba amsa sambhootudu'. Baba grows up as an atheist, hot-blooded guy and a Good Samaritan. His life style includes consuming alcohol, smoking beedi, chewing paan parag, His ...
Style: serious, captivating, enigmatic, realistic, exciting
Plot: daring rescue, fall in love, danger, politics, betrayal, friendship, haunted by the past, wish come true, young heroes, escapades, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya
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Up to His Ears (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, parody ...
Plot: on the run, danger, adventure, goofy hero, disorder, dull life, on the road, assassination attempt, love and romance, crimes, escapades, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nepal, asia, himalaya, hong kong, india
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 6.1
 296K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, chase, young heroes, adventure, youth, presumed dead, good versus evil, supernatural, first love, double life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, empire state building manhattan new york city, egypt, rome italy ...
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 7.3
 114K
The Way Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Poland, India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, epic ...
Plot: wilderness, freedom, survival, escape, prison escape, gulag, journey, pow, danger, war, camp, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: russia, india, himalaya, asia, tibet ...
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Chill Out, Scooby-Doo! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The gang's vacation to Paris takes a wrong turn when Scooby and Shaggy miss their flight and end up on a skydiving expedition in the Himalayas. To make matters worse, upon arrival they must outrun the Abominable Snowmonster.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, partners, chases and races, disorder, friends, pets, escapades, rivalry, heroes, gang, danger, scooby doo ...
Time: 2000s
Place: europe, paris france, france, himalaya, asia ...
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Americanizing Shelley (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wannabe Hollywood player sets out to Americanize an Indian girl from the Himalayas.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, disorder, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, country, celebrity culture, filmmaking, misfit, immigration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, himalaya, asia
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The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.
Style: epic, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: soldier, gold, treasure, british empire, friends, friendship, british raj, ambition, adventurer, imperialism, newspaper, mercenary ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1800s
Place: india, himalaya, asia, afghanistan, england
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 6.2
 2K
Desamuduru (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Desamuduru is a 2007 Telugu film, dubbed into Malayalam and Tamil as Hero: The Real Hero, and Hindi as Ek Jwalamukhi. The film has Allu Arjun and Hansika Motwani in the lead. The film was directed by Puri Jagannadh. D.V.V. Danaiah produced ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure
Plot: chase, gangsters, abduction, fight, police inspector, love at first sight, forced marriage, love, beating, bollywood, coma, news reporter ...
Place: himalaya
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 7.7
 8K
Samsara (2001)
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: philosophical, thought provoking, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: monk, buddhism, self discovery, human nature, monastery, social differences, culture clash, lifestyle, rich and poor, hopes, society, buddhist monk ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, tibet, himalaya, india
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Prince of the Himalayas (2006)
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: sincere, serious, exciting, captivating, tragic ending
Plot: suspect, inheritance, politics, young love, adultery, wealth, secret, friendship, chase, wedding, father son relationship, pursuit ...
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, persia
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Popular Music (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two boys grow up together in town of Pajala at 60's united by rock-n-roll music.
Style: humorous, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, follow your dream, abusive father, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, teenage life, music band, rebellion, youth, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: sweden, himalaya, europe, finland, eastern europe
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Valley of Flowers (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India, France, Japan, Germany
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A Himalayan legend of a love struggling against the inevitability of death, an astonishing tale spanning from the early 19th century mountain existence, to hectic, bustling modern day Tokyo.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: impossible love, love, immortality, love of one's life, burglar, suicide, highwayman, male female relationship, heist, gang, love affair, relationships ...
Place: himalaya, tokyo
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The Himalayas (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on true events, renowned mountaineer UM Hong-gil sets out on a mission to Everest to retrieve his late junior climber's body and faces the greatest challenge of his life.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, scenic, based on true events
Plot: rescue mission, climbing, snow, survival, hiking, forces of nature, mountain climbing, friendship, expedition, survivor, stranded, adventure ...
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal
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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, exciting ...
Plot: steampunk, heroic mission, danger, robot, save the world, good versus evil, heroes, kidnapping, mad scientist, adventure, killer robot, transformation ...
Time: future, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: himalaya, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, nepal, new york ...
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A Chinese Tall Story (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young monk Taka and his three disciples are captured by a demonic tree. Taka manages to escape thanks to the magic stick of Monkey King and decided to go free his companions. En route, he encounters a strange ally called Meiyan, a girl who is ...
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: rescue, battles, obsessive quest, heroes, fall in love, destiny, wizards and magicians, escapades, rivalry, clergy, danger, imaginary ...
Place: himalaya
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 6.7
 3K
The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, India, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longtime enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the run, desert, leadership, adventure, danger, crimes, rivalry, change of heart, vengeance, redemption, lone wolves ...
Place: asia, india, himalaya
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The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, Germany, China, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mummy, adventure, archaeologist, tombs and skeletons, pyramid, tomb, archaeology, emperor, adventurer, supernatural ability, danger, immortality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1946
Place: china, asia, himalaya, england, shanghai china ...
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