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, exciting, serious, humorous and feel good films and TV shows about / with escapades, friendship, mountain, storytelling, catastrophe, redemption, mentor, dialogue, survival and snow plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
himalaya movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as himalaya: Himalaya (1999), Everest (2015), Lost Horizon (1973), Nanga Parbat (2010), The Way Back (2010), Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (2019), Epoch (2001), The Himalayas (2015), Seven Years in Tibet (1997), Smallfoot (2018).

List of movies set in himalaya

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: road movie, atmospheric, breathtaking, thought provoking, intellectual ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nature, mountain, coming of age, buddhism, survival, buddhist, destiny, finnish, distopia, culture clash, friendship, afterlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: himalaya, tibet, tokyo, asia, nepal
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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: realistic, breathtaking, dramatic, scenic, tense ...
Plot: survival, mountain, mountaineer, climbing, mountain climbing, natural disaster, stranded, snow, beautiful scenery, man versus nature, forces of nature, disaster ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal, asia, texas
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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: semi serious, exciting, stylized, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: air disaster, utopia, airplane, aviation, dancing, hijacking, kidnapping, revolution, showbiz, imaginary kingdom, escapades, clergy ...
Place: himalaya, china, asia, tibet, southeast asia ...
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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: inspirational, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mountaineer, disaster, mountain, climbing, survival, winter, forces of nature, rock climbing, camp, hiker, mountain climbing, adventurer ...
Place: himalaya, mount everest, asia
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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 Günther died.
Style: captivating, factual, psychological, tense, disturbing
Plot: mountaineer, climbing, mountain climbing, rock climbing, mountain, disaster, expedition, brother brother relationship, winter, team, frostbite, avalanche ...
Place: himalaya, pakistan
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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: realistic, rough, epic, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: survival, escape, prison escape, freedom, war, wilderness, world war two, journey, desert, gulag, pow, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: himalaya, russia, poland, germany, ussr ...
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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, touching, captivating, scenic, sentimental ...
Plot: motorcycle, road trip, college, friendship, life philosophy, beautiful scenery, girlfriend, self discovery, travel, desert, biker, strike ...
Place: himalaya
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Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Bhutan, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teacher struggling for inspiration travels to the most remote school in the world. It takes being so far away to understand the importance of his work... and to appreciate the value of yak dung!
Style: inspirational, sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: teacher, village, school teacher, teacher student relationship, coping, lifestyle change, character change, changing lives, small village, children, foreigner, remote village ...
Place: himalaya
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Epoch (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disaster strikes as a specialised team of investigators struggle to find out the truth about a strange monolith which sends out an intercontinental signal.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, future dystopia, supernatural, save the world, heroic mission, escapades, race against time, chaos, apocalypse, alien encounter, pregnancy, space travel ...
Time: future, year 2002
Place: himalaya, asia
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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, psychological, scenic
Plot: climbing, survival, mountain climbing, hiking, natural disaster, forces of nature, mountaineer, snow, expedition, friendship, suspense, stranded ...
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal
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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: inspirational, captivating, epic, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: buddhism, expedition, beautiful scenery, mountain, world war two, culture clash, self discovery, friendship, human spirit, prejudice, travel, mentor ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, poland ...
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Smallfoot (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.
Style: captivating, funny, colourful, fairy tale, anime ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: anthropomorphism, discovery, creature, religion, yeti, dating show, ice, mountain, snow, little people, friend, interspecies friendship ...
Place: himalaya, nepal
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Yeti (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: rough, disturbing, scary, psychotronic
Plot: yeti, bigfoot, monster, survivor, winter, cannibalism, fight, abduction, cave, suspense, creature, snow ...
Place: himalaya
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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: unusual plot structure, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: gangsters, chase, love at first sight, abduction, fight, love, police inspector, suspense, coma, property, news reporter, reporter ...
Place: himalaya
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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: erotic, tense, captivating, mystical, romantic ...
Plot: impossible love, love, buddhism, immortality, love of one's life, suicide, reincarnation, highwayman, changing lives, male female relationship, escapades, gang ...
Place: himalaya, tokyo
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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: witty, feel good, touching, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: soccer, football, buddhism, buddhist monk, humanity, buddhist, monk, culture clash, friendship, islam, life & death, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s
Place: himalaya, china, london, brazil, tokyo ...
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The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
Genre: Adventure, 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, breathtaking, humorous, witty, cerebral ...
Plot: british empire, adventurer, freemason, imperialism, mercenary, soldier, execution, war, friendship, greed, con artists, gold ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: india, england, ancient greece, afghanistan, himalaya ...
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The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", ...
Style: road movie, touching, emotional, surreal, talky ...
Plot: train, dysfunctional family, introspection, journey, suicide attempt, reconciliation, travel, melancholy, complex characters, writers, eccentricity, train travel ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, himalaya, asia, new york
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight scenes, martial arts tournament, island, contests and competitions, mixed martial arts, friendship, mentor, life philosophy, brutality, revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: himalaya, new york, asia, thailand, tibet
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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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: survival, mountaineer, climbing, mountain climbing, adventurer, disaster, suspense, natural disaster, mountain, expedition, apocalypse, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
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Black Narcissus (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Himalayas, 1934. A remote clifftop palace once known as the ‘House of Women’ holds many dark secrets. When the young nuns of St. Faith attempt to establish a mission there, its haunting mysteries awaken forbidden desires that seem destined to ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: nun, convent, forbidden love, monastery, religious faith, new life, female protagonist, women, religion, tv show, interwar period, distopia ...
Time: 1930s
Place: himalaya, india
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Windhorse (1998)
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: thought provoking, captivating, bleak, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: buddhism, chinese, buddhist, politics, murder, buddhist monk, religions or cults, injustice, society, state affairs, innocence lost, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, year 1979, year 1998
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, asia, nepal
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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, exciting, serious, captivating, tragic ending
Plot: friendship, wealth, secret, politics, young love, suspect, adultery, inheritance, murder, wedding, father son relationship, chase ...
Place: himalaya, tibet, persia, china
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Popular Music (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland, Denmark
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, satirical ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, follow your dream, gay subtext, teenage sexuality, parent child relationship, youth, rebelliousness, music band, rebellion, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 50s
Place: sweden, himalaya, finland, europe, eastern europe
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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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, parody ...
Plot: on the run, goofy hero, disorder, escapades, assassination attempt, love and romance, on the road, dull life, husband wife relationship, obsession, woman with a gun, stripper ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: nepal, asia, himalaya, hong kong, india
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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, entertaining, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: teleportation, youth, chase, super powers, supernatural ability, presumed dead, young heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, double life, adolescence, friends ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: egypt, himalaya, michigan, rome italy, manhattan new york city ...
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The Champions (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Champions is a British espionage/science fiction/occult detective fiction adventure series consisting of 30 episodes broadcast on the UK network ITV during 1968–1969, produced by Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment production company. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, eurospy
Plot: spy, occult, monster, superhuman powers, secret agents, female warrior, agent, undercover, supernatural, escapades, supernatural ability, secret identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: himalaya, china
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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, entertaining, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: scooby doo, friendship, disorder, partners, friends, pets, gang, heroes, escapades, rivalry, vacation, bigfoot ...
Time: 2000s
Place: europe, paris france, asia, france, himalaya ...
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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, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, opposites attract, disorder, fall in love, social differences, misfit, country, teaching the ways of the world, celebrity culture, fish out of water, filmmaking, immigration ...
Place: usa, himalaya, asia
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The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
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, entertaining, atmospheric, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, boys' night, teens ...
Plot: mummy, tomb, archaeologist, tombs and skeletons, archaeology, monster, supernatural, chase, mythology, emperor, pyramid, martial arts ...
Time: 1940s, jurassic, 20th century, year 1946
Place: china, egypt, asia, himalaya, peru ...
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