Most Popular Tibetan Buddhism Movies and TV Shows
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1. I Heart Huckabees (2004)
R | 107 min | Comedy
A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Votes: 60,825 | Gross: $12.78M
2. Unmistaken Child (2008)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary
In Nepal, a venerable monk, Geshe Lama Konchog, dies and one of his disciples, a youthful monk named Tenzin Zopa, searches for his master's reincarnation. The film follows his search to the... See full summary »
Votes: 684 | Gross: $0.30M
3. My Reincarnation (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Tibetan Buddhist Master Choogyal Namkhai Norbu watches as his western-born son, Yeshi, who was recognized at birth as the reincarnation of a famous spiritual master, considers departing from tradition to embrace the modern world.
Votes: 224 | Gross: $0.09M
4. The Last Dalai Lama? (2016)
82 min | Documentary
A portrait of the 14th Dalai Lama, featuring interviews with his family and the people he has inspired since his exile from Tibet in 1959.
Votes: 42 | Gross: $0.14M
5. Gong gui zai (1983)
93 min | Horror
While filming in Malacca, a Hong Kong film crew release the Red Dwarf ghost from her tomb. They continue on to Borneo to stay with a local tribe. It is there that the ghost begins to kill them one by one.
6. The Yogis of Tibet (2002 Video)
For the first time, the reclusive and secretive Tibetan monks agree to discuss aspects of their philosophy and allow themselves to be filmed while performing their ancient practices.
7. Europe After the Rain (1978)
88 min | Documentary
Dada came out of the craziness of World War One. "The birth of Dada was not the beginning of art but of disgust." Surrealism tried to systematize Dada's anarchy into an artistic blend of ... See full summary »
8. A Month of Hungry Ghosts (2008)
TV-PG | 128 min | Documentary
In parts of Asia each year, during the seventh lunar month, it is believed that the gates of Hell are opened and all the souls are set free to wander the Earth. At this time, many spirits ... See full summary »
9. Discovering Buddhism (2004– )
346 min | Documentary
"Awakening the limitless potential of your mind, achieving all peace and happiness." This thirteen-part teaching series touches on all the vital points of Tibetan Buddhism as presented in ... See full summary »
10. Tulku (2009)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
Enlightened Tibetan masters return as recognized "tulkus" -- reincarnated buddhas. In the 1970s, tulkus began to be born in the West, confusing both the Tibetan system and the lives of the Western children involved.
13. Journey of the Heart: A Film on Heart Sutra (2013)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary
This film has two major points of focus: the Buddhist text, the Heart Sutra, which is part of the Ultimate Wisdom Text of Buddhism, and the travel diary of the 7th Chinese monk Xuanzang, ... See full summary »
15. Ossian: American Boy, Tibetan Monk (1990)
28 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
In 1983, at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, Tomas Anderson interviewed the 12-year-old, Massachusetts-born, ordained "tulku" Ossian Maclure about his life and religious beliefs, and again almost a decade later.
18. Recalling a Buddha: Memories of HH Karmapa XVI (2006 Video)
98 min | Documentary
The life story of His Holiness Karmapa XVI is told by those close to him in Tibet, the generation of teachers that he trained, and many others that he touched. The story of this modern day ... See full summary »
21. Festival Canceled Due to Heavy Rain (2008)
39 min | Short
One of very few African-American Buddhist teachers in the United States, Lama Choyin Rangdrol makes a redemptive pilgrimage to the famous Buddhist temples of Angkor, buried in the heart of ... See full summary »