Asian Master Listby himanshusingh202 | created - 21 Apr 2013 | updated - 17 May 2018 | Public
Master List of notable Movies in Asian languages languages that do not have independent lists
The languages covered are Burmese, Dari, Dzongkha, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Lao, Malay, Pashto, Seediq, Tajik, Tibetan, Turkmen and Uzbek
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1. Travelers and Magicians (2003)
Not Rated | 108 min | Adventure, Drama
The two men embark on parallel, if separate, journeys. Their yearning is a common one--for a better and different life. Dondup, delayed by the timeless pace of his village, is forced to ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,988 | Gross: $0.51M
2. Samsara (2001)
R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A spiritual love-story set in the majestic landscape of Ladakh, Himalayas. Samsara is a quest; one man's struggle to find spiritual Enlightenment by renouncing the world. And one woman's ... See full summary »
3. Milarepa (2006)
PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Milarepa is a tale of greed and vengeance - demons, magic, murder and redemption. It is the story of the man who became Tibet's greatest mystic.
4. Angel on the Right (2002)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Set in the Tadjik village of Asht, this film draws on the Muslim notion that we are born with an angel on each shoulder, and that the angel on the right records the good that we do ... See full summary »
5. The Adopted Son (1998)
81 min | Drama
In a Kyrgyz village, five older women adopt an infant foundling. Jump ahead about 12 years: the boy, Beshkempir, is entering puberty, the age, his granny says, when life goes berserk. He ... See full summary »
6. Rice People (1994)
125 min | Drama
In Cambodian refugee camps, when children are asked where rice comes from, they answer, "from UN lorries". They have never seen a rice field. One day, these children will have to learn to ... See full summary »
Votes: 245 | Gross: $0.04M
7. Osama (2003)
PG-13 | 83 min | Drama
After the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the restriction of women in public life, a pre-teen girl is forced to masquerade as a boy in order to find work to support her mother and grandmother.
Votes: 8,242 | Gross: $1.13M
9. At Five in the Afternoon (2003)
105 min | Drama
In a post-Taliban Afghanistan a young woman (Agheleh Rezaie) attends school against her conservative father's will, hoping to learn more about democracy to fulfill her dream of being the country's next president.
10. The Rocket (2013)
96 min | Drama
Laos. In a land ravaged by war and exploitation, a boy whose family believe he is cursed must redeem himself by taking part in a dangerous rocket competition.
12. Bo Ba Bu (1998)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
After a plane crashes a western woman is found by two inhabitants in the middle of the desert. Unable to communicate with the two men and traumatized by the accident, the woman accepts her estranged new life.
13. Queen of the Mountains (2014)
PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The relevant epic story of the strong-willed, courageous and independent woman before her time, Kurmanjan, who is revered to this day for her diplomacy for saving her nation from complete destruction when the Russians invaded.
14. The Cup (1999)
G | 93 min | Comedy, Sport
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 somewhat ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,769 | Gross: $1.07M
15. Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I (2011)
Not Rated | 144 min | Action, Drama, History
An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving them.
Votes: 6,314 | Gross: $0.14M
17. Earth and Ashes (2004)
102 min | Drama
Elderly Dastaguir and his newly deaf 5-year-old grandson Yassin hitchhike and walk, but mostly walk, as they make their way to the coal mine where Dastaguir's son Murad works. Dastaguir ... See full summary »
18. Daughter-in-Law (1972)
81 min | Drama
A woman whose husband has been killed in WWII lives with her father-in-law in the desert. She cannot leave and go back to her family, because that would mean the end of hope that her husband, a heroic pilot, might return one day.
20. Himalaya (1999)
108 min | Drama
An aging chief's last stand, lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against harsh Nature in Nepal's Dolpo. When his son dies returning from Tibet's salt lakes,... See full summary »
Votes: 4,838 | Gross: $2.48M
21. BoBoiBoy: The Movie (2016)
TV-G | 100 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
A group of alien treasure hunters named The Tengkotak has arrived on earth and kidnapped Ochobot in order to use him to locate an ancient and powerful Power Sphere hiding on earth. BoBoiBoy... See full summary »
23. Ola Bola (2016)
113 min | Drama, History, Sport
It is a story set in the 1980s during tumultuous economic times, about an unlikely team of footballers whose disagreements have left them with a streak of embarrassing losses. Personal ... See full summary »
24. Apprentice (2016)
115 min | Drama
Inevitably, a transfer to a maximum security prison will eventually challenge the integrity and ethics of a young correctional officer on his way to become a chief executioner.
Votes: 1,298 | Gross: $0.00M
25. Munafik (2016)
98 min | Horror
Adam is a Muslim medical practitioner who is unable to accept the fact that his wife is no longer in this world. Later on, he agrees to treat a depressed woman named Maria but strange and unsettling things start to happen.
27. Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
R | 112 min | Drama, History, War
A historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan, where a young man is destined to unite the country's three warring tribes.
Votes: 3,579 | Gross: $0.08M
28. Tulpan (2008)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
On the steppes of Kazakhstan, Asa lives in a yurt with his sister Samal, her husband Ondas, and their three children. Ondas is a herdsman, tough and strong. It's dry, dusty, and windy; too ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,942 | Gross: $0.16M
31. Deception: Oo Pel Dan Myin (2018)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Thriller
Min Htet possesses a perfect life which will be envied by a lot. He is rich; owns a gallery and in addition to all that, has a beautiful wife called Zin Mar. He is the epitome of happiness ... See full summary »
32. Mudras Calling (2018)
95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
When US-raised Jaden returns to his birthplace Myanmar, to search for his roots, he discovers a shocking truth, a new love and ultimately a possible future in his homeland.