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Famous Movies From Cambodia

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List of popular movies from Cambodia, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Cambodia are included. This list of famous films made in Cambodia includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Cambodia should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Cambodia is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

List is made up of a variety of movies, including Staying Single When and Enemies of the People. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Cambodia?"
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Released: 2009

Directed by: Rob Lemkin, Thet Sambath

Enemies of the People is a 2009 British/Cambodian documentary film written and directed by Rob Lemkin and Thet Sambath. The film depicts the ten year quest of co-director Sambath to find truth ...more
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A River Changes Course

Released: 2013

Directed by: Kalyanee Mam

A River Changes Course is a 2013 drama documentary film directed by Kalyanee Mam.
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Duch Sophea, Meng Bunlo, Pheng Nerday

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tom Som

Staying Single When, released in Cambodia's main cinema, 'Kirirom' in March 2007 and premiered on CTN, Cambodia's most popular TV channel, in October 2007, is a 100-minute romantic comedy from ...more
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Isabelle Huppert, Gaspard Ulliel, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey

Released: 2008

Directed by: Rithy Panh

The Sea Wall is a 2008 film by Cambodian director Rithy Panh in a French/Cambodian/Belgian co-production. The film opened on 7 January 2009 in France. It was adapted from the 1950 novel The Sea ...more
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Released: 2003

Directed by: Rithy Panh

S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine is a 2003 documentary film directed by Rithy Panh. Rithy, himself a survivor of the Khmer Rouge, brought together two former prisoners of the regime with ...more

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Koa Mony Neath, Tan Nosar

Released: 2005

Directed by: Heng Tola

The Forest is a 2005 Cambodian monster thriller film directed by Heng Tola, the director of Khmer Blockbuster films, such as Gratefulness and Neang Neath. It was nominated for many awards in The ...more
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David Kross, Mario Adorf, Anatole Taubman

Released: 2009

Directed by: Detlev Buck

Same Same but Different is a 2009 German film, a love story starring David Kross and Apinya Sakuljaroensuk. It was directed by Detlev Buck. The script follows the Benjamin Prüfer's 2006 ...more
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Crocodile Man Dy Saveth, Huoy Keng, Sok Sam Eak

Released: 1972

Directed by: Huoy Keng

Crocodile Man is a widely acclaimed Cambodian horror film released in 1972 by Hui Keung. It starred famous Khmer actress Dy Saveth. It was released in Thailand and Hong Kong along with another ...more
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Bophana: A Cambodian Tragedy

Released: 1996

Directed by: Rithy Panh

Bophana: A Cambodian Tragedy, or Bophana, une tragédie cambodgienne, is a 1996 French-Cambodian made-for-television docudrama directed by Rithy Panh.
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Duch, Master of the Forges of Hell

Released: 2011

Directed by: Rithy Panh

Duch, Master of the Forges of Hell is a 2011 documentary film written and directed by Rithy Panh.
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Rice People Peng Phan, Mom Soth, Proum Mary

Released: 1994

Directed by: Rithy Panh

Rice People is a 1994 Cambodian drama film directed and co-written by Rithy Panh. Adapted from the 1966 novel Ranjau Sepanjang Jalan, by Malaysian author Shahnon Ahmad, which is set in the ...more
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Mom Soth

Released: 1995

Directed by: Norodom Sihanouk

An Ambition Reduced to Ashes is a 1995 Cambodian short film drama directed by Norodom Sihanouk. The director is also well known as Prince Sihanouk, former head of state of Cambodia ousted by the ...more
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Winai Kraibutr, Tep Rindaro, Pich Chanbormey

Released: 2001

Directed by: Fan Sam Ang

The Snake King's Child is a 2001 Cambodian-Thai horror film directed by Fai Sam Ang, based on a Cambodian myth about the half-human daughter of a snake god. It is the first full-length feature ...more
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Chompa Toung Vichara Dany, Kong Som Eun, Dy Saveth

Released: 1974

Directed by: Lim Bun Lun

Chompa Toung is a 1969 Cambodian fantasy horror film, a sequel to 1967 film, Crocodile Man. It based on one of Royal Poetry which was written by Khmer King, Ang Duong.
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Que la barque se brise, ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies From Cambodia
Vantha Talisman, Eric Nguyen, Chamroeun Na

Released: 2001

Directed by: Rithy Panh

Que la barque se brise, que la jonque s'entrouvre is a 2001 French-Cambodian made-for-television romantic-drama film directed by Rithy Panh.
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Dy Saveth, Preap Sovath, Sam Solika

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mao Ayom

The Crocodile is a Cambodian award-winning Horror action film based on the crocodile's influence in Khmer culture. The film was released twice. It was originally released in July 2005 in more ...more
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Ream Chbong Yeung Vichara Dany, Kong Som Eun, Kim Nova

Released: 1972

Directed by: So Min Chiv

Riem Chbong Yeung is a 1972 Cambodian romance film directed by So Min Chiv and stars Kong Som Eun and Vichara Dany.
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Neang Champameas Vichara Dany, Kong Som Eun, Vann Vannak

Released: 1970

Directed by: Saravuth

Neang Champa Meas is a 1970 Khmer film directed by Saravuth and stars Vann Vannak and Vichara Dany.
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Released: 1994

Directed by: Norodom Sihanouk

My Village at Sunset is a 1992 Cambodian romantic drama film directed by Norodom Sihanouk.
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The Killing Phone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies From Cambodia
The Killing Phone Soda Nita, Ping Pong, Tok Valak

Released: 2006

Directed by: Sok Sameth

The Killing Phone is a Khmer horror film released in Cambodia in 2006. It is a remake of the Thai film 999-9999. Several Asian horror movies are given a nod in this Thai horror movie. The ghost ...more
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Kompull Boros Mok 2 Vichara Dany, Kong Som Eun, Kim Nova

Released: 1972

Directed by: Tat Somnang

Kompull Boros Mok Pee is a 1972 Khmer film directed by Tat Somnang. The film stars Kong Som Eun, Eli Bloch, and Vichara Dany.
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Released: 1993

Directed by: Norodom Sihanouk

See Angkor and Die is a 1993 Cambodian romantic drama film directed by Norodom Sihanouk.
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Teav Aek Vichara Dany, Kong Som Eun, Nop Nem

Released: 1972

Directed by: Biv Chai Leang

Teav Aek is a 1972 Khmer film directed by Biv Chai Leang. The film stars Kong Som Eun and Vichara Dany. It is based on the Khmer novel written by Preah Botumthera Som, Tum Teav, which is widely ...more
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Tep Sodachan Vichara Dany, Kong Som Eun, Saksi Sbong

Released: 1968

Directed by: Lay Nguon Heng

Tep Sodachan is a widely acclaimed Cambodian film released in 1968 by Van Chan Pheap Yun. It was directed by Lay Nguon Heng and stars Kong Sam Oeurn, Vichara Dany, and Saksi Sbong. It has become ...more
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Sovann Pancha Vichara Dany, Vann Vannak

Released: 1970

Directed by: Yvon Hem

Sovann Panja is a 1970 Cambodian film directed by Yvon Hem starring Vann Vannak and Vichara Dany.