Famous Movies From Sri Lanka

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

This list contains movies like Vazhakku Enn 18/9 and Thambikku Indha Ooru. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Sri Lanka?"
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  • Midnight's Children
    Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami, Rajat Kapoor
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Deepa Mehta
  • Baddegama
    Arthur C. Clarke, Vijaya Kumaranatunga, Malini Fonseka
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Thambikku Indha Ooru
    Vivek, Prabhu, Bharath
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Badri
  • The Treasure
    Malini Fonseka, Gamini Fonseka, Shanthi Lekha
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Sandesaya
    Gamini Fonseka
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Kettavan
    Silambarasan, Namitha, N. Santhanam
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Silambarasan
  • Gamperaliya
    Gamini Fonseka, Henry Jayasena, Punya Heendeniya
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Wekande Walauwa
    Malini Fonseka, Ravindra Randeniya, Vasanthi Chathurani
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Yuganthaya
    Gamini Fonseka, Richard de Zoysa, Ramani Bartholomeusz
    • Released: 1983
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Desa Nisa
    Ravindra Randeniya, Joe Abeywickrama, Sriyani Amarasena
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Madol Duwa
    Joe Abeywickrama
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Bambaru Avith
    Vijaya Kumaranatunga, Malini Fonseka, Joe Abeywickrama
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Dharmasena Pathiraja
  • Golu Hadawatha
    Sriyani Amarasena
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Awaragira
    Joe Abeywickrama
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Akkara Paha
    Malini Fonseka
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Between Two Worlds
    Huang Lu, Thusitha Laknath, Kaushalaya Fernando
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Vimukthi Jayasundara
  • Rekava
    Shesha Palihakkara, D. R. Nanayakkara, Iranganie Serasinghe
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • The God King
    Ravindra Randeniya, Oliver Tobias, Leigh Lawson
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Ranmuthu Duwa
    Gamini Fonseka, Joe Abeywickrama, Jeevarani Kurukulasooriya
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Mike Wilson
  • White Flowers for the Dead
    Vasanthi Chathurani, Tony Ranasinghe, Sriyani Amarasena
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Ganga Addara
    Vijaya Kumaranatunga, Henry Jayasena, Vasanthi Chathurani
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Sumitra Peries
  • Delovak Athara
    Iranganie Serasinghe, Tony Ranasinghe
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Kaliyugaya
    Henry Jayasena, Punya Heendeniya, Trelicia Gunawardena
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries
  • Der Stein des Todes
    Elke Sommer, Heather Thomas, Ravindra Randeniya
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Franz Josef Gottlieb
  • Ran Salu
    Punya Heendeniya, Tony Ranasinghe
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Lester James Peries