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Kundun (1997)

PG-13
134 min | Biography, Drama, History

From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.
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Budget
$28,000,000
Opening weekend
$72,095
Gross (US & Canada)
$5,684,789
Gross (World)
$5,684,789
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Release date
Jan 16, 1998 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong
Dalai Lama (Adult) Dalai Lama (Adult)   See fewer
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Gyurme Tethong
Dalai Lama (Age 12) Dalai Lama (Age 12)   See fewer
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Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin
Dalai Lama (Age 5) Dalai Lama (Age 5)   See fewer
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Tenzin Yeshi Paichang
Dalai Lama (Aged 2) Dalai Lama (Aged 2)   See fewer
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Tencho Gyalpo
Mother Mother   See fewer
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Tenzin Topjar
Lobsang (5-10) Lobsang (5-10)   See fewer
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Tenzin Lodoe
Takster Takster   See fewer
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Geshi Yeshi Gyatso
Lama of Sera Lama of Sera   See fewer
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Losang Gyatso
The Messenger (as Lobsang Gyatso) The Messenger (as Lobsang Gyatso)   See fewer
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Sonam Phuntsok
Reting Rinpoche Reting Rinpoche   See fewer
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Gyatso Lukhang
Lord Chamberlain Lord Chamberlain   See fewer
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Lobsang Samten
Master of the Kitchen Master of the Kitchen   See fewer
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Jigme Tsarong
Taktra Rimpoche (as Tsewang Jigme Tsarong) Taktra Rimpoche (as Tsewang Jigme Tsarong)   See fewer
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Tenzin Trinley
Ling Rimpoche Ling Rimpoche   See fewer
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Namgay Dorjee
Kashag / Nobleman #1 (as Ngawang Dorjee) Kashag / Nobleman #1 (as Ngawang Dorjee)   See fewer
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Phintso Thonden
Kashag / Nobleman #2 Kashag / Nobleman #2   See fewer
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Jamyang Tenzin
Norbu Thundrup Norbu Thundrup   See fewer
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Tashi Dhondup
Lobsang (Adult) Lobsang (Adult)   See fewer
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Jampa Lungtok
Nechung Oracle Nechung Oracle   See fewer
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Karma Wangchuk
Deformed Face Bodyguard Deformed Face Bodyguard   See fewer
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Kim Chan
Second Chinese General Second Chinese General   See fewer
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Henry Yuk
General Tan General Tan   See fewer
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Ngawang Kaldan
Prime Minister Lobsang Tashi Prime Minister Lobsang Tashi   See fewer
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Jurme Wangda
Prime Minister Lukhangwa Prime Minister Lukhangwa   See fewer
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Robert Lin
Chairman Mao Chairman Mao   See fewer
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Salden Kunga
Tibetan Doctor (as Selden Kunga) Tibetan Doctor (as Selden Kunga)   See fewer
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John Wong
Chinese Comrade Chinese Comrade   See fewer
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Gawa Youngdung
Old Woman Old Woman   See fewer
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Tenzin Rampa
Tenzin Chonegyl (Age 12) Tenzin Chonegyl (Age 12)   See fewer
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Vyas Ananthakrishnan
Indian Soldier Indian Soldier   See fewer
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Ken Leung
Actor (voice) Actor (voice)   See fewer
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Yoon C. Joyce
Chinese soldier (uncredited) Chinese soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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R. Gern Trowbridge
Monk (uncredited) Monk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Wang
General Chang Ching-Wu (uncredited) General Chang Ching-Wu (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 24,305 votes