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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

PG-13
136 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.
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Hoang Thanh At (as At Hoang)
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$ 70,000,000
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$ 10,020,378
Gross (USA)
$ 37,957,682
Gross (World)
$ 131,457,682
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Oct 10, 1997 (United States)

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46 cast members
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Brad Pitt
Heinrich Harrer Heinrich Harrer   See fewer
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David Thewlis
Peter Aufschnaiter Peter Aufschnaiter   See fewer
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BD Wong
Ngawang Jigme Ngawang Jigme   See fewer
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Mako
Kungo Tsarong Kungo Tsarong   See fewer
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Victor Wong
Chinese 'Amban' Chinese 'Amban'   See fewer
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Ingeborga Dapkunaite
Ingrid Harrer Ingrid Harrer   See fewer
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Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk
Dalai Lama, 14 Years Old Dalai Lama, 14 Years Old   See fewer
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Lhakpa Tsamchoe
Pema Lhaki Pema Lhaki   See fewer
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Jetsun Pema
Great Mother Great Mother   See fewer
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Sonam Wangchuk
Dalai Lama, 8 Years Old Dalai Lama, 8 Years Old   See fewer
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Dorjee Tsering
Dalai Lama, 4 Years Old Dalai Lama, 4 Years Old   See fewer
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Ric Young
General Chang Jing Wu General Chang Jing Wu   See fewer
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Ngawang Chojor
Lord Chamberlain (as Ven. Ngawang Chojor) Lord Chamberlain (as Ven. Ngawang Chojor)   See fewer
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Duncan Fraser
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Benedick Blythe
Nazi Official Nazi Official   See fewer
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Tom Raudaschl
Lutz Chicken Lutz Chicken   See fewer
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Wolfgang Tonninger
Hans Lobenhoffer Hans Lobenhoffer   See fewer
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Samdup Dhargyal
The Garpon The Garpon   See fewer
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Chemchok
Garpon's Agent Garpon's Agent   See fewer
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Tenzin Jangchub
Declaration Monk Official (as Ven. Tenzin Jangschub) Declaration Monk Official (as Ven. Tenzin Jangschub)   See fewer
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Angphurba Sherpa
Tibetan General (as Major Angphurba Sherpa) Tibetan General (as Major Angphurba Sherpa)   See fewer
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Tsering Wangdue
Burly Guide Burly Guide   See fewer
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Yama Ngudup Cheshatsang
Burly Guide Burly Guide   See fewer
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Kalsang Dhundop Lungtok
Vendor Ice-Skates Vendor Ice-Skates   See fewer
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Sonam Bidhartsang
Jacket Vendor Jacket Vendor   See fewer
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Lama Champa Tsondu
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Geshe Lobsang Nyma
Ling Rinpoche Ling Rinpoche   See fewer
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Geshe Yeshi Tsultrim
Trijang Rinpoche Trijang Rinpoche   See fewer
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Lama Champa Chandu
Dalai Lama's Room Attendant Dalai Lama's Room Attendant   See fewer
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Pemba Norbu Sherpa
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Karma Apo-Tsang
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Ngawang Tenzingyatso
Jokhang Monk Official (as Ven. Ngawang Tenzin Gyatso) Jokhang Monk Official (as Ven. Ngawang Tenzin Gyatso)   See fewer
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Choeden Tsering
Military Instructor Military Instructor   See fewer
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Lama Jampa Lekshe
Monk Head of Security Monk Head of Security   See fewer
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Lama Thupten Nugdup
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Daniel Tedeschi
Marchese Marchese   See fewer
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Gerardo Ebert
Horst Immerhof Horst Immerhof   See fewer
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Sebastian Zevalia
Younger Rolf Harrer Younger Rolf Harrer   See fewer
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Philipp Kriechbaum
Older Rolf Harrer Older Rolf Harrer   See fewer
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Victor A. Haddox
Priest at Graz Train Station (uncredited) Priest at Graz Train Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 109,775 votes