Movies about Indonesia

Movies about Indonesia
List of the best movies about Indonesia, selected by visitors to our site: The Raid, Message Man, Headshot, The Night Comes for Us, Buffalo Boys, Foxtrot Six, Tsunami: The Aftermath, Merantau, Dead Mine, Gundala.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndonesia, USA
CharactersSpecial Forces, Killers, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Martial Arts
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under the cover of pre-dawn darkness and silence, an elite swat team is tasked with raiding the safe house in order to take down the notorious drug lord that runs it. But when a chance encounter with a spotter blows their cover and news of their assault reaches the drug lord, the building's lights are cut and all the exits blocked. Stranded on the sixth floor with no way out, the unit must fight their way through the city's worst to survive their mission. Starring Indonesian martial arts sensation Iko Uwais.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates
CharactersSpy, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Chase
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A retired assassins past catches up with him and his brutality surfaces as he goes on a final killing spree to make things right.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Ninja, Hired assassins, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge, Fight
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

A young man washes ashore, his memory gone - but his past comes back to haunt him after he is nursed back to health and his killing ability is needed when he takes on a powerful drug lord.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Criminals
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Martial Arts
PlaceNight Clubs, Indonesia
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, For men

After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, western
CountryIndonesia, Singapore
CharactersKillers, Cowboys, Heroes, Brothers
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Weapon
PlaceSmall cities, Indonesia
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Tense, Makes me think, Serious, For men

Betrayed by the Dutch colonial forces, Arana manages to escape along with his nephews Jamar and Suwo, the newborn sons of Hamza, one of the last Indonesian sultans fighting against foreign tyranny. In 1860, after wandering for years on the plains of the American Wild West, Arana and the two brothers return to Indonesia to avenge their dead loved ones and punish the evil man who caused their misfortune.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryIndonesia, USA
CharactersSpecial Forces, Special agents, Military
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, For men

Escalating climate change is turning the world economy upside down. With crops dying and food price spiking, FOOD has replaced oil as the world's most valuable commodity. Among the very few lands still left fertile, Indonesia is quickly rising as the next economic superpower, when its government is suddenly and ruthlessly overtaken by a popular rogue political party. In just three days, six former Marines must work together, find their long-lost brotherhood, stop a nationwide government- sanctioned genocide, and save millions of lives, for one last shot at redemption. Or die trying.

Markimdb: 6.9
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

Tsunami: The Aftermath is a television mini-series that was broadcast in two parts in 2006. It dramatizes the events following the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and the resulting tsunami in Thailand. Tsunami: The Aftermath is a joint production of HBO and the BBC and stars Tim Roth, Toni Collette, Sophie Okonedo, Samrit Machielsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Savannah Loney. It was filmed in Phuket and Khao Lak, Thailand from April to June 2006. Phuket and Khao Lak were two of the worst hit areas in the country in the December 26, 2004 disaster.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, crime
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Losers, Orphans, Defenders
PlotTravel, Martial Arts, Fight, Slavery, Chase
PlaceAsia, Indonesia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the community's young men that will see him leave the comforts of his idyllic farming village and make a name for himself in the bustling city of Jakarta.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, action
PlaceJungle, Japan, Asia, Laboratory, Indonesia
StyleTense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

The legend of Yamashita's Gold lures a treasure hunter and his group deep into the Indonesian jungle. Once they are trapped in an abandoned World War II Japanese bunker, they face the terrifying reality that the only way out is to go further in.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Fight, Friendship, Justice
PlaceSmall cities
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating

Sancaka has lived on the streets since his parents left him. Living a hard life, Sancaka survives by thinking about his own safety. When the condition of the city gets worse and injustice rages throughout the country, Sancaka must decide whether he continues to live to look after himself or rise to become their oppressed hero.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndonesia, USA
StyleExciting, Heavy

An American in Indonesia teams up with a Muslim cop to track down a terrorist.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Giants, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Martial Arts, UFO
PlaceSpace, Village, Jungle, Trains, Spaceships
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Light, Fascinating

Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, biography, history
CountryDenmark, Germany, USA, France, Israel, United Kingdom, Norway, Finland, Indonesia, Netherlands
CharactersSerial killers, Hired assassins
PlotMental disorders
PlaceAsia, Indonesia
StyleTwisted plot, Atmospheric, Fancy, Makes me think, Serious

In a place where killers are celebrated as heroes, these filmmakers challenge unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in genocide. The result is a surreal, cinematic journey, not only into the memories and imaginations of mass murderers, but also into a frighteningly banal regime of corruption and impunity.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, drama, history
CountryUSA, Indonesia
PlotSurvival, Survival, Rivalry, Quests
PlaceBunker, Indonesia
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Philosophical, Fascinating, Makes me think

At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military
CountryNew Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Australia
CharactersTeachers, Friends
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceVillage, School, Islands, Asia, Indonesia
StyleSoulful, By books, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which is being read at school by the only white man in the village. In 1991, a war over a copper mine in the South Pacific tore the island of Bougainville apart. The reclusive “Popeye” (Hugh Laurie) offers the children in fourteen-year-old Matilda’s tiny village an escape with Charles Dickens' Great Expectations. But on an island at war, fiction can have dangerous consequences.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, action, adventure
CharactersMonsters, Heroes, Hippies
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Investigation, Shipwreck
PlaceJungle, Islands, Ships, Asia, Indonesia
StyleExciting, To cry, Serious, For men

In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, and as the military attempt to stop him, he falls to his death from the top of the World Trade Center.

Markimdb: 4.3
PlotLove, Adventure, Rest, Rivalry
PlaceJungle, Islands, Beach
StyleLight, For relax

Pasha again had a great opportunity to cheat on his wife with beautiful Vasya. Max had the opportunity to destroy Mitya and return Nastya. All the characters converge on the island of Bali, where they are waiting for chases, fights without rules and incredible adventures.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
PlotLove, On real events, Travel, Depression, Divorce
PlaceItaly, India, Indonesia
StyleLight, To cry, Inspirational, For girls, Deep Meaning

Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced and at a crossroads, Gilbert steps out of her comfort zone, risking everything to change her life, embarking on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery. In her travels, she discovers the true pleasure of nourishment by eating in Italy, the power of prayer in India and, finally and unexpectedly, the inner peace and balance of true love in Bali.

PlotWar, Revolution, Political, Uprising
PlaceAsia, Indonesia
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Smart, Serious

Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There—on the eve of an attempted coup—he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people, and also falls in love with a British national.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredocumentary, short
CountryUSA, France
CharactersInvestigators, Poor
PlaceEverest, Indonesia
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy, Makes me think

This is a paralyzingly beautiful documentary with a global vision: an odyssey through landscape and time, that is an attempt to capture the essence of life.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action
CharactersZombie, Journalists
StyleFirst person

A mysterious VHS tape leads a police S.W.A.T. team to the discovery of a sinister cult whose collection of pre-recorded material reveals a nightmarish conspiracy.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
PlotOn real events

A sweeping drama set in the chaotic aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq, where the life of top UN diplomat Brazilian Sérgio Vieira de Mello hangs in the balance during the most treacherous mission of his career.

Markimdb: 2.2
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
StyleExciting, Light, Soulful, Fascinating, Disturbing

In an age long ago, the last village of clever, peace-loving Hobbits is attacked and enslaved by the Java Men, komodo-worshiping, dragon-riding cannibals. Now the young Hobbit Goben, along with his father and sister, must seek help from the "giants" (human hunters) to find the Javas' lair and rescue the last surviving Hobbits, Goben's mother among them. In their quest to destroy the Javas, the heroic partnership of humans and Hobbits will transform both species forever.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CharactersHeroes, Military, Soldier, Warriors, Veterans
PlotWar, On real events, Travel, Martial Arts, Hockey
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

Rusty Wittenburg is a Navy SEAL struggling to balance his family life and his job. He fights daily to maintain the line between reality and the nightmares his PTSD conjures up for him. Dedicated to his team and his mission, he is willing to give the ultimate sacrifice for his fellow brothers and teammates.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, crime
CharactersGangsters, Tigers, Scammers, FBI, Businessmen
PlotOn real events, Money, Investigation, Justice
PlaceJungle, Indonesia, Wall Street
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Philosophical, Tense, Intellectual

Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Time19th century
StyleBy books

After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military
CharactersHeroes, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Revenge, Adoption
PlaceJungle, Islands, Japan, Asia, Indonesia
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, By books, Heavy, Serious

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The American is reluctant to rejoin the fight against the Japanese on the urging of a British commando team but conducts a war of vengeance when the Japanese attack his adopted people.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, military
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom
PlaceIslands, Australia, Indonesia
TimeWorld War II

On an obscure Pacific Island just north of Australia, the Japanese Empire has operated a prisoner of war camp for Australian soldiers. At the close of World War II, the liberated POWs tell a gruesome tale of mass executions of over eight hundred persons as well as torture style killings of downed Australian airmen. In an attempt to bring those responsible to justice, the Australian Army establishes a War Crimes Tribunal to pass judgement on the Japanese men and officers who ran the Ambon camp. In an added twist, a high ranking Japanese admiral is implicated, and politics become involoved with justice as American authorities in Japan lobby for the Admiral's release. Written by Anthony Hughes

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts

After being trained in the art of silat, a disciple gets sent on a journey by his mentor to take down a treacherous e-pupil with a villainous plan.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersSerial killers
PlotChase, Lost memory
PlaceForest, Indonesia
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Depressive

A father on vacation wakes up separated from his family and races through the woods to find them.