Seven Years in Tibet
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

Typically impressive natural vistas from director Jean-Jacques Annaud (some secretly filmed on location in Tibet) highlight this adaptation of the memoir by Heinrich Harrer. Brad Pitt stars as the arrogant Heinrich, a famed Austrian… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 7, 1998
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Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Dequina

Pitt is smiling, taking his shirt off, brushing his blond locks with his hands, striking poses against the picturesque scenery--in short, being Brad Pitt.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Failed to convince me that Harrer moved from a self-absorbed bigot to an enlightened being, especially since his memoir never mentioned his Nazi past.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Ainda tenho aquela sensação de que poderia ter me emocionado muito com esta história.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Part road picture, part epic, and part spiritual journey, Seven Years in Tibet is a beautiful film with a story so typical-yet-unusual that it could only have come from autobiography.

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John A. Nesbit
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Most will likely forget about Seven Years in Tibet soon after viewing since the filmmakers have focussed on less interesting aspects

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An egotistical Austrian undergoes a spiritual transformation through his contact with Tibetan Buddhists.

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Luke Y. Thompson

I was expecting the worst -- everyone calls this film "Seven Hours in a Theater." But really, it's pretty good

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Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

A movie that makes molasses look fast.

James Sanford

Annaud and screenwriter Becky Johnston's view of the Tibetans isn't much more sophisticated than James Hilton's depiction of the inhabitants of Shangri-La in 'Lost Horizon': They're mostly serene mystics...

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
At the end of the world his real journey began. Great Film! The film has a great amount of interesting facts, and takes place in the 1930's through… More
Anthony Lawrie
Once you get past the bad acting, dodgy props & sets and awful accents it?s not such a bad film. It?s not quite the epic it wants to be though and you can?t… More
Kevin M. Williams
Pitt's terrible Austrian accent and shallow pretty boy role play are hidden as its coincidentally perfect for the jerk he plays, but such happenstance… More
Bruce Bruce
This is a Film From the 1997 Toronto International Film Festival, I remember seeing this one on the big screen and have watched it several times since, this… More
Mike S
Dazzling locations, swindling heights and breathtaking cinematography. A highly captivating film experience, even if the story lacks a clear and proper goal. We… More
Candy Rose
This is a long one. Based on a true story about an Austrian mountaineer. Brad tries to climate the Himalayas and is imprisoned in a prisoner of war camp. He… More