Temple movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant temple movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out stylized, serious, exciting, visually appealing, surprise ending and bleak films and TV shows about / with temple, destiny, violence, rivalry, death, storytelling, fantasy world, danger, mentor and good versus evil plots mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, Japan and other countries.
temple movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as temple: Temple (2017), The Lair of the White Worm (1988), Black Mountain Side (2014), Samson (2018), The Other Side of the Door (2016), Man of Tai Chi (2013), Aaram Thamburan (1997), The Ark of the Sun God (1984), Treasure of the Four Crowns (1983), Spiritual Kung Fu (1978).

List of temple movies

Temple (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three American tourists follow a mysterious map deep into the jungles of Japan searching for an ancient temple. When spirits entrap them, their adventure quickly becomes a horrific nightmare.
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, bleak, scary
Plot: lost in the woods, temple, tourist, travel, evil spirit, curse, ancient mystery, murder, violence, able to see the dead, book, friendship ...
Place: japan
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The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a remote corner of England's Peak District, a mysterious skull is unearthed. But even weirder is that Lady Sylvia steals the skull for use in worshiping - very erotically - her pagan god, The White Worm, who hungers for the taste of virginal ...
Style: dark humor, gothic, scary, psychedelic, surreal ...
Plot: vampire, archaeologist, cult, human sacrifice, worm, supernatural, temple, dangerous attraction, deadly creature, surrealism, transformation, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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Black Mountain Side (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of archaeologists uncover a strange structure in Northern Canada, dating over ten thousand years before the present. The team finds themselves isolated when their communication systems fail and it's not long before they begin to feel ...
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, scary
Plot: archaeology, creature, murder, suicide, isolation, temple, amputation, virus, survival, expedition, winter, snow ...
Place: canada
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Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Dee, the detective serving Chinese empress Wu Zetian, is called upon to investigate a series of strange events in Loyang, including the appearance of mysterious warriors wearing Chiyou ghost masks, foxes that speak human language and the pillar ...
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, serious
Plot: empress, magic, poison, dragon, temple, political intrigue, crimes, investigation, state affairs, law enforcement, throne, conspiracy ...
Place: china, ancient china
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Samson (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.
Style: biblical, captivating, thought provoking, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: old testament, seduction, good versus evil, humiliation, warrior, femme fatale, oppression, betrayal, mistrust, evil king, prince, torture ...
Place: israel
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The Other Side of the Door (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Grieving over the loss of her son, a mother struggles with her feelings for her daughter and her husband. She seeks out a ritual that allows her say goodbye to her dead child, opening the veil between the world of the dead and the living. Her ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, bleak, rough
Plot: ritual, death, ghost, evil spirit, death of son, shaman, suicide attempt, car accident, nightmare, drowning, temple, pregnant ...
Place: india
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Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one on one, mortal combat, contests and competitions, tough heroes, opponent, crimes, heroes, ambition, revenge, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
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Aaram Thamburan (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Jagannathan faces several challenges when he goes to stay in Kanimangalam village. He promises the villagers that he will help in the preparations for the annual temple festival, but will his enemies leave him in peace?
Plot: temple, palace, festival, arrogance, insult, landlord, renovation, confrontation, locked in a room, orphan, fistfight, cat ...
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The Ark of the Sun God (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A safecracker takes a job where he must go to Istanbul and steal a scepter that once belonged to the god Gilgamesh but is now in the temple of a secret cult.
Plot: burned alive, cult, temple, thief, safecracker, treasure, treasure hunt, anti hero, camel, red car, car stunt, on the run ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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Treasure of the Four Crowns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Spain, USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of adventurers are gathered together to retrieve some mystical gems which are in the possession of a deadly cult.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, gothic
Plot: adventurer, danger, cult, temple, artifact, search, escape, fire, occult, treasure, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Spiritual Kung Fu (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jackie Chan plays the part of the class clown in a shaolin temple whose deadliest secret is stolen. All is lost until Jackie's character discovers dancing blue ghosts with bright red hair who haunt the library.
Style: serious, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ghost, shaolin, training, temple, crimes, master villain, adventure, escapades, gang, orphan, rivalry ...
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Firewalker (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache horde of gold.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending, one man show
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, jungle, treasure hunt, adventurer, stranded in the desert, disguise, drinking, gold, temple, voodoo, secret passage, bar fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
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Enter the Dragon (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shaolin, kung fu, master warrior, island, spy, drug lord, contests and competitions, tough heroes, good versus evil, strong man, master apprentice relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, usa, asia, china, california
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspense, contemplative ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, virtual reality, freedom, save the world, chosen one, warrior, precognition, martial arts, self sacrifice, mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 23rd century, 2000s
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Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This South Korean film takes place on an isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as seasons and years pass by.
Style: meditative, philosophical, atmospheric, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, meditation, monk, redemption, teachers and students, mentor, guilt, isolation, life, buddhist monk, solitude, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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Sankarea: Undying Love (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Zombie-obsessed Furuya is making a potion to reanimate his dead cat when he meets Rea. She’s about as miserable as a girl can get, thanks to her creepy, domineering father. When the pain becomes too much, she tries to commit suicide with a sip of ...
Style: psychological, ecchi, absurd, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: zombie, tragedy, obsession, father daughter relationship, mysticism, puzzle, harem, psychopath, potion, temple, dog
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The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, imaginary, heroes, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, chosen one, young heroes, heroic mission, youth, danger, supernatural ...
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Mizhikal Sakshi (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A mother finds it hard to believe that her son is convicted as a terrorist and is sent to gallows. Eventually, she loses her mental balance.
Plot: muslim, capital punishment, hindu, temple, loss of son, false accusation, delusion, death of son, old lady, miscarriage of justice, wrongful conviction, injustice ...
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Year One (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
Style: humorous, epic, gross out humor, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, parody, circumcision, misfit, social misfits, goofy hero, farce, cavemen, partners, danger, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
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The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ancient egypt, master warrior, adventure, sword fight, desert, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, danger, woman in danger, leadership, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, adventure, outer space, princess, farce, daring rescue, master villain, space and aliens, goofy hero, race against time, danger ...
Time: future, 80s
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Sanjuro (1962)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa's tightly paced, beautifully composed "Sanjuro." In this companion piece and sequel to "Yojimbo," jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic group of ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: samurai, sword fight, corruption, rescue, small town, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, drifter, naivete, duel, one against many ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Having slept for a century, the monstrous Tree Devil is now awaken and starts finding lost souls again. One stormy night, a wise High Priest and his student Fong pass by the Orchid Temple and realize that it is haunted. Fong encounters two evil ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ghost, martial arts, rescue, rivalry, heroes, love and romance, imaginary, master villain, danger, legends and myths, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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Midway (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Canada, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.
Style: bleak, exciting, scary, suspense, sad ...
Plot: sea battle, fighter plane, aircraft carrier, war, bombing, u.s. military, world war two, dying young, war violence, mass grave, sailor, exploding building ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1942, year 1941, year 1937
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, china, hawaii, washington d.c. ...
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Austeria (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a pogrom in Poland on the eve of World War I, a group of Jews seek refuge from the Cossacks.
Plot: bread, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, theatre production, horse and carriage, husband wife relationship, horse, flashback, dancing, father son relationship, storytelling, boy, drinking ...
Place: austria, poland
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The Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Story: This drama portrays the life of the 19th king of Goguryeo, Hwanwoong, who was sent from the heavens to make the world a better place. He falls in love with Saeoh and gives her the joojak necklace; however, Kajin becomes jealous since Saeoh has given ...
Style: political drama, based on legend
Plot: tournament, power struggle, fortress, newborn baby, rite, armor, shield, artifact, star, blessing, flashback, reincarnation ...
Time: prehistory
Place: korea
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Jumong (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jumong  examines the life of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo. Few details have been found in the historical record about Jumong, so much of the series is fictionalized. The fantastic elements surrounding the original Jumong ...
Style: family saga, captivating, suspense, serious, epic
Plot: prince, rescue mission, love, betrayal, redemption, love triangle, emperor, family secret, friendship, treason, marriage, loveless marriage ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: korea
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The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.
Style: philosophical, clever, intellectual, educational film, based on true events ...
Plot: mathematician, genius, indian lead, mathematics, husband wife relationship, university, doctor, imagination, science, scientist, chosen one, discovery ...
Time: 1910s, year 1976, post world war one
Place: england, india, bombay india
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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Power up with six incredible teens who out-maneuver and defeat evil everywhere as the Mighty Morphin Power Ranger, But this time the Power Rangers may have met their match, when they face off with the most sinister monster the galaxy has ever seen.
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: power rangers, superhero, good versus evil, race against time, martial arts, superhero team, family, adventure, vengeance, escapades, master villain, rivalry ...
Time: 1990s, prehistory, prehistoric times
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Arthdal Chronicles (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a mythical land called Arth, the inhabitants of the ancient city of Arthdal and its surrounding regions vie for power as they build a new society.
Style: epic, enigmatic, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: prophecy, fictional country, warlord, rise to power, romance, leader, invasion, secret, politics, political, culture clash, tribe ...
Time: prehistoric, ancient world, prehistory
Place: korea
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