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 exciting, stylized, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful and humorous films and TV shows about / with temple, danger, violence, heroes, death, destiny, rivalry, brutality, good versus evil and vengeance plots mostly in Action, Drama 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), Aaram Thamburan (1997), The Ark of the Sun God (1984), Treasure of the Four Crowns (1983), Spiritual Kung Fu (1978), Firewalker (1986), Enter the Dragon (1973), The Last Airbender (2010), Mizhikal Sakshi (2008).

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, violence, murder, friendship, book, able to see the dead, ancient mystery ...
Place: japan
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The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
Genre: 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, supernatural, temple, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, worm, surrealism, transformation, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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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: palace, temple, festival, warning, revelation, orphan, fistfight, abduction, sword, river, cat, businessman ...
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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, thief, temple, cult, safecracker, treasure, treasure hunt, camel, anti hero, red car, car chase, horse ...
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: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, gothic
Plot: adventurer, danger, cult, temple, occult, fire, escape, search, artifact, treasure, odd, religions or cults ...
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ghost, temple, training, shaolin, crimes, working undercover, heroic mission, escapades, contests and competitions, adventure, ambition ...
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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, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, one man show
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, martial arts, adventurer, voodoo, secret passage, disguise, human sacrifice, gold, temple, stranded in the desert, drinking ...
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, island, master warrior, spy, drug lord, tough heroes, contests and competitions, good versus evil, strong man, fighting movie ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, usa, asia, china, california
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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, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, chosen one, heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, danger, martial arts, imaginary, save the world ...
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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, temple, hindu, loss of son, miscarriage of justice, delusion, injustice, death sentence, false accusation, death of son, old lady ...
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Year One (2009)
Genre: Adventure, 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, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, circumcision, adventure, social misfits, goofy hero, misfit, farce, cavemen, danger, partners, buddies, disorder ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
Place: dungeon
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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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword fight, master warrior, desert, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, uninhibited rivalry, leadership, woman in danger, destiny, betrayal ...
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, not serious, feel good, talky, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, outer space, princess, adventure, farce, daring rescue, woman in danger, race against time, danger, space and aliens, master villain ...
Time: future, 80s
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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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, warrior, save the world, man versus machine, virtual reality, chosen one, freedom, precognition, martial arts, self sacrifice, mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
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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, melancholic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: redemption, teachers and students, guilt, isolation, monk, buddhist monk, buddhism, mentor, human nature, meditation, life changing experience, philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea, asia
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Sanjuro (1962)
Genre: Action, 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, exciting, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: samurai, corruption, rescue, duel, small town, sword fight, betrayal, master warrior, leadership, naivete, drifter, danger ...
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: atmospheric, semi serious, tense, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ghost, martial arts, escapades, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, adventure, romance, master villain, imaginary, hopes, legends and myths, supernatural ability ...
Place: asia, china, ancient china
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The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)
Genre: Biography, Fantasy, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Queen Seondeok is a 2009 South Korean historical drama, starring Lee Yo-won, Go Hyun-jung, Uhm Tae-woong, Park Ye-jin, Kim Nam-gil and Yoo Seung-ho. It chronicles the life of Queen Seondeok of Silla. It aired on MBC from May 25 to December 22, 2009 ...
Style: epic
Plot: queen, kingdom, strong female character, sacrifice, gender disguise, cross dressing, female protagonist, murder, prophecy, royal family, political intrigue, palace ...
Place: korea
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Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful, sinister ...
Plot: cult leader, cabin in the woods, revenge, mysticism, biker gang, lumberjack, violence, chainsaw, husband wife relationship, religious cult, motorcycle, rescue ...
Time: year 1983
Place: usa, united states, california
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Tarazu (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Police Inspector Ram Yadav is a honest, handsome, and incorruptible young man. He lives with his sister-in-law, Shakuntala, and elder brother, Raj . A lovely yet petty thief, Pooja admires Ram so much that she moves in to his house in the guise of a ...
Plot: tough guy, drive by shooting, death of son, warning, tough cop, police officer, shot in the leg, flaming arrow, one man army, shot in the back, airport, escape ...
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Sonic Boom (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 11 min.
Story: The speedy blue hedgehog gets a new look in this comedy/adventure series that sees him battling a familiar foe with sidekick Tails and pals Knuckles, Amy and Sticks. The gang tries to ward off the evil plans of Dr. Eggman, who is hellbent on taking ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: imaginary, danger, androids and robots, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, chases and races, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, adventure, boy band, villain ...
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A Better Tomorrow (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, friendship, gangsters, police officer, prison, revenge, crime, police investigation, heroes, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, taipei, taiwan, california ...
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Sonic X (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sonic X is an anime series based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series. It was created by Sonic Team and produced in Japan by TMS Entertainment. It aired on TV Tokyo from April 6, 2003 to March 28, 2004 and on Kids Station from 2004 to 2005. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, romantic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: danger, superhero, good versus evil, friendship, friends, adventure, imaginary, heroes, rivalry, alien, time travel, partners ...
Place: japan, africa
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Infernal Affairs (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, ...
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, organized crime, working undercover, betrayal, psychologist, mole, mob boss, funeral, gunfight, mind game, crime, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
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Dragon Wars: D-War (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the Korean legend, unknown creatures will return and devastate the planet. Reporter Ethan Kendrick is called in to investigate the matter...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, absurd, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, giant snake, save the world, legends and myths, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, chaos, battles, race against time, monster, heroic mission ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, los angeles, usa, california, south korea
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Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, danger, master warrior, imaginary, sword and sorcery, barbarian, magic, woman in danger ...
Time: ancient history, twentieth century, prehistoric times, year 1984, stone age ...
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The Chairman (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American scientist is sent to Red China to steal the formula for a newly developed agricultural enzyme. What he is not told by his bosses is that a micro-sized bomb has been planted in his brain so that should the mission ever look likely to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, race against time, undercover, espionage, countdown, spy, cold war, danger, political intrigue, dishonesty, government agency, working undercover ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: china, usa, asia, russia, soviet union ...
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Tropical Inferno (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A group of female freedom-fighters led by Karine Levere is caught by the warden of a women's prison, located somwhere in the South American jungle. None of them will reveal the secrets of their organisation or the names of their collaborators ...
Plot: butt naked, bare butt woman, naked woman, death by gunshot, gunshot wound, mexican standoff, crocodile, pain, black cat, woman shot in the forehead, ruins, nipple ...
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Canada, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense
Plot: monster, giant monster, godzilla, prehistoric creature, violence, destruction, monster versus monster, creature feature, jungle, standoff, creature, exploding body ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, china, mexico, colorado, antarctica ...
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: epic, twists and turns, entertaining, surprise ending
Plot: heroes, superhero, superhero team, nanotechnology, time travel, time machine, danger, army, teenage superhero, supernatural power, space travel, murder ...
Time: near future, 2020s, year 1970, year 2012, 1940s ...
Place: missouri, manhattan new york city, japan, norway, new jersey
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