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, exciting, humorous, visually appealing, serious and bleak films and TV shows about / with temple, heroes, violence, danger, destiny, good versus evil, death, fight, rivalry and escapades plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, India, Hong Kong 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), Badrinath (2011), The Other Side of the Door (2016), Man of Tai Chi (2013), Legends of the Hidden Temple (2016), The Mountain of the Lord (1993), Aaram Thamburan (1997).

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, bleak, disturbing, scary
Plot: tourist, evil spirit, temple, travel, ancient mystery, lost in the woods, curse, violence, murder, book, friendship, able to see the dead ...
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: scary, dark humor, gothic, surreal, psychedelic ...
Plot: vampire, archaeologist, human sacrifice, worm, supernatural, temple, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, surrealism, transformation, monster, curses spells and rituals ...
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, rough, bleak, scary, psychological
Plot: archaeology, creature, suicide, isolation, temple, snow, amputation, virus, murder, survival, expedition, winter ...
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: stylized, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: dragon, empress, magic, poison, temple, tang dynasty, political intrigue, investigation, crimes, throne, state affairs, law enforcement ...
Time: 7th century
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, based on the bible, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: old testament, seduction, good versus evil, humiliation, warrior, femme fatale, mistrust, oppression, betrayal, evil king, torture, prince ...
Place: israel
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The Tomb Robbery Papyrus. Notes of a Past (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A century long search for an important ancient Egyptian royal tomb ... its location defined by a discredited antique manuscript ... a young archaeologist believing in its veracity. The search for the key to break the antique code of the papyrus ... ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, tense, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: religion, treasure, inventor, butler, destiny, king, archaeologist, desert, priest, past, pharaoh, valley ...
Time: future
Place: london, venice, north africa, cairo egypt
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Badrinath (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: BadrI, a warrior and the protector of Badrinath temple, tries to revive Alakananda's faith in God. But certain circumstances lead his Guru to believe he's in love with her, causing bigger trouble for him. But in order to fulfill his ...
Style: epic, sexy
Plot: one man army, woman in danger, adventure, heroine, love, forced marriage, fight, violence, worship, teacher student relationship, temple, seductress ...
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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: enigmatic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: evil spirit, ritual, death, death of son, ghost, shaman, suicide attempt, car accident, nightmare, drowning, pregnant, temple ...
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, one on one, mortal combat, contests and competitions, graphic violence, crimes, ambition, heroes, tough heroes, opponent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
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Legends of the Hidden Temple (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Three siblings who break away from a lackluster temple tour in a jungle finds themselves immersed in a real-life mission comprised of obstacles that they must complete in order to escape alive.
Plot: temple, mission, jungle, jackhammer, young girl, little boy, key, siblings, swimming, hidden treasure, police, slingshot ...
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The Mountain of the Lord (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Recounts the 40-year history of building the Salt Lake Temple, shown as if recounted by Wilford Woodruff to a young reporter. It portrays the pioneers' dedication to temple worship.
Plot: mormonism, temple, building, mormon, prayer, interview, diary, latter day saints, religion, architect, reporter, construction
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1890s, 1840s, 1850s ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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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: festival, temple, palace, crying, drinking alcohol, revenge, sword, priest, love, motorcycle, rain, landlord ...
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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: thief, cult, safecracker, burned alive, temple, treasure, treasure hunt, brawl, car chase, desert, camel, red car ...
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: danger, adventurer, escape, fire, artifact, search, archaeologist, occult, cult, temple, treasure, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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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, shaolin, temple, training, vigilantism, working undercover, orphan, ambition, heroes, adventure, heroic mission ...
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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, sarcasm, gold, temple, drinking alcohol, human sacrifice, bar fight, woman in danger, disguise ...
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, master warrior, kung fu, shaolin, island, tough heroes, drug lord, master apprentice relationship, contests and competitions, spy, fighting movie, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, china, los angeles ...
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Chennai Express (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Rahul embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu to fulfill the last wish of his grandfather: to have his ashes immersed in the Holy water of Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a woman hailing from a unique family down South. As they find love ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: train ride, opposites attract, fall in love, escapades, romance, wild ride, bollywood, chance meeting, domineering father, father daughter relationship, escape, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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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, suspenseful, absurd, bleak
Plot: zombie, tragedy, obsession, father daughter relationship, puzzle, mysticism, harem, temple, potion, psychopath, reanimated corpse, dog
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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: philosophical, meditative, melancholic, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, existentialism, life, buddhist monk, human nature, meditation, monk, solitude, teachers and students, guilt, isolation, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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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, psychotronic, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, heroes, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, heroic mission, supernatural, chosen one, destiny, master warrior, hopes, 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, death sentence, temple, capital punishment, hindu, old lady, death of son, wrongful conviction, delusion, injustice, false accusation, loss of son ...
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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: caveman, cavemen, adventure, parody, circumcision, farce, misfit, social misfits, goofy hero, buddies, danger, partners ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
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The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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, girls' night
Plot: ancient egypt, sword fight, adventure, master warrior, desert, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, danger, leadership, woman in danger, 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, not serious, feel good, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, outer space, adventure, farce, space and aliens, woman in danger, princess, daring rescue, heroic mission, goofy hero, race against time ...
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, danger, dishonesty, naivete, drifter, anti heroes, duel ...
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: exciting, stylized, semi serious, atmospheric, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: destiny, ghost, martial arts, imaginary, heroic mission, romance, heroes, supernatural romance, supernatural ability, good versus evil, danger, love affair ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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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, suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, alternate reality, freedom, chosen one, warrior, virtual reality, precognition, save the world, post apocalypse, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
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Hum To Mohabbat Karega (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Raju, a waiter, is in love with the famous TV reporter Greeta Kapoor. After a man is murdered, Kapoor shows up at Raju's door to ask him some questions - it turns out that Raju served the dead man his last supper, and the authorities hope that ...
Plot: tattoo, plastic surgery, journalist, computer, television, police, interview, news reporter, media, plastic surgeon, flirting, secret admirer ...
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Quest for Zhu (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The heartwarming tale of four lively young teens (who just happen to be hamsters) on a questto find the Palace of Zhu, where they believe all their dreams will come true.Join the feisty and lovable Pipsqueak,Mr. Squiggles, Chunk, Num Nums, and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, fairy tale, captivating, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family, pets, friends, adventure, escapades, danger, dog, talking animals, good versus evil, magic, friend ...
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