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, captivating, tense, disturbing, suspenseful and humorous films and TV shows about / with temple, fight, violence, escapades, suspense, death, martial arts, sword, escape and good versus evil plots mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, India, Hong Kong and other countries.
temple movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as temple: Temple (2017), Legends of the Hidden Temple (2016), Black Mountain Side (2014), The Ark of the Sun God (1984), The Lair of the White Worm (1988), The Bureau of Magical Things (2018), The Other Side of the Door (2016), Man of Tai Chi (2013), Dune (2021), Ninja III: The Domination (1984).

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, demonic
Plot: temple, travel, evil spirit, tourist, curse, violence, murder, able to see the dead, friendship, ancient mystery, ghost, suspense ...
Place: japan
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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.
Style: tense, enigmatic, captivating, exciting
Plot: lost world, temple, jungle, mission, hidden treasure, struggle for survival, challenge, siblings relations, brother sister relationship, legend, survival, trapped ...
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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: spooky, bleak, rough, scary, splatter ...
Plot: virus, archaeology, isolation, snow, amputation, suspense, expedition, temple, cosmic horror, creature, suicide, survival ...
Place: canada
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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: treasure hunt, temple, safecracker, burned alive, thief, cult, archaeologist, rambo, love interest, camel, desert, brawl ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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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: gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric, campy ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, monster, surrealism, dark humor, dangerous attraction, archaeologist, transformation, cult, obsession, nude, temple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
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The Bureau of Magical Things (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When ordinary teenager Kyra touches a mysterious book, she is transformed into a Tri-ling-–part-human, part-fairy and part-elf. In addition to acquiring amazing magical powers, Kyra discovers a secret world of magic all around her.
Style: feel good, exciting, captivating, light
Audience: teen fantasy
Plot: magic, friendship, magical power, elf, parallel world, fairy, research, magical creature, teenager, magical, temple, wizards and magicians ...
Place: asia, vietnam, thailand
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The Other Side of the Door (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, India, USA
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, scary ...
Plot: ghost, shaman, evil spirit, car accident, death, temple, supernatural, suicide attempt, nightmare, drowning, death of son, exhumation ...
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: meditative, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, kung fu, revenge, fight, kick-butt women, police corruption, brutality, betrayal, justice, undercover cop ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, beijing china
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Dune (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure ...
Style: epic, cerebral, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: desert, alien planet, messiah, space opera, destiny, prophecy, space, water shortage, premonition, betrayal, politics, spy ...
Time: future, distant future, 2020s
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Ninja III: The Domination (1984)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A female aerobic instructor is possessed by an evil spirit of a fallen ninja when coming to his aid. The spirit seeks revenge on those who killed him and uses the female instructor's body to carry out his mission. The only way the spirit will ...
Style: light, serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, female ninja, revenge, supernatural, ninja master, ninja magic, curse, assassin, risk, massacre, peril ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: futuristic, exciting, scenic, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, adult
Plot: star wars, space opera, robot, female protagonist, rebellion, space travel, space, rebel, strong female lead, jedi, tough girl, good versus evil ...
Time: future
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Kung Fu (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, shaolin monk, shaolin kung fu, man with no name, vegetarian, temple, haunted by the past, flashback, kung fu classic, shaolin ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, new mexico
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Sankarea: Undying Love (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: anime, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, tragedy, obsession, zombie, temple, potion, supernatural, resurrection, supernatural ability, desire, living dead, suspense ...
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, treasure, archaeology, adventurer, jungle, chase, alien, desert, artifact, sword fight, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957
Place: peru, mexico city, south america, latin america, usa ...
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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: exciting, stylized, captivating, serious
Plot: tang dynasty, martial arts, magic, poison, temple, investigation, political intrigue, medieval, throne, state affairs, law enforcement, conspiracy ...
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, sentimental, thought provoking, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: old testament, good versus evil, betrayal, humiliation, bible, faith, seduction, femme fatale, warrior, mistrust, oppression, battlefield ...
Place: israel, africa
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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: tense, exciting, intense, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: secret, king, dynasty, a vision, treasure, priest, temple, tomb, father, past, desert, pharaoh ...
Time: future
Place: cairo egypt, north africa, venice, london
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Badrinath (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 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: woman in danger, one man army, heroine, love, fight, worship, violence, temple, hindu, rescue, parent child relationship, imagination ...
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Yamadonga (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Raja(Jr. NTR), an orphan, is a ruthless robber. He dreams of earning a fast buck so that he can settle down in life. And then, he stumbles on a fine opportunity. A ravishing beauty Mahi (Priyamani), a rich heiress, falls in love with him. The girl ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous
Plot: temple, thief, death, god, ruse, mythology, legends and myths, fantasy life, bonding, love affair, escapades, couple relations ...
Place: india
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Time Raiders (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Time Raiders is based on the online novel series Daomu Biji written by Xu Lei. It tells the story of explorers searching for the secrets of immortality in ancient tombs
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, romantic, scenic
Plot: grave robber, tomb, immortal, martial arts, temple, treasure hunt, treasure hunter, suspense, good versus evil, treasure map, escapades, tombs and skeletons ...
Place: china
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Turning Red (2022)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Mei is experiencing the awkwardness of being a teenager with a twist – when she gets too excited, she transforms into a giant red panda.
Style: anime, funny, fairy tale, 3d animation
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: disney, teenage girl, friendship, mother daughter relationship, domineering mother, shapeshifting, coming of age, animals, panda, overprotective mother, friend, menstruation ...
Time: 2020s, 2000s, year 2002
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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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, festival, palace, secret, orphan, feud, businessman, revelation, locked in a room, friend, arrogance, cat ...
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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, atmospheric, melancholic, meditative, spiritual ...
Plot: buddhism, isolation, coming of age, existentialism, buddhist monk, life & death, guilt, life, meditation, nature, monk, buddhist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, india, asia
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Chennai Express (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining, romantic ...
Plot: chance meeting, fall in love, escapades, wild ride, father daughter relationship, escape, domineering father, arranged marriage, gangsters, temple, love, grandfather ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Doomsday Book (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 'A Brave New World', a virus brings the city to ruins and zombies flood the streets of Seoul. In 'The Heavenly Creature', a robot reaches enlightenment while working at a temple, but its creators deem this phenomenon a threat ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: androids and robots, zombie, survival, suspense, robot, plague, society, rescue, a.i., end of the world, technophobia, buddhism ...
Time: future
Place: seoul, asia, korea
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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: mormon, temple, reporter, latter day saints, construction, diary, religion, architect, interview, prayer, quarry, building
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1840s, 1860s, 1850s ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, splatter, gothic ...
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, occult, cult, temple, fire, escape, artifact, adventurer, crown, graphic violence, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
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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: shaolin, kung fu, ghost, fight, martial arts, training, temple, escapades, orphan, contests and competitions, vengeance, 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, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, martial arts, adventurer, curse, treasure hunter, treasure hunt, buddy, humour, artist, archaeologist, sarcasm, soldier ...
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, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, shaolin, martial arts tournament, revenge, fight, lone hero, island, tough heroes, shaolin monk, suspense ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles, china ...
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