Acupuncture movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant acupuncture movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized and rough films and TV shows about / with acupuncture, martial arts, murder, vengeance, female nudity, brutality, storytelling, mentor, heroes and betrayal plots mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, France and other countries.
acupuncture movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as acupuncture: The Wailing (2016), Mother (2009), Golden Needles (1974), Faith (2012), Dragon (2011), College Kickboxers (1991), Supermen Against the Orient (1973), Augustin, King of Kung-Fu (1999), That Man Bolt (1973), Golden Lotus: Love and Desire (1991).

List of acupuncture movies

The Wailing (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.
Style: enigmatic, atmospheric, disturbing, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: shaman, investigation, police, murder, daughter, small town, zombie, supernatural, curse, ghost, police protagonist, husband wife relationship ...
Place: korea, south korea, tokyo
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Mother (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mother lives quietly with her twenty-eight-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbors. One day, a girl is brutally murdered, and Do-joon is charged with the killing. Now, it's his mother's call whether to prove ...
Style: serious, tense, suspense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: murder, investigation, single parent, parents and children, uncover truth, determination, amateur detective, arrest, mentally challenged, crime, crimes, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: south korea, asia, korea, tokyo
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Golden Needles (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ancient Asian statue with the power to grant health and long life via secret acupuncture points is being pursued by a wealthy criminal, but his plans are put in peril when a slovenly detective is tasked with protecting the relic.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: martial arts, chase, escapades, rivalry, adventure, heroes, showbiz, acupuncture, mysticism, antique dealer, needle, combat ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong
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Faith (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Faith is a 2012 South Korean fusion fantasy-historical-medical television series broadcast by SBS from August 13 to October 30, 2012 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 24 episodes. It is about a modern-day plastic surgeon who gets kidnapped and ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, romantic, semi serious
Plot: time travel, military officer, political intrigue, romance, supernatural ability, friendship, medicine, betrayal, king, murder, swordsman, sword fight ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea
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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: empress, poison, magic, temple, dragon, investigation, political intrigue, crimes, state affairs, conspiracy, law enforcement, throne ...
Time: 7th century
Place: china, ancient china
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Dragon (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.
Style: stylized, serious, enigmatic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, martial arts, village, crimes, danger, heroes, starting over, secrets, culture clash, violence, theft, rivalry ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: china, asia, hong kong
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College Kickboxers (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A college freshman who trains in martial arts is beaten up at work by a racist gang. His co-worker, a Chinese cook, beats the gang up and trains the young man in Kung Fu. When a tournament is to be held, the teacher tells the student that he will ...
Plot: tournament, racism, chef, kickboxing, cook, racial slur, gang, promise, acupuncture, college, chinese restaurant, dojo ...
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Supermen Against the Orient (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Robert Wallace travels to Hong Kong to bust a gang of drug trafficker's. There he finds help from Tang and Suzy, as well as his fellow Supermen Max & Jerry.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, pantyhose, fbi, drug dealing, kidnapping, wheelchair, fbi agent, kung fu classic, sword, self justice, stylized violence ...
Place: bangkok thailand, taiwan, hong kong
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Augustin, King of Kung-Fu (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The solitary and largely self-contained Augustin (Jean-Chretien Sibertin Blanc), on obscure young actor of bit-parts and advertisements, has but one ambition - to play the lead role in a Kung Fu epic. But hours of Kung Fu practice alone in his room ...
Plot: female director, actor, friend, tape recording, kung fu, monk, education, friendship, warrior, acupuncture, bicycle, chinatown ...
Place: paris france
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That Man Bolt (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fred Williamson chop-sockeys his way through this popular blaxploitation adventure as Jefferson Bolt, a Kung Fu expert assigned to deliver a cool $1 million to Mexico City from Hong Kong with a stop in Los Angeles. When Bolt discovers the cash is ...
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, revenge, fireworks, female singer, motorboat, female nudity, stabbed in the neck, car chase, boeing 747, vengeance, airport, explosion ...
Place: hong kong, las vegas
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Golden Lotus: Love and Desire (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A corrupt local official, Xi Men Qing, who lusts after women and money, pursues his brother's young wife, Lee Ping Er. Ping finds Men attractive, and under her drunken husband's nose, she and Men work their way through the illustrations of ...
Plot: lust, theft, inheritance, bondage, corruption, eunuch, jealous wife, greed, bare breasts, servant, whip, menstrual blood ...
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The Limping Devil (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A baleful limping man walks through Prague. He is Asmodeus (Juraj Herz), the fiend of lustfulness, entertaining himself by putting together by magic couples of lovers. He only fails at the swimming pool. Zuzana (Jana Sulcová), the good-looking ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: time travel, bondage, taking off clothes, hotel, seductive woman, male objectification, held at gunpoint, male nudity, maid, taking a shower, gay couple, goat ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague, prague czechoslovakia
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Blood Money (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a hold-up in the Wild West, Dakota kills a rich old Chinese man, Wang. Later, he is captured, sentenced, and is about to be hanged - and he never profitted from Wang's death, has he buried him with the photographs of his four widows, and ...
Style: offbeat, rough, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, treasure hunt, older man younger man relationship, escapades, danger, partners, unlikely partners, old west, riddles and clues, interracial relations, graphic violence, convict ...
Time: 19th century
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Shanghai Joe (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Chinese immigrant, recently arrived in America, fights to free Mexican slaves from their cruel master.
Plot: kung fu, old west, poker game, piano, stabbed with a fork, stabbed in the stomach, slave trader, dagger, warrior, cowboy, gore, ambush ...
Time: 1800s
Place: texas
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Never Say Macbeth (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Danny; a science teacher, tries to reunite with his ex-girlfriend Ruth, who has dumped him to become an actress in Hollywood. Stumbling into an LA theater during auditions asking: "Is this the audition for Macbeth?" he starts a series of ...
Plot: sword, director, spell, supernatural power, actor, stage, ghost, sword fight, science teacher, stage play, play, pirate ...
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Legend of the Liquid Sword (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The young Chor Lau-heung learns martial arts from Tuk-ku Kau-pai and has attained a high level of skill. His teacher sends him to Shaolin Monastery to attend a contest that is held once every ten years. On the journey, Chor meets Wu Tit-fa and ...
Plot: martial arts, vampire, acupuncture, flag, flying, tavern, artist
Place: ancient china
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Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, master warrior, heroes, school, tragic hero, culture clash, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, good versus evil, folk hero ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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Wimbledon (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: tennis, underdog, ambition, tennis player, romance, sport, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, paparazzi, husband wife relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, australia, london, big ben london ...
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The Vineyard (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dr. Elson Po is one of the world's most famous wine grower. He has a magic potion which has kept him handsome and alive during the centuries. However, the magic which rejuvenates him seem to be less and less effective. As a side project he make ...
Plot: no panties, vineyard, panties, nude, martial arts, zombie, corpse, spider, young love, journalism, castration, voyeurism ...
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My My Mai (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mai's a super counselor with blazing sex appeal who specializes in solving her clients' bedroom problems - and male clients are preferred!
Style: hentai, grotesque, twist ending, ecchi
Plot: topless, ghost, acupuncture, phobia, haunted house, healer, hostess, misunderstanding, female nudity, split personality, vacation, shaman ...
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Maybe Baby (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hugh Laurie (Sam) and Joely Richardson (Lucy) star as an irresistible couple who seem to have everything - good looks, successful careers, matching motorbikes and an enthusiastic love life. The only thing they lack is the one thing that they really ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, infertility, couple relations, babies and infants, family relations, romance, fall in love, thirtysomething life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, writers, wanting to have children ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england
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The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, distopia, chosen one, man versus machine, save the world, hacker, virtual reality, alternate reality, imaginary, freedom ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, heroin, conspiracy, crime, crimes, dishonesty, one man army, surveillance, on the run, french, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, hong kong, china
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Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kirsty Cotten is now all grown up and married. Her memory of the events that took place back at her parent's home and the mental institution have dimmed, but she is still traumatized. A fatal car crash kills Kirsty. Now, her husband finds ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, chaos, gory, apocalypse, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, destiny, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, escapades, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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The River (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In Taiwan a young man with a mysterious paralysis massages his neck with his mother's dildo, meanwhile the rain is flooding the island.
Style: touching, sincere, thought provoking, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, gays and lesbians, love and romance, coming of age, youth, actor's life, gender, society, disability, friends, family problems, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, china, asia, taipei
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Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: coma, vengeance, martial arts, murder, danger, hospital, corrupt official, intrigue, against the odds, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 1990s, 90s, year 1990
Place: los angeles, california, chicago illinois
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The Guru (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bored with Bollywood movies but fascinated with their Hollywood counterparts from his youth, Ram dreams to become a singer and actor in America, the country where dreams are made. He is encouraged when his American-based close friend, Vijay Rao, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: guru, wedding, bollywood, erection, rising to stardom, fish out of water, lifestyle, society, misfit, disorder, sexual relations, new love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, india, usa, asia, manhattan new york city ...
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Armed Response (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to exchange ransom money to recover the statuette, but the trade ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car accident, murder, shotgun, bartender, yakuza, criminal's revenge, partners, heroes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Alice (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player, Joe. Stricken with a backache, she consults Dr. Yang, an oriental herbalist who realizes that her problems are not related to her back, but in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, contemplative, touching, feel good ...
Plot: self discovery, infidelity, midlife crisis, invisibility, hypnosis, identity crisis, chinatown, cold relationship, estrangement, couples, escape from reality, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Flower and Snake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The wealthy president of a company has built up an unpayable debt to a local crime lord, and to escape punishment he sells his famous dancer wife to the lecherous old man figuring a 90 year old can’t do too much bad with her. Perhaps not, but ...
Style: erotic, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: s&m, bdsm, bondage, sexual relations, sadism, deadly, gangsters, danger, crimes, power relations, obsession, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo
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