Buddhist temple movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant buddhist temple movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, stylized, rough and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with buddhist temple, violence, buddhism, flashback, murder, buddhist monk, death, blood, rivalry and heroes plots mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres shot in USA, Japan, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as buddhist temple: The Medallion (2003), Annie (1976), Six Flying Dragons (2015), Have a Nice Day (2017), A Girl Named Tamiko (1962), Operation C.I.A. (1965), Mandara (1971), Rope and Breasts (1983), Zombies: The Beginning (2007), The Werewolf and the Yeti (1975).

List of buddhist temple movies

 5.2
 37K
The Medallion (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: interpol, martial arts, rescue, police detective, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, danger, immortality, chase, kidnapping, master villain ...
Place: hong kong, asia
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 4.9
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Annie (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: sex, stripper, large penis, male nudity, strip club, coming of age, buddhist temple, playing footsie, teenage sexuality, open marriage, female bare feet, buddhist monk ...
Place: hong kong
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Six Flying Dragons (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Story: “Six Flying Dragons” is a Period drama depicts the ambitions and success stories of 6 people around Prince Lee Bang Won. This drama also depicts the ideological and political conflict between Prince Lee Bang Won and Jung Do Jeon who is the man ...
Style: political drama
Plot: palace intrigue, treason, king, tragedy, martial arts, politics, ambition, betrayal, torture, traitor, royal family, duel ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea
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Have a Nice Day (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Three parties pursue the million dollars that driver Xiao Zhang stole to help out his girlfriend.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: stolen money, violence, chinese, photograph, sister sister relationship, cell phone, electrocution, beating, crime boss, knife, bound and gagged, van ...
Place: china
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A Girl Named Tamiko (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A photographer (Laurence Harvey) based in Tokyo, who's in love with local beauty Tamiko (France Nuyen), begins to court an embassy official (Martha Hyer) so she can help him gain entry into the United States. Drama.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: immigrants, romance, love and romance, down on your luck, opposites attract, fall in love, writer's life, social differences, forbidden love, society, moral dilemma, true love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, france, tokyo
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The Rockford Files: Godfather Knows Best (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The fourth of eight "Rockford Files" reunion TV movies.
Plot: police department, godfather, homeless, private investigator, hitman, caterer, private detective, beach, jail, mafia, deathbed, street musician ...
Place: santa monica california, malibu california
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Operation C.I.A. (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young CIA agent is assigned to Saigon to stop a planned political assassination.
Plot: cia, spy, airplane, foot chase, bomb, hotel, airport, fistfight, river, sports car, restaurant, snake ...
Place: saigon
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 6.9
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Mandara (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: About two student couples who become members of an obscure sect. The cult seeks a prehistoric utopia with free sex and without society's norms and values. The students are torn between ambient pressure and the sect leader's authority to ...
Plot: wife swapping, japanese new wave, city, buddhist temple, sect, bare breasts, erotica, bathroom, rape, sex, utopia, philosophy ...
Place: japan
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Rope and Breasts (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Sayo is running a travelling BDSM show with her husband, where she plays the bottom, and gets increasingly bored with her life. During their tour in Kyoto, they are arranged by a well-off couple who ask for a private show, without knowing that they ...
Plot: kimono, buddhist temple, cuckold, rope, fingering, desire, shaving, caning, unconsciousness, woman hits a man, masochism, enema ...
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Zombies: The Beginning (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman floating on a raft in the middle of the Pacific. She was found by a rescue team and taken ashore. Once there, she tells a story of how she escaped from an island full of zombies. She was persuaded to lead a commando unit to the island to ...
Plot: zombie, mutant, island, undead, experiment, soldier, hospital, torn in half, head blown off, flamethrower, hand grenade, birth ...
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The Werewolf and the Yeti (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Waldemar, the renowned adventurer, joins an expedition to find the Yeti in the Himalayas. While hiking the mountains, he's captured by two cannibalistic demon nymphets guarding a remote Buddhist temple and becomes their sex-slave. They ...
Style: biting
Plot: sasquatch, expedition, werewolf, violence, sex slave, perversion, yeti, sadist, mountain, bigfoot, creature, transformation ...
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Milk the Maid (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Milk the Maid stars newcomer Tia, who is cute, sexy and hot (not necessarily in this order). This erotic comedy tells the story of Milk, a Japanese sexy maid (Tia) who begins living with a Tokyo family. Initially turned off by the prospect of having ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, maid, heaven, taking off shirt, female villain, wings, female antagonist, camera shot of bare feet, jealous husband, taking a bath, invitation, secret mission ...
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 6.7
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A Buddha (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Un Buda follows two brothers orphaned as children when their parents were taken by the military during the "Dirty Wars" of the 1970s in Argentina. Tomas is now a drifting and withdrawn young man who experiments with ascetic practices and ...
Plot: orphan, university, brother brother relationship, photograph, dead parents, buddhist temple, dreams, teacher student sex, buddhism, waiter, disco, restaurant ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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 6.2
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The Healing (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A community rushes to a faith healer after learning that one of them was miraculously healed from a deadly disease by the same person. They are torn apart afterwards as the healing brings them a terrible curse that wreaks harm and death.
Style: gothic, christian horror, suspense, surprise ending, sinister ...
Plot: broken glass, candle, cake, stabbed to death, fire, birthday party, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, accidental death, murder, funeral, violence ...
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 5.1
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Reincarnate (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A teacher and his student go on a trip to a magical island where there is urban life and tourist attractions as well as a palace and temples. Moreover, a haunting past still gnaws, spreads, mates and mutates in a loop that cannot be eliminated. It ...
Plot: karma, shower, male nudity, prayer, teacher student relationship, protest, semen, unsimulated sex, folklore, buddhist temple, cigarette smoking, censorship ...
Place: thailand
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Paper Dragons (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small-time hood, left for dead after double-crossing drug dealers, is taken in by a monastery and taught the art of kung fu.
Plot: parade, monastery, thief, fish, kung fu, monk, kitchen, prostitute, hearing aid, murder, drug dealer, martial arts ...
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Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Three people live in a remote Buddhist monastery near Mount Chonan: Hyegok, the old master; Yong Nan, a young man who has left his extended family in the city to seek enlightenment - Hyegok calls him Kibong!; and, an orphan lad Haejin, whom Hyegok ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, serious
Plot: monk, orphan, monastery, zen, buddhist monk, buddhism, clergy, redemption, teachers and students, hopes, golden years, young heroes ...
Place: korea, asia
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The Calamari Wrestler (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This wild comedy pokes fun at the world of pro-wrestling by placing its accomplished wrestler protagonist Koji Taguchi against a giant squid known as the Calamari Wrestler. The Calimari Wrestler not only proves to be Koji's most difficult ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: wrestling, ambition, opposites attract, imaginary, love and romance, contests and competitions, athlete's life, unfulfillment, rivalry, impossible love, human becomes animal, wrestler hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, pakistan, asia
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 6.6
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Windhorse (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Clandestinely filmed on location in Chinese-ruled Tibet (several actors and crew members had their names withheld for fear of reprisal), documentarian Paul Wagner's compelling drama follows three young Tibetans faced with moral dilemmas: a ...
Style: captivating, sincere, thought provoking, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, politics, society, injustice, religions or cults, life is a bitch, crimes, wartime life, state affairs, coming of age, dishonesty, political corruption ...
Time: 90s, year 1979, year 1998
Place: tibet, china, asia, himalaya, nepal
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The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Yangs are betrayed by a government official conspiring with the Mongols. All of the Yang family males except the 4th, 5th, and 6th brothers are killed. Fu Sheng loses his mind after the death of his family, while the other brother, takes refuge ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, daring rescue, state affairs, teaching the ways of the world, master warrior, monk, captivity, rebelliousness, rebellion, confined, escapades, heroes ...
Place: china, asia
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5 Masters of Death (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hu Te et al. escape the burning Shaolin temple after the Qing soldiers destroyed it in Shaolin Temple. The group of 5 decide to develop secret codes to identify fellow patriots, enlist those patriots and eventually meet up again to escape to the ...
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin kung fu, martial arts, fistfight, martial arts training, vengeance, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, danger, mortal combat, evil empire, rescue ...
Place: asia, china
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 5.5
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Marco Polo (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Italian explorer rescues the daughter of the Mongol leader Kublai Khan, meets a hermit who has invented gunpowder and builds a cannon.
Plot: princess, prison, emperor, invention, inventor, gunpowder, new world, presumed dead, spaghetti, conspiracy, adventurer, mongol ...
Place: beijing china, asia, china, italy
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 7.4
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Zen (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the early 1200s, Dogen brought Chinese Zen philosophy to Japan, and established the Japanese Zen sect of Buddhism. He taught that a person was capable of realizing Buddhahood within himself, by way of Zazen. Zazen is extended hours of sitting and ...
Plot: zen, buddhism, enlightenment, buddhist monk, meditation, buddhist temple, misery, buddhist, death, moon, religion, poverty ...
Place: japan, china
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Once Upon a Time (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a heist comedy set in 1940s Korea, and stars Park Yong-woo and Lee Bo-young as a con artist and jazz singer who each plot to steal a valuable diamond from the Japanese authorities.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, heist, undercover, adventure, treasure hunt, criminal heroes, military, rivalry, betrayal, gangsters, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: seoul, asia, korea
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 5.1
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Elephant White (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin is hired by a businessman to avenge the murder of his daughter by white slave traders in Thailand.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, loss of daughter, one man army, escapades, sex trafficking, tough heroes, vengeance, chases and races, danger, little girl, rescue, one against many ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
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 5.9
 380
Willie & Phil (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Loosely inspired by Truffaut's JULES ET JIM, this comedy-drama follows the experiences of two friends who fall in love with the same woman
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, couples, buddies, partners, fashion, betrayal, friends, self discovery, love triangle, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, malibu california
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 6.2
 27K
Undisputed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monroe Hutchens is the heavyweight champion of Sweetwater, a maximum security prison. He was convicted to a life sentence due to a passionate crime. Iceman Chambers is the heavyweight champion, who lost his title due to a rape conviction to ten ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, sport, murder, prison life, gambling, lone hero, gangsters, human spirit, dishonesty, ambition, crime, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, new jersey, california
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 7.1
 34K
The Protector (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA, Hong Kong, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Bangkok, the young Kham was raised by his father in the jungle with elephants as members of their family. When his old elephant and the baby Kern are stolen by criminals, Kham finds that the animals were sent to Sidney. He travels to Australia, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, power struggle, robbery, one man army, elephant, gangsters, down on your luck, crime, life is a bitch, mad, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia, thailand, sydney australia, hong kong ...
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The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, police detective, on the run, attempted murder, police raid, revenge, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles
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Paris, I Love You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, atmospheric, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, loneliness, looking for love, dating, love affair, romance, fall in love, new love, couples, encounter, couple relations, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris
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