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 serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with buddhist temple, violence, death, blood, flashback, rivalry, murder, heroes, buddhist monk and martial arts plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as buddhist temple: B: The Beginning (2018), No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987), Gantz (2004), Annie (1976), Six Flying Dragons (2015), 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

B: The Beginning (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic nation of Cremona. Genius investigator Keith Flick rejoins the royal police force just as serial killer "B" emerges. Mysterious youth Koku may be an ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, exciting, tense
Plot: secret organization, revenge, dark fantasy, massacre, violence, brainwashing, police, supernatural, investigation, danger, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, intense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kidnapping, kung fu, heroes, jungle, graphic violence, daring rescue, danger, kickboxing, hand to hand combat, martial artist ...
Time: 80s
Place: cambodia, asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
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 7.2
 7K
Gantz (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Gantz is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Gantz tells the story of Kei Kurono and his friend Masaru Kato who die in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumous "game" in which they and several other ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, save the world, rivalry, alien encounter, paralysis, deadly weapon, afterlife, heroes, deadly, chases and races, gory ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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 4.9
 131
Annie (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: stripper, large penis, hairy vagina, sugar daddy, unfaithful husband, strip club, teenage sexuality, open marriage, swinger couple, sex scene, male full rear nudity, coming of age ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong
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Six Flying Dragons (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
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: enigmatic, exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, martial arts, tragedy, betrayal, ambition, palace intrigue, treason, political conspiracy, father son relationship, royal family, political corruption, political unrest ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea
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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, buddhist temple, gun, taxi, punched in the stomach, kidnapping, hotel, poison gas, airport, restaurant, spy, fistfight ...
Place: saigon
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 6.7
 297
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: beach, buddhism, philosophy, ocean, misogyny, buddhist temple, sex, bed, rape, erotica, cult, bathroom ...
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: marriage, stage, drowning, show, enema, sadism, bondage, tied up, woman hits a man, breasts, performance, cuckold ...
Place: kyoto japan
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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 ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, island, undead, soldier, experiment, sole survivor, violence, eaten alive, rescue team, genetic engineering, megacorporation, mutant ...
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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: suspense, psychotronic, biting
Plot: sasquatch, creature, mountain, violence, expedition, bigfoot, transformation, werewolf, perversion, yeti, sadist, sex slave ...
Time: 70s
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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 ...
Style: psychotronic, witty, humorous, sexy, funny ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, older man younger woman sex, maid, revenge, double life, secret, older man younger woman relationship, husband wife relationship, exploitation, supernatural power, death, teenager ...
Place: japan
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 6.7
 767
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, disco, dreams, countryside, loss of grandmother, grandmother grandson relationship, dead parents, buddhist temple, university, meditation, brother brother relationship, buddhism ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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 6.3
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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, suspense, macabre, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: mysterious woman, evil spirit, survival, dying, mysterious event, cure, supernatural power, characters killed one by one, surrealism, paranormal, devil worship, murder ...
Place: the philippines
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 5.0
 61
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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: karma, protest, semen, shower, folklore, censorship, prayer, buddhist temple, cave, buddhism, erection, homosexual ...
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: gong, peacock, acupuncture, stuttering, teacher, gun, murder, kitchen, hearing aid, flashback, prostitute, meditation ...
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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: serious, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: buddhism, mountain, monk, monastery, orphan, buddhist monk, zen, obsession, parents and children, teachers and students, human spirit, haunted by the past ...
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: not serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: human becoming an animal, wrestling, ambition, athlete's life, impossible love, opposites attract, love and romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, human becomes animal, wrestler, tentacle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, pakistan, tokyo
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 6.5
 157
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: thought provoking, captivating, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, politics, buddhism, innocence lost, political corruption, wartime life, society, dishonesty, coming of age, state affairs, clergy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, year 1979
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, realistic, rough, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, confined, escapades, heroes, daring rescue, rebellion, rivalry, danger, state affairs, monk, family relations ...
Place: asia, china
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5 Masters of Death (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 109 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: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fistfight, fight, martial arts training, shaolin kung fu, mortal combat, battles, evil empire, danger, rescue, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: china, asia
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 5.3
 89
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: coup, buddhist temple, prison, princess, new world, emperor, inventor, invention, spaghetti, gunpowder, presumed dead, carrier pigeon ...
Time: 13th century
Place: venice, asia, china, beijing china, italy
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 7.4
 979
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 ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, captivating, contemplative
Plot: buddhism, enlightenment, buddhist monk, zen, religion, meditation, abstinence, poverty, teaching, self discovery, society, moon ...
Time: 13th century
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, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, heist, undercover, world war two, adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, disorder, cons and scams, track down, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: seoul, asia, korea
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 5.1
 10K
Elephant White (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, loss of daughter, one man army, escapades, sex trafficking, chases and races, danger, vengeance, arms dealer, little girl, foot chase, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
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 6.0
 405
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, partners, betrayal, buddies, love triangle, self discovery, friends, fashion, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, malibu california, new york, los angeles
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 6.2
 29K
Undisputed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 96 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, tense, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, gangsters, murder, solitary, prison life, sport, african american, human spirit, contests and competitions, ambition, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, mojave desert, las vegas, new jersey ...
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 7.1
 35K
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, heroes, robbery, power struggle, gangsters, one man army, kickboxer, master warrior, fist fighting, battles, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, chinatown, police raid, revenge, crimes, crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, los angeles, usa
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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, anthology, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, dating, loneliness, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, romance, lifestyle, new love, couple relations, human nature, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris
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Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, danger, one man army, adventure, gangsters, brutality, illegal fistfight, running, anger, theft, bet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, hong kong, tokyo
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