Movies like Legacy 1993

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Legacy (1993)
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Legacy (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A portrayal of the early Latter-day Saints' joys, sacrifices, hopes, and trials; their epic journey to the Salt Lake Valley; and their legacy of faith in Jesus Christ.
Plot: mormon, pioneer, love triangle, female protagonist, wagon train, hardship, van, religious persecution, loss of brother, mormonism, latter day saints, mob, husband wife relationship, mob violence
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s
Place: missouri, illinois, ohio, new york state, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and emotional films with plots about mormon, society, latter day saints, religion, murder, rivalry and mormonism mostly in Drama, Western and History genres. Some movies like Legacy: Handcart (2002), Emma Smith: My Story (2008), Savage Journey (1983), The Mountain of the Lord (1993), Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A film that focuses on some of the events during the life of Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, which was both filmed and distributed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Plot: latter day saints, mormon, lynch mob, religious persecution, prophet, murder, mormonism, a vision, mob, polygamy, riverboat, mob violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 1820s
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95%
The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Work and The Glory: American Zion" sets the story of the fictional Steed family against the historically factual backdrop of the Mormon people's move into the West. Divided by their diverse reactions to a nascent ideology, the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: mormon, culture clash, society, hopes, religious, redemption, discrimination, religious leader, husband wife relationship, religious differences, family relations, settler ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, new york state, usa, ohio
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93%
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Handcart (2002)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a fictional love story with the 1856 Handcart Pioneers as the backdrop. Sam Hunter, falls for a Mormon Pioneer woman, Abigail, as she is moving west. As the pioneers stop in his town of Iowa City, he pretends to desire joining the Mormon ...
Plot: pioneer, journey, religious persecution, latter day saints, mormon, faith, prejudice, christian
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Emma Smith: My Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By the side of a founder of a new faith was a woman of undeniable courage.
Plot: prophet, faith, mormon, mormonism, latter day saints, religious leader, religion, doubt, death of child, religious persecution, husband wife relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Savage Journey (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: They forged a new land in the untamed wilderness - with their heart, their hands, and their faith in god.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: wilderness, church, graphic violence, showbiz, adventure, religions or cults, clergy, escapades, heroes, society, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, ohio, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Joshua Steed returns to Missouri a wealthy man with a beautiful wife; however, the past has a way of catching up. Soon Joshua is tangled in a web of rumors, deception and betrayal that threatens to tear his family apart. Back in Kirtland, financial ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: mormon, leadership, family in danger, intrigue, rivalry, hopes, danger, redemption, religions or cults, bankruptcy, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: temple, mormon, building, mormonism, prayer, reporter, diary, construction, interview, architect, religion, latter day saints ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s, 1850s, 1890s ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1827, Joseph Smith, Jr. was only 21 years old when he received a prophetic calling to translate ancient scriptures that would soon be published as The Book of Mormon. Less than three years later, he founded The Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Plot: mormon, latter day saints, religion
Time: 19th century, 1820s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Depicts the factual accounts of Vincenzo Di Francesca and Parley P. Pratt and how they came to appreciate the contents of the Book of Mormon.
Plot: mormon, latter day saints, pastor, religious conversion, religious differences, mormonism, faith, priest, baptism, soldier, church, religion ...
Time: 1910s, 1950s, 19th century, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: sicily, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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17 Miracles (2011)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: As part of the Willie Handcart Company, Levi Savage (Jasen Wade) feared that leaving late in the season would lead to despair and death. What he came to find out is that for every tragedy, there is a multitude of miracles. Based on unbelievable ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: miraculous event, hardship, destiny, society, adventure, hopes, religions or cults, immigrants, journey, mormon, hunger, latter day saints ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
September Dawn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A story set against the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the film is based upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah in 1857. A group of settlers, traveling on wagons, was murdered by the native Mormons. All together, about 140 souls of men, women and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, dishonesty, fall in love, americana, vengeance, old west, terrorism, religions or cults, love and romance, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1870s, 1840s
Place: utah, arkansas, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ephraim's Rescue (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From T.C. Christensen, director of the sensational pioneer film, 17 Miracles, comes the heroic true story of a simple man who was called to do the work of angels. Ephraim’s Rescue relates the story of Ephraim Hanks: a rescuer of the Martin ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: rescue, religious conversion, mormon, idealism, heroic mission, human spirit, leadership, destiny, optimism, society, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: utah, ohio, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Beginning just after the bloody Sioux victory over General Custer at Little Big Horn, the story is told through two unique perspectives: Charles Eastman, a young, white-educated Sioux doctor held up as living proof of the alleged success of ...
Style: serious, emotional, rough, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, native americans, native american attack, murder, injustice, against humanity, life is a bitch, racism, senator, chief, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, washington d.c., canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Substitute Wife (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Nebraska, in pioneer days, a woman who knows she is going to die asks a prostitute to replace her with her husband and four children in order to make it possible for them to keep their family farm.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: bigamy, love triangle, prostitute, pioneer, self discovery, family relations, terminal illness, family life, couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: native american, cavalry, starvation, society, homecoming, culture clash, americana, injustice, military, life is a bitch, fort, journey ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, oklahoma, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Out of Step (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Graced with the instinctive ability to dance, Jenny Thomas wants nothing more than to become a professional dancer. All of her hard work pays off when she is accepted to a prominent dance program in New York. Against her mother's will, but with ...
Plot: mormon, dancer, dancing, dance, latter day saints, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mormonism
Place: utah, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Awakening Land (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 333 min.
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Story: Frontierswoman Sayward Luckett's struggles in Ohio during the late 18th-century and early 19th-century.
Plot: pioneer, generation, frontier, american history, lifetime
Time: 19th century
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Benjamin Steed and Mary Ann Steed relocate their family to upstate New York in the early 1800's, they unwittingly settle in a town divided along religious lines. After their new hired help turns out to be at the center of the uproar, each ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic, controversial
Plot: sibling rivalry, faith, moral dilemma, introspection, family problems, society, family life, love triangle, love affair, redemption, religious, religious differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: new york state, new york, usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Kamouraska (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-triangle in rural Québec. It paints a poetic and terrifying tableau of the life of Elisabeth d'Aulnières: her marriage to Antoine Tassy, squire of Kamouraska; his violent murder; ...
Plot: pubic hair, female nudity, defloration, love triangle, murder, adultery, butt naked, barefoot male, clothed female naked male, male star appears nude, nudity (full frontal - brief), male objectification ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 1840s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' ...
Style: disturbing, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, military, battles, interracial relations, u.s. cavalry, oracle, injustice, media satire, military life, anti war, americana, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Pioneer Woman (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A homesteading family in the 1867 Wyoming faces a crisis when the husband is killed and the wife must decide whether to remain or take her son and daughter back East.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, parents and children, feminism, wartime life, wilderness, adventure, fugitives, heroes, crimes, dealing with death, starting over, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: wyoming, usa, nebraska, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Zandy's Bride (1974)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zandy Allan purchases a mail-order bride, Hannah Lund. He treats her as a possession, without respect or humanity, until their shared ordeal as they struggle to survive develops in him a growing love.
Style: touching, sincere, atmospheric, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: mail order bride, survival, romance, society, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, family relations, farm, bear, rape, wrestling ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, obnoxious boss, rivalry, father son relationship, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Woman Walks Ahead (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A headstrong New York painter embarks on a dangerous journey to meet Sitting Bull, but must face off with an Army officer intent war with the Native Americans.
Style: based on true events, suspense, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: native american, native american reservation, murder, horse, painting, shooting, female artist, danger, crimes, rivalry, sioux tribe, indigenous people ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: north dakota, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Emigrants (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden
Duration: 151 min.
Story: In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the small size of their land, the infertile soil, and ...
Style: epic, touching, atmospheric, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: starvation, immigrants, seasickness, emigrant, sea voyage, farm hand, sailing ship, journey, ship, sailboat, starting over, family in crisis ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, minnesota, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Glenn Ford plays Jim Killian, a preacher who arrives in a town divided between cattlemen and sheep herders. But Killian isn't just any preacher. He is a former fast gun who has set upon a different path.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: old west, small town, gunslinger, rivalry, society, going straight, crimes, heroes, danger, starting over, hopes, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, santa fe new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Love's Enduring Promise (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this Janette Oke sequel to "Love Comes Softly," the eldest child in an 1800s frontier family, Missie Davis is a bright and beautiful elementary schoolteacher whose love for the prairie is matched only by her passion for books. When ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: old west, farm, fall in love, love triangle, family relations, haunted by the past, countryside, parents and children, young lovers, lifestyle, romance, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
One-Eyed Horse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hadley, Missouri 1887. Justin Gatewood has recently been released from prison for attempting to kill an old adversary, William Curry. Twenty-five years earlier, Gatewood and his brother were Confederate prisoners-of-war, and the death of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vigilantism, rivalry, obsessive quest, tough heroes, vengeance, chase, chases and races, soldier, old west, road not taken, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This BBC historical drama stars James Purefoy as Beau Brummell, the original sharp-dressed dandy of 18th-century London. A socialite responsible for inventing the modern suit, Brummell befriends and restyles Prince Regent of Wales.
Style: realistic, touching, exciting, sincere, tense ...
Plot: destructive relationship, love and romance, love triangle, royal family, master and servant, dishonesty, rise and fall, bankruptcy, fashion, love, male bonding, male friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Avenging Angel (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Miles Utley is a professional Mormon commando/bodyguard who is forced to turn renegade and to question his faith as he investigates a scandal involving assassination and land speculation.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, assassination attempt, latter day saints, crimes, rivalry, danger, heroes, orphan, criminal heroes, society, church, religions or cults ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%