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The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
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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 trouble riddles the foundations of the fledgling Church causing a division, and questioning of the Prophet Joseph Smith's divine calling. Has he lost his prophetic gift? Hundreds of Saints immigrate to Missouri, where Governor Boggs raises an army - with Joshua at its head - to address the "Mormon Problem." When the militia receives orders to attack the Mormon settlement, only Joshua can save his family from the gathering mob.
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, hopes, discrimination, intrigue, danger, society, family in danger, bankruptcy, dishonesty, redemption, rivalry, leadership, americana, religious, religion, businessman, church, baptism, crisis, mormon, bank, power struggle, governor, temple, financial problem ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio

Most similar movies to The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and captivating films with plots about society, rivalry, old west, family relations, hopes, dishonesty and americana mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided: Heaven with a Gun (1969), Love's Long Journey (2005), Savage Journey (1983), The Encounter (2010), Secret of Giving (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: redemption, rivalry, society, americana, discrimination, religious, hopes, culture clash, religions or cults, family relations, religion, childbirth ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, new york state, ohio
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The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 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: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: rivalry, romance, love affair, family in crisis, moral dilemma, americana, introspection, society, love triangle, family relations, religions or cults, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: usa, vermont, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hatfields and McCoys: Bad Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this bloody long-standing feud, two families seek vengeance against each other as they unmercifully attempt to destroy each other's loved ones.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: vengeance, family in danger, danger, americana, rivalry, old west, uninhibited rivalry, civil war, feud
Time: 19th century
Place: kentucky, west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: small town, old west, gunslinger, hopes, crimes, heroes, starting over, society, danger, going straight, rivalry, ranch ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Love's Long Journey (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered wagon, leaving behind the prairie home of Missie's ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: newlyweds, pregnancy, farm, love and romance, adventure, romance, old west, redemption, true love, starting over, couples, hopes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 2.9
 120
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, serious, realistic
Plot: wilderness, church, religions or cults, society, showbiz, politics, adventure, heroes, escapades, state affairs, clergy, mormonism ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, salt lake city utah, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Encounter (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When five strangers with nothing in common come together at a remote roadside eatery, they place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems to know everything about them ... and is eerily reminiscent of Jesus Christ.
Style: realistic, tense, uplifting, serious, emotional ...
Plot: faith, human spirit, religious, haunted by the past, introspection, human nature, society, mysterious character, hopes, group of strangers, mysterious place, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Secret of Giving (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Christmas approaches, a single mother (played by Reba McEntire) struggles to raise her son and keep up the payments on her Oregon ranch, which is difficult since she's heavily in debt. But she's a tough cookie, and proves that a ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, old west, farm, single parent, aging, parents and children, crimes, criminal heroes, down on your luck, hidden identity, rivalry, redemption ...
Time: 19th century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Dead Man's Burden (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A western set on the New Mexico frontier a few years after the Civil War and centered on a struggling young family and the mining company who wants to buy their land.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, stylized, tense
Plot: siblings relations, farm, family problems, family life, old west, family relations, rivalry, brother, mining, civil war, long range rifle
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
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23%
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God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving ...
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: religions or cults, family relations, society, human nature, parents and children, coming of age, redemption, youth, self discovery, culture clash, tragic hero, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: rescue, hopes, family relations, religions or cults, society, destiny, escapades, heroic mission, parents and children, church, optimism, idealism ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s
Place: ohio, usa, utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, latter day saints, mormon, church, rivalry, society, oracle, danger, old west, orphan, rescue, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Whity (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Whity" is the mulatto butler of the dysfunctional Nicholson family in the American southwest in 1878. The father, Ben Nicholson, has an attractive young wife Katherine, and two sons by a previous marriage; the homosexual Frank, and the ...
Style: dark humor, thought provoking, emotional, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, butler, life is a bitch, master and servant, family relations, power relations, betrayal, destructive relationship, crimes, deadly, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.0
 3K
The New Land (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Continuation from Utvandrarna (1971): The Swedes arrive in the USA. They still have a long journey to Minnesota where they expect to find other Swedes. When they arrive there, each family searches a place to build a home. Kristina and Karl-Oskar ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, epic, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, culture clash, immigrants, hopes, americana, lifestyle, misfit, society, human nature, countryside, family relations, farm ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
 2K
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, old west, adventure, against the odds, obnoxious boss, rivalry, fish out of water, on the road, culture clash, americana, father son relationship, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love Finds A Home (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this sequel, Lillian has been adopted and it's several years later. Annie, married and pregnant, visits her fellow doctor friend, Dr. Owen. Dr Owen desperately wants a baby, but seems unable to become pregnant. Lillian finds a love ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
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Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
When the Legends Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An elderly rodeo rider becomes mentor to a young man attempting to make his own name in the business.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: mentor, native american reservation, native american, rodeo, dishonesty, hopes, cons and scams, life is a bitch, rivalry, friends, coming of age, opposites attract ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Singer Not the Song (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A Roman Catholic priest defies a Mexican bandit whose gang kills villagers in alphabetical order.
Style: offbeat, rough, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: love triangle, atheist, belief, outlaw, catholic church, catholic priest, good versus evil, village, church, gang, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1950s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Finger on the Trigger (1965)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At the end of the Civil War, a ragtag group of just-discharged Union soldiers clashes with a band of renegade Confederates over a golden treasure hidden in a deserted town in the Oklahoma Territory. Soon these rivals must make common cause in the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: danger, rivalry, soldier, military, old west, treasure hunt, escapades, hands tied behind back, fistfight, gold, post civil war, ghost town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, obsessive quest, road not taken, tough heroes, rivalry, chase, soldier, chases and races, vengeance, vigilantism, old west, forest ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Grace Card (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Everything can change in an instant ... and take a lifetime to unravel. When Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, the ensuing 17 years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God ... and just about ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, racism, religions or cults, clergy, promotion, redemption, family problems, partners, crimes, hopes, reluctant partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
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Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: settler, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, isolation, family relations, escapades, danger, husband wife relationship, gold ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 801
Heartland (1979)
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disarmingly realistic in its depiction of the realities of frontier life, Heartland is a strong antidote to the cliches of traditional Westerns. This semi-documentary slice of life is based on the diaries of Elmore Randall Stewart about her days on ...
Style: bleak, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: farm, self discovery, single parent, boss and employee, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, couples, power relations, family relations, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces to rob the First National Bank in Northfield, Minnesota, but things do not go as planned.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: bank, manhunt, on the run, gang, crime, disorder, partners, deadly, dishonesty, crime gone awry, heist, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, mississippi, usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 585
King of Texas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this re-imagining of Shakespear's King Lear, Patrick Steward stars as John Lear, a Texas cattle baron, who, after dividing his wealth among his three daughters, is rejected by them.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, siblings relations, state affairs, parents and children, old west, family business, favoritism among siblings, family relations, dishonesty, farm, intrigue, shakespeare ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Buck and the Preacher (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West.
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: old west, preacher, heroes, fugitives, partners, buddies, human spirit, crimes, hopes, cons and scams, interracial relations, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Mink is a black man in Canada who has built a very successful livery business, and enjoys a white wife and a beautiful daughter, Mary. An excellent match is arranged with an American businessman, but when he takes his new wife Mary across the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, uplifting
Plot: slavery, racism, parents and children, society, hidden identity, rescue, chases and races, interracial relations, family relations, missing person, dishonesty, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.7
 534
Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, emotional
Plot: redemption, power relations, reach out, human spirit, youth, hopes, juvenile delinquency, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended. In ...
Style: epic, touching, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: racism, injustice, discrimination, slavery, americana, society, human spirit, idealism, righting the wronged, media, redemption, journalism ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1860s
Place: usa, louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, prostitute, discrimination, post civil war, prison escape, perjury, good versus evil, vengeance, frame up, racism, vigilantism, injustice ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%