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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: mormon, family in danger, leadership, religions or cults, hopes, intrigue, bankruptcy, society, dishonesty, redemption, rivalry, discrimination, americana, religious, power struggle, husband wife relationship, religious differences, financial problem, estrangement, forgiveness, religious persecution, prodigal son, religion, businessman, church ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and captivating films with plots about society, hopes, rivalry, redemption, family relations, religions or cults and old west mostly in Drama, Western and Family genres. Some movies like The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided: Ephraim's Rescue (2013), Love's Long Journey (2005), The Encounter (2010), This Is Martin Bonner (2013), 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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: mormon, culture clash, hopes, society, 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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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: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious, controversial
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Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: new york state, usa, new york, vermont
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, family in danger, feud, civil war, old west, americana, graphic violence, governor, revenge, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century
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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: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: rescue, religious conversion, mormon, leadership, idealism, human spirit, heroic mission, escapades, society, hopes, destiny, optimism ...
Time: 1850s, 19th century, 18th century
Place: utah, usa, ohio, salt lake city utah
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Love's Long Journey (2005)
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Country: USA
Duration: 120 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: uplifting, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: newlyweds, farm, pregnancy, settler, starting over, friendship, family relations, couples, romance, adventure, optimism, true love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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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: christian film, tense, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two men, at opposite ends of the social spectrum, find themselves starting new lives in the same, small town and form an unlikely friendship.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, talky ...
Plot: estrangement, rehabilitation, friendship, one more chance, starting over, redemption, haunted by the past, gain trust, hopes, dishonesty, society, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: realistic, serious
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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: serious, uplifting, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: hopes, racism, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, partners, haunted by the past, crimes, clergy, partners against crime, reluctant partners, society, family problems ...
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The Avenging Angel (1995)
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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: stylized, rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: old west, small town, gunslinger, crimes, rivalry, going straight, hopes, starting over, heroes, society, graphic violence, ranch ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
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Audience: boys' night
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Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, serious ...
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Savage Journey (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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