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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, family in danger, bankruptcy, society, dishonesty, redemption, rivalry, americana, leadership, religious, religion, businessman, church, baptism, crisis, mormon, bank, power struggle, temple, financial problem, estrangement ...
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 touching films with plots about society, rivalry, family relations, old west, hopes, dishonesty and religions or cults mostly in Drama, Western and Family genres. Some movies like The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided: Love's Long Journey (2005), Savage Journey (1983), Secret of Giving (1999), The Encounter (2010), Dead Man's Burden (2012). 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: society, religious, religions or cults, family relations, culture clash, redemption, hopes, americana, discrimination, rivalry, mob violence, religious differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, new york state, ohio
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95%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: rivalry, love and romance, hopes, family in crisis, romance, introspection, moral dilemma, society, religious, family life, wooing, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, 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: danger, family in danger, old west, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, americana, vengeance, feud, civil war
Time: 19th century
Place: kentucky, west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, newlyweds, farm, rivalry, hopes, couple relations, love and romance, romance, siblings relations, adventure, starting over, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: church, wilderness, heroes, escapades, adventure, politics, religions or cults, clergy, showbiz, society, state affairs, polygamy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: salt lake city utah, missouri, ohio
⇓ 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: realistic, serious
Plot: christmas, small town, redemption, hidden identity, old west, aging, farm, single parent, social relations, family relations, rivalry, bank ...
Time: 19th century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, tense, uplifting ...
Plot: christian, faith, group of strangers, hopes, haunted by the past, society, human nature, religious, introspection, changing lives, mysterious character, out of the way ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, serious, stylized, emotional, tense
Plot: farm, family life, family problems, rivalry, siblings relations, old west, family relations, long range rifle, brother, mining, civil war
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: touching, psychological, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: hopes, siblings relations, couple relations, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, terminal illness, culture clash, youth, self discovery, tragic hero, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ 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, emotional, serious
Plot: rescue, danger, escapades, parents and children, hopes, heroic mission, society, religions or cults, family relations, church, optimism, idealism ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s
Place: ohio, usa, salt lake city utah, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, friends, social relations, family relations, couple relations, romance, doctors and patients, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, small town, young lovers ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ 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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, latter day saints, mormon, oracle, society, adventure, state affairs, crimes, criminal heroes, religions or cults, danger, deadly ...
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, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, butler, rivalry, betrayal, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, master and servant, injustice, family relations, power relations, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 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, serious, atmospheric, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, culture clash, countryside, americana, human nature, misfit, society, lifestyle, hopes, immigrants, childbirth ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ 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: native american, native american reservation, mentor, aging, rebelliousness, alcohol abuse, society, americana, opposites attract, elderly, orphan, human nature ...
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: serious, captivating, realistic, offbeat, rough
Plot: love triangle, outlaw, catholic church, catholic priest, atheist, belief, village, church, rivalry, moral dilemma, society, clergy ...
Time: 19th century, 1950s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: escapades, old west, danger, military, soldier, rivalry, treasure hunt, thirst, fort, covered wagon, post civil war, fistfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 575
King of Texas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
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, intrigue, farm, state affairs, parents and children, siblings relations, favoritism among siblings, family business, family relations, dishonesty, old west, shakespeare ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, chase, soldier, rivalry, road not taken, chases and races, old west, tough heroes, vengeance, obsessive quest, vigilantism, 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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: racism, dysfunctional family, promotion, clergy, crimes, partners against crime, hopes, reluctant partners, unfulfillment, religions or cults, partners, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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: survival, desert, settler, native american, old west, isolation, escapades, family relations, danger, native americans, husband wife relationship, pioneer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.4
 778
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: realistic, bleak, sincere, serious
Plot: power relations, family relations, self discovery, farm, single parent, society, couples, couple relations, fall in love, boss and employee, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: rough, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: manhunt, bank, partners, dishonesty, deadly, gang, on the run, heist, crime, siblings relations, chases and races, misfit partners ...
Time: 70s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, usa, mississippi, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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: realistic, semi serious
Plot: old west, preacher, friends, righting the wronged, culture clash, opposites attract, injustice, tough heroes, society, on the road, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ 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: serious, emotional, captivating, uplifting, realistic
Plot: racism, slavery, parents and children, chases and races, interracial relations, rescue, family relations, society, missing person, hidden identity, track down, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 527
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, serious, emotional, sincere, touching
Plot: youth, reach out, power relations, hopes, redemption, human spirit, juvenile delinquency, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: old west, farm, haunted by the past, fall in love, love and romance, romance, parents and children, mysterious character, hopes, countryside, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: 19th 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, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: racism, discrimination, injustice, slavery, media, redemption, journalism, politics, righting the wronged, human spirit, idealism, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century, 1860s, 1960s
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: murder, prostitute, post civil war, perjury, discrimination, prison escape, good versus evil, life is a bitch, crimes, injustice, americana, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Riders of the Purple Sage (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jim Lassiter roams from town to town in search for the man who drove his sister to suicide. While riding toward a mountain pass, he sees an heiress, Jane Withersteen, being harassed by thugs and steps in to help. A religious sect wants Jane to marry ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: farm, woman in danger, danger, society, rivalry, track down, heroes, lone wolves, fall in love, chases and races, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%