Movies like 17 Miracles

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17 Miracles (2011)
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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 actual events, and brought to you by filmmaker T.C. Christensen (Praise to the Man, The Work and the Glory), 17 Miracles will open your eyes to the stories of the Mormon Pioneers as you have never seen them before. Something extraordinary is about to happen.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: immigrants, adventure, destiny, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, misfit, society, wolf, journey, religion, winter, camp, snow, pioneer, hunger, dwarf, mormon, emigration, death of child, healing, prayer, rattlesnake, emigrant, hardship ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and epic films with plots about society, escapades, adventure, hopes, heroes, danger and state affairs mostly in History, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like 17 Miracles: Ephraim's Rescue (2013), The White Dawn (1974), God Loves Caviar (2012), Ao: The Last Hunter (2010), The Emigrants (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: rescue, leadership, human spirit, church, idealism, destiny, heroic mission, optimism, heroes, hopes, parents and children, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century, 1850s, 19th century
Place: ohio, usa, utah, salt lake city utah
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Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: British explorer Henry Stanley travels to Africa in 1871 seeking missionary David Livingstone.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest, wilderness, jungle, survival, human spirit, war, idealism, interracial relations, culture clash, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: africa
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52%
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The White Dawn (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three stranded 1890s whalers (Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms, Louis Gossett Jr.) corrupt the culture of their Eskimo saviors.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, inuit, arctic, rescue, adventure, survival, village, shipwreck, wilderness, forces of nature, isolation, racism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
God Loves Caviar (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, History
Country: Greece, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true-life, stranger-than-fiction tale of eighteenth-century Greek pirate turned merchant Ioannis Varvakis, who rose from humble beginnings to become the head of one of the largest mercantile empires in Europe.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, hopes, society, state affairs, pirate, politics, idealism, political intrigue, political unrest, revolution, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: greece, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Ao: The Last Hunter (2010)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When his clan, including his wife and baby girl Néa, are massacred, Ao, a desperate Neandertal man, decides to leave the North country where he has been living for the South where he was born. His aim is to join his twin brother, from whom he was ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, survival, wilderness, couple relations, danger, adventure, escapades, couples, babies and infants, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, forbidden love ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: europe, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Emigrants (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden
Duration: 191 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, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: journey, sailing ship, ship, immigrants, human spirit, redemption, couple relations, family in crisis, ambition, hopes, couples, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, europe, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Emperor of Paris (2018)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Crime thriller about Francois Vidocq, a real-life ex-convict who became a police detective during Napoleon’s reign.
Style: witty, serious, atmospheric, captivating, based on true events
Plot: criminal, chief of police, private detective, investigation, national security, historical character, society, prison, baroness, police, escape, underwater scene ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france
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37%
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Texas (1994)
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: folk hero, obsessive quest, political unrest, adventure, revolution, politics, americana, war, danger, escapades, heroes, military ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: wilderness, church, society, adventure, clergy, showbiz, religions or cults, politics, escapades, heroes, state affairs, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: ohio, salt lake city utah, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Book of Daniel (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted Advisor and is placed among the king's ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, biblical, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, confined, heroes, state affairs, hotshot hero, miraculous event, religions or cults, escapades, hopes, society, religious, conquering ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: leadership, self discovery, miraculous event, social decay, adventure, religions or cults, heroes, society, rescue, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
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35%
Raise the Song: The History of Penn State (2008)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This 60-minute documentary produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting (WPSU-TV) examines the people and events that have taken the Commonwealth's land-grant university from its humble roots as the Farmers' High School to an internationally ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: teachers and students, college life, university, society, dedicated educator, americana, student life, ambition, hopes, state affairs, research
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, campus
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35%
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Caravans (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This epic adventure-drama based on James Michener's best-selling novel concerns a young American embassy official who is sent into the Middle-Eastern desert to find the missing daughter of a US Senator. The young woman has left her husband, a ...
Style: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: desert, danger, adventure, escapades, misfit, rescue, track down, culture clash, woman in danger, chases and races, heroes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: iran, middle east, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beyond the Next Mountain (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of how the Gospel of John changed the course of history for a tribe of headhunters.
Style: rough, serious, captivating, realistic, christian film
Plot: religions or cults, society, adventure, leadership, war, opposites attract, escapades, heroes, hopes, missionary, japanese army, messenger ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
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Bruc, the Manhunt (2010)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used the Montserrat mountains to echo his drums and send the enemy troops into a panicked retreat. When the news reaches Napoleon, he furiously orders ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, realistic, bilingual
Plot: manhunt, napoleonic wars, drummer, soldier, on the run, violence, heroes, adventure, folk hero, war, vengeance, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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River Queen (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.
Style: serious, sincere, epic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, lake or river, culture clash, political unrest, romance, hopes, society, family relations, rescue, destiny, battles, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new zealand
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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: captivating, epic, serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: apostle, last supper, prison, religions or cults, hopes, jesus christ, society, clergy, redemption, miraculous event, heroes, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, 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: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, on the road, americana, adventure, escapades, old west, settler, obnoxious boss, culture clash, against the odds, fish out of water, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Across the Sea of Time (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A young Russian boy, Thomas Minton, travels to New York as a passenger on a Russian freighter. Close to Ellis Island he gets off and thus starts his journey to America the same way as all immigrants in former times. Thomas is searching for the ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, stowaway, family, immigrants, urban, young heroes, americana, city life, society, youth, lifestyle, horse ...
Time: 1910s, 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, russia, coney island brooklyn new york city, atlantic ocean ...
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30%
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Black Robe (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, thought provoking, baroque ...
Plot: wilderness, journey, native american, culture clash, adventurer, adventure, clergy, soldier, redemption, interracial relations, religions or cults, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
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The Secret River (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Story: In 1806, William Thornhill is sentenced to New South Wales for life where he is drawn into a terrifying conflict that will leave a bloody and indelible stain.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: love affair, human nature, aborigine, social differences, lake or river, love and romance, misfit, society, colony, australian aboriginal, convict
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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Sharpe's Battle (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, officers and cadets, adventure, military life, battle zone, tough heroes, war, rivalry, adventurer, vengeance, wartime life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, revenge, treasure, vengeance, false accusation, frame up, adventure, obsessive quest, return, falsely accused, redemption, island ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: europe, france, paris france, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: journey, pioneer, religious persecution, latter day saints, prejudice, faith, christian, mormon
Time: 1850s, 19th century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Whale (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: survival, ship, ocean or sea, danger, shipwreck, whale, escapades, adventure, dangerous animal, orphan, forces of nature, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kon-Tiki (2012)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: UK, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Style: exciting, serious, harsh, inspirational, factual ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ocean or sea, adventure, expedition, escapades, against the odds, adventurer, human spirit, survivor, obsession, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1940s, 1930s
Place: pacific ocean, peru, south america, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
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Barabbas (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, clergy, tragic hero, betrayal, leadership, human spirit, miraculous event, royal family, religions or cults, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 1st century
Place: europe, holy land, middle east, mine, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad (1994)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A number of slaves risk their lives to escape their masters with their only help coming from the famous secret slave escape network.
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere
Plot: racism, chase, adventure, fugitives, on the run, discrimination, injustice, chases and races, hopes, rebellion, interracial relations, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, History
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This is the true story of a little dog that refused to leave his master's graveside in Edinburgh. The dog visited the grave for years.
Style: serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, dog, family, friendship, animal life, rescue, family life, danger, escapades, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
How We Got Here (2015)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Story: A series examining entrepreneurship and technological advances in the U.S.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: inventions and discoveries, americana, ambition, rise to the top, reenactment, media, society
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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