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: adventure, miraculous event, misfit, religions or cults, destiny, hopes, society, immigrants, wolf, journey, religion, winter, camp, snow, pioneer, hunger, emigrant, dwarf, mormon, emigration, death of child, healing, prayer, rattlesnake, 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, heroes, hopes, religions or cults and state affairs mostly in History, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like 17 Miracles: Ephraim's Rescue (2013), The White Dawn (1974), The Emigrants (1971), God Loves Caviar (2012), Ao: The Last Hunter (2010). 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: realistic, captivating, emotional, serious
Plot: rescue, parents and children, heroic mission, escapades, hopes, family relations, idealism, optimism, religions or cults, church, danger, society ...
Time: 18th century, 1850s, 19th century
Place: ohio, usa, utah, salt lake city utah
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95%
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: realistic, serious
Plot: culture clash, danger, self discovery, amateur detective, idealism, survival, interracial relations, adventure, unlikely partners, hopes, war, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 616
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, arctic, inuit, survival, social differences, society, lovers reunited, animal life, isolation, wilderness, destiny, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, sentimental, touching, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: journey, sailing ship, ship, hopes, immigrants, ambition, couples, family problems, obsessive quest, human spirit, escapades, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, minnesota, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: hopes, rise to the top, revolution, politics, ambition, dishonesty, political intrigue, political unrest, state affairs, escapades, pirate, imperialism ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: greece, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, survival, forbidden love, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, escapades, couple relations, babies and infants, love and romance, wilderness, danger, rivalry ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: europe, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, based on the bible, biblical
Plot: old testament, hotshot hero, conquering, state affairs, confined, miraculous event, hopes, escapades, religions or cults, oracle, religious, society ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: based on true events, captivating, serious, atmospheric, witty
Plot: criminal, chief of police, investigation, national security, private detective, historical character, society, criminal gang, baroness, underwater scene, church, pistol ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france
⇓ 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: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: wilderness, church, adventure, escapades, state affairs, heroes, religions or cults, society, showbiz, politics, clergy, mormon ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: ohio, missouri, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere, uplifting
Plot: student life, state affairs, dedicated educator, teachers and students, hopes, americana, college life, society, ambition, university, research
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 54
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: faith, religious persecution, mormon, pioneer, journey, prejudice, latter day saints, christian
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 399
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: realistic, serious, epic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: americana, rebellion, leadership, danger, battles, escapades, state affairs, war, adventure, society, military, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
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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: sincere, atmospheric, serious, epic, touching ...
Plot: lake or river, rescue, battles, culture clash, destiny, society, political unrest, hopes, family relations, parents and children, romance, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, exciting, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: slave, demolished city, miraculous event, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, adventure, self discovery, religions or cults, chaos, leadership, heroes, social decay ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 681
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, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Plot: desert, love and romance, escapades, rescue, society, misfit, win over, adventure, chases and races, danger, culture clash, woman in danger ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: middle east, iran, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: epic, realistic, captivating, uplifting, serious
Plot: prison, last supper, apostle, partners, heroes, religions or cults, miraculous event, hopes, rise to the top, redemption, society, clergy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, captivating, serious, christian film
Plot: leadership, heroes, religions or cults, hopes, war, escapades, adventure, society, opposites attract, missionary, japanese army, university student ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 6K
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, adventure, escapades, interracial relations, hopes, heroes, soldier, opposites attract, redemption ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: rough, realistic, serious, tense, bilingual
Plot: manhunt, napoleonic wars, drummer, soldier, chases and races, war, heroes, folk hero, adventure, escapades, military, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: lake or river, society, social differences, misfit, human nature, love affair, love and romance, aborigine, australian aboriginal, colony, convict
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 2K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, society, americana, misfit, against the odds, on the road, fish out of water, heroes, obnoxious boss, old west, rivalry, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 5K
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, biblical, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, hopes, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, royal family, heroes, human spirit, leadership, dishonesty, state affairs, miraculous event ...
Time: 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, europe, jerusalem, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: doubt, mormonism, religious leader, arrest, mormon, female protagonist, religious persecution, prophet, death of child, faith, husband wife relationship, prayer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: stowaway, adventure, family, americana, urban, society, lifestyle, city life, young heroes, immigrants, youth, thief ...
Time: 1910s, 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, russia, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Friends of Jesus - Thomas (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jesus is taken off the cross at Golgotha, THOMAS arrives there. Like most of the other disciples, he had worriedly taken refuge with friends in Jerusalem after Jesus's arrest. After Jesus's burial, the disciples decide to leave ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: destiny, supernatural, leadership, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, society, reincarnation, redemption, tragic hero, clergy, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, frame up, vengeance, false accusation, revenge, treasure, obsessive quest, dishonesty, hidden identity, island, rivalry, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: france, europe, marseille provence, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, epic, captivating
Plot: rebellion, society, rebelliousness, state affairs, life is a bitch, political unrest, religions or cults, war, rebel, knife, hit on the head, fire ...
Time: 19th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, adventure, behind enemy lines, tough heroes, battles, adventurer, soldier, rivalry, wartime life, state affairs, battle zone, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Samson and Delilah (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Samson and Delilah tv movie
Style: epic, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: bible, redemption, society, adventure, hopes, legends and myths, superhuman powers, tragic hero, religions or cults, heroes, superhero, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 41K
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, expedition, adventure, escapades, adventurer, storm, against the odds, survivor, human spirit, boat ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1947, 1930s
Place: peru, pacific ocean, south america, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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