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Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration (2005)
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Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A film that focuses on some of the events during the life of Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, which was both filmed and distributed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Plot: angel, religion, prophet, mormon, lynch mob, religious persecution, revelation, riverboat, mob violence, mormonism, latter day saints
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s, 1820s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and dramatic films with plots about religion, mormon, latter day saints, society, mormonism, prophet and storytelling mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration: Emma Smith: My Story (2008), Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011), Legacy (1993), The Mountain of the Lord (1993), Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, female protagonist, mormon, death of child, prophet, religion, lynch mob, prayer, faith, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1840s, 19th century
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Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1827, Joseph Smith, Jr. was only 21 years old when he received a prophetic calling to translate ancient scriptures that would soon be published as The Book of Mormon. Less than three years later, he founded The Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Plot: mormon, religion, latter day saints
Time: 1820s, 19th century
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Legacy (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A portrayal of the early Latter-day Saints' joys, sacrifices, hopes, and trials; their epic journey to the Salt Lake Valley; and their legacy of faith in Jesus Christ.
Plot: religious persecution, mormonism, husband wife relationship, loss of brother, pioneer, hardship, latter day saints, mob violence, love triangle, wagon train, mormon, female protagonist
Time: 1840s, 19th century, 1830s
Place: new york, ohio, illinois, missouri
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The Mountain of the Lord (1993)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Recounts the 40-year history of building the Salt Lake Temple, shown as if recounted by Wilford Woodruff to a young reporter. It portrays the pioneers' dedication to temple worship.
Plot: mormon, diary, latter day saints, construction, temple, mormonism, reporter, interview, prayer, religion, architect, building
Time: 1870s, 19th century, 1860s, 1850s, 1880s ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Depicts the factual accounts of Vincenzo Di Francesca and Parley P. Pratt and how they came to appreciate the contents of the Book of Mormon.
Plot: religious differences, italian american, church, religious conversion, pastor, mormonism, baptism, latter day saints, religion, mormon, soldier, book ...
Time: 1830s, 1910s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: sicily
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27%
Howard W. Hunter: The Modern Prophets (2004)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Four days before his wedding, Howard William Hunter, 24, played his last engagement as a professional musician. From then on, whether as a successful corporate attorney, church leader in the Los Angeles ares or apostle of the Lord, Howard's ...
Plot: mormon, latter day saints, mormonism
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Maria Graham: Diary of a Residence in Chile (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A true story of passion and political intrigue in early nineteenth century Chile, based on the memoirs of the intrepid travel writer, Maria Graham.
Plot: history of chile, diary, ship
Time: 1820s, 19th century
Place: chile
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25%
Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 162 min.
Story: By the order of King of Habasha Abraha, one of his army commanders charges ahead Mecca to ruin the House of God. He leads thousands of soldiers, horses and elephants all fully equipped. By God’s will in 3km distance from Mecca, in its outskirts ...
Plot: islam, religion, prophet
Place: iran
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Windows of Heaven (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: As 85-year-old President Lorenzo Snow struggles to vanquish the two million dollar indebtedness of the Mormon church in 1899, he feels inspired to journey from Salt Lake City by train and carriage to St. George in southern Utah. Along the way he ...
Plot: revelation, prophet, latter day saints, drought, debt, religious leader, rain, train, religion, financial crisis, prayer, promise ...
Time: 1890s
Place: utah
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23%
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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
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23%
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Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: clever, stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, aging, artists and showbiz, elderly, elderly lovers, master and servant, supportive spouse, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, victorian era ...
Place: england, london, holland
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22%
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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
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22%
Measuring the World (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Germany in the early 19th century. "Die Vermessung der Welt" follows the two brilliant and eccentric scientists Alexander von Humboldt and Carl Friedrich Gauss on their life paths.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, captivating, realistic
Plot: inventions and discoveries, explorer, scientist, mathematician, mathematics, science, pubic hair, exploration
Time: 19th century
Place: germany
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Jeremiah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to him that he has been selected to announce God's ...
Style: epic, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, heroic mission, bible, prophet, religions or cults, heroes, village, society, life is a bitch, dishonesty, escapades, oracle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel, middle east
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22%
Louis Cyr : The Strongest Man in the World (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Biopic of Louis Cyr, strongest man in the world at the end of the 19th Century.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: performer's life, rise to the top, strong man, rising to stardom, ambition, artists and showbiz, humble
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, quebec
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21%
Enslavement: The True Story Of Fanny Kemble (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble fictionalized made-for-TV movie adapted from her Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839, starring Jane Seymour and Keith Carradine.
Plot: slavery, victorian age, historical event, president, female protagonist
Time: 1840s, 19th century
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Question 7 (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suspenseful story of a boy and his father, each forced to decide his future on his willingness to stand up for what he believes.
Plot: religious persecution, socialism, conscience, propaganda, pastor, communism, crisis of conscience, anti communist, christianity
Place: east berlin east germany, east germany
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Tell the World (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Story: In 19th Century New England, the lives of a diverse group of people collide through interweaving stories of despair, identity, faith, hope and trust.
Plot: trust, faith
Time: 19th century
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: brutal, dramatic, bloody, factual, intense ...
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Out of Step (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Graced with the instinctive ability to dance, Jenny Thomas wants nothing more than to become a professional dancer. All of her hard work pays off when she is accepted to a prominent dance program in New York. Against her mother's will, but with ...
Plot: dancer, mormon, dance, latter day saints, dancing, mormonism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
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20%
King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, serious, sincere, captivating, biblical ...
Plot: betrayal, redemption, tragic hero, jesus christ, leadership, miraculous event, political unrest, religions or cults, injustice, politics, dishonesty, christian ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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20%
Iron Jawed Angels (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sincere
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Francis of Assisi (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a lusty, fighting young adventurer who exchanged his sword for a cross
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: cross, singing, monk, clergy, church, religions or cults, society, obsessive quest, heroic mission, showbiz, animal life, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, jerusalem, israel
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20%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician Nostradamus actually predict such events as the fall of King ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 199 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: desert, betrayal, temptation, tragic hero, leadership, jesus christ, redemption, human spirit, miraculous event, religions or cults, heroes, hopes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt
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Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cult leader Warren Jeffs rises to power in the polygamist Mormon sect once headed by his late father, but some of his wives fight back to bring him to justice. Based on a true story.
Plot: religious fundamentalism, true crime, life sentence, prison, polygamy, mormonism, forced sex, mormon, arranged marriage
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February 15, 1839 (2001)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1839, months after the British army has repressed the insurrection of the Patriots, hundreds of rebels rot in prison. The morning of February 14, Marie-Thomas Chevalier De Lorimier and Charles Hindelang learn that they will be hung in 24 hours, ...
Plot: death sentence, prison, execution
Time: 19th century, 1830s
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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man who wears a black overcoat and top hat who ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mysterious character, human nature, liberation, village, teaching the ways of the world, german, society, social misfits, captivity, village life, confined, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: germany, europe, dungeon
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The Most Hated Woman in America (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The true story of Madalyn Murray O'Hair -- iconoclast, opportunist, and outspoken atheist -- from her controversial rise to her untimely demise.
Plot: grandmother granddaughter relationship, passport, dysfunctional family, religion, single mother, hostage, activist, atheist, dog, mother daughter relationship, investigation, homosexuality ...
Time: year 1963, year 1995, year 1969, year 1960, year 1964 ...
Place: baltimore, new zealand, texas
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, emotional, rough, brutal ...
Plot: slavery, life is a bitch, racism, torture, interracial relations, freedom, master and servant, confined, survival, rape, civil rights, racial slur ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 18th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, washington d.c., new york
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