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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, murder, polygamy, a vision, revelation, lynch mob, mob violence, religious persecution, riverboat, 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 captivating, serious, realistic and stylized films with plots about religion, society, murder, mormon, prophet, latter day saints and redemption 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), Savage Journey (1983). 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, death of child, prayer, husband wife relationship, faith, religious persecution, lynch mob, religion, prophet, female protagonist, arrest, latter day saints ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
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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, latter day saints, religion
Time: 1820s, 19th century
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49%
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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: loss of brother, mormon, latter day saints, female protagonist, mormonism, wagon train, love triangle, van, pioneer, husband wife relationship, religious persecution, hardship ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s
Place: missouri, illinois, new york, ohio
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41%
The Mountain of the Lord (1993)
Genre: Drama, 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: construction, reporter, latter day saints, mormon, building, prayer, interview, diary, architect, religion, mormonism, temple
Time: 1850s, 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1870s ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: church, wilderness, society, showbiz, clergy, escapades, adventure, state affairs, heroes, politics, religions or cults, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: salt lake city utah, ohio, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Amistad (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: slavery, slave trade, rebellion, interracial relations, dignity, mutiny, idealism, dishonesty, political, righting the wronged, freedom, social injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1830s, 1840s
Place: cuba, usa, africa, boston, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The take-down of an infamous leader of a small polygamous Mormon fundamentalist group, who ordered assassinations of his opponents.
Plot: sermon, murder, police, cult, husband wife relationship, mormon, courtroom, sect, cult leader, religious fundamentalist, polygamy, religious fundamentalism
Time: 70s
Place: utah
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26%
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Kamouraska (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-triangle in rural Québec. It paints a poetic and terrifying tableau of the life of Elisabeth d'Aulnières: her marriage to Antoine Tassy, squire of Kamouraska; his violent murder; ...
Plot: male objectification, barefoot male, butt naked, clothed female naked male, clothed male naked male, male star appears nude, nudity (full frontal - brief), defloration, adultery, love triangle, male nudity, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: forced sex, mormon, true crime, religious fundamentalism, polygamy, mormonism, life sentence, arranged marriage, prison
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: female director, history of chile, ship, diary, latin american history
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: chile
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24%
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: mormon, blessing, religious leader, drought, financial crisis, religion, prophet, latter day saints, revelation, debt, rain, train ...
Time: 1890s
Place: utah
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24%
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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: prejudice, christian, faith, latter day saints, pioneer, journey, religious persecution, mormon
Time: 1850s, 19th century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: pastor, religious conversion, religion, latter day saints, priest, church, mormon, italian american, mormonism, religious differences, baptism, soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 1890s, 1830s, 50s, 19th century ...
Place: new york, sicily
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23%
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Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
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: sincere, captivating, enigmatic, meditative, stylized ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, ambition, society, couple relations, love and romance, elderly, aging, painting, eccentricity, art, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, victorian era, 1820s ...
Place: london, england, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Jeremiah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, sincere, epic, realistic ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
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Style: factual, brutal, intense, emotional, inspirational ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
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Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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21%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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21%
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Question 7 (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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20%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
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Style: epic, biblical, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
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Time: ancient history, 1st century
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20%
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Rasputin (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 135 min.
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20%
The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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20%
Killing Jesus (2015)
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological
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Time: ancient history
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20%
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Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: uplifting, captivating, epic, based on the bible, serious ...
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Time: ancient history, 1st century
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20%
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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.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: woman, single mother, investigation, atheist, activist, religion, reporter, dysfunctional family, life philosophy, mother son relationship, lifestyle, society ...
Time: year 1995, year 1964, 70s, year 1960, year 1969 ...
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20%
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: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: battles, singing, monk, cross, saint, shallowness, animal life, society, showbiz, clergy, church, cave ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: italy, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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