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Ephraim's Rescue (2013)
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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 Handcart company. Follow Ephraim as his adventures lead him to join the LDS Church and ultimately to one of the most heroic rescues in American history. With a unique desire to help and strengthen others, Ephraim learns that each choice we make can prepare us for what lies ahead. He discovers, through it all, that decisions determine destiny.
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: religious conversion, rescue, mormon, human spirit, leadership, idealism, heroic mission, destiny, escapades, society, optimism, hopes, faith, rescue mission, religious persecution, mother son relationship, heroes, church, family relations, parents and children, religions or cults, dancing, native american, sailor, religion ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s
Place: salt lake city utah, utah, usa, ohio

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and emotional films with plots about society, hopes, escapades, heroes, danger, religions or cults and christian mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ephraim's Rescue: 17 Miracles (2011), Last Flight Out (2004), The Radicals (1989), Conversations with God (2006), Marco Polo (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, biblical ...
Plot: miraculous event, mormon, hardship, destiny, religions or cults, society, adventure, hopes, immigrants, journey, hunger, emigration ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
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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
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Time: 19th century, 1870s
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Last Flight Out (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hot-shot pilot Dan Hogan is sent deep into the Colombian jungle to rescue missionary doctor Ann Williams. Caught between innocent villagers and a ruthless drug lord, Ann won't abandon the people she has come to love.
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
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Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Man's landing on the moon was our greatest technological achievement. The Apollo 11 mission was truly the stuff of dreams. For the first time, our species walked on another celestial body. Even more remarkable was their ability to make it back. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
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Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: "Conversations with God" is the true story of Neale Donald Walsch that inspired and changed the lives of millions. The journey begins after he unexpectedly breaks his neck in a car accident and loses his job.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, spiritual ...
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Duration: 165 min.
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Thérèse (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A contemplative film based on the true story of Saint Therese of Lisieux, the most popular saint of ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, realistic, spiritual, stylized ...
Plot: saint, human spirit, nun, convent, self discovery, clergy, catholic, miraculous event, religions or cults, ambition, society, hopes ...
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Duration: 88 min.
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