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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: rescue, heroes, family relations, church, religions or cults, parents and children, destiny, human spirit, hopes, danger, society, heroic mission, optimism, escapades, idealism, leadership, native american, religion, snow, baptism, river, kiss, mormon, healing, rescue mission ...
Time: 18th century, 1850s, 19th century
Place: usa, ohio, utah, salt lake city utah

Most similar movies to Ephraim's Rescue

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and epic films with plots about society, hopes, heroes, escapades, religions or cults, adventure and danger mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ephraim's Rescue: 17 Miracles (2011), The Radicals (1990), Last Flight Out (2004), Savage Journey (1983), The Book of Daniel (2013). 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
Plot: religions or cults, misfit, society, adventure, hopes, immigrants, miraculous event, destiny, death of child, religion, dwarf, latter day saints ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
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95%
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The Radicals (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the Anabaptist movement and two of its first leaders, Michael and Margaretha Sattler.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, bleak
Plot: church, christianity, clergy, society, state affairs, romance, life is a bitch, hopes, religions or cults, ambition, heroes, theology ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, switzerland, zurich switzerland
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53%
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 ⇓
52%
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, exciting, emotional, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: village, jungle, crimes, hopes, danger, drug dealing, human spirit, heroes, society, religions or cults, chases and races, cause and meaning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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
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47%
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
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46%
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Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: adventurer, state affairs, adventure, danger, culture clash, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, hopes, vengeance, survival, orphan ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6K
Revolution (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious
Plot: war, soldier, military life, fall in love, heroes, battles, rebelliousness, society, political unrest, human spirit, revolution, danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Mission (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to ...
Style: epic, touching, emotional, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: jungle, slavery, punishment, massacre, native, duel, mission, waterfall, clergy, native americans, redemption, culture clash ...
Time: 18th century
Place: brazil, argentina, portugal, south america, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, kidnapping, survival, wilderness, adventure, crimes, confined, americana, heroes, missing person, captivity, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An unexpectedly modern take on a tale of two Viking warriors abandoned on the American coast. Warning – contains a graphic answer to the question: do Vikings sh*t in the woods?
Style: offbeat, epic, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: heavy metal, viking, obsessive quest, heroes, human spirit, rivalry, danger, adventurer, human nature, wilderness, vikings, survival ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Joshua Steed returns to Missouri a wealthy man with a beautiful wife; however, the past has a way of catching up. Soon Joshua is tangled in a web of rumors, deception and betrayal that threatens to tear his family apart. Back in Kirtland, financial ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic
Plot: family in danger, danger, intrigue, hopes, americana, bankruptcy, discrimination, rivalry, religions or cults, religious, society, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Mink is a black man in Canada who has built a very successful livery business, and enjoys a white wife and a beautiful daughter, Mary. An excellent match is arranged with an American businessman, but when he takes his new wife Mary across the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting, captivating
Plot: racism, slavery, interracial relations, parents and children, hidden identity, rescue, family relations, chases and races, society, dishonesty, track down, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
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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, arctic, inuit, survival, social differences, society, lovers reunited, animal life, isolation, wilderness, destiny, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
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37%
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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 ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
36%
Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, rebelliousness, battles, politics, political unrest, leadership, heroes, revolution, rebellion, military, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, youth, hopes, life is a bitch, religions or cults, coming of age, redemption, tragic hero, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
The Story of Jacob and Joseph (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film recounts the tales of the Biblical figures, Jacob and Joseph. The first part tells the story of Jacob fleeing his tribe when he cheats his brother out of his birthright, gets cheated himself in his exile years while learning of the need to ...
Style: biblical, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: anti heroes, siblings relations, hopes, state affairs, rise to the top, royal family, family problems, head of state, betrayal, family relations, parents and children, society ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious, epic
Plot: military, state affairs, war, wartime life, society, political unrest, human spirit, leadership, military life, heroes, rebellion, soldier ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1947
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 355
The 14 Amazons (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Yang family, men and women, have served their country loyally for generations. During the war General Yang is ambushed and killed. His widow and the entire family set out to avenge his death and defend the country.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: war, martial arts, battles, righting the wronged, military, rivalry, danger, intrigue, heroes, folk hero, religions or cults, hopes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Bible: Moses (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, epic, biblical ...
Plot: rescue, redemption, against the odds, society, visionary, hopes, heroes, human spirit, leadership, folk hero, religions or cults, danger ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Benjamin Steed and Mary Ann Steed relocate their family to upstate New York in the early 1800's, they unwittingly settle in a town divided along religious lines. After their new hired help turns out to be at the center of the uproar, each ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: rivalry, romance, family in crisis, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, redemption, wooing, hopes, religions or cults, americana, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 243K
Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, factual, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: space travel, survival, astronaut, race against time, spacecraft, nasa, rescue, moon, space program, explosion, against the odds, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 70s, 60s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, florida, houston texas, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: leadership, captain, mutiny, adventure, betrayal, military, rebellion, ocean or sea, ship, adventurer, survival, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: tahiti, england, seaport, battleship, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts. Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the ...
Style: emotional, serious, bleak, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: terrorism, heroes, leadership, government agency, dishonesty, head of state, danger, life is a bitch, confined, state affairs, politics, society ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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