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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, sailor, snow, baptism, river, kiss, mormon, rattlesnake ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s
Place: ohio, usa, 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, heroes, hopes, escapades, danger, religions or cults and adventure mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ephraim's Rescue: 17 Miracles (2011), The Radicals (1989), 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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, adventure, hopes, miraculous event, immigrants, destiny, society, misfit, hunger, emigrant, hardship, wolf ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
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95%
 6.7
 78
The Radicals (1989)
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: realistic, captivating, emotional, serious, bleak
Plot: church, christianity, religions or cults, life is a bitch, romance, state affairs, hopes, heroes, clergy, ambition, society, woman ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, zurich switzerland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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
Plot: against the odds, human spirit, journalism, media, wilderness, escapades, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, uncover truth, hopes, adventure, interracial relations ...
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: emotional, serious, exciting, suspenseful, uplifting ...
Plot: village, jungle, crimes, chases and races, escapades, redemption, society, race against time, danger, drug dealing, adventure, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 2.9
 120
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, clergy, religions or cults, state affairs, politics, society, showbiz, adventure, heroes, escapades, mormon ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: salt lake city utah, missouri, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: captivating, realistic, serious, based on the bible, biblical
Plot: old testament, miraculous event, hotshot hero, hopes, state affairs, confined, heroes, escapades, religions or cults, society, oracle, religious ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: adventurer, state affairs, hopes, heroes, culture clash, danger, escapades, heroic mission, obsessive quest, adventure, rivalry, orphan ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 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, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: war, soldier, revolution, adventure, battles, independence, human spirit, politics, rivalry, danger, fall in love, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, inuit, arctic, danger, survival, animal life, destiny, wilderness, forbidden love, lovers reunited, society, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, wilderness, survival, kidnapping, crimes, adventure, missing person, society, captivity, americana, danger, culture clash ...
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, stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: heavy metal, viking, good versus evil, survival, human nature, adventurer, vikings, human spirit, rivalry, wilderness, hopes, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting
Plot: bankruptcy, society, discrimination, americana, leadership, dishonesty, religious, rivalry, religions or cults, hopes, redemption, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: uplifting, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, slavery, rescue, hidden identity, missing person, society, interracial relations, chases and races, parents and children, family relations, track down, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
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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, realistic, thought provoking, harsh, based on true events ...
Plot: jungle, clergy, punishment, mission, slavery, peaceful mission, interracial relations, christianity, hopes, wilderness, religions or cults, murder ...
Time: 18th century
Place: brazil, south america, argentina, portugal, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: atmospheric, serious, sincere, captivating, epic ...
Plot: family relations, battles, lake or river, political unrest, hopes, parents and children, romance, society, rescue, destiny, culture clash, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, captivating, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: apostle, prison, last supper, partners, religions or cults, miraculous event, heroes, rise to the top, hopes, society, redemption, clergy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: serious, rough, captivating, realistic, christian film
Plot: religions or cults, society, hopes, war, heroes, adventure, escapades, leadership, opposites attract, world war two, teacher, faith ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ 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: touching, psychological, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, siblings relations, religions or cults, family relations, self discovery, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, human nature, society, working class, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, politics, battles, political unrest, leadership, military, rebellion, heroes, state affairs, revolution ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, miraculous event, escapades, legends and myths, reincarnation, tragic hero, clergy, leadership, dishonesty, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: siblings relations, anti heroes, state affairs, parents and children, hopes, betrayal, family problems, royal family, head of state, rise to the top, family relations, 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, serious, captivating, tense, epic
Plot: military, rebellion, society, wartime life, political unrest, leadership, military life, against the odds, battles, ambition, politics, soldier ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1947, 1940s
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: war, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, adventure, daring rescue, hopes, state affairs, escapades, heroic mission, vengeance, intrigue ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: rivalry, wooing, religious, society, americana, introspection, moral dilemma, religions or cults, family relations, family in crisis, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: usa, vermont, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 250K
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: factual, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: nasa, astronaut, survival, space travel, race against time, rescue, spacecraft, moon, space program, explosion, against the odds, outer space ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, florida, wisconsin, houston texas
⇓ 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, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: slave, religions or cults, demolished city, social decay, leadership, chaos, self discovery, miraculous event, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, adventure, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land
⇓ 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: serious, bleak, emotional, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: terrorism, political conspiracy, politics, confined, life is a bitch, heroes, state affairs, head of state, leadership, government agency, dishonesty, americana ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Battle of Canudos (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The film adaptation of Nobel Prize winning author, Mario Vargas Llosa's epic, The War At The End Of the World (La guerra del fin del mundo).
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: politics, wartime life, unfulfillment, political unrest, society, rebellion, religions or cults, family relations, state affairs, heroes, life is a bitch, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: leadership, captain, mutiny, adventure, betrayal, rebelliousness, ship, ocean or sea, military, crew, voyage, tyrant ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: tahiti, england, europe, seaport, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 1K
The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, clever
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, human spirit, adventure, daring rescue, isolation, opposites attract, danger, against the odds, forces of nature, save the day ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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