Movies like Ephraim's Rescue

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

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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, danger and human spirit mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ephraim's Rescue: 17 Miracles (2011), Last Flight Out (2004), Moonshot (2009), The Radicals (1989), Conversations with God (2006). 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: adventure, hopes, destiny, society, religions or cults, miraculous event, immigrants, journey, hardship, mormon, hunger, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
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95%
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, suspenseful, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: village, jungle, daring rescue, adventure, human spirit, society, danger, race against time, hopes, escapades, redemption, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: adventurer, amateur detective, self discovery, interracial relations, uncover truth, unlikely partners, missing person, war, human spirit, adventure, obsessive quest, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Moonshot (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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, sincere
Plot: outer space, nasa, moon, heroic mission, human spirit, spacewalk, space travel, heroes, escapades, archive footage, landing, astronaut ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, contemplative, emotional, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: church, christianity, ambition, life is a bitch, heroes, state affairs, romance, hopes, society, religions or cults, clergy, religious persecution ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, zurich switzerland, switzerland
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42%
Conversations with God (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
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: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: human spirit, change of luck, introspection, rise to the top, religions or cults, society, unemployment, redemption, hopes, rich and poor, writing, spirituality ...
Time: contemporary
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42%
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, emotional, serious, biblical, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, redemption, tragic hero, clergy, leadership, society, hopes, go public, religions or cults, destiny, supernatural, jesus christ ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, biblical, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: old testament, religious, heroes, hopes, escapades, oracle, society, miraculous event, confined, exile, prophecy, kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
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39%
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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: serious, uplifting, captivating, realistic, epic
Plot: apostle, redemption, clergy, religions or cults, rise to the top, heroes, miraculous event, hopes, partners, religious conversion, prayer, faith ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Süskind (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Walter Süskind is a member of the Dutch Jewish Council who rescues hundreds of children from the concentration camps.
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: nazi occupation, ss, selflessness, idealism, rescue, human spirit, against humanity, holocaust, life is a bitch, hopes, deportation, danger ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: holland, amsterdam, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, christian film
Plot: escapades, hopes, adventure, war, heroes, religions or cults, opposites attract, society, leadership, first person narration, prime minister, translator ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
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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, suspenseful ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, leadership, rebelliousness, battles, politics, political unrest, state affairs, heroes, military, rebellion, revolution ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, isolation, village, rescue, survival, animal life, adventure, escapades, society, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
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35%
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, captivating, bleak, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: terrorism, life is a bitch, political conspiracy, dishonesty, leadership, hijacking, danger, government agency, politics, americana, state affairs, head of state ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Kenau (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While she fights a heroic battle against the Spanish besieger with her female army, Kenau, driven by hate and sorrow of the execution of her youngest daughter, is threatened to also lose her eldest daughter, because her fear and pain are covered by ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: battles, adventure, folk hero, leadership, danger, military, escapades, heroes, strong female presence, soldier, fear, tent ...
Time: 16th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
In the Beginning (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.
Style: christian film, biblical, captivating, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: heroic mission, human spirit, adventure, religions or cults, miraculous event, rescue, danger, redemption, state affairs, hopes, bible, desert ...
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
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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: atmospheric, captivating, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: adventurer, vengeance, society, dishonesty, leadership, danger, religions or cults, battles, heroic mission, rivalry, survival, orphan ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
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34%
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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: captivating, sincere, epic, touching, serious ...
Plot: political unrest, rescue, culture clash, danger, destiny, family relations, hopes, romance, parents and children, settler, society, lake or river ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, thought provoking, realistic, 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: south america, argentina, brazil, portugal, latin america ...
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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, cult film
Plot: war, soldier, adventure, battles, revolution, independence, politics, rivalry, rebellion, danger, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, emotional, uplifting, captivating
Plot: racism, slavery, society, dishonesty, missing person, hidden identity, human spirit, chases and races, track down, rescue, interracial relations, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: usa, virginia
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31%
Billy: The Early Years (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Most of us know Billy Graham as the self-assured and charismatic preacher who became one of the most important figures of 20th Century Christianity. Now, with the release of Billy: The Early Years, we meet Billy as the earnest and promising young ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: self discovery, life is a bitch, hopes, redemption, lifestyle, idealism, society, clergy, miraculous event, born again christian, christianity, faith ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: north carolina
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30%
The Ten Commandments (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: When an oracle prophesizes that a child will become Prince of Egypt, a time of danger approaches the kingdom. The Egyptian Pharaoh orders the massacre of all newborn males. But one child, Moses-the son of a Hebrew slave-escapes certain death when he ...
Style: biblical, epic, serious, exciting
Plot: bible, destiny, rescue, hopes, adventure, human spirit, against the odds, danger, imaginary, heroes, siblings relations, redemption ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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30%
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Longitude (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 250 min.
Story: Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: inventor, adventure, military life, against the odds, sea disaster, danger, escapades, ocean or sea, british navy, sea, father son relationship, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 18th century, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1700s
Place: england
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29%
Eleanor, First Lady of the World (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biography of former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who forged a new role for herself in the years after her husband's death.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: human spirit, head of state, couples, folk hero, idealism, society, strong female presence, state affairs, hopes, heroic mission, dealing with death, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, 50s, 1940s ...
Place: paris france
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28%
Do You Believe? (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: clergy, self discovery, christian, religions or cults, teaching the ways of the world, society, introspection, human spirit, hopes, doctors and patients, church, prayer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
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28%
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Thérèse (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: convent, saint, human spirit, clergy, self discovery, society, ambition, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, church, nun ...
Place: europe, france
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28%
Princess Kaiulani (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Lush scenery and gorgeous photography highlight this bio of Princess Ka'iulani (Q'Orianka Kilcher), a 19th-century Hawaiian princess raised in England but determined to maintain her people's independence from aggressive American ...
Style: emotional, sincere, captivating, realistic, epic ...
Plot: political unrest, fall in love, life is a bitch, youth, destiny, save the kingdom, downfall, politics, princess, historical figure, rebelliousness, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, cult film ...
Plot: military, self discovery, military life, against the odds, political unrest, wartime life, heroic mission, battles, follow your dream, ambition, politics, soldier ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1947
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
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26%
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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, tense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: nasa, space program, astronaut, space travel, survival, spacecraft, race against time, rescue, moon, explosion, against the odds, outer space ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, florida, wisconsin, texas, houston texas
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