Movies like The Mountain of the Lord

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The Mountain of the Lord (1993)
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The Mountain of the Lord (1993)
Genre: 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: religion, architect, mormon, reporter, diary, temple, interview, prayer, building, construction, mormonism, latter day saints
Time: 1870s, 1880s, 1850s, 1860s, 19th century, 1840s, 1890s
Place: 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 tense films with plots about society, religion, latter day saints, mormon, prayer, religious persecution and mormonism mostly in History, Drama and Western genres. Some movies like The Mountain of the Lord: Handcart (2002), Emma Smith: My Story (2008), 17 Miracles (2011), Legacy (1993), We Believed (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: latter day saints, faith, religious persecution, christian, journey, mormon, pioneer, prejudice
Time: 1850s, 19th century
Place: utah
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95%
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, mormon, religious leader, mormonism, religion, prophet, lynch mob, death of child, female protagonist, faith, prayer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1840s, 19th century
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75%
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, mormon, mormonism, murder, religious persecution, mob violence, riverboat, lynch mob, latter day saints, polygamy, revelation, prophet ...
Time: 1820s, 19th century, 1830s, 1840s
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65%
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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, misfit, society, destiny, hopes, adventure, miraculous event, immigrants, hardship, winter, snow, prayer ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Blue Brave: The Legend of Formosa in 1895 (2008)
Genre: History
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "1895" tells the story of the resistance against the Japanese invasion in 1895.
Plot: invasion
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: taiwan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 356
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: hardship, religious persecution, mormon, pioneer, loss of brother, mob violence, wagon train, female protagonist, mormonism, husband wife relationship, latter day saints, love triangle
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s
Place: missouri, ohio, illinois, new york
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54%
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We Believed (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
Style: realistic, rough, tense, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, battle zone, battles, rebelliousness, society, political unrest, revolution, rebellion, historical event, terrorist, anachronism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, naples italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, serious
Plot: rescue, danger, escapades, parents and children, hopes, heroic mission, society, religions or cults, family relations, church, optimism, idealism ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s
Place: ohio, usa, salt lake city utah, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Raise the Song: The History of Penn State (2008)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This 60-minute documentary produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting (WPSU-TV) examines the people and events that have taken the Commonwealth's land-grant university from its humble roots as the Farmers' High School to an internationally ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere, uplifting
Plot: society, student life, state affairs, teachers and students, hopes, dedicated educator, university, ambition, college life, americana, education, research
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus, pennsylvania
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48%
 3.2
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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: atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: church, wilderness, heroes, escapades, adventure, politics, religions or cults, clergy, showbiz, society, state affairs, polygamy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: salt lake city utah, missouri, ohio
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47%
Samurai Marathon (2019)
Genre: History
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The American imperialists are at the door and intruding on Japan. To assess and train his troops the lord of the land announces a marathon through the land crisscrossing shores, forests and the mountain. The shogunate in Edo was not approving and ...
Plot: marathon, samurai, based on a novel, government, spy, imperialism, japanese woman
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Visual Bible - Acts (1994)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
Story: The Visual Bible: Acts is a 1994 Christian film that depicts the events of the Acts of the Apostles from the Bible's New Testament. All of the dialogue is word-for-word scripture, taken directly from the New International Version of the Bible.
Style: christian film, biblical, based on the bible
Plot: apostle, christian, christianity, religion
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
September Dawn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A story set against the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the film is based upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah in 1857. A group of settlers, traveling on wagons, was murdered by the native Mormons. All together, about 140 souls of men, women and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, emotional, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, bishop, young lovers, society, terrorism, couple relations, love and romance, interracial relations, romance, crimes, fall in love, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1850s, 1840s
Place: utah, arkansas, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Honor and Glory (1969)
Genre: History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This historical film by Hynek Bočan touches upon the indecisiveness of the Czech nation, ready to bend the backbone in face of foreign rule. Situating the story at the close of the Thirty Year War enabled the depiction of the misery of the people ...
Plot: fireplace, knight, rebellion, messenger, haystack, thief, religion, catholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sakurada Gate Incident (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A film about the assination of Ii Naosuke at the gate of Edo castle in 1860 by ronin from the mito domain.
Plot: katana, japanese history, xenophobia, government official, seppuku, snow, sword fight, samurai, snowing, gate, ronin, assassination ...
Time: 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The World's Greatest Fair (2004)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The largest world's fair in history (which took place in St. Louis in 1904) included the first Olympic Games on American soil, where competitors were openly administered drugs and marathon runners were chased off course by dogs. Other firsts ...
Plot: world's fair, ice cream cone, tribe, telegraph, u.s. president, train wreck, mayor, train, horse, photographer, marathon, train crash ...
Place: missouri, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Gettysburg Address (2018)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Story: The complete story of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
Plot: soldier, democracy, tyrant, reenactment, sacrifice, conservation, freedom, civil war, slavery
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Berlin 1885: The Division of Africa (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A docudrama depicting the Berlin Conference in which the Western powers decided the partition of Africa.
Plot: diplomat, colonization, united kingdom, interview, map, colonialism, conference
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: denmark, congo, africa, france, belgium ...
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33%
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Carl & Bertha (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carl & Bertha tells the story of Carl and Bertha Benz. Carl Benz invented the first patented motor car but he did not get much recognition until his wife undertook the historic first road trip by car from Mannheim to Pforzheim with the Benz ...
Plot: car, father daughter relationship, dowry, investor, child, pharmacy, pharmacist, daughter, son, garter, driving, pregnancy ...
Time: 1870s, 1880s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Battle of 1894 (1962)
Genre: History, War
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1894 the Japanese Imperial Navy provokes the Chinese navy to test defenses. Some Chinese want to make concessions while others want to fight. When Japan invades, some naval officers put up a heroic resistance.
Plot: imperial japan, propaganda, naval battle, nationalism
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: china, japan, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Queen and the Cardinal (2009)
Genre: History
Country: France
Duration: 197 min.
Story: In the middle of the 17th century, forbidden lovers Queen Anne of Austria, the widow of King Louis XIII, and her Prime Minister, Cardinal Mazarin, face the opposition of a revengeful and power-seeking Court.
Plot: royal family, louvre, female nudity, secret love, kingdom, french history
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Contract of a Century (1985)
Genre: History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Film is set in 1980s in Germany and Russia. A major gas pipeline is to be built from Siberia to Europe. German banks are open for discussions about the credit contract for the project. The Russian delegation comes to Germany for business meetings ...
Plot: business, spy, bank, politics
Place: europe, siberia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Krotoa (2017)
Genre: History
Country: South Africa
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Krotoa, a feisty, bright, 11-year-old girl is removed from her close-knit Khoi tribe to serve Jan van Riebeeck, her uncle’s trading partner and the first Governor of the Cape Colony. She is brought into the first Fort established by the Dutch East ...
Plot: colonialism, dutch, culture clash
Time: 17th century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Outlaw Michael Howe (2013)
Genre: History
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 1814. Van Diemen’s Land, the notorious British penal colony, has dissolved into chaos. Outlaws roaming the wilderness have pushed the colonial government to breaking point. Driven by a deep sense of loyalty and an unquenchable hatred towards ...
Plot: decapitation, civil war, outlaw, murder, rebellion, aborigine, torture, colony
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Iran is My Country (1999)
Genre: History
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sohrab, a provincial young writer, is lost in the desert on the way to Tehran to get a publication license for his book on old Persian poetry, but the trip involves some bizarre events.
Style: avant garde
Plot: iranian, poem, desert, student, poetry, persian
Place: iran
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29%
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The Column (1968)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Romania, West Germany
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The Roman Emperor Trajan has just murdered all the local men of Dacia and holds a military stronghold in what will later become Rumania. He places a Roman centurion in his place to occupy his latest conquest. After lopping off the head of the Dacian ...
Plot: betrayal, male female relationship, temple, sword, suicide, battle, roman soldier, construction, ancient rome
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Amistad (1997)
Genre: 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, dignity, mutiny, idealism, interracial relations, dishonesty, righting the wronged, freedom, social injustice, humanity ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1830s, 1840s
Place: cuba, usa, africa, spain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
How We Got Here (2015)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Story: A series examining entrepreneurship and technological advances in the U.S.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: media, reenactment, americana, rise to the top, inventions and discoveries, society, ambition
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Molly Maguires (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: rebellion, betrayal, fighting the system, terrorism, coal mining, politics, injustice, society, crimes, life is a bitch, workplace situations, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, biblical, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, hotshot hero, conquering, miraculous event, hopes, confined, escapades, state affairs, religions or cults, society, religious, oracle ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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