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: Drama, 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: mormon, temple, building, mormonism, religion, architect, construction, reporter, diary, interview, prayer, quarry, latter day saints
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1850s, 1860s, 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 emotional films with plots about mormon, society, latter day saints, religion, hopes, religious persecution and prayer mostly in Drama, History and Western genres. Some movies like The Mountain of the Lord: Handcart (2002), Emma Smith: My Story (2008), Ephraim's Rescue (2013), Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011), Windows of Heaven (1963). 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, religious persecution, journey, mormon, faith, pioneer, christian, prejudice
Time: 19th century, 1850s
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: faith, latter day saints, prophet, mormon, mormonism, religious leader, lynch mob, religion, death of child, female protagonist, religious persecution, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
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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: prophet, lynch mob, mormon, religious persecution, latter day saints, murder, mormonism, a vision, mob, polygamy, religion, riverboat ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s, 1840s
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76%
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: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: rescue, religious conversion, mormon, heroic mission, idealism, human spirit, leadership, destiny, optimism, society, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 1850s, 19th century, 18th century
Place: utah, ohio, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1827, Joseph Smith, Jr. was only 21 years old when he received a prophetic calling to translate ancient scriptures that would soon be published as The Book of Mormon. Less than three years later, he founded The Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Plot: mormon, latter day saints, religion
Time: 19th century, 1820s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Windows of Heaven (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: As 85-year-old President Lorenzo Snow struggles to vanquish the two million dollar indebtedness of the Mormon church in 1899, he feels inspired to journey from Salt Lake City by train and carriage to St. George in southern Utah. Along the way he ...
Plot: rain, religion, speech, blessing, financial crisis, revelation, carriage, telegram, promise, prayer, religious leader, sermon ...
Time: 1890s
Place: utah
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61%
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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: mormon, pioneer, van, mormonism, wagon train, loss of brother, latter day saints, religious persecution, female protagonist, love triangle, hardship, mob ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s
Place: illinois, ohio, missouri, new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Depicts the factual accounts of Vincenzo Di Francesca and Parley P. Pratt and how they came to appreciate the contents of the Book of Mormon.
Plot: church, soldier, latter day saints, religious conversion, baptism, mormonism, priest, pastor, religious differences, mormon, faith, religion ...
Time: 1950s, 1910s, 19th century, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: sicily, new york
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48%
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Out of Step (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Graced with the instinctive ability to dance, Jenny Thomas wants nothing more than to become a professional dancer. All of her hard work pays off when she is accepted to a prominent dance program in New York. Against her mother's will, but with ...
Plot: mormon, dancer, dancing, dance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, latter day saints, mormonism
Place: utah, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.0
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: wilderness, church, graphic violence, showbiz, adventure, religions or cults, clergy, escapades, heroes, society, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, ohio, salt lake city utah
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46%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, dishonesty, fall in love, americana, vengeance, old west, love affair, terrorism, love and romance, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1870s, 1840s
Place: utah, arkansas, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Testaments (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: This film depict events from the Life and ministry of Jesus Christ as recorded in the New Testament and the Book of Mormon. The story culminates with a portrayal of the Ressurected Savior's visit to the ancient Americas as seen through the eyes ...
Style: 70mm film
Plot: mormon, father son relationship, native american, faith, salvation, bible, virgin mary, temple, preacher, blindness, resurrection, prayer ...
Time: 1st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, coal mining, working undercover, leadership, society, injustice, legal, social decay, crimes, miner, rebel ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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37%
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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 ...
Style: captivating, inspirational, psychological, factual, based on true events
Plot: inventor, invention, husband wife relationship, car, love, son, investor, wedding, lawsuit, rivalry, society, garter ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
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37%
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Augustine (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in Belle Époque France, the story follows nineteen-year-old "hysteria" patient Augustine, the star of Professor Charcot's experiments in hypnosis, as she transitions from object of study to object of desire.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, doctors and patients, obsession, hypnosis, seduction, sexual content, one on one, hysteria, power relations, mentally unstable, epilepsy, teenage girl ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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35%
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: danger, society, war, missing person, idealism, wilderness, culture clash, human spirit, uncover truth, against the odds, self discovery, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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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: colonization, geopolitics, conference, diplomat, interview, map, colonialism
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125 Years Memory (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan, Turkey
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two historical incidents that deepened the friendship between Japan and Turkey are connected in this Japanese-Turkish blockbuster: The sinking of the Turkish frigate Ertuğrul off the Japanese coast in 1890, and the evacuation of Japanese nationals ...
Style: serious, touching, psychological, captivating
Plot: shipwreck, turk, historical event, sinking ship, friendship, compassion, tragedy, typhoon, sea disaster, survival, drowning, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ottoman empire, japan, istanbul turkey, turkey, iran ...
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32%
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Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended. In ...
Style: epic, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
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Time: 60s, 19th century, 20th century, 1960s, 1860s
Place: southern usa, louisiana, usa
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30%
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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, contemplative
Plot: miraculous event, hardship, destiny, religions or cults, society, adventure, hopes, immigrants, journey, mormon, hunger, latter day saints ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murderer, murder trial, female villain, suspect, murder suspect, crying, finding a dead body, axe murder, carriage, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, injection, murder investigation ...
Time: 19th century, year 1983, 1890s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Emigrants (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the small size of their land, the infertile soil, and ...
Style: epic, touching, atmospheric, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: immigrants, starvation, farm hand, sailing ship, journey, sea voyage, ship, seasickness, emigrant, sailboat, against the odds, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, minnesota, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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February 15, 1839 (2001)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1839, months after the British army has repressed the insurrection of the Patriots, hundreds of rebels rot in prison. The morning of February 14, Marie-Thomas Chevalier De Lorimier and Charles Hindelang learn that they will be hung in 24 hours, ...
Plot: death sentence, prison, execution
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: conquering, battles, ancient civilization, city, betrayal, battle, banquet, male female relationship, construction, roman soldier, ancient rome, roman emperor ...
Place: romania
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The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Work and The Glory: American Zion" sets the story of the fictional Steed family against the historically factual backdrop of the Mormon people's move into the West. Divided by their diverse reactions to a nascent ideology, the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: mormon, culture clash, society, hopes, religious, discrimination, redemption, religious leader, husband wife relationship, religious differences, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, new york state, usa, ohio
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27%
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The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, epic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, politics, political unrest, intrigue, rivalry, society, dishonesty, revolution, family life, royal family, parents and children, downfall ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
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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: emotional, bleak, captivating, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: church, christianity, life is a bitch, hopes, religions or cults, state affairs, clergy, ambition, society, heroes, romance, pursuit ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, zurich switzerland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
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Comrades (1986)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: labor union, deportation, rebellion, life is a bitch, hopes, fighting the system, tragic hero, rich and poor, human spirit, rebelliousness, social differences, working class ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 231 min.
Story: Follow-up to the TV trilogy "Heimat", this time for cinemas, set again in the fictional village Schabbach in the Hunsrück region of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, epic, stylized ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, society, coming of age, diary, village life, village, emigration, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%