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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: mormonism, latter day saints, construction, building, mormon, diary, religion, architect, temple, reporter, prayer, interview
Time: 1890s, 1840s, 19th century, 1860s, 1850s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: salt lake city utah, utah

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about society, religion, mormon, latter day saints, politics, mormonism and prayer mostly in History, Drama and Western genres. Some movies like The Mountain of the Lord: Handcart (2002), Emma Smith: My Story (2008), We Believed (2010), 17 Miracles (2011), The Visual Bible - Acts (1994). 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, mormon, pioneer, journey, faith, christian, prejudice
Time: 1850s, 19th century
Place: utah
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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: prophet, religion, arrest, lynch mob, death of child, prayer, female protagonist, faith, husband wife relationship, mormonism, religious leader, mormon ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
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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: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: teachers and students, college life, university, society, dedicated educator, americana, student life, ambition, hopes, state affairs, research
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, campus
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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
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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: rough, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, rebelliousness, political unrest, battle zone, revolution, rebellion, state affairs, battles, society, stabbed to death, historical event, anachronism ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s
Place: europe, italy, southern italy, naples italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, lynch mob, prophet, revelation, religion, mormonism, riverboat, mob violence, mormon, religious persecution, latter day saints
Time: 1820s, 1830s, 1840s, 19th century
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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, realistic, captivating
Plot: immigrants, destiny, adventure, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, misfit, society, snow, prayer, winter, dwarf ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
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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: biblical, christian film, based on the bible
Plot: christianity, christian, apostle
Time: 1st century
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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, spotlight, indigenous people, female photographer, telegraph, publisher, ferris wheel, olympics, marathon, tribe, ice cream cone, train crash ...
Place: chicago illinois, missouri
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The Gettysburg Address (2018)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Story: The complete story of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
Plot: freedom, conservation, civil war, slavery, democracy, reenactment, tyrant, sacrifice, soldier
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, messenger, knight, rebellion, haystack, thief, catholic, religion
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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.
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Time: 1860s
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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: wagon train, mormonism, love triangle, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, religious persecution, latter day saints, loss of brother, mormon, hardship, mob violence, pioneer
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 1840s
Place: new york, missouri, illinois, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Founding Of An Army (2017)
Genre: History
Country: China
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The Founding of an Army is a Chinese historical film. Produced by Han Sanping and directed by Andrew Lau, it is the third installment of the trilogy called Founding of New China after The Founding of a Republic (2009) and The Founding of a Party ...
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Krotoa (2017)
Genre: History
Country: South Africa
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 ...
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Time: 17th century
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Iran is My Country (1999)
Genre: History
Country: Iran
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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
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Genre: History
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
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Plot: fog, flashback, female nudity, peacock, sex scene, nature, night, moon, skull, dream, mythology
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The Queen and the Cardinal (2009)
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Country: France
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Contract of a Century (1985)
Genre: History
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Savage Journey (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
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Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s
Place: ohio, usa, utah, salt lake city utah
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September Dawn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Canada
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Style: serious, tense, realistic, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: bishop, murder, religions or cults, old west, americana, deadly, romance, small town, society, young lovers, leadership, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1840s, 1850s
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Amistad (1997)
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Country: USA
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Style: emotional, touching, realistic, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: slavery, rebellion, mutiny, slave trade, courtroom drama, dignity, idealism, injustice, historical figure, dishonesty, hopes, legal ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 18th century
Place: usa, cuba, africa, spain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: 19th century, 20th century
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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.
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Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: portugal, sweden, norway, denmark, ottoman empire ...
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: coal mining, fighting the system, rebellion, betrayal, terrorism, social decay, injustice, miner, coal mine, politics, heroes, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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A More Perfect Union (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Become an eyewitness to the Constitutional Convention of 1787. This stirring 2-hour film will bring the Founding Fathers to life as you witness the struggles and the miracles that produced the Constitution of the United States and the freest nation ...
Plot: american history, u.s. constitution, politics
Time: 18th century, 1780s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wisconsin Death Trip (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Wisconsin Death Trip is an intimate, shocking and sometimes hilarious account of the disasters that befell one small town in Wisconsin during the final decade of the 19th century. The film is inspired by Michael Lesy's book of the same name ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
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Time: 19th century, 1990s, 1890s, 1880s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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