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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, religion, construction, architect, reporter, diary, latter day saints, interview, quarry, prayer, building, mormonism
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 suspenseful films with plots about religion, mormon, latter day saints, society, faith, prayer and religious persecution mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Mountain of the Lord: Emma Smith: My Story (2008), Windows of Heaven (1963), Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011), Handcart (2002), Ephraim's Rescue (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, christian, mormon, latter day saints, prophet, religious leader, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, religion, arrest, doubt, lynch mob ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
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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: religious leader, rain, promise, financial crisis, mormon, religion, train, sermon, drought, prophet, revelation, latter day saints ...
Time: 1890s
Place: utah
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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
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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: christian, journey, latter day saints, mormon, religious persecution, pioneer, faith, prejudice
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: religious conversion, rescue, mormon, leadership, human spirit, heroic mission, idealism, optimism, escapades, society, hopes, destiny ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, biblical
Plot: prophet, latter day saints, religion, mormon, religious persecution, faith, church, family problems, social problems, religious faith, life is a bitch, male female relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1820s, 1830s
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76%
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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, loss of brother, wagon train, female protagonist, love triangle, religious persecution, hardship, latter day saints, van, pioneer, husband wife relationship, mob violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s
Place: ohio, missouri, illinois, new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: conspiracy, murder, dishonesty, old west, vengeance, fall in love, americana, romance, terrorism, crimes, young lovers, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1870s, 1850s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, usa, arkansas
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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: religious differences, church, religious conversion, latter day saints, priest, pastor, mormon, religion, baptism, soldier, faith, italian american ...
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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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, cult film
Plot: native american, church, wilderness, graphic violence, religions or cults, adventure, escapades, state affairs, clergy, heroes, society, politics ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, ohio, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, latter day saints, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, factual, psychological, inspirational
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1870s
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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, biblical ...
Plot: miraculous event, mormon, hardship, destiny, religions or cults, society, adventure, hopes, immigrants, journey, hunger, emigration ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, coal mining, fighting the system, working undercover, leadership, society, injustice, social decay, crimes, legal, rebel, sabotage ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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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: map, colonialism, diplomat, conference, geopolitics, colonization, interview
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In the Name of the Sovereign People (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1849 - Ciceruacchio declares the Independent Republic of Rome, but the French and the Austrians try to bring back the Pope to Rome.
Plot: catholic, rebel, pope, war for independence, revolutionary, italian history
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Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Emigrants (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden
Duration: 151 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 ...
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Style: serious, touching, psychological, captivating
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Child Bride of Short Creek (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Partially based on the true events surrounding a rural religious cult in the American Midwest, and how the members' children suffered for their parents' fanaticism.
Plot: child bride, religion, age difference, death of child, solitude, sect, polygamy, reporter, latter day saints, fundamentalism, death, marriage ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Testaments (2000)
Genre: Drama
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35%
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Garibaldi (1961)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The film shows how Italy's historic national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi (embodied by Renzo Ricci) leads a military campaign known as Expedition of the Thousand in 1860 and conquers Sicily and Naples. When the Bourbon monarchy has left Southern ...
Style: vintage
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Book of Daniel (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
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Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story about the tragic nuclear power plant accident in Chernobyl.
Style: medical drama
Plot: nuclear power plant, radiation, catastrophe, nuclear, disaster, lapland, elderly couple, female doctor, death in the family, husband wife relationship, death of husband, death of brother ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Lady Inger of Ostrat (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
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Style: political, epic, non-linear, captivating, uplifting ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century, 1860s
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The Siege at Ruby Ridge (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
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Story: A mini-series dramatization of the controversial 1992 attack by federal agents on the Idaho home of Randy Weaver, a white seperatist. The ten-day siege, begun over a minor gun charge, resulted in the deaths of Weaver's son, wife and dog, and a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, thought provoking, bleak ...
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Death of a Prophet (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
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Story: After breaking ties with the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X became a man marked for death...and it was just a matter of time before his enemies closed in. Despite death threats and intimidation, Malcolm marched on - continuing to spread the word of ...
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Time: 60s
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Since (1966)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Andy Warhol's experimental reconstruction of the assassination of the President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, which serves as his critical commentary on the way the media presented the tragic event.
Style: experimental
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 158 min.
Story: After being presented with a treasure map, two men travel to the harsh northern wastelands of Lapland in the hopes of finding gold.
Plot: lapland, gold rush, gold, gold digger, violence, greed, nature, happiness, friendship, friend, river rapids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, History
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