Latter day saints movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant latter day saints movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, emotional, humorous, touching and captivating films and TV shows about / with latter day saints, mormon, mormonism, religion, church, religions or cults, society, prayer, prophet and missionary plots mostly in Drama, History and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as latter day saints: Saturday's Warrior (1989), The Avenging Angel (1995), Child Bride of Short Creek (1981), Savage Journey (1983), Windows of Heaven (1963), The Mountain of the Lord (1993), The Field Is White (2002), Emma Smith: My Story (2008), Handcart (2002), Out of Step (2002).

List of latter day saints movies

Saturday's Warrior (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ordinary LDS family has a teenager named Jimmy and he wonders about life and what is coming. Jimmy's sister Julie has a boyfriend on a mission who she plans to marry when he gets home. Jimmy's twin sister Pam is handicapped and is ...
Plot: latter day saints, singing, heaven, immortality, afterlife, park, telephone call, mormonism, missionary, rebelliousness, artist, mormon ...
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The Avenging Angel (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Miles Utley is a professional Mormon commando/bodyguard who is forced to turn renegade and to question his faith as he investigates a scandal involving assassination and land speculation.
Style: captivating, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, mormon, latter day saints, orphan, dishonesty, deadly, heroes, rivalry, religions or cults, old west, rescue, church ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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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: war veteran, death by drowning, korean war, religion, falling in love, latter day saints, polygamy, reporter, police raid, death, running away from home, rebellion ...
Time: 1950s
Place: utah, arizona
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 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: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: wilderness, church, adventure, escapades, state affairs, heroes, religions or cults, society, showbiz, politics, clergy, mormon ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: ohio, missouri, salt lake city utah
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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: drought, latter day saints, sermon, blessing, telegram, carriage, rain, train, debt, speech, financial crisis, revelation ...
Time: 1890s
Place: utah
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Howard W. Hunter: The Modern Prophets (2004)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Four days before his wedding, Howard William Hunter, 24, played his last engagement as a professional musician. From then on, whether as a successful corporate attorney, church leader in the Los Angeles ares or apostle of the Lord, Howard's ...
Plot: mormon, mormonism, latter day saints
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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: diary, mormon, latter day saints, reporter, temple, building, construction, interview, prayer, architect, religion, mormonism
Time: 1880s, 1860s, 1850s, 19th century, 1870s ...
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
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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: religion, church, italian american, baptism, religious differences, mormonism, latter day saints, pastor, faith, book, soldier, priest ...
Time: 1930s, 1950s, 19th century, 1890s, 1910s ...
Place: sicily
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The Field Is White (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: When things are not going well for John Taylor, he reads his journal and reflects on his missionary life and his companion Elder Alma Johnson. They try to teach people about the gospel and want to give lessons, but the people are not interested. ...
Plot: missionary, lake, basketball, journal, rejection, field, latter day saints, sunset, memory, mormonism, truck, cell phone ...
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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: doubt, mormonism, religious leader, arrest, mormon, female protagonist, religious persecution, prophet, death of child, faith, husband wife relationship, prayer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
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 4.7
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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: faith, religious persecution, mormon, pioneer, journey, prejudice, latter day saints, christian
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: utah
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 5.4
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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: dancer, mormon, dance, dancing, latter day saints, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mormonism
Place: utah
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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: angel, riverboat, mormonism, revelation, lynch mob, prophet, religion, mormon, latter day saints, religious persecution, mob violence
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 1820s
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The Book of Mormon Movie, Volume 1: The Journey (2003)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Lehi and his wife Sariah and their four sons: Laman, Lemuel, Sam, and Nephi. Lehi leaves Jerusalem because he prophesied unto the people concerning the destruction of Jerusalem, and they sought his life. He journeys into the wilderness ...
Plot: ship, dream, exile, angel, leaving home, journey, sibling rivalry, mormon, compass, sea voyage, mormonism, storm ...
Place: jerusalem
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Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, religion, latter day saints
Time: 19th century, 1820s
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The Errand of Angels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sister Rachel Taylor of Boise, Idaho is an eager young missionary of the LDS Church who has been sent on an 18-month long mission to Austria. Rachel finds herself having a hard time adjusting to her new cultural surroundings in the foreign country. ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: self discovery, society, innocence lost, church, clergy, siblings relations, hopes, miraculous event, religions or cults, missionary, latter day saints, mormon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe
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The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Benjamin Steed and Mary Ann Steed relocate their family to upstate New York in the early 1800's, they unwittingly settle in a town divided along religious lines. After their new hired help turns out to be at the center of the uproar, each ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: rivalry, romance, family in crisis, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, redemption, wooing, hopes, religions or cults, americana, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, new york state
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 6.5
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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
Plot: religions or cults, misfit, society, adventure, hopes, immigrants, miraculous event, destiny, death of child, religion, dwarf, latter day saints ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
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States of Grace (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drive-by shooting in Venice, California, changes the lives of five people forever. States of Grace tells the story of a homeless street preacher, Louis, a gang banger, Carl, an aspiring actress, Holly, and two young missionaries, Lozano and ...
Style: uplifting, serious, disturbing, touching, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, mormon, hospital, human spirit, going straight, teenage life, urban ghetto, power relations, high school life, urban, society, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, utah, europe, usa, italy ...
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The Singles Ward (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop going to church only to be pursued by the members ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: church, love and romance, romance, celebrity culture, family relations, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, religions or cults, couples, comedian, love, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah
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 5.8
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Sons of Provo (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will, Kirby, and Danny are the hottest new sensation in Mormon pop music! Will is an aerobics instructor, Danny is a student of eastern philosophy, and Kirby is a scrapbooking specialist. Together, they make up the band "Everclean" and ...
Plot: boy band, mormonism, latter day saints, fictional band, recording studio
Place: utah
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 6.8
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Charly (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sam Roberts thinks he has all the answers: the purpose of life, the meaning of love, the plan for a perfect future. Until Charly walks into his life.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, society, religions or cults, ocean or sea, couples, love affair, wooing, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, christian ...
Time: future
Place: new york, utah
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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: realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: redemption, family relations, hopes, culture clash, religions or cults, americana, discrimination, rivalry, religious, society, farmer, lynch mob ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio, new york state
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The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Joshua Steed returns to Missouri a wealthy man with a beautiful wife; however, the past has a way of catching up. Soon Joshua is tangled in a web of rumors, deception and betrayal that threatens to tear his family apart. Back in Kirtland, financial ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic
Plot: family in danger, danger, intrigue, hopes, americana, bankruptcy, discrimination, rivalry, religions or cults, religious, society, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
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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: psychological, disturbing, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: bishop, murder, heroes, small town life, fall in love, dishonesty, love affair, deadly, leadership, small town, society, young lovers ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1870s, 1840s
Place: utah, usa, arkansas, salt lake city utah
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 6.0
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The R.M. (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jared Phelps (Kirby Heyborne) has completed two years of full-time missionary service for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His mission president has promised him that he will be blessed for his service, and he thinks he has it all ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, innocence lost, couples, nothing goes right, family relations, change of luck, down on your luck, video camera, cinema, missionary, latter day saints, bad luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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Pride and Prejudice (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy is a 2003 independent film adaptation/updating of Jane Austen's novel, set in modern-day Provo, Utah, at Brigham Young University. The characters are Latter-day Saints (LDS).
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: college, mormon, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, romance, wooing, couples, fall in love, looking for love, university, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, usa, england
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 7.2
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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, latter day saints, love triangle, pioneer, loss of brother, mob violence, religious persecution, hardship, mormonism, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, wagon train
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 1840s
Place: illinois, new york, missouri, ohio
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 7.1
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Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, self discovery, romance, culture clash, lgbt, opposites attract, gender, fall in love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
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The Home Teachers (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Stocky Greg's passion is football, and he rounds up his family from their respective church meetings and rushes home just in time to make the kick-off of the Sunday afternoon Vikings game. He has just planted himself in front of his massive ...
Plot: deer hunting, latter day saints, gun, police, funeral, football, mormon, hunting, death of dog, church, mormonism
Place: utah
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