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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in utah ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough and stylized films and TV shows about / with crimes, deadly, murder, vengeance, adventure, death, rivalry, danger, small town and mormon plots mostly in Drama, Western and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, Italy and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as utah: 127 Hours (2010), The Avenging Angel (1995), Red Canyon (2008), The Executioner's Song (1982), SLC Punk! (1998), The Great Silence (1968), Big Love (2006), The ButterCream Gang (1992), The Christmas Box (1995), Dempsey (1983).
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The Executioner's Song
Biography, Crime, Drama
USA
135 min.
 7.2
The Great Silence
Western
Italy, France
105 min.
 7.8
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The Archer
Drama, Thriller
USA
86 min.
 5.2
The Mountain Between Us
Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
USA
112 min.
 6.4

List of movies set in utah

 7.6
 313K
127 Hours
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: uplifting, psychological, suspense, inspirational, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, isolation, human spirit, life & death, trapped, loneliness, life philosophy, wilderness, climbing, adventure, desert, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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The Avenging Angel
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: religions or cults, old west, church, crimes, adventure, assassination attempt, deadly, orphan, assassination, latter day saints, mormon, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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 3.8
 672
Red Canyon
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Red Canyon, Regina and Devon return to their family home in the badlands of Utah to face the memory of a brutal attack - and put it behind them. But in coming home they awaken a killing rage in a town where everyone has ties that bind.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gory, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, drug dealing, violence spree, marijuana, cave, drug dealer, meth lab, small town sheriff, bound and gagged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah
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The Executioner's Song
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In this fact-based film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, death row, crime, going straight, introspection, prison, prison life, confined, capital punishment, execution, crimes, deadly ...
Time: year 1976
Place: utah, usa
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 7.5
 24K
SLC Punk!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebellion, friendship, coming of age, drugs, heroin, drinking, heavy metal, violence, drugs/alcohol, buddies, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: utah, california, north dakota, england, wyoming ...
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The Great Silence
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mute gunslinger fights in the defense of a group of outlaws and a vengeful young widow, against a group of ruthless bounty hunters.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, tense, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, greed, bounty hunter, gunfight, violence, interracial romance, brutality, lone wolves, violent, mute or deaf, stylish, visceral ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: utah, italy
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 7.6
 19K
Big Love
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Bill Henrickson and his life in suburban Salt Lake City, balancing the needs of his three wives -- Barb, Nicki and Margene-- their seven kids, three new houses and the opening of his newest hardware store. When disturbing news arrives ...
Style: serious, realistic, offbeat, talky
Plot: verbal byplay, couple relations, eccentric family, working class, religions or cults, polygamy, mormon, pregnancy, family life, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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The ButterCream Gang
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unlike most gangs, the ButterCream gang does good deeds. Their leader, Pete, has to go live with his aunt in Chicago. But things don't go well in Chicago and Pete is changed when he returns. Soon Pete is hanging around with the wrong crowd. But ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: buddies, gang, family, small town, friendship, adventure, friends, reunion, small town life, teenage life, city life, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: utah, chicago illinois
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The Christmas Box
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: self discovery, estate, family, family life, dream, family relations, couple relations, destiny, christmas, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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 6.5
 163
Dempsey
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nominated for two primetime Emmy Awards in 1984, this made-for-TV movie follows the true story of American boxer Jack Dempsey, who became a media sensation in the 1920s as the world heavyweight champion. Based upon the book by Jack Dempsey and ...
Style: sexual, serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: sport, athlete's life, crumbling marriage, ambition, rivalry, unlikely criminals, world champion, contests and competitions, crime gone awry, uncover truth, couple relations, disability ...
Time: 80s, 1920s
Place: utah
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A Time for Killing
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison and head for the Mexican border. Along the way, they kill a Union courier bearing the news that the war is over. Keeping the message a secret, the captain has his men go on and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, american civil war, battles, adventure, old west, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, danger, fortress, escape, rape ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, arizona, mexico, new mexico
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 7.8
 68K
The Sandlot
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, baseball, coming of age, family, childhood, small town, dog, children, sport, chase, buddies, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 80s, year 1962
Place: usa, utah, california
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The World's Fastest Indian
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: New Zealand, Japan, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, semi serious, inspirational ...
Plot: adventure, motorcycle, friendship, philosophy, on the road, drinking, hospital, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions, indians, dreams, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: new zealand, california, utah, usa, los angeles ...
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 7.3
 319K
Dumb & Dumber
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: idiotic, humorous, not serious, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, odd couple, friendship, road trip, dimwit, adventure, buddies, parakeet, prank, misfit, social misfits, illiteracy ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, utah, usa, new jersey, mississippi ...
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 6.0
 84K
Broken Arrow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, gunfight, military, adventure, betrayal, chase, car chase, arms dealer, mexican standoff, race against time, helicopter, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, hong kong, mine
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Carnival of Souls
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, gothic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, ghost, surrealism, death, mysterious character, ghosts, supernatural ability, life & death, insanity, isolation, female protagonist ...
Place: usa, utah, salt lake city utah
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September Dawn
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, realistic, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: religions or cults, americana, old west, romance, deadly, small town, society, young lovers, leadership, forbidden love, love affair, small town life ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1870s, 1850s
Place: usa, utah, arkansas, salt lake city utah
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 4.2
 1K
My 5 Wives
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A three times divorced real estate tycoon, who thought he was through with love. Gets more then he bargained for when he invests in some property for a ski resort in Utah.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, farce, hidden identity, save the day, culture clash, resort, small town life, small town, religions or cults, couples, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, utah, usa, las vegas, los angeles
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Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Three boy scouts, one a great-nephew of Butch Cassidy, and their pretty girl friend hunt for the lost treasure of the legendary bank robber in 1950s Utah. A modern gang of outlaws wants to grab the loot, too, and soon the intrepid heroes are fleeing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, good versus evil, family life, teenage life, escapades, heroes, rivalry, friends, raft, criminal gang ...
Time: contemporary, 1950s, 1900s
Place: usa, utah, bolivia
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 5.7
 625
The 19th Wife
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to prove her innocence reaches out to her excommunicated son ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, false accusation, church, religions or cults, righting the wronged, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, murder, estrangement, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, utah
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Pride and Prejudice
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, looking for love, romance, university, wooing, college, fall in love, love and romance, mormon, couples, unlikely couple, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, utah, england
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 6.0
 696
The R.M.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: innocence lost, down on your luck, nothing goes right, couples, family relations, change of luck, lifestyle, mormonism, cinema, bad luck, pickup truck, video camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, utah
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 7.3
 866
Skinwalkers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: murder, crime, riddles and clues, mystery, beach, who done it, police investigation, americana, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, utah
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The Andromeda Strain
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, harsh, futuristic ...
Plot: politics, time travel, virus, gay, military, paranoia, evil alien, conspiracy, laboratory, plague, doctors, survival ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, utah, shanghai
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 7.4
 570
Joe Hill
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the early 1900's, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice and tragedy going on. He becomes active ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: rise and fall, working class, fighting the system, rebellion, society, unfulfillment, immigrants, leadership, impossible love, false accusation, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: usa, utah, california, san diego california
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Breakheart Pass
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the height of the frontier era, a train races through the Rocky Mountains on a classified mission to a remote army post. But one by one the passengers are being murdered, and their only hope is the mysterious John Deakin, who's being ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, murder, gunfight, indians, secret service, amateur detective, death, train ride, vengeance, hidden identity, conspiracy, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, utah, ireland, california
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Stranger Than Fiction
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lives spiral out of control when four friends cover up a murder.
Style: semi serious, humorous, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, small town, deadly, friends, murder, buddies, betrayal, best friend, car, female corpse, who to trust ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, utah, salt lake city utah
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Four of the Apocalypse
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Four petty criminals, three men and a woman, wander through the trackless terrain of the Wild West Utah and are hounded by a sadistic bandit.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: psychopath, gory, old west, danger, rivalry, desert, prostitute, lone wolves, small town, social misfits, pregnancy, mining town ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, utah
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 6.7
 4K
The Shooting
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A hired gun seeks to enact revenge on a group of bounty hunters in the Old West.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, bounty hunter, on the road, gang, adventure, lone wolves, wilderness, betrayal, vengeance, hitman, vigilantism, whistling ...
Place: usa, utah
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The Glass House
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted from a story by Truman Capote ("In Cold Blood"), the world of the prison convict is open to the viewer. As the story develops, one thing becomes clear. As in the outside world, there is a "system"; and just as on the ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, human nature, introspection, prison life, confined, crimes, criminal's revenge, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, criminal heroes, fighting the system, fish out of water ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, utah
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8.2
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canyon
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7.6
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6.0
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6.1
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stallion
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religious fundamentalism
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6.6
Stations of the Cross 2014
7.5
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6.2
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nevada
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7.2
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7.0
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5.3
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