Movies and TV shows set in utah

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, humorous, semi serious and rough films and TV shows about / with mormon, crimes, vengeance, deadly, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, murder, society and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Western genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as utah: The Avenging Angel (1995), 127 Hours (2010), Red Canyon (2008), The Executioner's Song (1982), The World's Fastest Indian (2005), Dumb & Dumber (1994), SLC Punk! (1998), The Great Silence (1968), Big Love (2006), The Sandlot (1993).
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The Executioner's Song (1982)
Biography, Crime, Drama
USA
135 min.
 7.2
The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
Biography, Drama, Sport
New Zealand, Japan, USA
127 min.
 7.8
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The Archer (2017)
Drama, Thriller
USA
86 min.
 5.2
The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
USA
112 min.
 6.4

List of movies set in utah

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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: latter day saints, mormon, assassination attempt, religions or cults, old west, church, adventure, crimes, deadly, orphan, assassination, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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 7.6
 313K
127 Hours (2010)
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: suspense, uplifting, serious, psychological, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, isolation, desert, trapped, human spirit, adventure, courage, extreme sport, climbing, hallucinations, loneliness, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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 3.8
 672
Red Canyon (2008)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: small town sheriff, bound and gagged, cave, meth lab, drug dealer, marijuana, haunted by the past, gory, crimes, dog, held captive, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah
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The Executioner's Song (1982)
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, execution, capital punishment, prison, going straight, crime, introspection, suicide attempt, prison life, confined, crimes ...
Time: year 1976
Place: utah, usa
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The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
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: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: human spirit, motorcycle race, against the odds, adventure, hitchhiker, follow your dream, motorcycle, elderly, on the road, goodhearted, trailer, mortgage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: new zealand, utah, california, usa, nevada ...
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 7.3
 319K
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
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: humorous, not serious, idiotic, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, dimwit, friendship, stupidity, parakeet, social misfits, buddies, prank, gas station, adventure, road trip, misfit ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, connecticut, colorado ...
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 7.5
 24K
SLC Punk! (1998)
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, rebelliousness, heavy metal, rock, rebellion, friendship, heroin, self destructing, hospital, individualism, hippie, college graduate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: utah, north dakota, england, canada, wyoming ...
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The Great Silence (1968)
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: atmospheric, bleak, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, winter, gunslinger, sheriff, greed, vengeance, lone wolves, capitalist, rocky mountains, hunger, sadness, childhood trauma ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: utah, italy
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 7.6
 19K
Big Love (2006)
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: mormon, polygamy, pregnancy, marriage, verbal byplay, couple relations, eccentric family, working class, religions or cults, family life, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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 7.8
 68K
The Sandlot (1993)
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: baseball, dog, sport, friendship, coming of age, childhood, fence, chased by a dog, family, small town, team, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 80s
Place: utah, usa, california
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 6.0
 84K
Broken Arrow (1996)
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, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, mexican standoff, helicopter, gunfight, military, betrayal, mercenary, boxing, train, countdown, canyon, park ranger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: utah, usa, mine, hong kong
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Carnival of Souls (1962)
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, gothic, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, female protagonist, supernatural, mysterious character, organ, supernatural ability, mystery, afterlife, haunted by the past, danger, deadly ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
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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, 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
Place: utah, usa, arkansas, salt lake city utah
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Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy (2006)
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, grandfather grandson relationship, outlaw ...
Time: contemporary, 1950s, 1900s
Place: utah, usa, bolivia
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 5.7
 625
The 19th Wife (2010)
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: 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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mormon, college, couple relations, looking for love, romance, wooing, university, fall in love, love and romance, couples, unlikely couple, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa, england
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 696
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: innocence lost, down on your luck, nothing goes right, couples, family relations, change of luck, lifestyle, mormonism, bad luck, cinema, pickup truck, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 866
Skinwalkers (2002)
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: utah, usa
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 7.4
 570
Joe Hill (1971)
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: working class, rise and fall, fighting the system, rebellion, society, unfulfillment, immigrants, leadership, impossible love, false accusation, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, california, san diego california
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 4.2
 1K
My 5 Wives (2000)
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: culture clash, small town, gangsters, farce, hidden identity, save the day, resort, small town life, religions or cults, couples, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah, california, usa, las vegas, los angeles
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Passage to Zarahemla (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two teens from L.A. make their way to Utah to hide with distant Mormon relatives from their troubled pasts. An earthquake opens up a time rift, drawing them and their pursuers into an ancient mesoamerican war.
Plot: mormon, relatives, alternate dimension, power failure, car theft, hostage, criminal, orphan, brother sister relationship, memory loss, death of mother, aunt niece relationship ...
Place: utah
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Melvin and Howard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: divorce, wedding, courtroom, stripper, strip club, rich and poor, redemption, hopes, working class, game show, road trip, will ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, nevada, utah, california, usa
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Convict Stage (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A cowboy whose sister has been murdered by a gang of vicious outlaws seeks his revenge. But a venerable old lawman is about to teach the vigilante a lesson about taking the law into one's own hands.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stagecoach, held at gunpoint, prison, gang, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, vengeance, chases and races, danger, heroes, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, usa
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 7.3
 2K
Rubin and Ed (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Reclusive Rubin Farr teams up with vocal but unsuccessful multi-level salesman Ed Tuttle on a quest to bury Rubin's dead cat in the "perfect spot." Their trip takes them across Utah's desert where they have run-ins with Ed'd ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, road movie, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: salesman, road trip, friendship, desert, buddies, on the road, odd couple, misfit, partners, disorder, friends, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah, california, usa
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 7.1
 1K
Brigham City (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Clayton is a lawman and a bishop in a Mormon community called Brigham. The town is shaken when a woman from California is found murdered. Clayton and his young deputy work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: murder, small town, mystery, serial killer, crime, investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, social relations, special agents, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: utah, california, usa
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Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, Ann Rule becomes friends with Ted Bundy. Based on a book by Ann Rule.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, dark
Plot: serial killer, murder, true crime, crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, killer, troubled past, investigation, journalism, uncover truth, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary
Place: utah, seattle, usa
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Electrick Children (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Electrick Children tells the story of Rachel, a rambunctious girl from a polygamist colony in southern Utah. On Rachel’s 15th birthday, she finds a forbidden cassette tape. Having never seen anything like it before, Rachel plays the cassette tape, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, arranged marriage, teenage life, religions or cults, youth, track down, innocence lost, self discovery, parents and children, coming of age, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1996
Place: nevada, utah, las vegas, usa
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, danger, experiment gone awry, plague, survival, one man army, infected, fate of humanity, gory, scientist, threat ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
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The ButterCream Gang (1992)
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: gang, friendship, buddies, family, small town, 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 (1995)
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: family life, dream, christmas, self discovery, estate, family, family relations, couple relations, destiny, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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