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, bleak and semi serious films and TV shows about / with vengeance, mormon, crimes, dialogue, runaway, deadly, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling and society plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as utah: 127 Hours (2010), The Executioner's Song (1982), Dumb & Dumber (1994), The World's Fastest Indian (2005), Red Canyon (2008), The Avenging Angel (1995), September Dawn (2007), The Sandlot (1993), Bagdad Cafe (1987), Joe Hill (1971).

List of movies set in utah

 7.6
 336K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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, psychological, inspirational, intense ...
Plot: survival, trapped, isolation, human spirit, courage, desert, loneliness, adventure, extreme sport, determination, journey, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa
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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: realistic, bleak, thought provoking, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, death row, capital punishment, prison, price of justice, courtroom drama, going straight, confined, crime, journalism, death sentence, crimes ...
Time: year 1976
Place: utah, usa
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 7.3
 341K
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, illiteracy, stupidity, parakeet, road trip, friendship, social misfits, adventure, buddies, misfit, dumb ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, mississippi, rhode island ...
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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: touching, uplifting, captivating, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: human spirit, motorcycle race, motorcycle, adventure, follow your dream, against the odds, hitchhiker, obstacle, optimism, supportive friend, obsessive quest, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1967
Place: new zealand, utah, california, usa, salt lake city utah ...
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 3.6
 697
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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: bound and gagged, small town sheriff, marijuana, meth lab, drug dealer, cave, drug dealing, deadly, crimes, violence spree, haunted by the past, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah
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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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, latter day saints, mormon, orphan, rivalry, oracle, society, assassination, danger, church, rescue, religions or cults ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, 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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, old west, fall in love, americana, dishonesty, couple relations, interracial relations, religions or cults, small town life, small town, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1850s, 1870s
Place: utah, arkansas, usa, salt lake city utah
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 7.8
 75K
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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, sport, friendship, dog, team, childhood, coming of age, baseball game, baseball movie, unlikely friendships, treehouse, fence ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: utah, usa, california
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Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, dark
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, life is a bitch, danger, legal, police detective, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, year 1978
Place: utah, usa, seattle, seattle washington, florida
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 7.4
 12K
Bagdad Cafe (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surreal comedy depicting a diverse cast of characters and the changes they undergo as the German tourist Jasmin interacts with each of them at a remote truck stop in the middle of the Mojave desert.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: desert, motel, friendship, starting over, fish out of water, social relations, tourist, wilderness, female protagonist, character study, transformation, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, nevada, germany, california, las vegas
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 7.4
 705
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, realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: working class, leadership, love and romance, ambition, impossible love, rise and fall, rebellion, society, false accusation, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, immigrants ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, san diego california, california
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 7.6
 20K
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: light, entertaining, melancholic, social, contemplative ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mormon, marriage, eccentric family, polygamy, couples, family relations, society, working class, housewife, double life, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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 5.7
 640
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: disturbing, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, society, oracle, estrangement, religions or cults, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, deadly, protagonist as suspect, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, 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, melancholic, psychological, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, religions or cults, self discovery, unwanted pregnancy, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, nobody believes, skating, lifestyle, innocence lost, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, 1990s
Place: utah, nevada, las vegas, usa
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 6.8
 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, suspense, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, small town, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mormon, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, human nature, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: utah, california, usa
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 6.0
 88K
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, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, desert, helicopter, terrorism, betrayal, explosion, gunfight, race against time, crimes, escapades, chases and races, military ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, hong kong
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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: bleak, tense, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, winter, saloon, gunslinger, sheriff, greed, mute or deaf, chases and races, secret hideout, deadly, crimes, merciless ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: utah, italy
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 7.5
 25K
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, sentimental, humorous, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, heavy metal, friendship, rebellion, subculture, self destructing, antisocial behavior, college graduate, individualism, drugs/alcohol, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, utah, wyoming, canada, woodstock ...
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 6.1
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, innocence lost, nothing goes right, down on your luck, change of luck, family relations, arrested, mormonism, falling off a ladder, airport, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, mormon, fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, love triangle, wooing, looking for love, romance, college life, friendship, mormonism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, england
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 4.6
 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, save the day, farce, americana, society, hidden identity, disorder, gangsters, couple relations, resort, polygamy, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah, california, los angeles, usa, las vegas
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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, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, afterlife, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, carnival, zombie, supernatural horror, visceral ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
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 7.2
 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: offbeat, semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, friendship, salesman, road trip, odd couple, partners, on the road, disorder, goofy hero, buddies, silly humor, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah, california, usa
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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, captivating
Plot: adventure, family life, friendship, rivalry, escapades, family, teenage life, outlaw, romantic rivalry, criminal gang, criminal, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 1900s, 1950s
Place: utah, usa, bolivia
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 7.3
 906
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, mind bending, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, americana, vengeance, supernatural ability, crimes, deadly, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, law enforcement, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, phoenix arizona, arizona
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, danger, zombie apocalypse, survival, plague, experiment gone awry, fate of humanity, scientist, heroine, infected ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
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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, death of mother, gang, memory loss, hostage, car theft, alternate dimension, relative, criminal, earthquake, power failure ...
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, realistic, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: courtroom, stripper, strip club, wedding, divorce, bittersweet, redemption, working class, hitchhiker, hopes, change of luck, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, nevada, utah, usa, california
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 5.1
 112
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: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, held at gunpoint, prison, heroes, danger, partners, rivalry, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, stagecoach ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, arizona, usa
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Skinwalker Ranch (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 2010 “Skinwalker Ranch” gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to livestock mutilation, but maybe most notable was the disappearance of ranch owner Hoyt Miller’s ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: deadly creature, investigation, danger, supernatural, found footage, missing child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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