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, suspense and cult film films and TV shows about / with mormon, vengeance, small town, deadly, crimes, runaway, catastrophe, brutality, murder and dialogue 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 and Dumber (1994), The World's Fastest Indian (2005), Red Canyon (2008), The Avenging Angel (1995), Pride and Prejudice (2003), September Dawn (2007), The Sandlot (1993), The R.M. (2003).

List of movies set in utah

 7.5
 355K
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, inspirational, uplifting, psychological, cerebral ...
Plot: survival, trapped, isolation, human spirit, courage, desert, loneliness, adventure, desperation, alone, extreme sport, cave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: murder, death sentence, death row, capital punishment, prison, price of justice, courtroom drama, legal, crimes, journalism, confined, crime ...
Time: year 1976
Place: utah, usa
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 7.3
 360K
Dumb and 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, idiotic, absurd, not serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, stupidity, dumb, odd couple, social misfits, dimwit, illiteracy, misfit, toilet humor, parakeet, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, pennsylvania, connecticut ...
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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: realistic, feel good, touching, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: human spirit, motorcycle race, motorcycle, adventure, follow your dream, against the odds, ambition, hitchhiker, car race, auto mechanic, gas station, optimism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967, year 1914
Place: new zealand, utah, california, usa, los angeles ...
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 3.5
 730
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: meth lab, bound and gagged, cave, wasteland, small town sheriff, haunted by the past, drug dealing, violence spree, crimes, deadly, sheriff, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, assassination attempt, latter day saints, crimes, rivalry, danger, heroes, orphan, criminal heroes, society, religions or cults, church ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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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, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, wooing, mormon, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, looking for love, couple relations, love triangle, college life, mormonism, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, england, las vegas
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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, serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, dishonesty, fall in love, americana, vengeance, old west, love affair, terrorism, love and romance, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1870s, 1840s
Place: utah, arkansas, usa, salt lake city utah
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 7.8
 81K
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, dog, friendship, team, unlikely friendships, sport, baseball movie, childhood, coming of age, storytelling, family relations, baseball game ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, dark
Plot: serial killer, murder, legal, police investigation, investigation, life is a bitch, psychopath, uncover truth, who done it, police detective, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, year 1978
Place: utah, seattle, usa, seattle washington, florida
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 6.1
 769
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, realistic, humorous, intense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: missionary, lifestyle, down on your luck, innocence lost, family relations, couples, mormon, cinema, bad luck, police, arrested, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, culture clash, fish out of water, hidden identity, society, starting over, gangsters, teenage life, crimes, family relations, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, new jersey, nebraska
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 7.4
 13K
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: desert, motel, friendship, starting over, fish out of water, tourist, social relations, wilderness, female protagonist, character study, transformation, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, nevada, germany, california, las vegas
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The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A stressed-out police officer struggles not to give in to the paranoia that grips his small mountain town as bodies turn up after each full moon.
Style: humorous, suspense, unusual plot structure, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: werewolf, murder, serial killer, investigation, small town, killing spree, police, escape attempt, violence, loss of father, brutality, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: utah
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 7.4
 800
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: sentimental, bleak, serious, realistic, factual
Plot: working class, immigrants, life is a bitch, impossible love, false accusation, graphic violence, ambition, rebellion, fighting the system, society, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, san diego california, new york, california
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 7.6
 20K
Big Love (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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: social, light, melancholic, entertaining, contemplative ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: polygamy, mormon, marriage, eccentric family, family relations, couples, society, working class, couple relations, parents and children, housewife, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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 5.7
 663
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, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, righting the wronged, society, estrangement, church, religions or cults, uncover truth, oracle, deadly, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
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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: family relations, pregnancy, self discovery, religions or cults, teenage life, unwanted pregnancy, nobody believes, skating, lifestyle, parents and children, innocence lost, mormon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, year 1996
Place: utah, las vegas, nevada, usa
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 6.7
 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, serial killer, murder investigation, small town, sheriff, mystery, mormon, crimes, crime, law enforcement, deadly, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: utah, usa, california
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 6.0
 93K
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, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, helicopter, desert, terrorism, race against time, betrayal, danger, explosion, gunfight, escapades, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, united states, 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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, nudity (full frontal - brief), vigilantism, saloon, sheriff, gunslinger, self defense, winter, greed, death, strong violent content, storm ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: utah, italy
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 7.4
 26K
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, subculture, rebelliousness, self destructing, heavy metal, antisocial behavior, friendship, rebellion, college graduate, individualism, drugs/alcohol, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, utah, los angeles, wyoming, canada ...
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 4.7
 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: gangsters, culture clash, save the day, farce, couple relations, americana, disorder, society, hidden identity, resort, polygamy, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah, las vegas, los angeles, california, usa
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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: gothic, cult film, atmospheric, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, danger, woman in danger, carnival, zombie, supernatural horror, car accident ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
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 7.1
 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, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, desert, road trip, salesman, obsessive quest, buddies, odd couple, goofy hero, partners, on the road, misfit, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah, usa, california
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Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: adventure, friendship, family life, escapades, rivalry, family, teenage life, criminal, romantic rivalry, criminal gang, outlaw, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1900s
Place: utah, usa, bolivia
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 7.3
 937
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, rough, mind bending, realistic
Plot: murder, supernatural ability, police investigation, americana, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, serial killer, danger, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, arizona, phoenix arizona
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 4.3
 647
The Directive (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of an incurable virus spread, a robot seeking to eradicate humanity deceptively guides a Red Cross survivor to sanctuary with the false hope of his family awaiting in Safe Zone 57.
Style: epic, cinema verite, allegory, educational, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie outbreak, robot, expedition, journey, sole survivor, virus, top secret, zombie survival, rat, self discovery, apocalypse, zombie ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: washington d.c., colorado, utah, china, usa ...
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada, Japan
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: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, post apocalypse, danger, heroine, supernatural, zombie apocalypse, plague, infected, experiment gone awry, monster ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
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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: temple, mormon, building, mormonism, prayer, reporter, diary, construction, interview, architect, religion, latter day saints ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s, 1850s, 1890s ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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