Cleanflix

Cleanflix

In this documentary, filmmakers Andrew James and Joshua Ligairi explore the rise and fall of Cleanflicks, a movie rental company that edited offensive material out of Hollywood films to produce unauthorized “clean” versions for its customers. As the...
Humble Pie (American Fork)

Humble Pie (American Fork)

Tracy Orbison (Hubbel Palmer) is the definition of average: He’s overweight, lives with an overbearing mother, fails a driving test regularly and has worked at a grocery store for 11 years. But this average guy with the heart of a poet aspires to more. Enrolling...
States of Grace: God’s Army 2

States of Grace: God’s Army 2

A drive-by shooting in Southern California connects five unrelated people in unexpected ways. Carl (Lamont Stephens), a gang member, Holly (Rachel Emmers), an aspiring actress, Louis (Jo-sei Ikeda), a homeless street preacher, and two Mormon missionaries, Lozano...
Big Dreams, Little Tokyo

Big Dreams, Little Tokyo

Unlikely roommates Boyd (Dave Boyle) and Jerome (Jayson Watabe) harbor big dreams in this quirky comedy set in Japantown in San Jose, Calif. American Boyd wants to fit in with the local Japanese businessmen, while the average-sized, half-Japanese Jerome spires to be a...
New York Doll

New York Doll

Greg Whiteley’s documentary tells the story of glam-rock-punk band the New York Dolls, from their meteoric rise to their drug-and-alcohol-riddled demise. But the film’s main focus is a current portrait of bassist and leader Arthur “Killer”...
Broken Hill

Broken Hill

Teenage Tommy McAlpine (Luke Arnold) spends his life helping run his family’s sheep station in the Australian outback and playing soccer to make his father (Timothy Hutton) happy. But his real dream is to make it big in the music world. When he runs afoul of the...
Shooting Star (Heber Holiday)

Shooting Star (Heber Holiday)

Director McKay Daines’s quixotic comedy about discovering what matters most in life finds the boozy and much-hyped actress Sierra Young (Torrey DeVitto) spinning out of control — until an intervention lands her in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah at a rehab...
Minor Details

Minor Details

When students and faculty at the prestigious Danforth Academy fall prey to a mysterious illness, new kids in school Claire (Danielle Chuchran) and Paige (Caitlin E.J. Meyer) form an uneasy alliance with returning girls Abby (Kelsey Edwards) and Taylor (Lauren Faber)...
Once Upon a Summer

Once Upon a Summer

When Andy (Heather Beers) is diagnosed with a terminal illness, she looks up her cousin, Lisa (Susanne Sutchy), in hopes of finding a way through the darkness. But both women begin to see their lives in a different light as they reminisce about the memories...
Scout Camp

Scout Camp

For York Hayes (Shawn Carter), scout camp is serious business: It’s where bonds are forged, mettle is tested and teamwork wins the day — and it’s here that he wants to leave his legacy. Too bad his troop seems hell-bent on undermining his mission....
American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith

American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith

An in-depth look at the life of frontier prophet Joseph Smith, this documentary details the religious figure’s major achievements and experiences, including his role founding the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his eventual martyrdom. Narrated by...
The Mitt Romney documentary “Mitt”

The Mitt Romney documentary “Mitt”

Just six days after the premier of “Mitt”  at the Sundance Film Festival  it became available on Netflix Streaming.  The Mitt Romney documentary, directed by Greg Whiteley who brought us the wonderful documentary “New York Doll” in 2005 the...
Mormon Battallion

Mormon Battallion

Go back in time to the mid-1800s, and travel with the only religious unit fighting the Mexican War in this dramatic re-creation. Composed of 500 volunteers, the Mormon Battalion marched nearly 2,000 miles from Iowa to California. These men not only played a key role...
The Book of Mormon Movie: Vol. 2

The Book of Mormon Movie: Vol. 2

Director Gary Rogers’s multi-volume film is an epic, cinematic retelling of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ sacred book, the Book of Mormon, which recants 1,000 years of Mormon history. Volume 1 of the movie covered roughly the first 50...
The Book of Mormon Movie: Vol. 1: The Journey

The Book of Mormon Movie: Vol. 1: The Journey

This drama tells the story of the family whose journey set the course for the Mormon faith. Made unpopular by his prophesies of doom for Jerusalem, Lehi (Bryce Chamberlain) and his family leave the city and head out across the desert in search of the Promised Land....
Sweetwater Rescue: The Willie and Martin Handcart Story

Sweetwater Rescue: The Willie and Martin Handcart Story

This film chronicles the epic rescue mounted by residents of Salt Lake City who set out to save more than 1,000 handcart pioneers — Mormons who traveled west pulling their belongings on small wagons — who became snowbound in Wyoming in 1856. Despite the...
Saturday’s Warrior

Saturday’s Warrior

Wrestling with questions of identity, faith and his relationship with his father, a teen (Erik Hickenlooper) defiantly leaves home for Hollywood. But what he finds will change his life forever. The Latter-day Saints introduced this religious-themed musical in 1973 to...
Everything You Want

Everything You Want

Everything You Want is a 2005 romantic-comedy television film on ABC Family starring Shiri Appleby and Nick Zano.  Directed by Mormon Ryan Little also has quite a few LDS actors playing supporting roles; filled in...
Return with Honor

Return with Honor

Return with Honor (The Return)  After a horrific car accident, missionary Rowe McDonald (Javen Tanner) is given the gift to return to life for 60 days so he can finish his mission, but finds himself torn between completing his work and helping his wayward mother. With...
Money or Mission

Money or Mission

Money or Mission Just as Patrick Gill (Nick Whitaker) is preparing to serve a mission, he’s offered his dream job: managing a local skateboarding park. Now, he must decide between an obligation to his faith and his love for skating. Written and directed by John...
The Errand of Angels

The Errand of Angels

The Errand of Angels On her 21st birthday, Sister Rachel Taylor (Erin Chambers) is called to Austria to serve her mission. Though idealistic and a little naive, she fits in well with her new culture. But when she’s paired with taciturn Sister Keller (Bettina...
Sacred Stone: Temple on the Mississippi

Sacred Stone: Temple on the Mississippi

Sacred Stone: Temple on the Mississippi A compelling account of how Mormons suffered religious persecution and endured their sacred temple being destroyed in 1848, this documentary bridges the past and present by chronicling the very same structure’s total...
Heaven Is Waiting

Heaven Is Waiting

Heaven Is Waiting   Heaven Is Waiting   Long-grieving widower Ned spurns his daughter’s attempts to push him back into dating, especially now that she has a boyfriend of her own. With Kirby Heyborne.  2 versions of this movie were made one is Heaven is waiting...
Handcart

Handcart

Handcart As an early film in the burgeoning field of Mormon film, Handcart provides a satisfying tale of religious conversion, love, and pioneering in the story of Samual Hunter (Jaelan Petrie). Hunter falls in love with the lovely Abigail (Stephanie Albach), but to...
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