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The Avenging Angel (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Western  -  22 January 1995 (USA)
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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.

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Miles Utley
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Miranda Young
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Benjamin Rigby
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Brother Milton Long
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Bill Hickman
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Liza Rigby
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Alpheus Young
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Andrew Pike
Tracey Ellis
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Revisionist western about a freelance bodyguard hired to protect a Mormon prophet from a gang of would-be assassins in 19th Century Utah. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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The film is not entirely fictitious: Brigham Young was president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and he did have a home in St. George. See more »

Quotes

Miles Utley: You bastard! I'm sending you to hell!
Liza Rigby: No, Miles, don't! I'm all right. Don't kill him, please! Don't kill him!
Miles Utley: After all he's done! After all the death and deceit, you're trying to save his soul?
Liza Rigby: No, I'm trying to save your soul!
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Meh....not bad
27 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie is okay. It's not very accurate, but what do you expect from an old western staring Charlton Heston? Tom Berenger is good as a young member of the "Avenging Angels" learning about intrigue and scandal in his group. Kind of like Mission: Impossible, but in the West.

James Coburn is excellent as Orin Porter Rockwell, an interesting enough character, they could have made the whole movie about him.

Charlton Heston is Brigham Young....if you liked him as Moses, you'll like him here. If not, you won't.

The basic plot of the movie is based on inaccuracies and exaggerations. There may or may not have been a group of "Avenging Angels" in early Utah. Whether there was or not, the group was not an official Church unit and neither murder, nor blood atonement, has been enforced or used by the Church at large.

As long as you understand it's fictional, though, it's a decently interesting movie.


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