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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Miles Utley
Miranda Young
Benjamin Rigby
Brother Milton Long
Bill Hickman
Liza Rigby
Alpheus Young
Andrew Pike
Tracey Ellis
Jonathan Parker
Miles Feulner ...
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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 <>

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They trained him to shoot. To ride. To kill. He was the hunter. Now, he's the hunted. (Video USA) See more »




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Release Date:

22 January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Angelos ekdikisis  »

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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 »


Utley: You know, Alpheus, the problem with polygamy is that when you've had 27 wives and 56 children, one's just bound to turn out as dirt-stupid and pig-ugly as you.
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19 May 2003 | by (Idaho) – See all my reviews

If you are not an over sensitive Mormon, trying to justify your religion, you will enjoy this movie. It's just what a Tom Berenger movie should be, filled with action and interesting characters. The story line is very unique and interesting.

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