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The Avenging Angel (1995)

Not Rated | | Western | TV Movie 22 January 1995
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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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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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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22 January 1995 (USA)  »

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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 »

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After Miles kills Alpheus and checks his pulse and declares him dead Miles rides off and they zoom in and you can see Alpheus's chest rising and falling with each breath so he's breathing still. See more »

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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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Berenger Rides Again!
20 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

If you like horses, Westerns, beautiful scenery & a story filled with intrigue, you should like this film. Co-produced by Tom Berenger (First Corp. Productions) he also stars in this exciting movie made for TNT television. Working along with famed Charlton Heston & James Coburn, Tom's in good company. He shoots, rides & roughs it nicely.

You may not be particularly interested in the trek of the Mormons to Utah in the 1870's but that's what begins the story. Miles Utley (Berenger) is trained form the time he's a youngin' to serve & protect the church's prophet, Brigham Young (Heston). And he does it with a vengeance! (How Bible-totin' people can sanction murder & politcal intrigue is a valid question but...To each his own.)

You have to feel for Berenger's character throughout this whole film. He's on the trail of potential murderers, dallies with Young's daughter in an attempt to get closer to the man he so violently protects, gets left for dead in the Salt Lake, found by one of the usurper's wives & nursed back to health, beginning a relationship with her in the process, rides all over Utah & finally meets up with the prophet himself who knows all along who's got it in for him. He knows Miles is sincere & never doubted his loyalty for a minute. All in all, it's an enjoyable film & will have you guessing & interested throughout. See it!

Note: Berenger's two young daughters get film credit here, too - Chelsea & Chloe Berenger.


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