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Brigham City (2001)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 30 March 2001 (USA)
The sheriff of a small Utah community searches for a serial killer.

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Sheriff Wes Clayton is a compassionate lawman and a Mormon bishop in a quiet Mormon community called Brigham. The tranquil town is shaken to the core when a woman from California is found murdered near her car. Clayton, his young deputy, the town's retired sheriff and his shrewd secretary work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in the frightened town, Clayton must serve both justice and mercy to uncover the town's deepest secrets, find the murderer and keep Brigham from ripping itself apart. Written by Mary Jane Jones

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Nothing attracts a Serpent like a paradise.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Rated PG-13 for violence and thematic material | See all certifications »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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$103,629 (USA) (6 April 2001)

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$798,341 (USA) (22 June 2001)
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When Wes orders the young men to go door by door in couples with pamphlets due the missing girl, there's a parallel on how, in LDS Church, the Aaronic Priesthood "prepares the way" to the Melquizedek Priesthood holders, who later go in couples door by door to search for evidence in every house. See more »

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In the second Sunday's meetings, the hymn numbers posted on the sign in the background refer to those sung the previous week. See more »

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Sheriff Clayton: I don't think I'm ever going to forgive myself.
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Referenced in In the Service of God (2003) See more »

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These Two Hands
Written and Performed by Rob Honey
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A review of the movie, not the religion
9 August 2002 | by (SoJo, Utah) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed this one. I watched it knowing it wasn't going to be a light-hearted film, which was an advantage over many people I know who went to it thinking it was a happy ending sort of show. I must admit it was a little odd to see the goings-on of LDS church meetings and other LDS cultural aspects on the big screen, but it is territory that needs to be covered so that future movies that cover similar territory won't be weighed down with reviews about the LDS church rather than focusing on the movie at hand. I watched the DVD a second time with Richard Dutcher's audio commentary and, after that, I concluded that he is someone who is conscientious about finding the balance in film in regards to the religious issues dealt with, not too pro or too anti. I was quite amazed as to how resourceful he was, considering their meager budget he had to work with. The outcome was superb and he told the story in a simple, yet elegant way. I look forward to Mr. Dutcher's next film.


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