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Brigham City (2001)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  30 March 2001 (USA)
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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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Rated PG-13 for violence and thematic material | See all certifications »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$798,341 (USA) (22 June 2001)
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None of the actors or crew knew whom the real murderer was prior to the last scene being filmed. The actors and crew filming the scene had to sign a contract saying they would not reveal which one of them played the murderer, until after the movie was officially released. 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: Don't call me Bishop. Right now I have to care about the people in this town a lote more than I care about you.
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Beautiful movie!
5 September 2004 | by (Matango Island West) – See all my reviews

Brigham's sheriff -- a terribly sad, but extremely decent man -- is forced to admit that there is a serial killer in his small, friendly, pretty little town. He sets about looking for the killer from what appears to be a hopelessly blinkered perspective, refusing to believe that anyone but an "outsider" could be responsible. He gradually finds his way to the answer, and it hurts to watch. I could happily see a film by this director every day of the week. This was absolutely brilliantly done -- such a nice change from all the crash and bash of more typical overacted, overplotted, punctuated-by-explosions movies. Dutcher gives the lie to the idea that movie characters (especially the police) need to be wisecracking, high-octane, postmodern cardboard cutouts in order to solve a crime. It's a rare example, too, of a film filled with deeply religious people who are not simply a bunch of flakes.


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