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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)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$798,341 (USA) (22 June 2001)
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Dan Rascone, the man who plays a news reporter in the movie, is actually a reporter with KUTV 2 News in Salt Lake City. 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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Banjo Boy
Written by Ryan Shupe
Performed by Ryan Shupe & the Rubberband
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Truly amazing thriller... powerful, absorbing and... Mormon?
19 June 2004 | by (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

You know, when most people hear about this movie and they find out that writer/producer/director/star Richard Dutcher is a Mormon... and that the movie has a definite Mormon agenda... they are going to be rolling their eyes and thinking, "That can't be any GOOD!" (Heck, that was my own reaction initially.) This movie is about a small Mormon town who's quiet tranquility is rocked with the seeming arrival of a serial killer in their midst. I don't even want to say anything more about the plot lest I give something away. Suffice to say that the movie is one of the best-written AND directed AND acted (with the exception of co-star Wilford Brimley, I don't think anyone is a "professional" actor) police thrillers I have seen in recent years! And no, I'm not a Mormon! Richard Dutcher has really done something unexpected here... by infusing a traditional thriller with an examination of faith... and emotion... and humanity... the movie works on all levels... topped off by a searing ending. I was really blown away by this movie (though I still have no intentions of joining the Mormon Church.)


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