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Brigham City (2001)

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

Director:

Richard Dutcher

Writer:

Richard Dutcher
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Dutcher ... Sheriff
Matthew A. Brown ... Terry
Wilford Brimley ... Stu
Carrie Morgan Carrie Morgan ... Peg
Jongiorgi Enos Jongiorgi Enos ... Ed Gray
Tayva Patch Tayva Patch ... Meredith
Jeff Johnson ... Garcia
Wendy Hoop Wendy Hoop ... April (as Wendy Gardiner)
Sterling Brimley Sterling Brimley ... Glen
Richard J. Clifford Richard J. Clifford ... Steve the photographer
Frank Gerrish ... Ralph
Janice Power Janice Power ... Evelyn
Rick Macy ... Ernie
Jerry North Jerry North ... Ivan
Jack North Jack North ... Max
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Storyline

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.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Richard Dutcher shot several introductory scenes which were cut due pacing of the overall film. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Steve: You've kept my secrets. I'll keep yours.
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Connections

Referenced in In the Service of God (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Big World
Written by Ryan Shupe
Performed by Ryan Shupe & the Rubberband
Copyright ©2001 Ryan Shupe (BMI)
Courtesy of Tydal Wave Records
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A review of the movie, not the religion
9 August 2002 | by theholmboySee 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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Official Sites:

Excel Entertainment

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brigham City See more »

Filming Locations:

Mapleton, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$103,629, 8 April 2001

Gross USA:

$852,206

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$852,206
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Zion Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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