Brigham City
Brigham City (2001)

In this dramatic murder mystery from the director of God's Army, Richard Dutcher -- who is also this film's writer, producer, and star -- plays Wes Clayton, a young deputy sheriff who resides in a quiet Mormon community called… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 30, 2002
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83%


Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A passable murder mystery.

Al Brumley
Dallas Morning News

An intriguing look at the Mormon Church wrapped around an equally engaging whodunit.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I guess the big surprise for me was in how well the murder mystery was crafted and so smoothly intertwined with the film's religious trappings.

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Lawrence Van Gelder
New York Times

The performances ... are impeccable.

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Cody Clark
Mr. Showbiz

Moviegoers of any (or no) religious persuasion can share in the simple satisfaction of [Dutcher's] tense, well-spun murder mystery.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

That the Sheriff investigating the case is a bishop in the Mormon Church is certainly unusual, if not unprecedented, in movies. That this low-budget independent film, with lots of religious overtones, happens to be a well-made film is also unusual.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

In some ways it's an interesting failure.

Doug Knoop
Seattle Times

Several scenes in this movie progress at a snail's pace.

Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)

...takes some inappropriate religious liberties, but still manages to be downright creepy and suspenseful.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
Jay Hutchinson
Moderately interesting, and the local appeal certainly doesn't hurt.
Todd Smith
For the past decade, I've heard great things about Brigham City, but I've been very hesitant to see it. Aside from having a mostly unknown cast, the… More