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The Message (1977)

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This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in ... See full summary »

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This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in Medina before returning to Mecca to take up arms against their oppressors and liberate their city in the name of God. Written by Anonymous

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In four decades only four... "The Robe" "The Ten Commandments" "Ben-Hur" and now... For the first time...the vast, spectacular drama that changed the world! See more »


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8 July 1977 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Mohammad: Messenger of God  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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At its initial release, this movie was banned from many Middle-Eastern countries because the religious leaders didn't like the idea of having the Prophet Mohammed's story being made into a motion picture. See more »

Quotes

Hamza: Mohammed, when I hunt the desert at night, I know God is not kept in a house.
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Referenced in The Filth and the Fury (2000) See more »

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Islam makes life better
25 June 2003 | by (amsterdam, netherlands) – See all my reviews

To date this is the best film about the beginning of Islam with hollywood production values.

It's very entertaining, has lot's of action and also manages to inform about Islam in a positive light, as bettering the peoples lives the religion touches.


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