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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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8 July 1977 (France)  »

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Mohammad: Messenger of God  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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As a protest against the release of this film, Afro-American Hinafi Muslims, under their leader, Hamaas Abdul Khaalis (born Ernest McGhee, 1921 - 2003), seized several adjoining buildings in Washington DC, from March 9 - 11, 1977. They took 149 hostages and killed a police officer and a broadcast journalist in a 39-hour-long standoff. See more »

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Bilal: There is no compulsion in religion. A man may take many years, or only need minutes. It is God who decides the time.
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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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