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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 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)  »

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

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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Alternate-language version of Al-risâlah (1976) See more »

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The Faith of Islam
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Definitely worth seeing!
8 March 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is a truly excellent movie. It is quite long, but has a beautiful score and engaging story.. Anthony Quinn is terrific.. The movie also provides a short overview of the early years of Islam and the story of its prophet Mohammad.


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