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Release Date:
8 July 1977 (France) See more »
Tagline:
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 »
Plot:
This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
User Reviews:
The message of truth See more (104 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Moustapha Akkad 
 
Writing credits
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H.A.L. Craig 
Tewfik El-Hakim 
A.B. Jawdat El-Sahhar 
A.B. Rahman El-Sharkawi 
Mohammad Ali Maher 

Produced by
Moustapha Akkad .... producer
Harold Buck .... associate producer
Mohammad Sanousi .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Maurice Jarre 
 
Cinematography by
Said Baker 
Jack Hildyard 
Ibrahim Salem 
 
Film Editing by
John Bloom 
 
Casting by
Maude Spector 
 
Production Design by
Maurice Fowler 
Tambi Larsen 
 
Art Direction by
Norman Dorme 
Abdel Moneim Shoukry 
 
Costume Design by
Phyllis Dalton 
 
Makeup Department
Alan Boyle .... makeup artist
Neville Smallwood .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
Geoffrey Helman .... production supervisor
Moustapha Hijaouy .... production manager
Robert Simmonds .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gus Agosti .... first assistant director
Abdessamad Dinia .... assistant director
Carlos Gil .... assistant director
Andrew Marton .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Albert Blackshaw .... set dresser
Naguib Khoury .... set dresser (as Nejib Khoury)
Terry Parr .... set dresser
Barry Wilkinson .... stand-by props
 
Sound Department
Chris Greenham .... sound editor
David Hildyard .... sound recordist
Gerry Humphreys .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Doug Ferris .... matte artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Ken Buckle .... stunt coordinator
Vic Armstrong .... stunts (uncredited)
Ken Buckle .... stunts (uncredited)
Miguel Pedregosa .... stunts (uncredited)
Tommy Reeves .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
James Bawden .... camera operator
John Fenner .... gaffer
Geoff Mulligan .... camera operator
Kelvin Pike .... camera operator
David Farrell .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Betty Adamson .... wardrobe supervisor
Franco Antonelli .... wardrobe supervisor
Jennie Tate .... assistant costume designer
 
Music Department
Maurice Jarre .... conductor
Lawrence Ashmore .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
June Bordcosh .... assistant to producer
Phyllis Crocker .... continuity
Maurice Landsberger .... production accountant
Andrew Marton .... production coordinator
Michael B. Druxman .... publicist (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Mohammad: Messenger of God" - USA
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Runtime:
177 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
4-Track Stereo (Germany) | Mono
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Trivia:
Cast and crew consisted of 28 nationalities and culturesSee 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.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Filth and the Fury (2000)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Faith of IslamSee more »

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143 out of 176 people found the following review useful.
The message of truth, 17 October 2001
Author: Ryan Spaeth from Minneapolis, MN

I was assigned to view this movie for class. From what I have learned thus far, this movie is the best representation of the truth about Islam. With all that is going on in the world today and many people's misconceptions about Islam this is a must see for all.

Not only is it an educational masterpiece... The Message has a brilliant musical score, beautiful cinematography, a wonderful script, and terrific acting. If your video stores do not carry it, order it from Amazon.com and learn the truth about the origins of the worlds fastest growing religion and what it stands for.

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