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Wholly Moses! (1980)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy | History  -  13 June 1980 (USA)
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Harvey and Zoey, two tourists travelling through Israel, discover an ancient scroll describing the life of Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to ... See full summary »

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Harvey Orchid / Herschel
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Zoey / Zerelda
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Hyssop
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God's Angel
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Harvey and Zoey, two tourists travelling through Israel, discover an ancient scroll describing the life of Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from Egyptian slavery, but Moses keeps blundering by and taking all the credit. Several other biblical stories, such as Lot and his wife, David and Goliath, and the miracles of Jesus, are also parodied in this story of the life of a man trying to follow the path to God, but somehow always seeming to lose his way. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The story of Herschel. He wanted to be Moses...but he didn't have the right connections.


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The Book of Herschel  »

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The movie was originally titled "The Book of Herschel". See more »

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Zoey: Hey everyone. My husband is going to do God now. He just met him. He's doing God.
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Good movie period.
22 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

I don't understand how this movie got such a low score. I can appreciate that everyone has there own opinion but the score definitely does not fit the movie. I have seen this movie many times and each time it makes me laugh just as much as the first time I saw it. I love this movie. If you want to just sit back relax forget your troubles and have a good laugh then this movie is an excellent choice. It's absolutely worth watching and giving it a chance if you have not seen it before. In any case as I said above the low score surprised me so for anyone out there considering watching it don't let that score stop you because you will miss out on a really good movie. And if you're still in doubt just check out the cast.I think that says it all.


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