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One Night with the King (2006)

The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its arch enemy.

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The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its arch enemy. Written by Susan Zahn, Publicist.

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Feel The Touch Of Destiny


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Rated PG for violence, some sensuality and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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13 October 2006 (USA)  »

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One Night with the King: The Call of Destiny  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,106,862 (USA) (13 October 2006)

Gross:

$13,391,174 (USA) (1 December 2006)
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It took 3 years for the film to reach theaters. See more »

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Esther has "tan lines from bathing suit" in wedding feast scene See more »

Quotes

Hagai: [to Esther, as the other chose from the royal jewels] You stand not impressed?
Queen Esther: [shyly] Matters not what impresses me. How is one to choose when they know not what impresses the King. Will you teach me?
Hagai: I will do far more than that. Come.
[open the box on the table and gives her the necklace]
Hagai: A recent acquisition, one I believe the King will find most pleasing.
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Version of VeggieTales: Esther, the Girl Who Became Queen (2000) See more »

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Kingdom of Love
Written by J.A.C. Redford, Paksima Zakipour
Performed by Shani Rigsbee
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"A Day With The Monkeys"
13 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was the most melodramatic two hours of my life. The constant re-playings of flashbacks and wordy narrating was enough to put the man on my left asleep. To add to the poor quality of this movie there was the quality of the picture, sound, and animation which were cheap ploys. The story line dragged out, accompanied by climatic musical overtures, bad acting, and side-conflicts the screenwriter presents, then leaves unanswered.

Though this movie did have some strong aspects: the wonderful wardrobe and makeup of Queen Ester, the monkeys that were quite comical, and three inserted light humored lines, it lacked in everything else.

I love the story of Ester, its up there with the story of Rehab. It just was very tedious to seen it interpreted so poorly. This would have been good if they had inserted some chorus numbers and choreography.


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