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One Night with the King (2006)

PG  |   |  Biography, Drama, History  |  13 October 2006 (USA)
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"One Night With The King" chronicles the life of the young Jewish girl, Hadassah, who goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, and saves the Jewish nation from ... See full summary »

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"One Night With The King" chronicles the life of the young Jewish girl, Hadassah, who goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, and saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its arch enemy while winning the heart of the fiercely handsome King Xerxes. 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)

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

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$13,391,174 (USA) (1 December 2006)
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The film's UK DVD release was titled "Princess of Persia" (despite Esther being a queen, not a princess) in an attempt to capitalize on the unrelated film Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), which was released three days earlier. See more »

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King Xerxes: [at the training grounds, to Hagai] My captain!
Hagai: Blame me not for this, my lord. But the princes' have ordered us to begin brining you candidates by the end of the week.
King Xerxes: [quite amused] You jest. I am in the middle of...
Prince Memucan: [cuts in with a smile] At least you'll get it over with. Besides these men might enjoy seeing some ladies around. No?
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Amazing movie with current affairs
7 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is amazing for so many reasons, the cast, the scenery, the story-line and that it parallels what we see happening in the world today. The historical truth about an ancient Persian queen is exactly the same battle happening in Israel today. It's not often that you see a movie that can relate directly with current world affairs and still maintain truth and purity. This movie achieves all this and more. I highly recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys history, wholesome entertainment, a great love story or compulsive movie goers. What's great about this movie is that it can appeal to a wide variety of age groups and provides a much needed heroine/role model for young people today. This movie will inspire you and leave you cheering at the end! A must see!!


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