MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 12,456 this week

The Ten Commandments (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Biography  -  14 April 2006 (Germany)
5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 953 users  
Reviews: 70 user | 3 critic

A telling of the biblical tale, where Moses returns to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 titles
created 07 Sep 2011
 
a list of 10 titles
created 19 Nov 2011
 
a list of 1363 titles
created 21 Dec 2011
 
a list of 42 titles
created 30 Dec 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Ten Commandments (TV Movie 2006)

The Ten Commandments (TV Movie 2006) on IMDb 5.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Ten Commandments.

User Polls

Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter
Imperium: Saint Peter (TV Movie 2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Saint Peter, a reluctant but passionate leader, from the crucifixion of Jesus to his own. The film's first half dramatizes the New Testament's "Acts": early fear, the renewal of Pentecost, ... See full summary »

Director: Giulio Base
Stars: Omar Sharif, Daniele Pecci, Flavio Insinna
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Jacob's feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He is different because of that and decides to emigrate from Palestine to Canada, where "everyone is equal". There ... See full summary »

Director: Izidore K. Musallam
Stars: Andy Velasquez, Giancarlo Giannini, Joanna Pacula
Moses (TV Movie 1995)
Adventure | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A retelling of the bible story. Pharaoh Ramses decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother, is taken by a royal princess and raised as ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Young
Stars: Ben Kingsley, Frank Langella, Christopher Lee
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The story of Moses from the bible in musical form, filmed live at the Hollywood Kodak Theater.

Director: Robert Iscove
Stars: Val Kilmer, Kevin Earley, Lauren Kennedy
Joni (1979)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Based on Joni Eareckson's autobiography. She becomes paralyzed after breaking her neck in a swimming accident at age 17. Trying to cope with her new life, she learns to paint using her mouth and finds strength in her new Christian faith.

Director: James F. Collier
Stars: Joni Eareckson Tada, Bert Remsen, Katherine De Hetre
Action | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

An archaeologist discovers an ancient artifact and scroll which starts a series of events that kills her several times over in various time periods, past lives and locations. It seems that ... See full summary »

Director: Olaf Ittenbach
Stars: Karen Breece, Wayne Darrin, Martina Ittenbach
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

"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 »

Director: Michael O. Sajbel
Stars: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Noble
Drama | History | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Henry Barakat
Stars: Rushdy Abaza, Zahret El Ola, Hussein Riad
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Giorgio Walter Chili
Stars: Marina Berti, Carlo Campanini, Delia Brandi
The Ten Commandments (TV Series 1971)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Stars: Tom Bell, Graham Crowden, Anthony Hopkins
History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Graham Judd
Stars: Ryan Francis Etzel, Florin Penisoara, Omar Sharif
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Anander
Silas Carson ...
...
...
...
...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rachid Abbad ...
Overseer #3
Latefa Ahrrare ...
Tribes Woman #3
...
Hicham Bahloul ...
Tribeman #2
Edit

Storyline

When an oracle prophesizes that a child will become Prince of Egypt, a time of danger approaches the kingdom. The Egyptian Pharaoh orders the massacre of all newborn males. But one child, Moses-the son of a Hebrew slave-escapes certain death when he is set adrift on the Nile. As years pass, he is raised in a royal Egyptian household and, with no memory of his family, rises to the stature of prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, and inspired by a fiery message from God, Moses embarks upon a noble and desperate fight to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

moses | egypt | biblical | miracle | desert | See more »

Taglines:

A grand retelling of the epic story of Moses.


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 April 2006 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Deset zapovesti  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The infant playing baby Moses was named Moses in real life after his mother, an extra in the series, gave birth to him during the making of the series. The director ask her if they could cast him as Moses and she was so honored that she named the baby after him. See more »

Quotes

Zipporah: Why is God punishing you? He's taken your brother Menerith, made you turn your back on Jethro who's like a father to you, turn your back on me, on your sons. How much more will He take from you? Is what you're seeking worth what it's costing you?
See more »

Connections

Remake of The Ten Commandments (1956) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
So far from the truth; painful to watch
9 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I appreciate the effort that the filmmakers wanted to depict the story of Moses and the exodus of Israel, and that the film helps viewers to put themselves into Moses' shoes and gain understanding of the intense burden laid upon Moses' shoulders. As excited as I was to see this film, I was greatly disappointed in the storyline. (I'll leave out the videography, special effects, and artistic ability in this review.) What is most disappointing is the historical inaccuracy of this movie and how it is so far from the historical accounts from Biblical texts. One of the overarching principles from the Bible is that *God* led His people out of Egypt, and He promised that He would take them to a land that is flowing with milk and honey. Not only did He give this promise, but He led His people in a pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night. He never left them; He always was visible to the Israelites. The movie, however, depicts a God who remains silent during the entire wandering through the desert. This movie changed the essence and theme of the Biblical text and instead depicts God as a silent, cruel, disciplinary void.

In addition, the depiction of Moses was just as wrong. Moses was known as a man of faith (why else would he be such a father-figure to Israel throughout the Old and New Testaments, even that Moses is known as a man of great faith). However, the movie depicts him as a pragmatic, angry, insecure loner who despises the calling that God placed on his life. OK, I'll allow some creative freedom for the filmmakers in the Exodus story... but this is beyond creativity -- it is heresy.


9 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Um...weren't the Egyptians black? KMeister1
1956 or 2006? che872
Where is the phrase '10 Commandments' actually in the Bible? spookysr
deviding the sea tashatabert
inaccurate , missed important quotes basketball_rule_z
Riff-Raff Mulder-39
Discuss The Ten Commandments (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?