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The Ten Commandments (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Biography  -  14 April 2006 (Germany)
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A telling of the biblical tale, where Moses returns to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery.

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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

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A grand retelling of the epic story of Moses.


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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 »

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Moses: This is my flock, I can not abbandon it.
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Waste of Time
14 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie could have had a lot of potential. Certainly with today's technology, one would expect real special effects. But movies are not made with special effects alone, of course acting is needed. This film lacked both!

First, let me say to those who are upset with this not following the bible: why can't a movie take artistic license? If you want to know about the story of Moses, read the bible. I have seen very few movies that follow a true story fact by fact. Look at of movie from its artistic quailities.

In viewing this movie, you will inevitably compare it to the 1956 version. It fails miserably in that. Heston and Brenner had PRESENCE. They became their roles. You don't see this here.

Even if you don't compare, standing on it's own, this movie to too rushed. Parts where a scene should be developed, it does not. It becomes boring.

My advice: skip this and watch the other. As campy as the other is, it's far and away the better movie.


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