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Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.

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Storyline

Quirky inter-related stories. Standing by two tablets, Jeff promises to introduce ten short stories, each about one of the commandments. A man survives a fall from a plane and his fiancée marries someone else before falling in love with a marionette; a surgeon causes the death of a patient and in prison tries to choose his mate; a woman encounters Jesus in Mexico and later confronts her husband on the Sabbath; twins and their mother reflect on fatherhood; covetous neighbors miss a chance to be heroes; and, between each story, Jeff's love triangle with Gretchen and Liz plays out. In the end, all the characters join in singing that it's all about love. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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If He'd meant the commandments literally, He'd have written them in stone.

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong crude sexual content including dialogue and nudity, and for language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 April 2008 (Taiwan)  »

Also Known As:

Das 10 Gebote Movie  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$121,374 (USA) (3 August 2007)

Gross:

$766,487 (USA) (28 September 2007)
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Trivia

Winona Ryder signed on to the film without reading the script because she was a fan of David Wain's work on Wet Hot American Summer (2001). See more »

Goofs

Dr. Glenn Ritchie (Ken Marino) left a pair of scissors inside one of his patients. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jeff Reigert: [phone rings] Hello?
Jeff Reigert: I'm sorry, I had to go, okay?
Jeff Reigert: Because I have to introduce the ten stories. I told this this before, we'll talk about this when I get home, alright? I'm late enough as it is.
Jeff Reigert: "The Ten Commandments" ten stories, alright? You knew about this when you married me, this is what I do.
Jeff Reigert: Hello? Hello? Unbelievable.
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Connections

References Knocked Up (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Something to Talk About
Written by Shirley Eikhard
Performed by Amy Miles
Published by Shirley Elkhard USA Music/EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (BMI)
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Hilarious
29 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

This is the kind of script that rarely sees the light of day, containing more controversy than the average viewer, producer or actor is willing to handle.

In other words, I think it's a miracle this rare comedy gem got made.

It is made of short stories that stand on their own and yet make a part of a bigger one. All jokes are played with a straight face (Airplane style) which makes them so much more hilarious. The take on the meaning of commandments rivals observations made by George Carlin.

I discovered the movie accidentally while tracking Liev Schreiber's film career and couldn't be happier.

One recommendation. You have to be a hardcore atheist and generally open-minded in order to enjoy this film. If you are touchy about religion, watch Passion or The Last Temptation. This is not your film.

The movie isn't trying to be offensive, yet I can see it offending many viewers. Don't let the low rating fool you. It's a 9.0 grade film, if you are in the right mindset.


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