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The Ten (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  21 August 2008 (Russia)
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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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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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21 August 2008 (Russia)  »

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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Along with being the voice during the animation sequence, H. Jon Benjamin was supposed to be the Lying Rhino body. Benjamin did not show up to the set that day so the part was recast to Peter Salett. See more »

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[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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References Fantastic Four (2005) See more »

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Catscan
Written by Craig Wedren
Performed by Damian Kulash, Mark Watrous, Kyp Malone, Tunde Adebimpe (as Tunde Adibempe) & Craig Wedren
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Ken Marino and David Wain deliver ridiculous comedy
26 May 2014 | by See all my reviews

This movie has Jeff Reigert (Paul Rudd) introducing ten stories, each one corresponds to one of the Ten Commandments. Each one is like an extended sketch from a comedy show. I find most of them just run on and on.

With all the top rate acting talents, the most important people are the writing team of Ken Marino and David Wain. Their humor is wildly inappropriate and deliberately so. They don't always do it for me. A lot of times, I find they do ridiculous for ridiculous' sake. I like them when they anchor their stories more in reality. That's not the case in this movie. This is mostly unfunny as they flail away with one over the top concept after another. I did smirk a few times.


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