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The Ten (2007)

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

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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

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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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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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References Titanic (1997) 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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Better than the rating in here should imply.
14 June 2015 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Now, I don't have that much to say about this movie, I write this review to say that the IMDb-score is too low.

Here is what I think happened with this. The Tens make fun of Christianity, therefore a lot of people rate it low. Don't listen to these humorless people.

The Tens is not laugh out loud-funny every single second, but it is definitely a piece of light entertainment, good for a couple of laughs. To most people at least.

There are several segments here and hey vary in quality, but overall this is, like I just said, light entertainment. Some of the segments are kind of strange, not everyone likes that.

Paul Rudd is funny and it was after seeing this that I started liking him. Not that I didn't like him before, but you know. Liked him better.

I think I might even see it another time, some time in the future. I can't say that about all comedies!


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