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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  12 December 2014 (USA)
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The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

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Epic adventure Exodus: Gods and Kings is the story of one man's daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Once Brothers, Now Enemies


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Rated PG-13 for violence including battle sequences and intense images | See all certifications »

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$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$24,115,934 (USA) (12 December 2014)

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$65,007,045 (USA) (20 February 2015)
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In an interview with Esquire magazine, Ridley Scott called religion "the biggest source of evil", explaining, "Everyone is tearing each other apart in the name of their personal god. And the irony is, by definition, they're probably worshiping the same god". In another interview, Scott claimed that being an agnostic was a good quality for directing a Biblical story "because I've got to convince myself the story works." See more »

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Ramses is speaking out of sync when he talks to the gathered Hebrews. See more »

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High Priestess: [reading fowl entrails] In the battle a leader will be saved, and his savior will someday lead.
Moses: [laughs] Then the entrails should also say that we will abandon reason and be guided by omens.
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Ridley. You are no Mel Gibson!
8 December 2014 | by (Bangkok, Thailand.) – See all my reviews

What a waste of my time and money this movie was. Just feels wrong from start to finish. A fake epic devoid of any real emotions and soul.

Wish Mr. Scott has the courage someone like Mel Gibson had when he made this movie. Passion Of The Christ & Apocalypto are prime examples of a director willing to risk everything for what he believes in(even if you disagree with it). And after watching this film. I can safely say Ridley only believes in money.

Moses & Ramesses should've been played by middle eastern actors. Christian Bale should've played Moses' brother Aaron(according to old scriptures, he did most of the talking for Moses). While John Turturro & Sigourney Weaver casting was just plain wrong!

The story has been told so many times and it would've been much better if Ridley told the story of the Hebrews after leaving Egypt. Their 40- year Sinai plight for example. Started the film with the plagues & the Red Sea parting, then took off from there to show us events not many know of.

Don't waste your money on this. Wait for the director's cut then rent it. Maybe Mr. Scott can save this from the $4.99 shelf.


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