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The Prince of Egypt (1998)

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Egyptian Prince Moses (Val Kilmer) learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people.

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Philip LaZebnik, Nicholas Meyer (additional screenplay material)
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Val Kilmer ... Moses / God (voice)
Ralph Fiennes ... Rameses (voice)
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Tzipporah (voice)
Sandra Bullock ... Miriam (voice)
Jeff Goldblum ... Aaron (voice)
Danny Glover ... Jethro (voice)
Patrick Stewart ... Seti (voice)
Helen Mirren ... The Queen (voice)
Steve Martin ... Hotep (voice)
Martin Short ... Huy (voice)
Bobby Motown Bobby Motown ... Rameses Son (voice)
Eden Riegel ... Young Miriam (voice)
Ofra Haza ... Yocheved (voice)
James Avery ... Additional Voices (voice)
Aria Noelle Curzon ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Rameses II (Ralph Fiennes) and Moses (Val Kilmer), one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ultimately set them at odds, as one becomes the ruler of the most powerful empire on Earth, and the other the chosen leader of his people. Their final confrontation will forever change their lives and the world. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Two brothers united by friendship divided by destiny See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for intense depiction of thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hebrew

Release Date:

18 December 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Prince of Egypt See more »

Filming Locations:

Glendale, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,524,321, 20 December 1998

Gross USA:

$101,413,188

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$218,613,188
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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Val Kilmer played Bruce Wayne/Batman in Batman Forever (1995) and Ralph Fiennes did the voice of Batman's trusted servant and father figure Alfred Pennyworth in The Lego Batman Movie (2017). See more »

Goofs

While Rameses and Moses are fleeing from the temple on their chariots their horses neck bands are missing. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Overseers: [chanting] Mud... Sand... Water... Straw. Faster! Mud... and lift... sand... and pull... water... and raise up! Straw... Faster!
Hebrews: [singing] With the sting of the whip on my shoulder, with the salt of my sweat on my brow... Elohim, God on high, can you hear your people cry? Help us now, this dark hour... Deliver us, hear our call, deliver us, Lord of all! Remember us, here in this burning sand! Deliver us, there's a land you promised us! Deliver us to the promised land!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the closing credits, there are verses from religious texts - the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament and the Koran - in praise of Moses. See more »

Connections

Featured in Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #4.25 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

I Will Get There
Performed by Boyz II Men (as Boyz II Men)
Courtesy of Motown Record Co., L.P.
Produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc.
Co-Produced by Boyz II Men (as Boyz II Men)
Written by Diane Warren
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A Classic
1 February 2000 | by rhamiltonSee all my reviews

This movie was awsome! One of the best movies ever. It not every day stories from the bible are made into move. Dream works went by the bible a lot on this movie which is good. When I first saw this movie I was amazed about how the real it looked. I mean how the sea was parted, and the burning bush part. They should make more movies like this.


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