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One Night with the King (2006)

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In Biblical times, a girl disguises her Jewish origins when the Persian king comes looking for a new bride among his subjects.

Director:

Michael O. Sajbel

Writers:

Stephan Blinn (screenplay), Mark Andrew Olsen (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tiffany Dupont ... Hadassah / Esther
Luke Goss ... King Xerxes
John Noble ... Prince Admantha
Omar Sharif ... Prince Memucan
John Rhys-Davies ... Mordecai
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Hegai, the Royal Eunuch
James Callis ... Haman, the Agagite
Peter O'Toole ... Samuel, the Prophet
Javen Campbell ... Prince Tarshish
Jyoti Dogra Jyoti Dogra ... Queen Vashti
Indraneel Bhattacharya Indraneel Bhattacharya ... Bigthan (as Neal Bhattacharya)
Jonah Lotan ... Jesse
Dilshad Patel ... Hannah (as Dilshad)
Nimrat Kaur ... Sarah
Takesh Singh Takesh Singh ... Harbona, the Eunuch
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Storyline

The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its archenemy. Written by Susan Zahn, Publicist.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Feel The Touch Of Destiny


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for violence, some sensuality and thematic elements | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

One Night with the King: The Call of Destiny See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,326,000, 15 October 2006

Gross USA:

$13,395,961

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,728,450
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The fourth and final film with Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif. The previous ones were Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Night of the Generals (1967) and The Rainbow Thief (1990). See more »

Goofs

When Esther is seen watching the caravan arrive at the beginning, she is wearing a white dress with a wrap. When she goes inside to talk with her uncle, she is wearing a bright, multi-colored dress and headband. See more »

Quotes

Queen Esther: Perhaps, instead of asking questions of our trials, our trials are ment to ask questions of ourselves.
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Soundtracks

Kingdom of Love
Written by J.A.C. Redford, Paksima Zakipour
Performed by Shani Rigsbee
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User Reviews

Wonderful movie
16 October 2006 | by missynboboSee all my reviews

I saw this movie earlier today. I have to say that I loved it. I think it was beautifully done. The costumes were beautiful. The actors well chosen and the scenery was sensational. The movie had me sitting on the edge of my seat. It was very suspenseful. It didn't hurt that Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, John Noble and John Rhys-Davies were in the movie. Some of my favorite actors. The chemistry between Tiffani Dupont (Esther) and Luke Goss (King Xerxes) was so believable. It was hard not to fall for Luke Goss. He was superb as King Xerxes. James Callis was very easy to dislike as Hamen. He was amazing at playing the villain. This movie was very clean and one most families could watch together which is very rare in this day and age. I highly recommend this movie whether you are a Christian or not. I think all Christians should show their support for movies like this one. It was awesome to see one of my favorite chapters of the Bible come to life on the big screen.


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