The Ten Commandments (1956)
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Too religious? This is a movie about the Old Testament, what do you expect? The same thing could be said about LotR: too much fantasy! Yes, it's all fantasy, but the execution and story are terrific and highly enjoyable, even though I do not believe in elves and wizards. I don't even believe 99% of the story of Moses. The Ten Commandments is, compared to others, not even that preachy. Even if it were, I does not mean it would kill the movie. Many propaganda films like Triumph des Willens and the Russian classics are well regarded because they are well made, not because we support their cause or agree with their message.
Awesome movie, and the division of the sea is one of the most amazing moments in special effects ever. And the story, I guess any writer would wish they had written this story.
Why this movies is tagged as History?
Is an AMAZING movie, but is far from being "history"
Too much Charlton Heston, not enough Vincent Price.
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This movie ranks #6 in All Time Box Office
This movie ranks #9 in 501 Must See Movies
This movie ranks #77 in A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies
This movie ranks #79 in AFI's 100 years...100 cheers
This movie ranks #208 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
This movie ranks #276 in National Film Registry
This movie ranks #297 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #529 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
This movie ranks #872 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
This movie ranks #936 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?