Exodus: Gods and Kings
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure "Exodus: Gods and Kings," the story of one man's daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 12, 2014
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Critic Score: 28% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: While sporadically stirring, and suitably epic in its ambitions, Exodus: Gods and Kings can't quite live up to its classic source material.

Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

'Exodus: Gods and Kings' is spectacular.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

Exodus: Gods and Kings is as uneven as Ridley Scott's career; at times, it seems to be a journey through the director's greatest strengths and weaknesses. The good news is that his strengths eventually win out ...

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Whether it's Ramses losing half his army in a horrific landslide or vast, sweeping panoramas of the Pharaoh's Egypt in all its blood-built glory, Exodus is an entertainment of the first order.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

This is the first portrayal of God I've ever encountered who looked like he could use a good spanking.

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James Berardinelli

The screenplay (credited to four screenwriters) is a mess, the pacing is uneven, the acting is inconsistent, and the experience as a whole is a letdown.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

the film's racial issues only make it seem that much leaden, unimaginative, and old-fashioned

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Mark Jenkins

Crowd-wowing CGI spectacle and the inevitable if inconsequential 3-D effects make Exodus look like pure product, without any defining vision.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

While the pale skin tones (bronzer is selectively applied) and haphazard mix of American and British accents is distracting, it barely scratches the surface of Exodus's ungainly artificiality.

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

Scott once seemed divine. Look on [Exodus], ye mighty, and despair.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Nate Zoebl
Director Ridley Scott (Prometheus) is back to work some of his Gladiator magic on another sword-and-sandals epic, the classic story of Moses, this time played… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Moses: Remember this. I am prepared to fight. For eternity. Exodus: Gods and Kings is an epic. There is no way around that. Regardless of my thoughts on the… More
KJ Proulx
While trying to reinvent the source material, "Exodus: Gods and Kings" may come off as disgraceful to some, and amazing to others who are not familiar… More
Joshua Sheetz
Ridley Scott is another director whose reputation has taken a beating as of late. It seems everything after his masterful Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut… More
Dan Schultz
A flawed though ambitious adaptation of the story of Moses (Christian Bale) and Ramses (Joel Edgerton), and how they begun as basically brothers, but how… More
Luke Eberhard
I would beg to differ, Director Ridley Scott has been getting too much criticism as of recently. Maybe its because the majority of the audience can't quite… More