Exodus
Exodus (1960)

Fictional but fact-based account of the struggle for the emergence of modern Israel as an independent country and home for world Jewry.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 15, 2002
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62%
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72%


Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Milne
Time Out

Watchable mainly for the sheer skill and drive of Preminger's direction, although at 220 minutes even that long outstays its welcome.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Appallingly boring. That's a subjective word, but I can't think of a better one.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Otto - let my people go!

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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

In the end, one should take from this picture a shaken feeling of having been through a lot of harsh and ennobling experiences.

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Jordan Hiller
Bangitout.com

The style of filmmaking is simply too polite and serene to carry the edgy, dangerous material of Uris's novel

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A stirring chronicle of Israel's struggle for independence in 1947.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Intelligence applied exactly where it is most rare: in the lavish, star-studded epic.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Preminger's ambitious chronicle of the formation of the State of Israel contains some stirring moments, but as an epic it's too sprawling, overlong, and lacks dramatic center.

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Film4

Propaganda masquerading as drama, it makes for a decidedly turgid viewing experience.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
A wonderful epic that boasts one of the most beautiful scores in the History of Cinema, a gorgeous cinematography that makes the best use of its locations,… More
Walter M.
In "Exodus," Catherine Fremont(Eva Marie Saint) has been searching for a new purpose in life in the days just after the end of World War II after the… More
jay nixon
Starts well with fine performances and a clear and direct plot but loses momentum in second half and becomes somewhat scattered. Ralph Richardson is very good… More
Cameron Johnson
Wow, back then, they really would get big-name stars in epics they don't belong in just for the sake of having big-name stars, because, I've got to… More
danny d
this four hour epic chronicles the lives of jews in palestine in the aftermath of WW2. this is a great film with some of the most philosophical and thought… More