The Message
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The Message
This handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed -- who, in accordance with the tenants of Islam, is never seen or heard (any physical depiction of the prophet is considered a heinous sin within the faith). In Mecca in the 7th century, Mohammed is visited by a vision of the Angel Gabriel, who urges him to lead the people of Mecca to cast aside the 300 idols of Kaaba and instead worship the one true God. Speaking out against the corrupt political and military leaders who rule Mecca, Mohammed and his followers struggle to… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A religious epic that Hollywood tries to do for Islam what it did for Christianity."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"...the fact that this is the only substantial film about Mohammed and Islam makes Akkad's film worthwhile viewing."
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
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