The Message
The Message (1976)

Arab location filming highlights this melodrama about the birth of Islam. Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara. Bilal: Johnny Sekka. Khalid: Michael Forest. Zaid: Damien Thomas. Moustapha Akkad directed.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1976
DVD Release Date: November 1, 2005
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A religious epic that Hollywood tries to do for Islam what it did for Christianity.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

...the fact that this is the only substantial film about Mohammed and Islam makes Akkad's film worthwhile viewing.

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Carlos Magalhães
Akkad dodges with creativity the limitations imposed by the very Islam that he wants to depict (to celebrate blind faith, ironically) and creates an epic that… More
EightThirty .
Its good to get an idea of thier belief ^_^