Muhammad: The Last Prophet
Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2004)

Richard Rich, who directed several full-length animated features for Walt Disney Studios, helmed this ambitious cartoon feature about the founder of the Islamic faith. In the year 610 A.D., the city of Mecca had become overrun with criminal… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 14, 2004
DVD Release Date: May 27, 2008
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Los Angeles Times

Director Richard Rich faces the daunting task of not being able to actually show Muhammad in accordance with Islamic law. He and screenwriter Brian Nissen are for the most part successful.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

This simplistic animated feature falls firmly within the long tradition of bland, upbeat and earnest religious instructional films.

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Dana Stevens
New York Times

Faithful to Islamic law's prohibition against representing its title character, this movie gives a prophet's-eye-view on the story.

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Ed Halter
Village Voice

Though noble in its intent to portray Islam as a peace-loving faith, the narrative flow remains compromised by its catechistic asides and displaced hero.

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