The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments (1923)

The biblical tale of Moses' liberation of the Israelites is paralleled with the contemporary story of two sons of a religious family and their divergent paths in life. Cecil B. DeMille's first rendering of this story, which he redid… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1923
DVD Release Date: March 21, 2006
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Austin Kennedy
Film Geek Central

This is light years better than the Heston version. The effects hold up better (parting of the read sea is awesome!), the acting is better and it's about an hour shorter.

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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

DeMille's trademark sensibility aside, the two sections illustrate what the director gave up in his transformation into epic moviemaker.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

pure spectacle

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Kevin M. Williams
Cecil B DeMille, as devout as any Hollywood legend could be, found his calling with this gold mine (so good he went back and hit it again 33 years later and… More
Cinema Films
Be inspired, persecuted and be saved.
Aj V
This movie is extremely long, so I only saw the first half, but I want to rent it again and see the second half. The special effects are spectacular, the story… More
Curtis Lilly
This has got to be the most over played film on TV in the world. It's okay, but it certainly feels like I'm at a play, not a movie.

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