The Ten Commandments

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Stirring, even if it's as much showbiz as Bible.

G 1956 219 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 11 reviews

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age 8+


I like watching Christian movies because it's got meaning. my grandmother she a Christian she read's bible for and my brothers kids.thats why I like to read the bible with my families.

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age 5+

The Best Of Classics (1 of 2)

I have watched 20+ classics ranging from 1923 - 1965, and of all of them, only 2 have "stood the test of time". This solid classic is one of my two most favourite classics. Here you'll see the greatest book-to-film adaptation of the Biblical (historical) narrative, in a 3+ hr video; a memorable soundtrack, accompanied by quality dialogue, brilliant acting, proper action scenes (people/animals were injured/died if they messed up) and decent VFX for its time - SO IT WAS FILMED, SO IT SHALL BE WATCHED.

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