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The Ten Commandments

The biblical story of Moses comes to life in this 1956 epic film directed by the legendary Cecil B. DeMille. Charlton Heston plays the lead role, commanding Rameses (Yul Brynner) to "let my people go." Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 220
Theater Release: 05 Oct 1956
Video Release: 03 Sep 2013
MPAA Rating: G
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The Ten Commandments is rated G:

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Cast: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Cecil B. DeMille
Studio: 1956 Paramount Pictures
Website: Official site for The Ten Commandments.

Detailed Review

"Moses, Moses..." is perhaps the most uttered line in Cecil B. DeMille's epic production, The Ten Commandments. By the director's own admittance during his on-screen introduction to the movie,… 
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When Moses presents the Ten Commandments to the children of Israel, he tells them,… 
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