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The Ten Commandments

1956 Rated G 3hr 40m

The story of Moses comes to life in director Cecil B. DeMille's gigantic retelling. As the Egyptian prince turned Prophet of the Jews, Charlton Heston is Biblical fury incarnate, memorably smashing God's stone tablets in the face of his golden calf-worshipping followers. Yul Brynner is the caustic Pharaoh Rameses, who pursues Moses' followers at his own peril.

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Movie Details

1957 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Top 100 Movies nominee
  • Top 100 Thrills nominee
1957 Academy Award®
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Art Direction Color nominee
  • Best Cinematography Color nominee
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Costume Design Color nominee
General audiences. All ages admitted.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 9+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.66:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access. This film spans two discs; both discs will be shipped to you simultaneously.