The Ten Commandments(Movie, 1956)

| 3h 40min | Genres: Drama, History
The Ten CommandmentsRating: 3.9/5 (with 510510 votes)
The Ten Commandments is a 1956 American epic religious drama film produced, directed, and narrated by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in VistaVision (color by Technicolor), and released by Paramount Pictures. Based on the 1949 novel Prince of Egypt by Dorothy Clarke Wilson, the 1859 novel Pillar of Fire by J. H. Ingraham, the 1937 novel On Eagle's Wings by A. E. Southon, and the Book of Exodus, The Ten Commandments dramatizes the biblical story of the life of Moses, an adopted Egyptian prince who becomes the deliverer of his real brethren, the enslaved Hebrews, and thereafter leads the Exodus to Mount Sinai, where he receives, from God, the Ten Commandments. The film stars Charlton Heston in the lead role, Yul Brynner as Rameses, Anne Baxter as Nefretiri, Edward G. Robinson as Dathan, ..."> ()
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Awards & Nominations for The Ten Commandments

National Film Registry Academy Award for Best Special Effects Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Color Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Color Academy Award for Best Sound Academy Award for Best Special Effects

About The Ten Commandments

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.

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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS | Official Trailer | Paramount Movies(Trailer, 1:42)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Africa
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 27 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/05/1956
Cast: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget, John Derek, Cedric Hardwicke, Nina Foch, Martha Scott, Judith Anderson, Vincent Price, John Carradine, Cecil B. DeMille, Olive Deering, Douglass Dumbrille, Henry Wilcoxon, Frank de Kova, Lawrence Dobkin, Ian Keith, Lillian Albertson, Adeline De Walt Reynolds, Fraser Clarke Heston, Woody Strode, Henry Corden, H. B. Warner, Mimi Gibson, Donald Curtis, Dorothy Adams, Eduard Franz, Francis McDonald, Gavin Gordon, Joan Woodbury, John Miljan, Julia Faye, Luis Alberni, Michael Ansara, Paul Harvey, Irene Martin, Joanna Merlin, Arthur Batanides, Edward Earle, Peter Hansen, Harry Woods, Kay Hammond, Serena Sande, E.J. André, Baynes Barron, Henry Brandon, Bobby Clark, Mike Connors, Edna Mae Cooper, Maude Fealy, Kenneth MacDonald, Peter Mamakos, George Melford, John Merton, Addison Richards, Keith Richards, Onslow Stevens, Clint Walker, Frank Wilcox, Frankie Darro, Robert Vaughn, Peter Coe, Richard Farnsworth, Zebedy Colt, Gordon Mitchell, Robert Fuller, Peter Baldwin, Norman Leavitt, Stuart Randall, Dan White, Steve Darrell, Neyle Morrow, Norman Bartold, John Milford, Ric Roman, Ethan Laidlaw, Franklyn Farnum, Robert Bice, Stanley Price, Mickey Simpson, Eugenia Paul, Frank Hagney, Harry Lewis, Tom Nolan, Ken Terrell, Jon Peters, Eddie Kane, Mary Ellen Kay, John Hart, Ted Allan, Joe Gray, Nico Minardos, Emmett Lynn, Jack Mather, Herbert Heyes, George Khoury, Charles Stevens, Than Wyenn, Madge Meredith, Carl Switzer, Paul Wexler, Michael Mark, George Robotham, Harry Landers, Anthony Eustrel, Edmund Penney, Paul De Rolf, Charlotte Knight, Matty Fain, Hallene Hill, Rus Conklin
Film Editor: Anne Bauchens
Director of Photography: Loyal Griggs
Composer: Elmer Bernstein
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Os Dez Mandamentos - 1956"
"Die zehn Gebote"
"Los diez mandamientos"
"Les 10 commandements"
"Los diez mandamientos"
"De Tien Geboden"
"Os Dez Mandamentos"
"De tio budorden"
Budget: 13,000,000 USD
Revenue: 122,700,000 USD (= 944%)

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