The Ten Commandments


The Ten Commandments

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The Ten Commandments proves that not even one of humanity's most enduring tales is strong enough to overcome a biblical plague of cheap-looking animation.



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This animated feature relates the historic story of the Hebrews' Exodus out of egyptian bondage. We follow Moses from his childhood as the adopted son of Pharaoh to his adulthood as the chosen one of God and liberator of His children.


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Critic Reviews for The Ten Commandments

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  • It's like watching Max Headroom lead his people out of Egypt.

    Oct 19, 2007 | Full Review…
  • Ponderous but somewhat moving.

    Oct 19, 2007 | Rating: 2.5/4
  • Thou shalt not cast Christian Slater as Moses, no matter how much the Hollywood party boy wants to fulfill some form of karmic community service.

    Oct 19, 2007 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • While the story is solid, the computer-generated animation, which lacks any flow and grace, is another matter. Actually, it's kind of creepy

    Oct 19, 2007 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • A beyond-unimpressive computer-animated retelling of the story of Moses, The Ten Commandments seems to have been made using public-domain software, and targeted squarely at kids impressed by any brightly colored moving objects.

    Oct 18, 2007 | Rating: F

    Keith Phipps

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  • A well-intentioned misfire featuring 3-D CGI animation that recalls lesser vidgames of the mid-1990s.

    Oct 18, 2007

    Joe Leydon

    Top Critic

Audience Reviews for The Ten Commandments


The story is obvious so let's look to other concerns about this movie: The voice over is great concerning Moses, but some of the other's are unconvincing. The animation is a little sketchy as sometimes it seems as if people are moving way to fast and sometimes do not move as clean cut as some animation films I have seen. This is 2008 and that is unexcuseable for any film. However, the story was told well and down to the tee-in which that made it slightly enjoyable. I think it could of been more children related, as it is animated, however my little nephew that I sit down to watch it with was hardly engaged. The dialogue at time seemed a bit stale. Dont let this review stop you from watching this one though. It's not by all means a BAD movie, but for an animation film in todays age, it's lacking.

Bobby Hobbs
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