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Watch The Ten Commandments

  • PG-13
  • 2006
  • Season 1
  • 5.3 (1,365)

The Ten Commandments, produced and directed by Sonar Entertainment and Robert Dornhelm in 2006, recounts the legendary tale of Moses' journey to free Israelites from slavery in Egypt. Starring Dougray Scott as Moses (originally raised as Pharaoh's daughter's son before discovering true Hebrew heritage), as a youth Moses is later exiled after coming into adulthood and discovering true identity as Hebrew leader and warrior he eventually returns back home pleading with Pharaoh for release of Israelites from slavery in Egypt to secure release for Israelites that had long since been trapped there by Pharaoh himself!

However, Pharaoh refuses Moses' request and their two men become embroiled in an intense struggle of wills that ultimately leads to numerous plagues and eventually the drowning of all Egyptian forces in the Red Sea. Meanwhile, Moses receives from God Ten Commandments which cements him as the hero of Hebrew people and who will stop at nothing to ensure their freedom and safety.

From start to finish, audiences experience an epic tale rich with grandeur and spectacle that draws heavily upon both Biblical accounts of Moses as well as more contemporary interpretations of his tale. Production values are high with cinematic camera shots and epic battle scenes adding layers of excitement throughout.

What distinguishes The Ten Commandments from other depictions of Moses is its ability to bring grandiose moments down to earth through Dougray Scott's nuanced portrayal of Moses; viewers get an authentic view of a flawed yet determined protagonist who struggles with right and wrong decisions in real life.

Mia Maestro excels as Zipporah, Moses' wife; while Linus Roache plays Aaron his brother. Both actors bring warmth and depth to their respective roles that helps create an underlying sense of familial love that anchors more fantastic elements of the story.

Never would an examination of The Ten Commandments be complete without discussing its impressive set pieces and special effects that pervade it, from desert exile gnarled trees and rugged terrain, through glittering halls and rivers of blood flowing within palace walls; every element carefully designed and produced so as to evoke both ancient and contemporary worlds alike.

But The Ten Commandments' true spirit lies in its message of faith and hope. Through watching, viewers are reminded to stand up for what's right even in times of seeming insurmountability - whether through Moses' unwavering determination to free his people from slavery, or the Hebrew's firm belief in their God; The message behind The Ten Commandments remains clear - anything is achievable with faith!

Overall, The Ten Commandments is an epic tale packed with powerful drama, engaging characters, and stunning visuals. Of the various adaptations of Moses' tale that have come before it over time, none stands out quite like this 2006 miniseries for its combination of grand storytelling with personal intimacy; its dedication to both spectacular spectacle and intimate connections sets itself apart as one of its stand-out qualities. If epic storytelling or spiritual content appeal to you - The Ten Commandments should certainly not disappoint!

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1. The Ten Commandments
April 10, 2006
A time of danger approaches for all of the Kingdom. Danger from a child. A child who will become a Prince of Egypt. With the soothsayer's dire prophecy, the Pharoah orders the slaughter of all newborn males. But one child, born of slaves will overcome. .
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2. The Ten Commandments
April 10, 2006
A time of danger approaches for all of the Kingdom. With a soothsayer's dire prophecy, the Pharoah orders the slaughter of all newborn males. But one child, born of Hebrew slave, is put in the care of others to ensure his own safety, Moses. .
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The Ten Commandments, produced and directed by Sonar Entertainment and Robert Dornhelm in 2006, recounts the legendary tale of Moses' journey to free Israelites from slavery in Egypt. Starring Dougray Scott as Moses (originally raised as Pharaoh's daughter's son before discovering true Hebrew heritage), as a youth Moses is later exiled after coming into adulthood and discovering true identity as Hebrew leader and warrior he eventually returns back home pleading with Pharaoh for release of Israelites from slavery in Egypt to secure release for Israelites that had long since been trapped there by Pharaoh himself!

However, Pharaoh refuses Moses' request and their two men become embroiled in an intense struggle of wills that ultimately leads to numerous plagues and eventually the drowning of all Egyptian forces in the Red Sea. Meanwhile, Moses receives from God Ten Commandments which cements him as the hero of Hebrew people and who will stop at nothing to ensure their freedom and safety.

From start to finish, audiences experience an epic tale rich with grandeur and spectacle that draws heavily upon both Biblical accounts of Moses as well as more contemporary interpretations of his tale. Production values are high with cinematic camera shots and epic battle scenes adding layers of excitement throughout.

What distinguishes The Ten Commandments from other depictions of Moses is its ability to bring grandiose moments down to earth through Dougray Scott's nuanced portrayal of Moses; viewers get an authentic view of a flawed yet determined protagonist who struggles with right and wrong decisions in real life.

Mia Maestro excels as Zipporah, Moses' wife; while Linus Roache plays Aaron his brother. Both actors bring warmth and depth to their respective roles that helps create an underlying sense of familial love that anchors more fantastic elements of the story.

Never would an examination of The Ten Commandments be complete without discussing its impressive set pieces and special effects that pervade it, from desert exile gnarled trees and rugged terrain, through glittering halls and rivers of blood flowing within palace walls; every element carefully designed and produced so as to evoke both ancient and contemporary worlds alike.

But The Ten Commandments' true spirit lies in its message of faith and hope. Through watching, viewers are reminded to stand up for what's right even in times of seeming insurmountability - whether through Moses' unwavering determination to free his people from slavery, or the Hebrew's firm belief in their God; The message behind The Ten Commandments remains clear - anything is achievable with faith!

Overall, The Ten Commandments is an epic tale packed with powerful drama, engaging characters, and stunning visuals. Of the various adaptations of Moses' tale that have come before it over time, none stands out quite like this 2006 miniseries for its combination of grand storytelling with personal intimacy; its dedication to both spectacular spectacle and intimate connections sets itself apart as one of its stand-out qualities. If epic storytelling or spiritual content appeal to you - The Ten Commandments should certainly not disappoint!

  • Premiere Date
    April 10, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    5.3 (1,365)