Throughout film history, Hollywood has produced a number of sweeping epics and generation-defining movies. However, one film - Cecil B. Demille's The Ten Commandments - has stood the test of time. Universally recognized among critics as a cinematic masterpiece, this unforgettable motion picture has also been recognized by The American Film Institute as one of the "Top Ten" epics of all time. From its Academy Award® - winning director and revolutionary Oscar® - winning special effects to its memorable music score and all star cast, The Ten Commandments presents the story of Moses in all of its stunning glory. Starring Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter and a "who's who" of legendary screen talent, the film was nominated for seven Academy Awards®, including Best Picture of 1956.
Now fully restored to a stunning new visual experience, The Ten Commandments looks better than ever and remains one of the most revered films of all time. Rated G. 6-Discs (Blu-rays and DVDs) in a specially designed tablet case. Approx. 231 minutes.
Commentary by katherine Orrison, Author of "Written in Stone: Making Cecil B. DeMille's Epic, The Ten Commandments"
Newsreel: The Ten Commandments Premiere in New York