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The Message (1976)

In the 7th century, Mohammed, Peace Be Upon Him, is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in Medina before returning to ... See full summary »

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In the 7th century, Mohammed, Peace Be Upon Him, is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in Medina before returning to Mecca to take up arms against their oppressors and liberate their city in the name of God (Allah). Written by Anonymous

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8 July 1977 (France)  »

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Mohammad: Messenger of God  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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While creating the film, Moustapha Akkad, who was Muslim, consulted Islamic clerics in a thorough attempt to be respectful towards Islam and its views on portraying the Prophet Muhammad. He received Approval from "Al Azhar" in Egypt but was rejected by the Muslim World League in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. See more »

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Hind: At least, he kept his word, they haven't forced any door
Abu Sofyan: He's stolen hearts, not walls. Its a permanent victory
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Referenced in The Filth and the Fury (2000) See more »

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The message of truth
17 October 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

I was assigned to view this movie for class. From what I have learned thus far, this movie is the best representation of the truth about Islam. With all that is going on in the world today and many people's misconceptions about Islam this is a must see for all.

Not only is it an educational masterpiece... The Message has a brilliant musical score, beautiful cinematography, a wonderful script, and terrific acting. If your video stores do not carry it, order it from Amazon.com and learn the truth about the origins of the worlds fastest growing religion and what it stands for.


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