It's very long and extremely po-faced, and most of the performances are pretty wooden, Yul Brynner's imperious pharaoh aside. Even so, Cecil B DeMille's 1956 account of the life of Moses (Charlton Heston) still has some impressive sequences-notably the Exodus from Egypt, with 60,000 extras—and remains the definitive Biblical epic.

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The Ten Commandments: Special Edition

It’s very long and extremely po-faced, and most of the performances are pretty wooden, Yul Brynner’s imperious pharaoh aside. Even so, Cecil B DeMille’s 1956 account of the life of Moses (Charlton Heston) still has some impressive sequences-notably the Exodus from Egypt, with 60,000 extras?and remains the definitive Biblical epic.