DVD rental by mail service with over 60,000 hand-picked titles from classics to new releases. Discover great films and TV series on DVD and Blu-ray. Movies are delivered by First Class Mail to anywhere in the United States.

Home     |     Cart     |     My Account     |     My Wish List     |     Help      

Action Music
Animation Romance
Classic Sci-Fi
Comedy Sports
Cult Suspense
Documentary Special Int
Drama Television
Family Thriller
Foreign War
Horror Western
  1001 Movies You Must
   See Before You Die
  Most Requested
  Recent Releases
  Recently Added DVDs
  Upcoming Titles
  Popular Independent
  Criterion Collection
  All Time Favorites
  AFI 100
  Staff Recommended A-M
  Staff Recommended N-Z
  Best of Contemporary
   Foreign Films
  Best of British Film
  Best of Documentary
  Rental of the Day
  Roger Ebert's
   Overlooked Film Festival
  Top Shakespeare
  Best of Avant Garde
  Best of Romance
  Select Sentimental
  Cream of Comedy
  Best Recent American
  Movies by 40
   Directors to watch
  Best Cinematography
  Masters of Montage
   Contemporary Classic
  Cannes Winners
  Vatican Picks
  Best American
  Best of
  Tying the Knot
  Top Film Noir
  Best Foreign Classics
  Best of Cult Films
  Fathers and Sons
  Meryl Streep Musts
  Flicks D'Amore

Photo Coming Soon

Ten Commandments, The: 50th Anniversary Collection ( 200)
Starring: Vincent Price, Charlton Heston, Judith Anderson, Anne Baxter, Nina Foch, Debra Paget, Martha Scott, John Carradine, Edward G. Robinson, Yul Brynner, Cedric Hardwicke, Yvonne De Carlo, John Derek
Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Category: Drama, Classics
Studio: Paramount Pictures
English, French
356 mins



Includes The 1956 Academy Award-Winning Classic And The 1923 Epic Silent Film

With its cast of thousands and imaginative use of early special effects, director Cecil B. DeMille's original silent 1923 version of The Ten Commandments is truly one of the greatest epics to come out of 1920s Hollywood. It's unique storyline moves back and forth in time to show the relevance of its Old Testament morality to contemporary (circa 1923) immorality. Complementing DeMille's powerful screen drama is Gaylord Carter's digitally recorded score, performed on a magnificent Wurlitzer organ.

Over 30 years later, DeMille-now at the pinnacle of his profession via such hits as Samson And Delilah (1949) and The Greatest Show On Earth (1952)-topped the pageantry and excitement of his original silent film with his sweeping 1956 retelling of The Ten Commandments. Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai, and featuring one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this star-studded, Technicolor extravaganza tells the story of the life of Moses (Charlton Heston), who turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom. This classic screen epic was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture of 1956.