THIS LAST TRULY GREAT RELIGIOUS EPIC IS THE STORY OF ISLAM. It is the 7th century and the city of Mecca is alive with intrigue. The powerful leaders including Bu-Sofyan, his wife Hind and the wealthy aristocrat Umaya are in bitter conflict with one man, Mohammad whose teachings are undermining their despotic power. Most dangerous of all to Bu-Sofyan and his kind is Mohammad's revelation that he has seen a vision of the angel Gabriel and his call to the people of Mecca to worship not 300 idols but one God... Mohammad's followers are persecuted and tortured. Strong as they are in spirit and courage, the muslims are forced to leave Mecca, fleeing to Medina for sanctuary. Homeless, they encourage Mohammad to lead them in battle for their beliefs but he is reluctant until called upon by God. Despite overwhelming odds, when the two armies meet at the wells of Bedr the force of the muslim's passionate faith triumphs. God's chosen people return to the Holy City of Mecca and one of the world's greatest religions is born.

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The Message (1976)

War/Adventure/Drama · 2h 57m

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The story of Islam

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THIS LAST TRULY GREAT RELIGIOUS EPIC IS THE STORY OF ISLAM. It is the 7th century and the city of Mecca is alive with intrigue. The powerful leaders including Bu-Sofyan, his wife Hind and the wealthy aristocrat Umaya are in bitter conflict with one man, Mohammad whose teachings are undermining their despotic power. Most dangerous of all to Bu-Sofyan and his kind is Mohammad's revelation that he has seen a vision of the angel Gabriel and his call to the people of Mecca to worship not 300 idols but one God... Mohammad's followers are persecuted and tortured. Strong as they are in spirit and courage, the muslims are forced to leave Mecca, fleeing to Medina for sanctuary. Homeless, they encourage Mohammad to lead them in battle for their beliefs but he is reluctant until called upon by God. Despite overwhelming odds, when the two armies meet at the wells of Bedr the force of the muslim's passionate faith triumphs. God's chosen people return to the Holy City of Mecca and one of the world's greatest religions is born.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, Arabic

Countries

Lebanon, Kuwait, United Kingdom

Production Company

Filmco International Productions

Budget

$10,000,000

Revenue

$15,000,000
Cast
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Anthony Quinn

Hamza
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Irene Papas

Hind
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Michael Ansara

Abu Sofyan
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Johnny Sekka

Bilal
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Michael Forest

Khalid
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Garrick Hagon

Ammar
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Damien Thomas

Zaid
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André Morell

Abu-Talib
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Martin Benson

Abu-Jahal
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Robert Brown

Otba
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Rosalie Crutchley

Somaya
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Bruno Barnabe

Umaya
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Neville Jason

Jaafar
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John Bennett

Salool
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Donald Burton

Amr
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Earl Cameron

Annajashi
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George Camiller

Waleed
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Nicholas Amer

Suheil (as Nicolas Amer)
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Ronald Chenery

Mosaab
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Michael Godfrey

Barra
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John Humphry

Ubada
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Ewen Solon

Yasser
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Wolfe Morris

Bu-Lahab
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Ronald Leigh-Hunt

Heraclius
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Leonard Trolley

Silk Merchant
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Gerard Hely

Sinan
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Habib Ageli

Hudayfa
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Peter Madden

Toothless Man
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Mohamed Hassan Al Joundi

Kisra (as Hassan Joundi)
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Abdellah Lamrani

(as Abdullah Lamrani)
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Elaine Ives-Cameron

Arwa
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Mohammad Al-Gaddary

Money Lender
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Ahmed Abdelhalim

Uriqat
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Muhip Arciman

Otba (voice)
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Mohamed Basri

Merchant
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Dogan Bavli

Salool (voice)
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Timuçin Caymaz

Umaya (voice)
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David de Keyser

Of minor roles (voice)
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Aysegül Devrim

Somaya (voice)
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Levent Dönmez

Amr (voice)
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Sadettin Erbil

Abu Sofyan (voice)
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Salem Gedara

Wahshi
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Esen Günay

Zaid (voice)
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Tarik Gürcan

Narrator (voice)
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Agah Hün

Hamza (voice)
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Richard Johnson

Narrator
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Toron Karacaoglu

Jaafar (voice)
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Alev Koral

Hind (voice)
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Pekcan Kosar

Abu-Jahal (voice)
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Mohamed Majd

Minor role
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Laurence Payne

Of one major role (voice)
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Robert Rietty

of Major and minor roles (voice)
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Sener Sen

Yasser (voice)
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Metin Serezli

Waleed (voice)
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Cyril Shaps

Of minor roles (voice)
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Meral Taygun

Arwa (voice)
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Cüneyt Türel

Khalid (voice)
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Riza Tüzün

Abu-Talib (voice)
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Kamran Usluer

Annajashi (voice)
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Güner Ümit

Ammar (voice)
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Vic Tablian

Hamzu army soldier (uncredited)
Crew
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Moustapha Akkad

Director
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H.A.L. Craig

Writer
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Tewfik El-Hakim

Writer
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A.B. Jawdat El-Sahhar

Writer
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A.B. Rahman El-Sharkawi

Writer
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Mohammad Ali Maher

Writer
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Message

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/1/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

The Message. The Story Of Islam

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

11/12/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

The Message

(4K Ultra HD, Slip Case)

7/19/2022

Disc Title Front Cover

Mohammed, Messenger of God

(DVD)

5/26/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

The Message

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/1/2005

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