The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Sandra Bullock (Voice)
Sandra Bullock Miriam [Voice]
Ralph Fiennes (Voice)
Ralph Fiennes Rameses [Voice]
Danny Glover Jethro [Voice]
Jeff Goldblum (Voice)
Jeff Goldblum Aaron [Voice]
Val Kilmer (Voice)
Val Kilmer Moses / God [Voice]
Steve Martin (Voice)
Steve Martin Hotep [Voice]
Helen Mirren (Voice)
Helen Mirren The Queen [Voice]
Michelle Pfeiffer (Voice)
Michelle Pfeiffer Tzipporah [Voice]
Martin Short Huy [Voice]
Patrick Stewart (Voice)
Patrick Stewart Pharaoh Seti [Voice]
Movie Details
Genre Animation; Family; Musical; Drama
Director Stephen Hickner; Simon Wells; Steve Hickner; Brenda Chapman
Producer Penney Finkelman Cox; Sandra Rabins
Writer Ronaldo Del Carmen; Ken Harsha
Studio Dreamworks
Language English
Audience Rating PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Running Time 97 mins
Country USA
Color Color
IMDb Rating 6.9
Plot
Dreamworks Pictures has taken the biblical story of Exodus, put it into cartoon form, and released it on the big screen as an epic animated feature. The Prince of Egypt tells the story of Moses releasing the Jews from Egyptian slavery under the hand of the evil pharaoh Rameses. Think of The Ten Commandments with songs and an all-star cast doing the voices. In the Charlton Heston role of Moses is Val Kilmer. Moses' brother Rameses, previously played by Yul Brynner, is now voiced by Ralph Fiennes. The story revolves around these two close brothers, Moses and Rameses. While Rameses is groomed to take over the land, his beloved brother Moses is a carefree prankster, until he learns the true secret of his past. His secret, of course, is that he is really a Jew and as a child was floated down the river to escape mass genocide. The pharaoh Seti (Patrick Stewart) raised Moses as his son. Upon learning the truth of his past from a burning bush, Moses returns to Egypt with God on his side and demands that the pharaoh (now his brother Rameses) must "Let my people go." With songs written by Oscar-winner Stephen Schwartz and sung by Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey, The Prince of Egypt covers all the classic story points of the story of Moses, including the ten plagues and the parting of the Red Sea. — Arthur Borman
Personal Details
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Collection Status In Collection
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Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single side, Dual layer
UPC 667068485325
Chapters 28
Release Date 9/14/1999
Subtitles Dutch; English; English for the hearing impaired
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround [CC]
ENGLISH: DTS 5.1 [CC]
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Color Closed-captioned Widescreen Animated Dolby