“Exodus: Gods and Kings” is a 2014 epic biblical drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffrey Caine, and Steven Zaillian. The film retells the story of Moses, who led the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt and into the Promised Land.
The film stars Christian Bale as Moses, and Joel Edgerton as Ramses II, the Pharaoh of Egypt. The film features impressive visual effects and epic battle scenes, as well as a strong supporting cast, including Sigourney Weaver, John Turturro, and Ben Kingsley.
While the film was praised for its visual spectacle and powerful performances, it also attracted controversy for its casting choices, which were criticized for featuring mostly white actors in key roles and for its historical inaccuracies.
Despite the mixed critical reception, “Exodus: Gods and Kings” was a box office success, grossing over $268 million worldwide. The film is a grand and ambitious retelling of the story of Moses and the Exodus, with stunning visuals and intense action sequences.
Duration: 150 min.