Commandments

(1997)

Overview

Seth Warner has reached the end of his rope. Ever since his wife died two years earlier, his world has been in turmoil. He is despondent, his career has fallen apart, even his house has been destroyed. There seems to be nothing left for him to live for. Confused and angry after two years of suffering, he finally directs his wrath at God from the rooftop of his apartment building in New York City. In the midst of a wild thunderstorm he demands to know why he has been betrayed by the god he has believed in and honored his whole life. God's answer is to strike down Seth's dog in a bolt of lightning. Pushed beyond his limits, Seth decides to respond to his years of torment by breaking each of the biblical Ten Commandments.

  1. Daniel Taplitz

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Aidan Quinn

    Aidan Quinn

    Seth Warner

  2. Courteney Cox

    Courteney Cox

    Rachel Luce

  3. Anthony LaPaglia

    Anthony LaPaglia

    Harry Luce

  4. Alice Drummond

    Alice Drummond

    Mrs. Mann

  5. Pamela Gray

    Pamela Gray

    Melissa Murphy

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Commandments

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 2, 1997
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

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