The Ten Synopsis
A narrator with moral problems tells ten blasphemous and hysterical stories, inspired by the Biblical Commandments.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Devious and inspired enough to juice you past any weak spots. Thou shalt be amused.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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Fundamentalists might take umbrage, but The Ten is not so much blasphemous as it is very silly, and it lives up to the one unbendable...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Gretchen Mol stars as a 35-year-old virgin deflowered in lusty romance-novel fashion on a trip to Mexico. Her hunky lover-boy's name? Jesus...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The funniest and arguably most envelope-pushing episode stars Winona Ryder as a newlywed who falls in love on her honeymoon - and steals...
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50

Premiere

By Aaron Hillis
The Ten has one foot in "Monty Python's Meaning of Life" and another in their "Life of Brian," but ultimately we get the David Letterman...
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
By flaunting its own stupidity, The Ten practically dares you not to laugh at it, like a stand-up comic who sells an unfunny joke through...
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
There are lengthy stretches during this movie when it's deadly dull. This is the kind of film that's ideal for DVD viewing. Judicious use...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The Ten is so proud of its own wit and irreverence that when you fail to be equally impressed, you are likely to wonder if your own sense...
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38

Chicago Tribune

The Ten changes tone every few minutes, ranging from lowbrow gross-out gags to elevated language to a big, sloppy musical number.
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25

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The Ten is a virtually snicker-free exercise in audience pain. It's less a movie than an endurance test.
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Hilarious story inspired by The Ten Commandments!

By jessgarcia
The movie is 10 funny stories each inspired by the ten commandments. Directed by David Wain who is well known for directing the film Wet Hot Amierican Summer and a member of the comedy troupe Stella....

Pure, Silly, Fun

By RoseBud82
While this movie is certainly not for everyone, I recommend everyone go see because it's so different and wacky that you just might find something you like. The writing is great and original and...

Truly something original

By brokethebox
This movie is completely unique and DEFINITELY HILARIOUS. I think it's a film that has something for anyone. The all-star cast is phenomenal and truly add their own special touches to each role. You...

THE TEN ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By jacko7777
I have never seen seen a movie as wild and funny and crazy as this one. There's Wynona Ryder having an affair with a puppet! Adam Brody jumps out of a plane without a chute! Every scene is funnier...

I laughed so much I hurt myself

By BigBunnyTexas
This is the must see film of the summer. You simply can't go wrong with that amazing cast, and talented director Daid Wain. If you don't see this film you simply won't be cool this summer....

Comic Genius

By amadeodonofrio
The Ten is a fun fun movie. 10 vignettes each based on 1 of the 10 commandments. Each one is pretty quick so you never feel like the movie drags. Each story is set in contemporary times with...

hilarious

By Winelilac
There are so many hysterical moments in this movie the place is a great place to be when everyone is laughing. so many subtle and overthetop jokes with great gusto. wonderful talented group of...

Not for me

By abneyeddie
This movie is more like watching a play in ten acts, and it's humor is very broadway. It's pretty silly, and it seems to just be an attempt to make fun of marriage, relationships, and any other...

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC

By neonrose
This movie is obviously not for everyone. If you are religious, don't bother. But for the rest of us, it is simply amazing. The best, funniest movie I've seen in a long time. This is the kind of...

The Ten

By Kwaj
A quirky, comical, and off beat look at the 10 Commandments. Overall entertaining, but two stories do drag a bit....

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Rated R | For dialogue, nudity, and for language and some drug material