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Wholly Moses! (1980)

PG
103 min | Comedy, Fantasy

Harvey and Zoey, two tourists travelling through Israel, discover an ancient scroll describing the life of Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from Egyptian slavery, but Moses ...See moreHarvey and Zoey, two tourists travelling through Israel, discover an ancient scroll describing the life of Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from Egyptian slavery, but Moses keeps blundering by and taking all the credit. Several other biblical stories, such as Lot and his wife, David and Goliath, and the miracles of Jesus, are also parodied in this story of the life of a man trying to follow the path to God, but somehow always seeming to lose his way. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher See less
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$3,625,280
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$14,155,617
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Jun 13, 1980 (United States)

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45 cast members
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Dudley Moore
Harvey / Herschel Harvey / Herschel   See fewer
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Laraine Newman
Zoey / Zerelda Zoey / Zerelda   See fewer
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James Coco
Hyssop Hyssop   See fewer
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Paul Sand
Angel Of The Lord Angel Of The Lord   See fewer
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Jack Gilford
Tailor Tailor   See fewer
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Dom DeLuise
Shadrach Shadrach   See fewer
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John Houseman
Archangel Archangel   See fewer
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Madeline Kahn
Sorceress Sorceress   See fewer
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Richard Pryor
Pharaoh Pharaoh   See fewer
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Tanya Boyd
Princess Princess   See fewer
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Sam Weisman
Talent Coordinator Talent Coordinator   See fewer
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Jeffrey Jacquet
Young Pharaoh Young Pharaoh   See fewer
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Howard Mann
High Priest High Priest   See fewer
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Charles Thomas Murphy
Tour Guide Tour Guide   See fewer
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Hap Lawrence
Blind Man Blind Man   See fewer
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David Murphy
Teenager Teenager   See fewer
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Tom Baker
Egyptian Captain Egyptian Captain   See fewer
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Andrea Martin
Zipporah Zipporah   See fewer
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Stan Ross
Mohammed Mohammed   See fewer
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Sandy Ward
Taskmaster Taskmaster   See fewer
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Lee Wilkof
Townsperson Townsperson   See fewer
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Maryedith Burrell
Villager Villager   See fewer
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Ruth Manning
Landlady Landlady   See fewer
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Rod McCary
Hittite Emissary Hittite Emissary   See fewer
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Brion James
Guard at Banquet Guard at Banquet   See fewer
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Lois Robbins
1st Maiden 1st Maiden   See fewer
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Shelley Johnson
2nd Maiden 2nd Maiden   See fewer
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Michael Champion
Sodom Sentry Sodom Sentry   See fewer
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Lauren Friedman
Moses' Mother (as Lauren Frost) Moses' Mother (as Lauren Frost)   See fewer
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Ion Teodorescu
Court Magician Court Magician   See fewer
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Nicholas Mele
Israeli Photographer (as Nick Mele) Israeli Photographer (as Nick Mele)   See fewer
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Danny Goldman
Scribe Scribe   See fewer
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Larry Gelman
Shepherd Shepherd   See fewer
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Alexander Lockwood
Elderly Man Elderly Man   See fewer
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Walker Edmiston
God (voice) God (voice)   See fewer
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Lisa Caimano
Baby Moses / Herschel (uncredited) Baby Moses / Herschel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michelle Caimano
Baby Moses / Herschel (uncredited) Baby Moses / Herschel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patty Farinelli
Orgy Guest (uncredited) Orgy Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anne Gaybis
Sucubus (uncredited) Sucubus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anita Merritt
Slave Girl (uncredited) Slave Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donna Lee Miller
Rebekah (uncredited) Rebekah (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.6 / 10 | 1,676 votes