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21 Ratings

The Message

Directed by Moustapha Akkad
Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, 1977
Adventure, Biography, Drama


An epic depicting the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they’re exiled in Medina before returning to Mecca to take up arms against their oppressors and liberate their city in the name of God.

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The Message Directed by Moustapha Akkad

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1978 | Nominee: Best Music, Original Score

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