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Barabbas (Character)
from "Jesus of Nazareth" (1977)

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Alternate Names:
Barabba / Barabus / Barrabas / Barrabs / Brabbas


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  1. Barabbas (2014/I) Played by Timothy Gilbert
  2. Son of God (2014) Played by Fraser Ayres
  3. The Passion (2013) (TV) Played by Thomas Dekker
  4. "The Bible"
        - Mission (2013) TV episode, Played by Fraser Ayres
        - Betrayal (2013) TV episode, Played by Fraser Ayres
  5. Barabbas (2012) (TV) Played by Billy Zane
  6. The Passion (2012) (TV) Played by John de Wolf
  7. The Passion (2011) (TV) Played by Dennis van der Geest
  8. The Tear (2010) Played by Adam Kent (as Brabbas)

  9. "The Passion"
        - Episode #1.3 (2008) TV episode, Played by Stephen Graham
        - Episode #1.2 (2008) TV episode, Played by Stephen Graham
        - Episode #1.1 (2008) TV episode, Played by Stephen Graham
  10. Sacrosanctus (2007) Played by Alan Cariddi Jr. (as Barabus)
  11. The Final Inquiry (2006) Played by Giacomo Gonnella (as Barabba)
    ... aka "L'inchiesta" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "The Inquiry" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
    ... aka "The Inquiry: Anno Domini XXXIII" - South Africa (English title) (DVD title)
  12. Manchester Passion (2006) (TV) Played by Chris Bisson
  13. "Unlocking Ancient Secrets of the Bible" (2006) TV series Played by Abraham Chaidez
  14. The Life and the Passion of Christ (2005) (TV) Played by Cesar Rodriguez (as Barrabas)
  15. Judas (2004) (TV) Played by Adil Abdelouahed / Adil Abdelwahab
  16. The Passion of the Christ (2004) Played by Pietro Sarubbi
    ... aka "The Passion Recut" - International (English title) (cut version), USA (recut version)
  17. The Friends of Jesus - Thomas (2001) (TV) Played by Matt Patresi (as Barabba)
    ... aka "Gli amici di Gesù - Tommaso" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Close to Jesus" - USA (DVD box title)
  18. The Friends of Jesus - Judas (2001) (TV) Played by Matt Patresi (as Barabba)
    ... aka "Gli amici di Gesù - Giuda" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Close to Jesus" - USA (DVD box title)
    ... aka "Judas" - Europe (English title)
  19. The Miracle Maker (2000) Played by Tim McInnerny

  20. Jesus (1999) (TV) Played by Claudio Amendola
  21. Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999) (TV) Played by Andrew Grainger (as Barrabas)
  22. Kristo (1996) Played by Ricky Davao

  23. Secondo Ponzio Pilato (1987) Played by Roberto Herlitzka (as Barabba)

  24. Maria's Hours (1979) Played by José Manuel Bissau (as Barrabas)
    ... aka "As Horas de Maria" - Portugal (original title)
  25. "Jesus of Nazareth"
        - Part 2 (1977) TV episode, Played by Stacy Keach
  26. Jesús, María y José (1972) Played by René Dupeyrón (as Barrabs)
    ... aka "Jesus, Mary and Joseph" - International (English title) (informal title)
  27. Neither Are We Enemies (1970) (TV) Played by Harris Yulin
    ... aka "Hallmark Hall of Fame: Neither Are We Enemies (#19.4)" - USA (anthology series)

  28. "Teatterituokio"
        - Barrabas (1967) TV episode, Played by Pekka Laiho (as Barrabas)
  29. El proceso de Cristo (1966) Played by Wolf Ruvinskis (as Barrabas)
    ... aka "The Trial of Christ" - International (English title) (literal English title)
  30. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) Played by Richard Conte
    ... aka "George Stevens Presents The Greatest Story Ever Told" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
  31. Pontius Pilate (1962) Played by Livio Lorenzon
    ... aka "Ponzio Pilato" - Italy (original title)
  32. Barabbas (1961) Played by Anthony Quinn
  33. King of Kings (1961) Played by Harry Guardino
    ... aka "Samuel Bronston's Production King of Kings" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
  34. Give Us Barabbas! (1961) (TV) Played by James Daly
    ... aka "George Schaefer's Showcase Theatre: Give Us Barabbas" - USA (series title)
    ... aka "Hallmark Hall of Fame: Give Us Barabbas! (#10.5)" - USA (anthology series)
  35. "About Religion"
        - The News on Good Friday (1960) TV episode, Played by John Dearth

  36. La spada e la croce (1958) Played by Andrea Aureli (as Barabba)
  37. Wine of Morning (1955) Played by Al Carter
  38. Day of Triumph (1954) Played by Anthony Warde
  39. Barabbas (1953) Played by Ulf Palme
  40. El mártir del Calvario (1952) Played by Pepe Nava (as Barrabs)
    ... aka "The Martyr of Calvary" - USA (literal English title)

  41. Which Will Ye Have? (1949) Played by Niall MacGinnis

  42. The King of Kings (1927) Played by George Siegmann

  43. The Shadow of Nazareth (1913) Played by Arthur Maude
Archive Footage:
  1. George W. Bush Battles Jesus Christ (2008) Played by Stacy Keach

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Fun Stuff

From Barabbas (1961)
Peter: [Arrested for arson, Barabbas has been brought to the dungeons housing the Christians falsely accused of the act] This burning city is no work of ours. This isn't how the new kingdom is going to be made. You were wrong.
Barabbas: Who are you to tell me I'm wrong?
Peter: Many years ago, we spoke together. Do you remember?
Barabbas: No.
Peter: You asked me why I was making a net so far from the sea.
Barabbas: Jerusalem. The street of the potters.
Peter: You were as mistaken then as you are again now.
Female Christian: We didn't set fire to the city.
Male Christian: You've done the work of the wild beasts of the emperor.
Female Christian: Are you a lunatic?
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