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Gestas the Bad Thief (Character)
from The Passion of the Christ (2004)

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The Passion of the Christ -- A film detailing the final hours and crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
The Passion of the Christ -- Clip: Judas Betrays Jesus
The Passion of the Christ -- Clip: Jesus In The Garden With Satan

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Alternate Names:
Angry Thief / Bad Thief / Bad Thief on Cross / Gesmas / Gesmas Bad Thief on Cross / Gesta / Gestas / Guy on the Cross / Hestas / Impenitent Thief / Mau Ladro / Thief on Cross / Thief on the Cross


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  1. Ben-Hur (2016) Played by Iaon Gunn (as Gestas)
  2. La espina de Dios (2015) Played by Luis Flor (as Gestas)
  3. Jesús de Nazaret (2014) Played by Samuel Beltran (as Gestas)
  4. Jesus: The Desire of Ages (2014) Played by David Blount-Porter (as Bad Thief)
  5. I.N.R.I. (2013) Played by Jean-Jacques Martinod (as Impenitent Thief)
  6. Good Friday (2010) Played by Xander Bailey (as Thief on Cross)

  7. Crucifixion (2008) (TV) Played by Alden Olmsted (as Thief on the Cross) / Erik Jorn Sundquist (as Thief on the Cross)
  8. "The Easter Experience" (2007) TV series Played by Philip Holland (as Angry Thief)
  9. The Passion of the Christ (2004) Played by Francesco Cabras (as Gesmas)
    ... aka "The Passion Recut" - International (English title) (cut version), USA (recut version)
  10. "Dark Angel"
    ... aka "James Cameron's Dark Angel" - USA (complete title)
        - I and I Am a Camera (2001) TV episode, Played by Carson (as Guy on the Cross)
  11. The Friends of Jesus - Judas (2001) (TV) Played by Giovanni Micoli (as Gesta)
    ... aka "Gli amici di Gesù - Giuda" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Close to Jesus" - USA (DVD box title)
    ... aka "Judas" - Europe (English title)
  12. The Cross (2001) Played by Joe Demonico (as Thief on Cross) / German Leonne (as Thief on Cross)

  13. Kristo (1996) Played by Gardo Versoza (as Hestas)

  14. 39 Stripes (1979) Played by Joseph Jones (as Thief on the Cross)
  15. New Media Bible, The: The Gospel According to St. Luke (1979) Played by Kevin O'Shea (as Gesmas Bad Thief on Cross)
    ... aka "Word-for-Word, The Bible on Video: Gospel of Luke" - USA (video box title)

  16. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) Played by Marc Cavell (as Bad Thief on Cross)
    ... aka "George Stevens Presents The Greatest Story Ever Told" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
  17. King of Kings (1961) Played by Barry Keegan (as Bad Thief)
    ... aka "Samuel Bronston's Production King of Kings" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)

  18. Ben-Hur (1959) Played by Aldo Pini (as Bad Thief on Cross)
    ... aka "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "William Wyler's Ben-Hur" - USA (complete title)
  19. Day of Triumph (1954) Played by Richard Reeves (as Gestas)
  20. Judas' Kiss (1954) Played by José Villasante (as Gestas)
    ... aka "El beso de Judas" - Spain (original title)
  21. I Beheld His Glory (1953) (TV) Played by Richard Reeves (as Gestas)
  22. "Family Theatre"
        - I Beheld His Glory (1953) TV episode, Played by Richard Reeves (as Gestas)
  23. O Mártir do Calvário (1953) (TV) Played by Ricardo Garcia (as Mau Ladro)
  24. El mártir del Calvario (1952) Played by Julio Ahuet (as Gestas)
    ... aka "The Martyr of Calvary" - USA (literal English title)
  25. "The Living Christ Series" Played by Richard Reeves
    ... aka "Greatest Bible Stories" - USA (cable TV title)
    ... aka "The Life of Christ" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "The Story of Jesus" - USA (video title)
        - Crucifixion and Resurrection (1951) TV episode, Played by Richard Reeves

  26. Which Will Ye Have? (1949) Played by Charles Rolfe (as Gesmas)
  27. Reina de reinas: La Virgen María (1948) Played by Enrique Gonce (as Gestas)
    ... aka "Queen of Queens: The Virgin Mary" - International (English title) (literal English title)
  28. María Magdalena, pecadora de Magdala (1946) Played by Enrique Gonce (as Gestas)
    ... aka "Jesucristo y María Magdalena" - USA (video box title)
    ... aka "Mary Magdalene, Sinner of Magdala" - International (English title) (literal English title)
  29. Jesus of Nazareth (1942) Played by José Sánchez (as Gestas)
    ... aka "Jesús de Nazareth" - Mexico (original title)

  30. The King of Kings (1927) Played by Jim Mason (as Gestas)

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