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St. Paul (2000)

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Biblical epic from the book of Acts and Paul's epistles covering the conversion of Saul of Tarsus and his ministry to the Gentiles now known as Paul. Pursued by fellow Jew Reuben, who ... See full summary »

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Biblical epic from the book of Acts and Paul's epistles covering the conversion of Saul of Tarsus and his ministry to the Gentiles now known as Paul. Pursued by fellow Jew Reuben, who wishes him dead, Paul takes the Gospel of Jesus throughout the known world to Rome. Written by <jeff007@one.net.au>

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Franco Nero's speaking voice is dubbed. See more »

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Barnabas: [as Paul is boarding the ship to Rome] Paul! Paul!
Paul of Tarsus: [to guard] Please, I love this man.
Paul of Tarsus: [Runs down to Barnabas] I'm sorry, friend.
Barnabas: I'm sorry too.
Paul of Tarsus: Pride is such a stupid sin.
Barnabas: Oh, are there intelligent sins?
[both chuckle]
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G.W. Bailey's best work
27 August 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

It was nice to see Captain Harris from the Police Academy Series in a dramatic role for a change. Usually being the butt end of the joke, Bailey gets the opportunity to show his dramatic side in a supporting role as one of the early Christians. Bailey does a terrific and believable job as Paul's closest friend. Still, although the movie has its moments, the overall story has several "holes" and unanswered questions. We never get to see Paul (Saul) growing up under Roman law and we never get to see Paul in Rome. The movie ends before we get to see his trial before Rome's leaders. At times, the movie deals with the friendship between Paul and the Jewish Priest (Reuben). The movie introduces many interesting characters that disappear when you wish there was more. Paul's influence on the early church was the story most wanted to see. While some of his teachings was showcased, the rest of his story was not covered. A nice cast of actors and a decent story makes the movie Paul a pleasant surprise.


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