MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,020 this week

Judas (2004)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama, History  |  8 March 2004 (USA)
4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 388 users  
Reviews: 37 user | 3 critic

Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but ... See full summary »

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4538 titles
created 11 Jan 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 07 Jul 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 22 Feb 2013
 
a list of 15 titles
created 01 Mar 2013
 
a list of 24 titles
created 08 May 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Judas" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Judas (TV Movie 2004)

Judas (TV Movie 2004) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Judas.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sea of Dreams (2006)
Drama | Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

On an island across the sea lies a village full of romance, wonder and mystery; a timeless place where people carry strong beliefs that can fulfill the heart's deepest desires. A beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: José Pepe Bojórquez
Stars: Johnathon Schaech, Sendi Bar, Angélica María
Iuda (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The story of relationships between Jesus Christ and his followers.

Director: Andrey Bogatyrev
Stars: Andrey Barilo, Ivan Dobronravov, Sergey Frolov
Mary Magdalene (TV Movie 2000)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When the marriage between AMOS and MARY MAGDALENE turns out to be childless, he casts her out and gets a divorce. Mary has to leave Magdala. She befriends SILVANO, a Roman prefect, who ... See full summary »

Directors: Raffaele Mertes, Elisabetta Marchetti
Stars: Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Massimo Ghini, Giuliana de Sio
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

PILATE and the Roman legate VETURIUS look on worriedly as JESUS is celebrated as the new messiah in Jerusalem, fearing an uprising. Veturius decides to have Jesus arrested as soon as a ... See full summary »

Directors: Raffaele Mertes, Elisabetta Marchetti
Stars: Enrico Lo Verso, Danny Quinn, Aglaia Szyszkowitz
The Bedford Diaries (TV Series 2006)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Stars: Audra McDonald, Penn Badgley, Victoria Cartagena
Joseph of Nazareth (TV Movie 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The people of Jerusalem are suffering under the reign of HEROD, and are hoping to be delivered from the Roman occupiers by the Messiah # whose arrival, it is rumored, is to take place very ... See full summary »

Directors: Raffaele Mertes, Elisabetta Marchetti
Stars: Tobias Moretti, Stefania Rivi, Massimo Reale
Wish 143 (2009)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Tells the story of a young man desperate to come of age before time runs out.

Director: Ian Barnes
Stars: Samuel Holland, Rory Kinnear, Kieran Hardcastle
In the Beginning (TV Movie 2000)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.

Director: Kevin Connor
Stars: Martin Landau, Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Campbell
Shot in the Heart (TV Movie 2001)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story of a man coming to terms with the sins and secrets of his notorious brother and, in the process, exploring the legacy of violence in his own family.

Director: Agnieszka Holland
Stars: Anne Kathryn Parma, Ashley Edwards, Evyn Clark
Judas Kiss I (2011)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A quirk in time and space gives a failed filmmaker the chance to reshape his destiny when he visits his peculiar alma mater.

Director: J.T. Tepnapa
Stars: Richard Harmon, Genevieve Buechner, Sean Paul Lockhart
Lucan (TV Movie 2013)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A two-part drama about infamous aristocrat Lord Lucan, who mysteriously disappeared in 1974 after being accused of murdering his children's nanny.

Director: Adrian Shergold
Stars: Paul Freeman, Matthew Flynn, Rory Kinnear
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Flavius
...
...
...
Enzo Squillino Jr. ...
...
Rohab
Harry Peacock ...
Paul Haigh ...
...
...
Eliakim
Danny Scheinmann ...
Joshua
Edit

Storyline

Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but eventually decides to join the band, as well. He and Jesus become good friends, even though they often see things very differently. Ultimately, Judas is convinced that Jesus needs to use his popularity and wonder-working powers to free the Jews from the Romans, and Jesus sees a larger, spritual perspective. As a friend, Judas convinces Jesus to give his disciples his miraculous powers, and he does with good results. Finally, the Jewish leaders spy on Judas and convince him of the greater good of betraying Jesus, in order to save the Jewish people. Judas gets caught between the corrupt leaders, Caiaphus and Pontius Pilate, and Jesus. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violent images | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 March 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Judas & Jesus  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was put on the shelf for about two years before it was released on 8 March 2004. See more »

Quotes

Pontius Pilate: What in the name of sweet Minerva is a Messiah?
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Unholy Crap
8 March 2004 | by (Richmond, VA) – See all my reviews

This must be the worst and least compelling movie I have ever seen. Aside from most of the story being completely made up, the cast was simply not believable and the dialogue was awful. Call me crazy, but I have a hard time believing anyone in first century Palestine saying to Jesus "Why don't you just say what the hell you mean?"

To call the acting terrible would be an insult to terrible acting. Were I not born a Christian I may very well believe, after seeing this movie, that Jesus was a gay pot-smoking hippie. The dialogue was trite and forced, with little resemblance to the Gospels. And any attempt at feeling was destroyed by what appeared to be actors simply going through the motions.

Not that all of this was the fault of the actors. The writers too, deserve much if not most of the blame. Who knew that Pilate was so manipulative and hated Jesus so much that he would plot with Caiaphas to trick Judas into betraying Him? Not only was there extra garbage like that thrown in there, but there were other more important events left out or glossed over. Like Jesus' death on the cross. Where were the two criminals? How about, "I thirst?" Did we forget "Woman, behold your son. Man, this is your mother?"

I can't possibly say enough bad things about this movie, so I will spare you. Two hours of this drivel. Two hours of my life I want back.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyone see 'The Gospel of Judas' on National Geographic Channel? GeoDude
Is it me, Simon-120
My thoughts sarahb1963
'Shaggy' as Jesus apollo68
Tim Matheson as Pontius Pilate????? PhantomsMask1925
Discuss Judas (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?