MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,963 this week

The Prodigal Son (1988)

Video  -  Animation | Short | Biography  -  1 June 1988 (USA)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 24 users  
Reviews: write review

The Prodigal Son, Jacob, leaves his father's farm to seek his fortune in the city. Encountering many temptations, Jacob squanders his inheritance. Reduced to living with animals, he decides... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 202 titles
created 06 Feb 2012
 
a list of 68 titles
created 08 Jan 2013
 
a list of 52 titles
created 24 Apr 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Prodigal Son (Video 1988)

The Prodigal Son (Video 1988) on IMDb 6.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Prodigal Son.

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Ivan Crosland ...
Jesus (voice) (as Ivan Crossland)
Glen Camomille ...
Pharisee (voice)
Christopher P. Angelos ...
Jacob (voice) (as Christopher Angelos)
Jared Davis ...
Father (voice)
John Runnels ...
Nehemiah (voice)
Gene Pack ...
Servant (voice)
Ruth Hale ...
Clothier / Florist (voice)
Beverly Rowland ...
Fortune-teller (voice)
Oscar Rowland ...
Shoemaker (voice) (as Oscar G. Rowland)
Joan Oviatt ...
Anna (voice)
Bob Eccle ...
Fashid (voice)
Jim Robinson ...
Rich Man (voice)
Michael Bennett ...
Farmer (voice)
Edit

Storyline

The Prodigal Son, Jacob, leaves his father's farm to seek his fortune in the city. Encountering many temptations, Jacob squanders his inheritance. Reduced to living with animals, he decides to return to his father's home regardless of the consequences. His father welcomes Jacob home, celebrating his return and forgiving him of his sins. With a group of followers gathered about him, Jesus tells the parable of the Prodigal Son, Jacob, the younger son of a successful farmer, begs his father for his inheritance so he can go to the city and become a rich money lender. Jacob's brother insists that Jacob stay and do his part of the hard work on the farm. But Jacob's father finally relents and bids a sad good-bye to his younger son. In the city Jacob sees temptations on every corner, and he wastes his money at every opportunity. When Jacob is chased through the streets by a group of beggars, he is rescued by the lovely Anna and her brother Fashid. Anna wants to help Jacob invest his money ... Written by Nest Family Entertainment

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 June 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Animated Stories from the New Testament: The Prodigal Son  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by The Lost Is Found (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Welcome Home
Music by Lex de Azevedo
Lyrics by Carol Lynn Pearson
Performed by Judd Maher
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss The Prodigal Son (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?