Most Popular "Passion Play" Titles
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1. Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
G | 108 min | Drama, History, Musical
Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life told in an anachronistic manner.
Votes: 21,953 | Gross: $24.48M
3. The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2016)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A washed-up former child star, forced to do community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.
Votes: 1,296 | Gross: $2.28M
5. Driving Lessons (2006)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Votes: 10,066 | Gross: $0.24M
6. Jesus of Montreal (1989)
R | 120 min | Drama
A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.
Votes: 6,265 | Gross: $1.60M
7. Twentieth Century (1934)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career.
Musical | Announced
Jesus Christ Superstar is a musical spectacular, containing the story of the last few days of Jesus. In this version of the film, the director has decided to put a twist and make everything modern and high-tec.
11. He Who Must Die (1957)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama
Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted. The site of the movie is a Greek village that conducts a passion play each year. ... See full summary »
TV-PG | 71 min | Biography, Drama
An account of the life of Jesus Christ, based on the books of the New Testament: After Jesus' birth is foretold to his parents, he is born in Bethlehem, and is visited by shepherds and wise... See full summary »
13. Perceval le Gallois (1978)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The exploits of Sir Perceval, a legendary exemplar of knightly chivalry and one of the champions of King Arthur's Round Table.
14. The Penitent (1988)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama
Tension between a jealous husband, his wife who's attracted to his friend and the friend is rising as their small, deeply catholic, Mexican village is deciding who will be Christ during the possibly dangerous reenactment of the Crucifixion.
16. The Heart of the World (2000)
Not Rated | 6 min | Short
Nikolai, a mortician, and Osip, an actor playing Christ in a play, are brothers in love with the same woman. Anna, a state scientist and said woman, is in love with both brothers and ... See full summary »
19. Passion Play (2007)
3 min | Short
After a bloody crucifixion, a young man chosen by his church to portray Jesus Christ in an Easter Sunday Passion Play prepares to go onstage for his big resurrection scene. But before he ... See full summary »
21. La passione di Giosué l'Ebreo (2005)
In 15th century Spain all Jews and Muslims were ordered out of the country by Queen Isabella. Young Joshua and his family flee the country with other exiles, and eventually settle in Italy.... See full summary »
26. The Passion Play Documentary (2012– )
30 min | Documentary
A group of theatre professionals and volunteers battle time and the elements in the Badlands to recreate The Passion Play in the desert of the Canadian Badlands. This is the history, and the making of, The Passion Play.
Great Performances (1971– )
Jesus Christ Superstar
Unrated | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A rock musical version of the Passion Play seen from the point of view of Judas.
South Park (1997– )
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Randy Marsh becomes a national hero after he discovers the reason why South Park residents are spontaneously combusting. Meanwhile, Kyle and Stan have a plan to help Kyle's dad get a res-erection.
EWTN Presents Bookmark (1998– )
The Resurrection: A Criminal Investigation
28 min | Family, Talk-Show
Doug Keck's guest is rocket scientist turned detective novelist Rocco Martino, author of The Resurrection: A Criminal Investigation of the Mysterious Disappearance of the Crucified Criminal Jesus of Nazareth, a work of historical fiction.