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The Jesus Film ()

Jesus (original title)
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Filmed on location in Israel at authentic biblical sites, this inspirational drama and commercial success retells the life of Christ.

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Jesus
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Mary
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Luke (voice)
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Simon Peter
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Joseph (as Joseph Shiloach)
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Caiaphas
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Matthew
Kobi Assaf ...
Philip
Moti Baharav ...
Simon of Cyrene
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Zacchaeus
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Blind Begger (as Ze'ev Berlinski)
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John the Baptist
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Judas Iscariot
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Elizabeth
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Hunchback Woman in the Temple
Peter Frye ...
Pontius Pilate
Nissim Garamech ...
Thomas (as Nisim Gerama)
David Goldberg ...
Judas, Son of James
Timothy Mark Hanson ...
Rich Young Ruler
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Epileptic Boy
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Herodias (scenesDeleted)
Avi Loziah ...
Demonic Man
Miki Mfir ...
Simon the Pharisee
Yitzhak Ne'eman ...
James
Shmuel Ornstein ...
Simeon
Richard Peterson ...
Herod Antipas
Milo Rafi ...
Simon Zelotes
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Annas
Gad Roll ...
Andrew
Israel Rubinek ...
Joseph of Arimathea
Michael Schneider ...
Father of epileptic boy
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Jairus
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Mary Magdalene
Shmuel Tal ...
John
Michael Warshaviak ...
Bartholomew
Leonid Weinstein ...
James, Son of Alphaeus
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Centurian in charge of the Crucifixion (uncredited)
Dov Friedman ...
Soldier Nailing Sign To Cross (uncredited)
Ofira Gluska ...
Susana (uncredited)
Yacov Jacobson ...
Angel Gabriel (uncredited)
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Desmas, Good Thief on Cross (uncredited)
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Jairus' Wife (uncredited)
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John's Disciple (uncredited)
Kevin O'Shea ...
Gestas, Bad Thief on Cross (uncredited)
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Ruler of the Synagogue (uncredited)
Abraham Ronai ...
Tax Collector (uncredited)
Dada Rubin ...
Herdsmen (uncredited)
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John's Disciple (uncredited)
Ahuva Yovel ...
Joanna (uncredited)

Directed by

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John Krish
Peter Sykes

Written by

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Barnet Bain ... (screenplay) (as Barnet Fishbein)

Produced by

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Richard F. Dalton ... co-producer
John Heyman ... producer

Music by

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Luigi Patruno
Luciano Salvemini

Cinematography by

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Mike Reid

Art Direction by

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Roy Stannard

Costume Design by

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Eti Khan
Rochelle Zaltzman

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Sam Firstenberg ... assistant director
Ted Morley ... first assistant director
Bob Wilkins ... second assistant director
Leo Zisman ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Avishay Avivi ... assistant art director

Sound Department

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Chris Munro ... production sound mixer
Rob Osburn ... adr recordist: foreign language versions
Eli Yarkoni ... sound mixer

Visual Effects by

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Costas Charitou ... titles & opticals: Camera Effects Ltd (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Itzik Ben-Aroya ... key grip
Dewi Humphreys ... camera operator (as Dewi Humphries) / camera operator

Casting Department

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Zigler Zeev ... casting assistant

Transportation Department

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Eitan Alon ... transportation captain

Additional Crew

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Ashley Greyson ... marketing

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

The story of Jesus of Nazareth, the son of God, raised by a Jewish carpenter. Based on the gospel of Luke in the New Testament, here is the life of Jesus from the miraculous virgin birth to the calling of his disciples, public miracles and ministry; ending with his death by crucifixion at the hands of the Roman empire and resurrection on the third day. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines Stripped of myth and mystery, the story of the most influential life in history. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Word-for-Word, the Bible on Video: Gospel of Luke (United States)
  • The Jesus Movie (United States)
  • The Jesus Film (United States)
  • Jésus (France)
  • Le film de Jésus (France)
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Runtime
  • 117 min
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Budget $6,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The film has been translated into over 1000 languages to date (including 10 different sign language versions), and 235 more translations are in progress, making it the most translated film in history. See more »
Goofs When Jesus is praying in The Garden of Gethsemane, he begins to kneel and His voice is heard, in the next shot His lips are moving but no words are coming out. See more »
Movie Connections Edited from New Media Bible, The: The Gospel According to St. Luke (1979). See more »
Soundtracks Concerto brandeburghese No. 1, BWV 1046 : 2° movimento See more »
Quotes Jesus: Forgive them father, for they don't know what they do.
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