6.2/10
7,938
111 user 34 critic

Resurrection (1999)

Chicago homicide detectives John Prudhome and Andrew "Andy" Hollingsworth are assigned to investigate a gruesome murder, and both become entangled in the plot of a serial killer whose goal is to recreate the body of Christ.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Knight Moves (1992)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A chess grandmaster is in a big tournament, and when his lover is found painted up and the blood drained out of her body he becomes a chief suspect. After he gets a call from the killer ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Schenkel
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Tom Skerritt, Diane Lane
Fortress (1992)
Action | Crime | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In 2017, John Henry Brennick and his wife Karen are captured at a US immigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of the ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gordon
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Loryn Locklin, Kurtwood Smith
The Hunted (1995)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Paul is on a business trips to Nagoya, as a computer-chip executive from New York, when he meets a beautiful and mysterious woman. Later, he finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong ... See full summary »

Director: J.F. Lawton
Stars: Christopher Lambert, John Lone, Joan Chen
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

The Russian government has collapsed. Amidst the chaos, riots, and struggle for power, a terrible weapon has leaked out. Virulent microflage, a deadly germ of the cold war has begun to ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Natasha Henstridge, Norbert Weisser
Beowulf (1999)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A sci-fi update of the famous 6th Century poem. In a beseiged land, Beowulf must battle against the hideous creature Grendel and his vengeance seeking mother.

Director: Graham Baker
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Rhona Mitra, Oliver Cotton
Mean Guns (1997)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A gangster boss (Ice-T) has a list of about 100 people who have screwed up at one point or another. Rather than outright killing them, he decides to have a little fun by putting all of them... See full summary »

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Ice-T, Michael Halsey
Fortress 2 (2000)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick along with the rebels are captured and sent to a new, more sophisticated fortress prison, in outer space.

Director: Geoff Murphy
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Beth Toussaint, Willie Garson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Anscombe ... News Anchor
Jeff J.J. Authors ... Paramedic (as Jeff Authors)
Patrick Chilvers ... Officer
... Father Rousell
... Dolores Koontz
Darren Enkin ... John Ordway
... Mr. Breslauer
Jan Filips ... Stanley Galloway
... Scholfield
Silvana Gatica ... Mother of Baby (as Silvan Gatica)
... FBI Receptionist
Barbara Gordon ... Judge Seers
... Jailor
... Demus
Robert Kennedy ... Hotel Clerk
Edit

Storyline

Detective John Prudhomme, a Cajun transplanted to Chicago, is assigned to investigate the savage murder of a man who has bled to death from a severed arm. A message, "He Is Coming", written in blood on the victim's window is a dark, forboding clue of his task. After two more victims with missing body parts are discovered, Prudhomme realizes he is on the trail of a serial killer who is using the missing body parts to reconstruct the body of Christ...just in time for Easter. As Prudhomme struggles to catch the zealot-murderer, he is haunted by the death of his son, his continued estrangement from his wife, and his wavering faith in God. Written by Adam Thomas <adam_g_thomas@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men. Ecclesiastes 6:1 See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence/gore, language and some nudity | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

5 June 1999 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Resurrección  »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

On the DVD commentary, director Russell Mulcahy notes that several scenes of violence and bloodletting have been shortened for the US version. See more »

Goofs

(at around 23 mins) Prudhomme (Christopher Lambert) and Hollingsworth (Leland Orser) are sitting on a bench and Hollingsworth is drinking a coffee and eating donuts. Throughout the scene the donut keeps changing both size and type. See more »

Quotes

Captain Whippley: I want you on him the minute he walks out the door. If he takes a shit, I wanna know how many times he wipe his ass.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Les rivières pourpres 2 - Les anges de l'apocalypse (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Interesting
31 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

I had no big expectations for this.I discovered it accidentally.But i was intrigued by it almost from the start.

What gives this film its dimension is the incredible acting of mr.Lambert.This is one of his strongest performances and it should have been awarded.The plot is already familiar from films like "Se7en",but it still makes you follow the film with anticipation,because the character of John Prudhomme is different than the other hero characters in similar films.He is a man torn apart;by loss of his only child,by his shaken faith in god and also bad communication with his wife.All he has now is his job and the murderer thats waiting for him.

I recommend this film to anyone who wants an interesting story on a rainy evening or who likes Christopher Lambert. 7 out 0f 10


7 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 111 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page