58 user 5 critic

Killing Jesus (2015)

1:41 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

A miniseries chronicling the life of Jesus of Nazareth.


Christopher Menaul


Martin Dugard (based on the book by), Walon Green | 1 more credit »
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

More Like This 

Killing Kennedy (TV Movie 2013)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick
Stars: Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Lita witnesses the murder of her own father, a university professor. Frustrated over the local police she and her family starts to investigate the murder themselves. Located at the dark and... See full summary »

Director: Laura Mora Ortega
Stars: Natasha Jaramillo, Giovanny Rodríguez, Camilo Escobar
Killing Reagan (TV Movie 2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A look at John Hinkley's 1981 assassination attempt against U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

Director: Rod Lurie
Stars: Cynthia Nixon, Tim Matheson, Joel Murray
Killing Lincoln (TV Movie 2013)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Adrian Moat
Stars: Tom Hanks, Regen Wilson, Billy Campbell
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The life and toils of Jesus Christ, depicted as written in the gospel of John. Narrated in English, following the New International Version of the scripture, while the actors speak in Aramaic.

Director: David Batty
Stars: David Harewood, Selva Rasalingam, Mourad Zaoui


Cast overview, first billed only:
Kelsey Grammer ... King Herod / Narrator
Vernon Dobtcheff ... Isaiah
Eoin Macken ... Herod Antipas
Rufus Sewell ... Caiaphas
John Rhys-Davies ... Annas
Michael D'Cruze Michael D'Cruze ... Caspar
Ravi Aujla Ravi Aujla ... Zechariah
Yousef 'Joe' Sweid ... Joseph (as Yousef Sweid)
July Namir ... Young Mary
Badria Timimi ... Elizabeth
Dan Mor ... Sillaeus
Ouidad Elma ... Sarah
Emmanuelle Chriqui ... Herodias
Waleed Elgadi ... Saul
Zoubir Abou Alfadel Zoubir Abou Alfadel ... Jesus (8 Years Old)


A miniseries chronicling the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis








Release Date:

29 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Isusovo ubojstvo See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs



See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


Filmed in Morocco. See more »


Referenced in 7 pádu Honzy Dedka: Klára Issová (2015) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Bill O'Reilly seems to be an opponent of abortion, so why this one?
30 March 2015 | by John JenningsSee all my reviews

Bill O'Reilly seems to be an opponent of abortion, so why this one? Most scenes are curiously flat, uninspired, incomplete, and lacking the balls of a bull butterfly. Missing features: no writing on the ground at saving the adulteress, the healing the leprous woman was just touchy- feelly, the ear of the high priest's servant wasn't healed, no open tomb, etc. Some production values were excellent, but still uneven. The big Sea of Galilee "fish on!" looked like it was filmed in a stagnant West Texas cow tank. Suggestion: spend a few more bucks to get enough extras. Even non- believers must concede that these events were big at the time, and would attract large crowds. Crucifixions in particular were always a large draw.

This level of incompetence cannot be accidental, so why intentional? Didn't some famous guy with an English accent once say, "When Hollywood political correctness and the real facts differ, film the political correctness?"Or maybe just the typical Hollywood Easter scam, take the money and run. I strongly suspect that Bill O'Reilly has lost a chunk of his core constituency. I have read O'Reilly's book and, knew that the perspective was deliberately squeezed dry of faith elements, yet I reasoned thus. Any TV show that gets the post-modernist viewer watching about Jesus is better than nothing. I was wrong. It is possible that this is the only message about Jesus that many viewers will ever get.

This is three hours of my life that I will never get back. (Why was it billed as a four hour event?) Hate to use the old cheap shot, but it has never been more appropriate. Read the book, its better. That is, the Real Book.

52 of 85 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 58 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed