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Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)

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The story covers Paul going from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Jesus Christ's most influential apostle.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Caviezel ... Luke
James Faulkner ... Paul
Olivier Martinez ... Mauritius Gallas
Joanne Whalley ... Priscilla
John Lynch ... Aquila
Yorgos Karamihos ... Saul of Tarsus
Antonia Campbell-Hughes ... Irenica
Alessandro Sperduti Alessandro Sperduti ... Cassius
Alexandra Vino ... Octavia
Manuel Cauchi ... Ananias
Noah Huntley ... Publius
Kenneth Spiteri ... Eubulus
Anthony Edridge Anthony Edridge ... Severus
André Agius André Agius ... Stephen (as Andre Agius)
John-Paul Pace ... Christian Man
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The story covers Paul going from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Jesus Christ's most influential apostle.

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Their Faith Challenged an Empire. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violent content and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paul, Apostle of Christ See more »

Filming Locations:

Malta

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,172,585, 25 March 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,560,475, 24 May 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,722,602, 24 May 2018
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Affirm Films,ODB Films See more »
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Color
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This film is the second time Jim Caviezel performs as a Biblical person. The first time was in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ (2004) where he performed as Jesus of Nazareth. See more »

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Very moving if you take the film on its terms
25 March 2018 | by erhelveringSee all my reviews

First off, know what to expect going into this movie. It is not a retelling of the book of Acts and Paul's many exploits. It is about him reaching the end of his life and passing the torch to the next generation of Christians, as they all grapple with the difficulty of following God in the midst of a cruel and evil world. Knowing that, I don't think you will be disappointed.

I rated this a 10 because I don't know if any movie has moved me more than this one did. At least, very few have. It's not perfect, but by the end I was sobbing uncontrollably in the theater. Specifically, seeing the suffering of the persecuted Christians, and especially Paul's struggle with lingering guilt over his part in that persecution, culminating with the final scene (which I won't spoil here).

I'll admit that some of the dialogue, especially earlier on in the film, could probably be better, as could the quality of some shots or the sound mixing in a few moments. But the acting is strong across the board, and the production design and costumes look very authentic. Most importantly, the drama is sustained throughout, and there are profound spiritual insights to be gleaned.


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