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Jesus of Nazareth (1977–1977)

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TV Mini-series | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History

Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.
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Updated Mar 27, 1977

Release date (First episode)
Apr 3, 1977 (United States)

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Robert Powell
Jesus Christ Jesus Christ   See fewer
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Anne Bancroft
Mary Magdalene Mary Magdalene   See fewer
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Ernest Borgnine
The Centurion The Centurion   See fewer
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James Farentino
Simon Peter Simon Peter   See fewer
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Ian McShane
Judas Iscariot Judas Iscariot   See fewer
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Christopher Plummer
Herod Antipas Herod Antipas   See fewer
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Olivia Hussey
Virgin Mary Virgin Mary   See fewer
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Tony Vogel
Andrew Andrew   See fewer
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John Duttine
John the Evangelist John the Evangelist   See fewer
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Michael York
John the Baptist John the Baptist   See fewer
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Jonathan Muller
James I James I   See fewer
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Claudia Cardinale
The Adulteress / The Adultress The Adulteress / The Adultress   See fewer
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Valentina Cortese
Herodias Herodias   See fewer
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Sergio Nicolai
James II James II   See fewer
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James Mason
Joseph of Arimathea Joseph of Arimathea   See fewer
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Laurence Olivier
Nicodemus Nicodemus   See fewer
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Anthony Quinn
Caiaphas Caiaphas   See fewer
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Rod Steiger
Pontius Pilate Pontius Pilate   See fewer
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John Eastham
Bartholomew Bartholomew   See fewer
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Ian Holm
Zerah Zerah   See fewer
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Keith Skinner
Obessed Boy / Possessed Boy Obessed Boy / Possessed Boy   See fewer
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Keith Washington
Matthew Matthew   See fewer
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Robert Rietty
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James Earl Jones
Balthazar Balthazar   See fewer
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Stacy Keach
Barabbas Barabbas   See fewer
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Tony Lo Bianco
Quintilius Quintilius   See fewer
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Donald Pleasence
Melchior Melchior   See fewer
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Fernando Rey
Gaspar Gaspar   See fewer
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Peter Ustinov
Herod the Great Herod the Great   See fewer
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Cyril Cusack
Yehuda the Rabbi Yehuda the Rabbi   See fewer
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Yorgo Voyagis
Joseph Joseph   See fewer
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Marina Berti
Elizabeth Elizabeth   See fewer
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Maria Carta
Martha Martha   See fewer
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Robert Beatty
Proculus Proculus   See fewer
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Nancy Nevinson
Abigail Abigail   See fewer
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Christopher Reich
Circumcision Priest / Metellus Circumcision Priest / Metellus   See fewer
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Lorenzo Monet
Jesus at 12 yrs old Jesus at 12 yrs old   See fewer
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Murray Salem
Simon the Zealot Simon the Zealot   See fewer
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Steve Gardner
Philip Philip   See fewer
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Cyril Shaps
Possessed Boy's Father Possessed Boy's Father   See fewer
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John Tordoff
Malachi Malachi   See fewer
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Mimmo Crao
Thaddeus Thaddeus   See fewer
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Martin Benson
Pharisee Pharisee   See fewer
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Robert Brown
A Pharasee A Pharasee   See fewer
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Lee Montague
Habbukuk Habbukuk   See fewer
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Renato Rascel
The Blind Man The Blind Man   See fewer
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Norman Bowler
Saturninus Saturninus   See fewer
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Ken Jones
Jotham Jotham   See fewer
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Roy Holder
Enoch Enoch   See fewer
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Michael Cronin
Eliphaz Eliphaz   See fewer
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Robert Davey
Daniel Daniel   See fewer
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Francis De Wolff
Simon the Pharisee Simon the Pharisee   See fewer
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Tim Pearce
Rufus Rufus   See fewer
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Paul Curran
Samuel Samuel   See fewer
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Mark Eden
Quartus Quartus   See fewer
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Lionel Guyett
Haggai Haggai   See fewer
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Peter Harlowe
Valerius Valerius   See fewer
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Plotinus Plotinus   See fewer
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Joseph (uncredited) Joseph (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yorgos Vogiatzis
Joseph (uncredited) Joseph (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hebrew (uncredited) Hebrew (uncredited)   See fewer
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Immad Cohen
Young Jesus (uncredited) Young Jesus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stefan Kalipha
Melchior's aide (uncredited) Melchior's aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elder (uncredited) Elder (uncredited)   See fewer
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Zealot & Various (uncredited) Zealot & Various (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.5 / 10 | 16,490 votes