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The Jesus Film (1979)

G
117 min | Biography, Drama, Family

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, ...See moreJesus 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 See less
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Barnet Bain (screenplay) (as Barnet Fishbein)
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$6,000,000
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Release date
Oct 19, 1979 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Alexander Scourby
Luke (voice) Luke (voice)   See fewer
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Niko Nitai
Simon Peter Simon Peter   See fewer
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Ori Levy
Caiaphas Caiaphas   See fewer
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Mosko Alkalai
Matthew Matthew   See fewer
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Kobi Assaf
Philip Philip   See fewer
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Moti Baharav
Simon of Cyrene Simon of Cyrene   See fewer
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Ya'ackov Ben-Sira
Zacchaeus Zacchaeus   See fewer
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Zeev Berlinsky
Blind Begger (as Ze'ev Berlinski) Blind Begger (as Ze'ev Berlinski)   See fewer
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Eli Cohen
John the Baptist John the Baptist   See fewer
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Eli Danker
Judas Iscariot Judas Iscariot   See fewer
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Dina Doron
Elizabeth Elizabeth   See fewer
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Shoshana Duer
Hunchback Woman in the Temple Hunchback Woman in the Temple   See fewer
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Peter Frye
Pontius Pilate Pontius Pilate   See fewer
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Nisim Gerama
Thomas Thomas   See fewer
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David Goldberg
Judas, Son of James Judas, Son of James   See fewer
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Timothy Mark Hanson
Rich Young Ruler Rich Young Ruler   See fewer
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Yftach Katzur
Epileptic Boy Epileptic Boy   See fewer
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Rula Lenska
Herodias (scenes deleted) Herodias (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Avi Loziah
Demonic Man Demonic Man   See fewer
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Miki Mfir
Simon the Pharisee Simon the Pharisee   See fewer
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Richard Peterson
Herod Antipas Herod Antipas   See fewer
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Milo Rafi
Simon Zelotes Simon Zelotes   See fewer
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Gad Roll
Andrew Andrew   See fewer
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Israel Rubinek
Joseph of Arimathea Joseph of Arimathea   See fewer
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Michael Schneider
Father of epileptic boy Father of epileptic boy   See fewer
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Nahum Shalit
Jairus Jairus   See fewer
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Talia Shapira
Mary Magdalene Mary Magdalene   See fewer
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Michael Warshaviak
Bartholomew Bartholomew   See fewer
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Leonid Weinstein
James, Son of Alphaeus James, Son of Alphaeus   See fewer
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Rolf Brin
Centurian in charge of the Crucifixion (uncredited) Centurian in charge of the Crucifixion (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dov Friedman
Soldier Nailing Sign To Cross (uncredited) Soldier Nailing Sign To Cross (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oshik Levi
Desmas, Good Thief on Cross (uncredited) Desmas, Good Thief on Cross (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nissan Nativ
John's Disciple (uncredited) John's Disciple (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kevin O'Shea
Gestas, Bad Thief on Cross (uncredited) Gestas, Bad Thief on Cross (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yossi Pollak
Ruler of the Synagogue (uncredited) Ruler of the Synagogue (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dada Rubin
Herdsmen (uncredited) Herdsmen (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 1,933 votes