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Killing Jesus (2015)

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A miniseries chronicling the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

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Christopher Menaul

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

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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)
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A miniseries chronicling the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

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Language:

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Release Date:

29 March 2015 (USA) See more »

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The main theme is based on a music piece of the St. Matthew Passion by Bach, "So schreit Meine Seele". See more »

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A good historical view of the man called Jesus.
4 April 2015 | by jnigrelli_60See all my reviews

To quote Mr O'Reilly: "this is not a religious book. We do not address Jesus as the Messiah, only as a man who galvanized a remote area of the Roman Empire and made very powerful enemies while preaching a philosophy of peace and love." The book is the historical and secular version of the life of Jesus. I found the movie to be refreshing and interesting. The problem was of casting. Joe Doyle stood out as Judas. The rest of the apostles look to be Hebrews of the area. The movie assumes the viewer is familiar with events prior to Jesus's birth and his early life. This is a disservice to those who are not. Smoother transitions in time could have been done better. Over all it is a good movie and the young actor playing Jesus gives a solid performance.


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