R | | Drama
The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.
The picture was Oscar nominated, in one category, for Best Director - Martin Scorsese. In the history of the Academy Awards, it has been a very rare occurrence indeed for a film to be Oscar nominated just only for directing without being nominated for anything ... ...
Judas! What are you doing with this magician?
When the first man is being crucified, as he yells when the soldier nails his hand, we can see a lot of metal fillings in his upper teeth.
"This film is not based upon the Gospels but on this fictional exploration of the eternal spiritual conflict."
$401,211 (USA) (14 August 1988)
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