Jesus (TV Mini-Series 1999)

TV Mini-Series   |  Not Rated   |    |  Biography, Drama, History

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A movie about the life, work and death of Jesus as we know it from the Bible.

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19 April 2014 | Vincentiu
its virtues, its sins
an interesting film. for the desire to give a nuanced portrait of Crist. for exploration of His humanity with a splendid courage. for Jeremy Sisto performance, who could not be a real surprise. a honest movie about the most delicate subject. but... its virtues are, in same measure, its sins. because the image of Savior is precise and the Gospels are not ordinary script. because few connections between characters seems be forced. because, in many moments it is too... American.sure, it is an exercise to present a complete image of Jesus. and it is difficult to say than it is a not inspired work. but the reserves - nothing new about the theme remains after its end. because, after all, Jesus is the Son of God for many viewers. and despite than it is only an artistic creation, the clash with faith is expected event.

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Did You Know?


It aired in the same year as 'Mary: Mother of Jesus (1999) (TV)', which featured Christian Bale as Jesus. Jeremy Sisto went on to voice Batman in 'Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)(TV)'. Christian Bale played Batman in Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012). Also appearing was Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon, who portrays Pontius Pilate in this film.


Jesus: What's the matter Andrew? You don't dance?
Andrew: I'll dance... When Israel is free and people are honest!
Jesus: It'll be a very slow dance!


When the officials are talking about taking the adultress before Jesus to trap him, her eye makeup is all smeared. Yet when they are talking to Jesus, it's been cleaned up.

Crazy Credits

In Memory of Enrico Sabatini

Alternate Versions

The international version of this film includes scenes that had to be cut due to time constraints on the CBS network. These scenes include:

  • Extended version of the flashback scene where Mary tells Joseph about the angel
  • Extended version of Jesus' farewell to Mary of Bethany, with Lazarus throwing him out in anger
  • Satan showing Jesus the execution of Joan of Arc during the Gethsemane temptation
  • Extended crucifixion with closeups of the nail going into Jesus' wrist and of Him screaming
  • Brief scene of Judas hanging himself after the crucifixion
  • Alternate ending involving Jesus coming back to present day while joyously meeting up with various children


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Written by
Ty Lacy & Dennis Matkosky
Produced for Le Ann Rimes by the Acrynon Production Group
Le Ann Rimes appears courtesy of Curb Records


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Biography | Drama | History

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