Overview

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ's life are touched upon, including the execution of all the newborn males in Egypt by King Herod; Christ's baptism by John the Baptist; and the betrayal by Judas after the Last Supper that eventually leads to Christ's crucifixion and miraculous return.

  1. George Stevens

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Fulton Oursler

    Novel

  3. James Lee Barrett

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Max von Sydow

    Max von Sydow

    Jesus

  2. Michael Anderson Jr.

    Michael Anderson Jr.

    James the Younger

  3. Carroll Baker

    Carroll Baker

    Veronica

  4. Ina Balin

    Ina Balin

    Martha of Bethany

  5. Victor Buono

    Victor Buono

    Sorak

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The Greatest Story Ever Told
The Greatest Story Ever Told

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 15, 1965
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 19m

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $15,473,333.00

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