This famous silent movie was in black and white, but the final scene, the Resurrection, was in Technicolor.
Heater's face was not shown in the film; all we saw was the back of his head.
This film was nicknamed "I was a Teenage Jesus" because of Hunter's youthful teen-idol looks, but actually he was in his 30s. (AP Photo, File)
Director Stevens cast the admired Swedish actor as Jesus and surrounded him with Hollywood actors like John Wayne, who had one line: "Truly this man was the son of God." (AP Photo)
Neeley became the "rock star Jesus" as the star of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera on both stage and screen.
A musical retelling of the New Testament's Gospel of Matthew with a score by Stephen Schwartz.
The film was one of the few to present a Jesus conflicted about his identity and vulnerable to earthly temptations. (AP Photo / Universal)
One of the most controversial movies ever made, due both to its graphic depiction of Jesus' crucifixion and to allegations of anti-Semitic content. (AP Photo / Icon Productions / File)
This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Diogo Morgado in a scene from "Son of God." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Casey Crafford)