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The Day Christ Died synopsis

This film follows Jesus Christ (Chris Sarandon) in a moment-by-moment depiction of his final day. After being betrayed by his disciple Judas Iscariot, Jesus is arrested as a blasphemer and brought before Pontius Pilate (Keith Michell), Roman governor of Judaea, who gives the Hebrew people the option of saving either Jesus or a thief named Barabbas. The people choose to save Barabbas, which leads to Jesus' torture and eventual death on the cross.

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  • The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

  • The Passion of the Christ (2004)

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  • King of Kings (1961)

  • The Chosen (1981)

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