The Day Christ Died Poster

Release Date: 1980

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Chris Sarandon, Colin Blakely, Keith Michell

Director: James Cellan Jones

Genres: Historical drama