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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

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Domestic Box Office $15,473,333Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,009 $15,473,333
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,196 $15,473,333

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 15th, 1965 (Wide) by MGM
MPAA Rating: G (1972 - previously rated G in 1962)
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Keywords: Religious
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action

Supporting Cast

Donald Pleasance    The Dark Hermit/Satan


Angela Lansbury    Claudia
Max von Sydow    Jesus
Ed Wynn    Old Aram
Sidney Poitier    Simon of Cyrene
Martin Landau    Caiaphas
Richard Conte    Barabbas
Roddy McDowall    Matthew
Robert Loggia    Jospeh
Van Heflin    Bar Amand
Telly Savalas    Pontius Pilate
Charlton Heston    John the Baptist
Sal Mineo    Uriah
Shelley Winters    Woman of no name
Claude Rains    King Herod
Janet Margolin    Mary of Bethany
Pat Boone    Young man at the tomb
John Wayne    The Centurion
Jose Ferrer    Herod Antipas
Michael Ansara    Herod's commander

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 29th, 2011

March 30th, 2011

It's a very busy week for DVD and Blu-ray releases with several top-tier releases, as well as plenty of interesting catalog titles. Paradoxically, this week's list could be rather short, as I've previously reviewed most of the major releases, while I'm still waiting on about half of the catalog titles to show up. So this week's list is mostly just links to the reviews already done and notices of what reviews to look forward to if / when late screeners arrive. In the meantime, the best of the best is a three-horse race between Tangled, Black Swan, and Mad Men: Season Four. All three are absolutely worth picking up, but for Pick of the Week I'm going with the Mad Men: Season Four on Blu-ray. More...

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