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The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,373,585Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,164 $8,373,585
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,701-6,800) 6,712 $8,373,585

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$7,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 12th, 1988 (Wide) by Universal
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Keywords: Religious
Source:Based on Religious Text
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Jesus of Nazareth

Supporting Cast

Barbara Hershey    Mary Magdalene
Verna Bloom    Mary, Mother of Jesus
Harvey Keitel    Judas
Roberts Blossom    Simeon the Monk


David Bowie    Pontius Pilate
Harry Dean Stanton    Saul/Paul


Leo Burmester    Nathaniel, Apostle
Irvin Kershner    Zebedee
Illeana Douglas    Voice in crowd

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 13th, 2012

March 13th, 2012

There are two themes this week. The first is Awards Season. There are no fewer than half a dozen Award Season players on this week's list, although one was a late review. Speaking of late reviews, that's the other theme on this week's list, as there are no fewer than eight releases on this week's list where I'm waiting for the screener to arrive. (This includes Wizards which arrived on Monday; however, screeners need to arrive by Friday if I'm to get the review done on time.) Unfortunately, there's a lot of crossover among these two groups and a few Pick of the Week candidates are late. For instance, My Week with Marilyn and Melancholia fit into both groups. Other screeners I'm waiting for that could be Pick of the Week are Wallace & Gromit: World of Invention and the aforementioned Wizards: 35th Anniversary Blu-ray, while The Guild: Season Five was up for that honor as well. However, in the end I went with The Descendants on Blu-ray Combo Pack. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1988/08/12 13 $401,211   9 $44,579   $401,211 1

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