Jesus Christ Superstar (Collector's Edition) G

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: G
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 47 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: August 31, 2004
  • Originally Released: 1973
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Stereo - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Film Highlights
    • Trailers
    • Audio Commentary: Norman Jewison - Director, Ted Neeley - Star
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Production Notes
    • Bios

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Entertainment Reviews:

Rotten52%

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Total Count: 23

Upright76%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 36,352
Groovy!
Rolling Stone
Sep 2, 2004
Rating: 3/5 -- Ted Neeley is great but the film never rises to the material.
Your Movies (cleveland.com)
Feb 7, 2003
Rating: 3/4 -- Jewison, a director of large talent, has taken a piece of commercial shlock and turned it into a Biblical movie with dignity. Full Review
Chicago Sun-Times
Oct 24, 2004
Rating: 1.5/5 -- Surely a candidate for the worst stage-to-screen musical adaptation ever. Full Review
Alternate Ending
Dec 26, 2019
Rating: 2/5 -- If it weren't for Lost Horizon, this would have gone down in history as the Worst Musical of 1973. Full Review
Empire Magazine
Mar 19, 2008
The music quickly becomes monotonous, and the operatic dialogue is silly right from the start. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Mar 19, 2008
Rating: 4/5 -- Flawed, but still worthwhile film of the show.
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Sep 4, 2003

Product Description:

An innovative example of modern techniques in moviemaking, this famous rock opera depicts the last week of Christ's life. Norman Jewison (MOONSTRUCK; IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT) directed this thrilling adaptation of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, starring Ted Neeley as Jesus and Carl Anderson as Judas Iscariot. Among the classic songs in the film are "I Don't Know How to Love Him," "Hosanna," and "King Herod's Song (Try It and See)." The song score was nominated for an Academy Award.

Plot Synopsis:

Based on the smash-hit Broadway musical, this colorful adaptation tells the story of a group of teenage actors who travel to Israel to reenact the Passion of Christ. The story is told through a lively and engaging series of song-and-dance numbers.

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Production Notes:

  • Shot entirely on location in Israel.
  • Color by Technicolor; shot in the Todd-AO 35 widescreen process.
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 4,519
  • UPC: 025192578625
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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