King of Kings

King of Kings (1961)

Of good and evil, of love and hate, of peace and war.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1961-10-11
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 65 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Samuel Bronston Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.

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  • Jeffrey Hunter

    as Jesus
  • Siobhán McKenna

    as Mary
  • Hurd Hatfield

    as Pontius Pilate
  • Viveca Lindfors

    as Claudia
  • Robert Ryan

    as John the Baptist
  • Ron Randell

    as Lucius
  • Rita Gam

    as Herodias
  • Carmen Sevilla

    as Mary Magdalene
  • Brigid Bazlen

    as Salome
  • Harry Guardino

    as Barabbas
  • Rip Torn

    as Judas
  • Frank Thring

    as Herod Antipas
  • Guy Rolfe

    as Caiaphas
  • Royal Dano

    as Peter
  • Edric Connor

    as Balthazar
  • Maurice Marsac

    as Nicodemus
  • Grégoire Aslan

    as Herod
  • Conrado San Martín

    as General Pompey
  • Gérard Tichy

    as Joseph
  • Orson Welles

    as Narrator (Voice)
  • Ray Milland

    as Satan (voice, uncredited)
  • Fernando Sancho

    as Mad man
Production Samuel Bronston Producer
Directing Nicholas Ray Director
Writing Philip Yordan Screenplay
Camera Milton Krasner Director of Photography
Camera Manuel Berenguer Director of Photography
Camera Franz Planer Director of Photography
Sound Miklós Rózsa Original Music Composer
Editing Harold F. Kress Editor