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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 616 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Feel The Transformation!

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    motionstories
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    This film moves at an incredibly, almost unbearable slow pace. However, the ending makes it all worthwhile. By the time the viewers reach the end of the film, even the unbelievers will start to doubt their unbelief. This story gives the observer a first hand look at the journey of a Roman Tribune from unbelief in the Messiah, to forsaking his Roman citizenship and all the earthly riches that come with it, in pursuit of his new found belief in a "Risen" savior. I can truthfully say this film had a positive effect on my faith in Jesus Christ as my savior. A faith based movie with high production values worthy of the subject.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Surprisingly good movie

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    rprgirl
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    While a fictional story set in biblical times, this is a well-done and respectful movie. The acting is very good and the story moves at a great pace. Both people watching from a religious or non-religious viewpoint will enjoy this film. Joseph Fiennes is an excellent lead as a Roman officer tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus' body after the crucifixion so as to disprove rumors of a risen Messiah. Whatever your religious affiliation, this movie will have you thinking and pondering the questions it raises. This is a great new Easter movie to add to your collection.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Surprisingly Good

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    Drew5
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    This movie was one that I did not know if it would be good or even worth my attention. It turns out, it is a very interesting perspective of the events of Jesus' death and the following days. It is something that will not be considered Biblical, but it is something to get the mind going. This was good overall movie. The acting was well done. The soundtrack was good. The only reason it lost a star was that it was sometimes chaotic in how it showed events. It would have been nice to have a slightly more solidified chronology.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Loosely based on the Bible

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    pawpaw
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    Pretty good movie. I kinda chuckled at the consternation of the Romans , unable to find Christs body, but the smile faded as I saw the dead bodies of all the Jews . Kind of sobering , as it brought home to me the more recent tradegy of the WWII concentration camps . All in all , it was very well done. For purists , it may not do, for me it brought home the teachings of the New Testament. I'll watch it again.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great movie for believers in Christ!

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    BigDog01
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    Great 4K video of a very inspiring movie. The video and audio are really satisfying. Saw this film in the theater, but the audio seems clearer here. Even though it takes great liberties with the title character’s story, an uplifting and welcome change from today’s usual movie fare.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Different Take

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    Jackmusic
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    What an unusual, and pretty interesting, take on the life, Crucifixion, and Resurrection of Jesus as investigated by a Roman military officer. Trying to find evidence that the body of Jesus had been stolen he discovers a much different outcome, but only after a pretty good story line. I thought this movie was very well done and of course loved the mystery as it unfolded.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Moving, Close to the Pace of Life

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    Artman
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    Largely shown from the point of view of a privileged Roman officer, Risen depicts the period before and after the Passion of Jesus. The movie eschews showy effects and even over-the-top magical realism, and we see the transformation of this soldier from a passive enforcer to an empathetic observer, and perhaps, a true believer.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good movie - not just for Easter

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    nickles62
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    I've only seen it once. I thought it was a good movie. It's one I would watch again. The movie basically starts at the crucifixion of Christ and his burial and what happened afterward with the priests and Romans and the 3 day prediction of Jesus's rising. The search for His body by a Centurian and his discovery of a living Jesus.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great movie although somewhat fictional

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    reddell
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    Production values in the movie were very well done as well as the acting. The only thing disappointing was adding the fictional element of the Roman centurion's role in the actual telling of the story. Historically, most of the events were factual, but turning the movie into Pontius Pilate's obsessive search for a body was totally fictional.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A different perspective

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    DLHuff
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    This extra-Biblical drama is told from a "non-believer" Roman viewpoint that incorporates many of the Biblical historical elements re: the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Interesting twist of perspective. Not for little kids due to images of dead bodies and violence/fighting. Good acting/cast.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good movie

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    Matt
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    A good movie overall. Not sure of the accuracy, historically speaking, but a good 3rd person perspective of the crucifixion and days following. Doesn't challenge the faith with speculation of alterior meanings, such as "Noah" and "Exodus: Gods and Kings". A must-see for any Christian.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Interesting Perspective on the Story of Jesus

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    Odie
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    This is a good movie, although not entirely Biblical it does a good job of telling the story in a new and interesting way. Naturally the writers took some liberties but I still found this to be a enjoyable movie. It's nice to get a different perspective on this timeless story.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It Was Just OK

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    swhmetta
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    I would love to see more movies like this. However, it's really difficult to find an actor to portray Jesus. It's as if the writer forgets we are talking about the Son Of GOD. We are talking, perfection! I didn't see that in this actor. Maybe they should have used Ted Neeley!

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Enjoyed this story

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    supershell
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    It is refreshing to view the story of Jesus' resurrection through the eyes of an external observer, a Gentile. Although this film's story is fiction, I believe it is based on facts as observed by real human witnesses; witnesses who had nothing to gain by telling the truth.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A good movie in 4KHD

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    Bob985
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    We bought this to test our new 4KHD blue-ray player and enjoyed it very much. The movie depicts a Roman army officer's investigation of the evidence for the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It's an interesting dramatization of a historical narrative.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Underrated religiously themed film

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    redeyedblu
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    Joseph Fiennes and Peter Firth are in excellent form in this spiritual sequel to The Passion of the Christ. Maybe a little hokey in the final third of the film to non-believers but most of it feels more like an entertaining episode of CSI: Ancient Rome

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Some repeating and slow moments but important.

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    JanJam
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    Some repeating moments which could be cut. Some slow moments too but the issue is important. Too many people forget the Resurrection and it is just as important as the crucifixion. Also Jesus can raise us from the dead just He rose Himself.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Faith Based Movie

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    Birdshot
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    Set back in the days of the Crucifixion of Christ, A Roman is tasked with finding the body after reports of his Resurrection. A journey tracks down disciples and the Roman learns along the way that miracles do happen and what is the truth.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Risen is a Good Movie

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    Nanaluvd
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    Both my husband & I enjoyed watching this movie! What a neat point of view & storyline! I would recommend this movie to my Family & Friends! Eye opening!

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Compelling and pretty accurate movie

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    Jackwa
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    My family and I watched the movie together. We discussed how pretty accurate the movie was. It is awesome if you enjoy the documentary style movie. If you have faith, truly believe and read the Bible, you will enjoy this movie!

    I would recommend this to a friend