Lists: Film Quest 2016, Drama, Movies I Love (Rob B)

Brief Synopsis: "A depiction of events surrounding Christ's missing body after his crucifixion."

Overall Ranking: 756 (Rank from 2016: # 31)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 66.67%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Rob from GuysFilmQuest87(full review)Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 7
Movie Waffler Eric Hillis80 - Whether you take the events presented in Risen as 'gospel' fact or merely a compelling story plucked from a book best regarded as no more than a great piece of historical fiction, Reynolds' film is arguably the best example of its type since the days when Hollywood studios poured their full resources into 'tales of the Christ'.
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People Involved

  • Tom Felton (Lucius)
  • Cliff Curtis (Yeshua)
  • Joseph Fiennes (Clavius)
  • Peter Firth (Pontius Pilate)
  • Mark Killeen (Antonius)
  • Mish Boyko (John)
  • Selva Rasalingam (James)
  • Stewart Scudamore (Peter)
  • MarĂ­a Botto (Mary Magdalene)
  • Antonio Gil (Joseph of Arimathea)
  • Stephen Hagan (Cleopas)
  • Stephen Greif (Caiaphas)
  • Andy Gathergood (Guard #2)
  • Jovan Pisani (Pilates Aid)
  • Kevin Reynolds (Director)