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Jesus Christ Superstar

Year:
Duration:
108 min
Genres:
Drama | History | Musical
IMDB rate:
7.3
Director:
Norman Jewison
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1973-08-15
Filming Locations: Beit Guvrin, Israel
Earnings
Gross: $24,477,615 (USA)SEK 1,098,897 (Sweden)
Cast
Actor
Character
Yvonne Elliman
Yvonne Elliman
Jesus Christ Superstar
Ted Neeley
Jesus Christ
Carl Anderson
Judas Iscariot
Barry Dennen
Pontius Pilate
Bob Bingham
Caiaphas
Larry Marshall
Simon Zealotes
Josh Mostel
King Herod
Kurt Yaghjian
Annas
Paul Thomas
Peter
Pi Douglass
Apostle
Robert LuPone
Apostle James
Jonathan Wynne
Apostle
Thommie Walsh
Apostle Thaddeus
Richard Molinare
Apostle Andrew
David Devir
Apostle
Jeff Hyslop
Apostle (as Jeffrey Hyslop)
Richard Orbach
Apostle John
Shooki Wagner
Apostle
Darcel Wynne
Woman
Marcia McBroom
Woman
Sally Neal
Woman
Leeyan Granger
Woman
Vera Biloshisky
Woman
Kate Wright
Woman (as Kathryn Wright)
Wendy Maltby
Woman
Denise Pence
Woman
Baayork Lee
Woman
Wyetta Turner
Woman
Susie Allanson
Woman (as Susan Allanson)
Tamar Zafria
Woman
Ellen Hoffman
Woman
Riki Oren
Woman
Judith Daby
Woman
Lea Kestin
Woman
Adaya Pilo
Woman
Zvulun Cohen
Priest
Amity Razi
Priest
Meir Israel
Priest
Avi Ben-Haim
Priest
Itzhak Sidranski
Priest
Haim Bashi
Priest
David Rejwan
Priest
David Duack
Priest
Steve Boockvor
Roman Soldier
Cliff Michaelevski
Roman Soldier
Peter Luria
Roman Soldier
Tom Guest
Roman Soldier
David Barkan
Roman Soldier
Stephen Denenberg
Roman Soldier
Danny Basevitch
Roman Soldier
Didi Liekov
Roman Soldier
Doron Gaash
Temple Guard
Zvi Lehat
Temple Guard
Noam Cohen
Temple Guard
Moshe Uziel
Temple Guard
Did you know?
Trivia
Ted Neeley met his wife on the set. She is one of the dancers in the Simon Zealot scene.
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Actors were required to "hydrate" every twenty minutes while on location in the desert. Huge, "multicolored" blocks of ice were brought in from Tel Aviv for this process.
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"Jesus Christ Superstar" opened at the Mark Hellinger Theater on October 12, 1971 and ran for 711 performances.
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Goofs
After Jesus finds his apostles asleep, the camera cranes up next to the leaves of a tree. At one point (about 1:00:48 on the DVD) one of the tree twigs swings back and forth rather unnaturally, indicating that the camera has brushed against it in the process of going by.
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In the long shot of Judas Iscariot hanging himself, you can see the noose attached to a flesh-colored harness on Carl Anderson's back.
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During the opening of the final song "Jesus Christ Superstar", after Judas steps off the chain the lipsync is out of time with the song. It's corrected after the first cutaway.
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Quotes
Peter: I think you've made your point now! You've even gone a bit too far to get the message home! Before it gets too frightening we ought to call a halt. Oh, could we start again, please?
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Judas: [to Jesus] To think I admired you! Well, now I despise you!
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Jesus: Spare me your speeches, I don't want to know. Go, now, go!
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Photos from cast
Yvonne Elliman
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