Risen Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 8267

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 14

Theatrical Release Date: 02/19/2016

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/24/2016

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Family

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Kevin Reynolds

Actors: Tom Felton, Joseph Fiennes, Cliff Curtis, Peter Firth, María Botto, Mish Boyko

Plot: The story of Christ's resurrection is seen through the eyes of an agnostic Roman Centurion, charged by Pontius Pilate to find the missing body of Jesus and quell an uprising taking shape in Jerusalem. -- Chris Kavan

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Another Easter Story

Snoogans - wrote on 05/03/2016

Just one more 'T.V. movie' special about Jesus on the big screen, please? One more won't hurt. Well, at least 'Risen' is slightly less boring than this year's other similar offering, 'The Young Messiah'. To be fair, 'Risen' is a bit different than that film. It's basically a (hundredth) retelling of the resurrection of Christ, but done so through the perspective of a Roman Centurion (Fiennes). The dramatic ark of the movie concerns his reevaluation of life after witnessing Jesus's rebirth (sort of) firsthand. The first half concentrates on his participation in the crucifixion and burial, as well as his investigation into the disappearance of the body. It plays out like a twist-less episode of 'Law & Order'. This made the movie feel less conventional when compared to the typical …

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