The Greatest Story Ever Told

Corrected entry: During the crucifixion scene, Judas is shown to throw himself into a flame pit in the temple. Surely in accordance with the bible and long held belief he hanged himself.

Correction: Movies often make changes in the materials they are based on. The Bible itself has two conflicting accounts of Judas's death: According to Matthew 27.5, he hanged himself. According to Acts 1:18, he bought a field with the money he received for betraying Jesus and "falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.


Revealing mistake: At the very end, a violent storm engulfs Jerusalem and the people viewing the crucifixion. In the close ups, you can see rain falling, but no one appears to be getting wet.

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The Centurion: Truly, this man was the son of God.

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Trivia: For his role as Pontius Pilate, Telly Savalas shaved his head bald. He would keep the look for the rest of his life, and it would become his most identifiable feature.

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