Palm Sunday: The 7 Best Movie Jesus(es) Ever


There are millions of Jesus wannabes out there, but only seven in movie history have ever really gotten it right.

To aid with your Palm Sunday festivities, here are the seven best Jesus(es) in movie history:

1. Jesus Christ from Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)

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Because he sings like a boss.

2. Christ from The Last Temptation of Christ (1987)

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Because he’s Willem Dafoe.

3. The Christ from The Passion of the Christ (2004)

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Because he took a serious ass-whupping like a champ.

4. Buddy Christ from Dogma (1999)

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Because he’s your buddy.

5. Brian from Life of Brian (1979)

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Because everyone thought he was Jesus.

6. Jesus Quintana from The Big Lebowski (1997)

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Because nobody f*cks with him.

7. Jesus Shuttlesworth from He Got Game (1997)

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Because he’s the all-time 3-point leader in NBA history.