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Jesus Christ Superstar

1973 Rated G 1hr 47m

The Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice Broadway collaboration gets the Hollywood treatment from director Norman Jewison with a format inspired by Shakespeare's "Henry V." In this version, a traveling troupe performs the rock opera in the Israeli desert. Texas rocker Ted Neeley stars as Jesus with Carl Anderson as Judas. Webber, Andre Prevín and Herb Spencer shared an Oscar nomination for Best Score Adaptation.

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Movie Details

1974 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
1974 Academy Award®
  • Best Music Score nominee
General audiences. All ages admitted.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 14+
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1


Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 5.0