The list author says: "This list contains many movies and television movies about the life of "Jesus". Many actors have starred in a movie as "Jesus" depicting his adult life while other actors have only a small role in a film as "Jesus". Many people prefer Max Von Sydow as "Jesus" in, THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD (1965). The best TV-movie miniseries about "Jesus" is JESUS OF NAZARETH (1977) starring Robert Powell as "Jesus" and with an all-star cast. Dramatic, beautiful and emotional."
"Sparrows (1926). Mary Pickford as a woman who must take care of all of these orphaned children in a barn. However, their is evil on this land. The man who played the shepherd, meant to be Jesus, is uncredited."
"Jesus of Nazareth (NBC, 1977-tvm). Robert Powell as "Jesus". Olivia Hussey as the "Virgin Mary". All-star cast. The most dramatic and yet beautiful movie of Jesus' life. A Must-See for the whole family."
"In Search of Historic Jesus (1979). Documentary-drama. John Rubinstein as "Jesus". Narrator, Brad Crandall. Morgan Brittany as "Mary", Nehemiah Persoff as "Herod", Royal Dano as "Prophet". John Hoyt, Stanley Kamel, Al Ruscio, Lawrence Dobkin."
"The Last Temptation of Christ (1988). Willem DaFoe as "Jesus". Verna Bloom as "Mary". Barbara Hershey as "Mary Magdalene". Nehemiah Persoff as "Rabbi". Highly controversial movie from Martin Scorsese. Includes a dream sequence (not in the Holy Bible) of Jesus having sex with Mary Magdalene. Male frontal nudity."
"The Life of Jesus: The Revolutionary (1995). John Kay Steel as "Jesus". From Trinity Broadcasting Network. Was shown in the Virtual Reality Theater of the TBN International Production Center, Irving, Texas."