The Passion of the Christ

On Blu-ray & DVD
MPAA Rating
R for sequences of graphic violence.
2 hours, 6 minutes


This film tells the story of the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus (Jim Caviezel), on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. This film's script is based upon several sources, including the diaries of St. Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774-1824) as collected in the book, "The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ", "The Mystical City of God" by St. Mary of Agreda, and the New Testament books of John, Luke, Mark and Matthew.

Oscar Nominations of 2004:

  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Makeup
  • Best Score
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