The Young Messiah Movie

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Who's Involved:

Cyrus Nowrasteh, Michael Barnathan, Sean Bean, Chris Columbus, David Bradley, Christian McKay, Rory Keenan, Lee Boardman, Mark Radcliffe, Jonathan Bailey, Sean Lee, Patricia Chun, Betsy Nowrasteh, David Burke, Isabelle Adriani, Agni Scott

Release Date:

Friday, March 11, 2016 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 1 hr, 51 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Inspired by Scripture and rooted in history, this story imagines a year in the boyhood of Jesus. Remaining true to the character of Jesus revealed in the Bible, The Young Messiah is an inspirational story about the childhood of the Savior for the whole family.

When the mystery of Jesus’ divinity begins to unfold in His early years, He turns to His parents for answers. But Mary and Joseph, in an effort to protect their child, are afraid to reveal all they know. How do you explain the ways of the world to its Creator? How do you teach the Teacher? How do you help the Savior who came to save you?

Follow the young Messiah as He and His family take the extraordinary journey from Egypt to Nazareth and on to Jerusalem – where His true identity and profound destiny are revealed.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making The Young Messiah

A look at the The Young Messiah behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Cyrus Nowrasteh last directed Infidel.


Michael Barnathan
Patricia Chun
Chris Columbus
Sean Lee
Mark Radcliffe

Production: What we know about The Young Messiah

Key Facts

  1. Producer Chris Columbus told Variety it won't necessarily require the casting of big stars.
  2. Based on the 2007 novel by Anne Rice.

Filming Timeline

On or about March 7, 2016, the film was in Completed status.

On or about January 17, 2015, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about November 27, 2012, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about December 22, 2011, the film was in Development status.

The Young Messiah Release Date: When was it released?

The Young Messiah was released in 2016 on Friday, March 11, 2016 (in 1 theater . There were 21 other movies released on the same date, including 10 Cloverfield Lane, The Brothers Grimsby and About Scout.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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