The Second Coming
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The Second Coming
Made for British TV, the allegorical film The Second Coming asks the question "What would happen if Jesus Christ returned to Earth in the form of a modern-day video store clerk from Manchester?" Having gone missing for 40 days, young Steve Baxter (Christopher Eccleston) suddenly appears at a soccer stadium to announce that he is the Son of God. Steve further warns that humankind is doomed unless a third testament is added to the Bible -- within the next five days. The media has a field day with this story, while religious leaders alternately pooh-pooh Steve's divinity or sit and… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It is a feather in ITV's cap that it was prepared to invest in such a fascinating and thought-provoking script, while managing to keep cliche under wraps."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
"as boring as your typical Sunday sermon"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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