The Body
The Body (2001)

A catholic priest investigates an archaeological discovery in the Middle East of a crucified body believed to be the remains of Jesus Christ.

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 20, 2001
DVD Release Date: July 3, 2001
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

A heartfelt and powerful examination of faith that no serious student or enthusiast of theology or philosophy should miss

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Vividly conveys the explosive mix of faith, passion, and politics in Jerusalem.

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Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

All we've got for most of the picture is philosophy, something which doesn't work very well on the silver screen.

Ted Murphy

"The Body" posits a truly fascinating and thought-provoking idea and then wraps it in absurdity.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
Antonio Banderas is a priest sent by the Vatican to verify the remains of a body thought to be that of Christ. Cue half-arsed discussions on theology, much hand… More
Anthony Valletta
Great premise, but wasted.
Sean Gillespie
Has a twist ending! Good movie to start a Christianity vs Atheism debate.
Caius Chung
The beginning of this movies sounds and looks incredibly intriguing. The bones of a crucified person found in a tomb, and he could be Jesus! Thats enough to get… More