King of Kings

King of Kings (1961)

Of good and evil, of love and hate, of peace and war.

  • Genre: Drama, History
  • Release Date: 1961-10-11
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 147 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Nicholas Ray
star 7.1/10
From 147 Ratings


Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.


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  • Jeffrey Hunter

    as Jesus
  • Siobhán McKenna

    as Mary
  • Hurd Hatfield

    as Pontius Pilate
  • Ron Randell

    as Lucius
  • Viveca Lindfors

    as Claudia
  • Rita Gam

    as Herodias
  • Carmen Sevilla

    as Mary Magdalene
  • Brigid Bazlen

    as Salome
  • Harry Guardino

    as Barabbas
  • Rip Torn

    as Judas
  • Frank Thring

    as Herod Antipas
  • Guy Rolfe

    as Caiaphas
  • Royal Dano

    as Peter
  • Robert Ryan

    as John the Baptist
  • Edric Connor

    as Balthazar
  • Maurice Marsac

    as Nicodemus
  • Grégoire Aslan

    as Herod
  • George Coulouris

    as Camel Driver
  • Conrado San Martín

    as General Pompey
  • Gérard Tichy

    as Joseph
  • Antonio Mayans

    as Young John
  • Luis Prendes

    as Good Thief / Roman Soldier
  • David Davies

    as Burly Man
  • José Nieto

    as Caspar
  • Rubén Rojo

    as Matthew
  • Fernando Sancho

    as Mad man
  • Michael Wager

    as Thomas
  • Félix de Pomés

    as Joseph of Arimathea
  • Adriano Rimoldi

    as Melchior
  • Barry Keegan

    as Bad Thief
  • Rafael Luis Calvo

    as Simon of Cyrene
  • Tino Barrero

    as Andrew
  • Paco Morán

    as Blind Man
  • Orson Welles

    as Narrator (Voice)
  • Ray Milland

    as Satan (voice) (uncredited)
Camera Franz Planer Director of Photography
Directing Nicholas Ray Director
Crew Lee LeBlanc Special Effects
Sound Basil Fenton-Smith Sound Recordist
Editing Harold F. Kress Editor
Sound Miklós Rózsa Original Music Composer
Directing José López Rodero Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Charles E. Parker Makeup Designer
Camera Milton Krasner Director of Photography
Sound Franklin Milton Recording Supervision
Costume & Make-Up Mario Van Riel Makeup Designer
Production Jaime Prades Associate Producer
Writing Philip Yordan Screenplay
Crew Betty Utey Choreographer
Camera Manuel Berenguer Director of Photography
Directing Sumner Williams Second Unit Director
Production Samuel Bronston Producer
Crew Alex Weldon Special Effects
Directing José María Ochoa Assistant Director
Directing Noël Howard Second Unit Director
Art Enrique Alarcón Set Decoration
Directing Carlo Lastricati Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Eric Seelig Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Georges Wakhévitch Costume Design
Art Georges Wakhévitch Set Designer
Costume & Make-Up Anna Cristofani Hairstylist
Production Stanley Goldsmith Production Manager
Art Stanley Detlie Property Master
Crew Carl Gibson Technical Supervisor
Art Maciek Piotrowski Draughtsman
Lighting Norton Kurland Electrician
Production Alan Brown Associate Producer