Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Shot on location in the Holy Land, this innovative film version of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice concept album and stage musical mixes imaginative settings and vibrant dance numbers to depict Christ's final week on Earth and his betrayal by Judas. Ted Neely stars as Jesus, with Carl Anderson and Yvonne Elliman reprising their Broadway roles of Judas and Mary Magdalene; Norman Jewison directs. 107 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: French, Spanish; audio commentary; interview; photo gallery.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Score (Adaptation & Original Song)