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Jesus Christ Superstar Reviews

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December 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
April 1, 2015
Dated, unconventional rock opera has some violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 28, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Jesus Christ Superstar makes a better musical than a movie.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
January 11, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
March 19, 2008
The music quickly becomes monotonous, and the operatic dialogue is silly right from the start.
March 19, 2008
If it weren't for Lost Horizon, this would have gone down in history as the Worst Musical of 1973.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 24, 2003
[A] rather tedious, if flamboyant affair.
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February 9, 2006
Despite the 'impressive' desert locations and an array of tanks (to represent the ills of modern militarism), it's still staged like a student revue.
March 19, 2008
Yvonne Elliman is electrifying as Mary Magdalene, and Carl Anderson couldn't have been better as Judas; but Ted Neeley as Jesus is more whiny than heroic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 23, 2004
Jewison, a director of large talent, has taken a piece of commercial shlock and turned it into a Biblical movie with dignity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
March 13, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 14, 2003
Overall: Some good songs, some interesting choreography, and some utterly forgotten actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 9, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
February 13, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
June 14, 2003
Like a baptism by fire, Jesus Christ Superstar rarely leaves the viewer in lukewarm waters
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 18, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
February 7, 2003
Ted Neeley is great but the film never rises to the material.
| Original Score: 3/5
September 4, 2003
Flawed, but still worthwhile film of the show.
| Original Score: 4/5
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