The Easter Story (1989)

An animated retelling of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.


Don Lusk, Ray Patterson


Dennis Marks (story adaptation)

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Credited cast:
Richard Thomas ... Mark (voice)
Joe Spano ... Jesus (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Adrienne Barbeau ... Mary Magdalene (voice)
Darleen Carr ... Margo (voice)
Tim Curry ... Judas Iscariot (voice)
Keene Curtis ... Pontius Pilate (voice)
Barry Dennen ... Priest (voice)
Ed Gilbert ... (voice)
Dorian Harewood ... (voice)
Darryl Hickman ... Derek (voice)
Helen Hunt ... Jerusalem Woman #1 (voice)
Tony Jay ... Caiaphas / Jerusalem Man #3 (voice)
Bruce McGill ... (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Moki (voice)
Jeffrey Tambor ... Peter (voice)


An animated retelling of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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Animation | Short







Release Date:

15 March 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible - The Easter Story See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Unlike the The Nativity (1987), the three time traveling archaeologists (Margo, Moki, and Derek) are not shown at the actual biblical events. The First Easter is narrated by the Apostle Mark. See more »


Followed by Joseph and His Brothers (1990) See more »

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