Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott’s Lavish Big-Screener

Photo Above: Corbis, 20th Century Fox

How will Ridley Scott’s lavish Exodus: Gods and Kings rate among biblical big-screeners? We did a run-down of its competitors over the years: 

King David (1985)

Richard Gere as Goliath slayer David. Box office: $5 million

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

David Bowie as Jesus’ judge Pontius Pilate. Box office: $8 million

The Passion of the Christ (2004)

Jim Caviezel as friendly carpenter Jesus Christ. Box office: $611 million

Noah (2014)

Russell Crowe as ark builder Noah. Box office: $359 million

Exodus: Gods and Kings (opens December 12)

Christian Bale as Red Sea parter Moses. Box office: TBD

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12 2014 The Red Bulletin

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