The Passion of the Christ

Continuity mistake: When Jesus tells Peter to stop fighting against the temple guards when in the garden, you can see the background behind him: a small tree by a large one. The shot cuts to Peter and then back to Jesus telling him to again stop. The background is now reversed.


Continuity mistake: In the scene where the governor is deciding who to let free, the murderer is standing on the top step looking at Jesus, in the next scene, the far back view, he is about 4 or 5 steps down.

Continuity mistake: In the flashback scene where Jesus is confronting the stonethrowers (represented as the chief priests) who are approaching to stone Mary Magdalene, when Jesus bends down to draw the line in the sand he is reaching over with his right hand, with his right index finger pointed. The close-up of the hand drawing the line is a left hand.

Continuity mistake: Towards the end when Mary is kissing the feet of Jesus, she gets blood on her lip and then more and more blood gets added to her face without her ever touching the body again. It's almost as though there is a blob of blood on her face and in the next shot it's a totally different shape, consisting of speckles.


Continuity mistake: After the second fall Jesus takes while Simon is helping him carry the cross, Simon gives him a hand to get back up and Jesus stands on Simon's LEFT HAND SIDE. In the following shot of the two of them, after the shots of the mountain, Jesus is on Simon's RIGHT HAND SIDE (this is the shot where Simon holds His hand as He falls, taking Simon half way down with Him).

Continuity mistake: Every shot of Jesus in this film shows him with brown eyes, except one. A shot of Jesus looking up to the sky before he dies, you can see one eye (the one half-shut and bruised) is Jim Caviezel's natural blue.

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This is not correct. His eyes are blue and they were digitally altered to brown in the film.


Revealing mistake: During the scene where the Romans soldiers raise Jesus' cross, they use two ropes on each arm of it. If you look at the rope on the left side of the screen, you can see that it is slack, it's obviously not supporting the weight of the cross. There must have been some device lifting it off screen.


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Jesus: Forgive them, Father. They know not what they do.

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Trivia: Satan is actually played by a woman - the Italian actress Rosalinda Celentano.

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Question: I have heard a rumor that Gibson plans to produce both a prequel and a sequel to The Passion. Does anyone know if this is true or have any information?

Answer: There is going to be another movie; The Resurrection, which could shoot as early as the summer of 2018, the release date will be some time in 2019-2020. I previously watched this movie and felt it left on a cliff hanger, (tho I already know what happens in the end) I figured there has to be another one coming.

Answer: No idea about a sequel, though the only "prequel" idea I know about is the story of the Maccabees (the story of Haunakah (sorry for the spelling)).


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