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9 Things About 'The Passion Of The Christ' You Should Know

For more than a decade ago, the film "The Passion of the Christ"  impressed the cinematic critiques, as well as touched and inspired that hearts of Christians and non-Christians. The movie has a very effective realistic depiction of the Christian prophet Jesus Christ and how he became the price needed to cleanse this world's sins.

On February 25, 2004, the multi-awarded masterpiece starring Jim Caviezel as Jesus Christ, directed and produced by Mel Gibson, with other producers Bruce Davey and Stephen McEveety was first watched on the silver screen all over the world.

Even if that's a decade-old production, its influence to the devotees, believers, and religious enthusiasts are still too deep, although facts about this movie on and off the camera are still being talked about. Up to now, there are some more bits of information people are unfamiliar about.

Right now, we can put these unknown facts for a deeper understanding of the movie.

9 Things About 'The Passion Of The Christ' You Should Know

9 Things About 'The Passion Of The Christ' You Should Know

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Jim was seriously hit in that painful whipping scene, and it was purely accidental.

Jim was seriously hit in that painful whipping scene, and it was purely accidental.

Not once, but twice. The second one also affected his wrist because he had to pull it from the tight iron wristband. I can clearly imagine the real freaking feeling from this end.

150-pound wooden cross that was dropped on Mel Gibson's shoulder caused him a serious injury.

150-pound wooden cross that was dropped on Mel Gibson's shoulder caused him a serious injury.

Realistically the effin' painful feeling which manifests through his face was caught in the final movie output.

Jim Caviezel was implanted with some prosthetics to raise and to make his nose pointed.

Jim Caviezel was implanted with some prosthetics to raise and to make his nose pointed.

More so, his blue eyes were surprisingly transformed into a brownish color. That may be affected by the climatic condition occurring in the shooting site.

The Passion of the Christ is the highest grossing film in terms of pre-screening ticket sales.

The Passion of the Christ is the highest grossing film in terms of pre-screening ticket sales.

Bros and hoes, the amount got definitely the highest number in the whole international Film History so far.That's $611,899,420. What an enormously high amount!

Assistant Director Jan Michelini got hit by a lightning twice.

Assistant Director Jan Michelini got hit by a lightning twice.

Good thing, he's still alive. That a serious load of electric currents!

Mel Gibson does not intend to put a musical score in the movie originally.

Mel Gibson does not intend to put a musical score in the movie originally.

He believes that having no music will set the mood of the whole movie as classic, serious and more emotional due to the scenes not by what song or musical arrangement is tucked in. Surprisingly, the film's musical score created by John Debney was nominated as Best Musical score at the Oscars in 2005.

Maia Morgenstern, the one who played Mary was pregnant when shooting the movie.

Maia Morgenstern, the one who played Mary was pregnant when shooting the movie.

She did not reveal her condition right away. According to accounts, Maia told this to Jim with a Romanian-English accent:"I have baby in stomach."

Unbelievably, numerous cast and staff got converted to Catholicism while and after finishing the film.

Unbelievably, numerous cast and staff got converted to Catholicism while and after finishing the film.

One of the most famous instances was on the actor Luca Lionello who portrayed Judas Iscariot. Apparently, Luca was an atheist before switching his religion.

That moment when Jesus Christ laid on Mary, and had barely a minute of exposure in the film was depicted from a sculpture

That moment when Jesus Christ laid on Mary, and had barely a minute of exposure in the film was depicted from a sculpture

In case you didn't know, it was based on famous artist Michaelangelo's La Pieta.

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