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The 1979 depiction of the life of Christ has been translated into nearly 950 languages and viewed by billions of people, its distributors say.

A piece of Hollywood is converted into a call to Christianity

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / October 11, 2006

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It started as a box-office bust, a true-to-the-Gospel account of the life of Jesus Christ that earned just $4 million when it was distributed by Warner Bros. under the title ``Jesus" in 1979 -- less than the film's $6 million cost. (Full article: 809 words)

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