Image: Castle.  Returns you to MOVIE REVIEWS! Category page.

Movie Review

 

     Peter and Paul

Image: portion of illuminated manuscript page from "The Book of Kells."

DVD

Color / 194 Min.

DVD: playable in Region 1 (North America). 

Included additional: Spanish Language track with or without English subtitles.  Closed captioning in English.

Photo: Anthony Hopkins as Paul.
Anthony Hopkins as the Apostle Paul.

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Robert Foxworth, Eddie Albert, Raymond Burr,  Jose Ferrer.

Photo: Paul is shipwrecked. Paul is shipwrecked.

Also Starring: Jon Finch, David Gwillim, Herbert Lom, Jean Peters.

Photo: Robert Foxworth as the Apostle Peter. Robert Foxworth as the Apostle Peter.

Produced by Stan Hough. Teleplay by Christopher Knopf and Stan Hough.  Directed by Robert Day.

1981 Universal City Studios, Inc.

MCA Universal

Gateway Films/Vision Video

Distributed by Vision Video.  Worcester, Pennsylvania _________________

Have you received Christ as your Lord and Saviour?

Find out how to do so on our page:

Plan of Salvation ________________

The Acclaimed Network Television Mini-Series

Winner of Two Emmy Awards

"Two key pillars of Early Christianity and Western Civilization.  But in their own day, the world didn't want them."

An Epic Mini-Series

This epic network television mini-series brings to life the precarious existence of early Christianity.  The new movement is beset by violent opposition from without and constant turmoil from within.  Two key leaders emerge--Peter and Paul--who struggle to keep the faith alive.  This dramatic presentation follows the pair, together and separately, through three epochal decades.  

Photo: Peter is arrested.  

Peter (Robert Foxworth) is arrested.

Included are the stoning of Stephen, the road to Damascus, their encounter in Jerusalem, their conflicts over how the word of Christ should be spread.  Paul's travels to Asia Minor and Greece, Peter and Paul's clashes over Jewish law, and Peter's decision to follow in Paul's courageous footsteps.  The drama concludes in Rome in approximately A.D. 64 with the beheading of Paul and the crucifixion of Peter under Emperor Nero.

Photo: Paul is arrested.       Paul is arrested and later beheaded by Nero.    __________________________________

Tell others about Jesus like Peter and Paul did:

Though not all Christians are called to the ministry of an Evangelist, we are all called by God to share our faith (witness) with those who are not Christians.  Some Bible verses that you will find helpful for doing this, and that you may want to commit to memory are found on other pages on our  web site (see: Memory Verses; 2nd Set: Salvation!, Plan of Salvation, and Statement of Faith). __________________________________

Photo: Peter is imprisoned.         Peter is imprisoned before being crucified.  ___________________________________

Next  Movie Index

 Image: The Prayer Foundation logo (with white Celtic cross on a green shield).

Image: Front Cover of "Peter and Paul" Video starring Anthony Hopkins as Paul.

To see price and additional information, including how to purchase this DVD, or to watch a preview (if available for this Film) simply click on the above photo.  

This will take you to the Film offer on the Vision Video Site.  You will need to use your "Back" button to return to this Site.

Note: We are now an Affiliate of Vision Video for Film sales.  A portion of any purchases made on the Vision Video site after clicking through from our Site will go to the support of the cost of creating and maintaining this website. ______________________________

Our Comments:

"This is the best.  Great acting with Anthony Hopkins, Raymond Burr, Jose Ferrer.  Filmed beautifully.  The wonder of this Mini-Series is that is so filled with scripture and so scriptural!  It is hard to believe that it was even allowed on secular television!  In the whole three hours and fourteen minutes, there are only three or four minor deviations from the Bible.  After this film blesses you, you'll be blessing your friends by letting them watch it.  They don't make them any better than this."  

-The Prayer Foundation __________________________________

The Peter and Paul 

DVD

(2 VHS Videos in a single box)

... is available as a Free Gift to those making a tax-deductible contribution for the support of The Prayer Foundation.  For more information on how to obtain your own personal copy, and for a list of other Gifts available to our Supporters, go to our page: Gifts For Contributors! ____________________

...it may also be purchased through our Gift Shop. __________________________________

Related Pages:

__________________________________

 Copyright 2002 S.G.P. All rights reserved.  

Next  Movie Index