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Mel Gibson Originally Intended for The Passion of the Christ to Have No Subtitles Despite the Film Being Entirely in Latin.

The main action in The Passion of the Christ involves a man being beaten, mutilated, tortured, impaled, and finally executed. The film is difficult to watch, so much so that some critics have labeled it offensive, even sadistic, for fetishizing violence. But did you know that Mel Gibson did not want to add subtitles to …

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Why Did Mel Gibson Single-Handedly Finance the Film “The Passion of the Christ”?

The Passion of the Christ grossed over $475 million at the domestic box office, making it the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time and the highest-grossing foreign-language film released in the United States. It grossed over $83 million in its first weekend alone, definitely a record for a February release. But did you know that …

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