Jesus' Son

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Jesus' Son
Jesus son ver5.jpg
Promotional poster
Directed by Alison Maclean
Produced by Elizabeth Cuthrell
Lydia Dean Pilcher
David Urrutia
Written by Elizabeth Cuthrell
David Urrutia
Oren Moverman
Starring Billy Crudup
Samantha Morton
Denis Leary
Holly Hunter
Dennis Hopper
Jack Black
Will Patton
Michael Shannon
Music by Joe Henry
Cinematography Adam Kimmel
Edited by Stuart Levy
Geraldine Peroni
Evenstar Films
Alliance Atlantis
Distributed by Lionsgate
Release dates
Running time
107 minutes
Country Canada
United States
Language English
Budget $2,500,000
Box office $1,302,067[1]

Jesus' Son is a 1999 drama film that was adapted from a collection of short stories of the same name by Denis Johnson. It stars Billy Crudup, Samantha Morton, Holly Hunter, Dennis Hopper, Denis Leary, Will Patton, John Ventimiglia, Michael Shannon and Jack Black. It was awarded the "Little Golden Lion" award and the Ecumenical Award at the 1999 Venice Film Festival, and was named one of the top ten films of the year by The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Roger Ebert, among others.

The screenplay was written by Elizabeth Cuthrell, David Urrutia, and Oren Moverman, directed by Alison Maclean, and produced by Elizabeth Cuthrell, David Urrutia, and Lydia Pilcher for Evenstar Films. It was distributed in the United States by Lions Gate Entertainment.

The title is taken from the lyrics of "Heroin", a 1967 song by The Velvet Underground.


  1. ^ "Jesus' Son (2000)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved October 9, 2011. 

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