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Q: What was the budget of "The Last Temptation of Christ"?

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Directed by Martin Scorsese with a budget of $7,000,000, and starring Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Paul Greco, Verna Bloom, and Barbara Hershey, "The Last Temptation of Christ" was released in 1988.

How does this budget compare to the budgets of other films over time?

Well, "The Last Temptation of Christ" was released 32 ago. So, if we take into consideration inflation, $7.0 million in 1988 would be approximately $13,592,233 today--let's say $13.6 million. Now, we can compare the budget of "The Last Temptation of Christ" with other films over time.

The following chart shows films with similar budgets:

titleyearbudgettoday (est.)
Breakfast in Vegas
dir.: Damien Earl Matthias
Andersen. Zhizn bez lyubvi
dir.: Eldar Ryazanov
Second in Command
dir.: Simon Fellows
The Hard Corps
dir.: Sheldon Lettich
Day of Wrath
dir.: Adrian Rudomin
Employee of the Month
dir.: Greg Coolidge
For Your Consideration
dir.: Christopher Guest
The Last Days of Pompeii
dir.: Ernest B. Schoedsack
At Close Range
dir.: James Foley
Woman Obsessed
dir.: Henry Hathaway
The Last Temptation of Christ1988$7,000,000$13,592,233
Bull Durham
dir.: Ron Shelton
The Serpent and the Rainbow
dir.: Wes Craven
Monkey Shines
dir.: George A. Romero
Action Jackson
dir.: Craig R. Baxley
Cameron's Closet
dir.: Armand Mastroianni
dir.: Michael Curtiz
Dead Man
dir.: Jim Jarmusch
The Crossing Guard
dir.: Sean Penn
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain
dir.: Kevin James Dobson

The following table compares the budget of "The Last Temptation of Christ" with that of other films released at the same time:

titleyearbudgettoday (est.)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
dir.: Robert Zemeckis
Coming to America
dir.: John Landis
The Dead Pool
dir.: Buddy Van Horn
Midnight Run
dir.: Martin Brest
Die Hard
dir.: John McTiernan
The Great Outdoors
dir.: Howard Deutch
Tucker: The Man and His Dream
dir.: Francis Ford Coppola
Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey
dir.: Michael Apted
Caddyshack II
dir.: Allan Arkush
dir.: Costa-Gavras
The Last Temptation of Christ1988$7,000,000$13,592,233


How does "The Last Temptation of Christ" compare to other films directed by Martin Scorsese?

Actually, we have listed 31 films directed by Martin Scorsese between 1967 and 2013, and still considering inflation, we can sort these films like this:

titleyearbudgettoday (est.)
The Aviator2004$116,000,000$140,947,752
Gangs of New York2002$97,000,000$123,724,490
The Departed2006$90,000,000$102,505,695
The Wolf of Wall Street2013$100,000,000$100,000,000
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt2009$80,000,000$85,653,105
Shutter Island2009$80,000,000$85,653,105
Cape Fear1991$35,000,000$59,021,922
The Age of Innocence1993$34,000,000$54,054,054
New York, New York1977$14,000,000$53,030,303
Raging Bull1980$18,000,000$50,139,276
The King of Comedy1983$20,000,000$46,082,949
New York Stories1989$15,000,000$27,777,778
The Color of Money1986$10,000,000$20,964,361
The Last Temptation of Christ1988$7,000,000$13,592,233
After Hours1985$4,500,000$9,594,883
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore1974$2,000,000$9,302,326
Taxi Driver1976$1,300,000$5,241,935
Boxcar Bertha1972$600,000$3,296,703
Mean Streets1973$500,000$2,590,674
I Call First1967$75,000$517,241


Inflation is one thing to consider when figuring out the budget of a film; however, there are many other factors to deal with, of course.

This information needs to be taken as-is, without guarantee. Please do not hesitate to report errors, and to share your comments!


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