The Big FishermanThe Big Fisherman
is a 1959 film about the life of St. Peter
, one of the three closest disciples of Jesus Christ
. In one scene, two men approach Peter (played by Howard Keel
) asking if he believes in turning the other cheek
. When he says he does, one of them hits him on the cheek to test him.
The film is adapted from a novel written by Lloyd C. Douglas.