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Overall B+

Because of its violent and graphic depictions, The Passion of the Christ is not a film for the whole family. But Mel Gibson's visual retelling of the agony of the cross may give some older viewers an appreciation for the suffering endured by Jesus.

Violence D
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: R for sequences of graphic violence.

Why is The Passion of the Christ rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Passion of the Christ is rated R for for sequences of graphic violence.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

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