Exodus: Gods and Kings parents guide

Exodus: Gods and Kings

The King of Egypt attempts to defy the God of Israel.

Overall C+

The Biblical story of Moses comes to the big screen (again), this time with Christian Bale playing the prophet that enabled the exodus of the Israelite slaves from Egypt's powerful ruler (Joel Edgerton).

Violence C
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A
Substance Use A

Why is Exodus: Gods and Kings rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Exodus: Gods and Kings PG-13 for violence including battle sequences and intense images.

Run Time: 142 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Exodus: Gods and Kings rated PG-13? Exodus: Gods and Kings is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence including battle sequences and intense images.

Violence: A battle scene depicts violence on a broad, epic scale and also includes close-ups of characters being stabbed, impaled and cut with swords. A government leader hangs random families—we see two of these with a mother, father and children being executed. Other scenes depict soldiers using bows and arrows, and other implements, to randomly terrorize, torture and kill various starving people who are working as slaves; in one scene we see characters whipped with large gashes on their backs. Corpses are shown, including dead babies and children. Characters are pulled from boats and consumed by crocodiles in a river, with the blood turning the water red throughout the area. Other scenes depict the plagues with maggots feeding on decomposing frogs and other matter, flies and locusts feeding on vegetation, and humans covered in rashes and sores. In several scenes animals are depicted being slaughtered and butchered. With the exception of the crocodiles, little blood or explicit detail is seen within the aforementioned violence.

Sexual Content: A married couple kisses on their wedding night, and he undoes a bow at the top of her garment.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters are seen drinking, but nothing identifies the beverages as being alcoholic.

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Exodus: Gods and Kings
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Mature Subject Matter.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Violence, Disturbing Scenes.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Exodus: Gods and Kings"

Cast and Crew

Exodus: Gods and Kings is directed by Ridley Scott and stars Aaron Paul, Christian Bale, Sigourney Weaver, Joel Edgerton.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Exodus: Gods and Kings movie is March 17, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Exodus: Gods and Kings
Release Date: 17 March 2015
Exodus: Gods and Kings releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following bonus materials:
- Nine Deleted and Extended Scenes
- Audio Commentary by Director/Producer Ridley Scott and Co-Screenwriter Jeffrey Caine
Exclusive HD Content
- The Exodus Historical Guide (feature length Trivia Track)

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The most famous big screen adaption of the exodus is The Ten Commandments. Moses’ story is also told in the animation The Prince of Egypt.

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