The Gospel parents guide

The Gospel

Overall B

Rocking Gospel music keeps this movie rolling, as the script follows the story of an R&B entertainer (played by Boris Kodjoe) who decides to return to the religious home he ran away from, after he learns his estranged father (Clifton Powell) has taken ill.

Release date October 6, 2005

Violence A-
Sexual Content C+
Profanity B+
Substance Use C

Why is The Gospel rated PG? The MPAA rated The Gospel PG for thematic elements including suggestive material, and mild language.

Run Time: 105 minutes

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The Gospel
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Gospel rated PG? The Gospel is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic elements including suggestive material, and mild language.

Establishing how far David has drifted from his religious moors, the movie shows the entertainer singing his sexually suggestive hit song in the midst of some scantily dressed dancing girls, and waking up with a women in his bed. A greedy legal dispute results in a scuffle, some name-calling and public embarrassment. Social drinking, turning to alcohol when faced with difficult circumstances, as well as drinking and driving are shown. References are made to sexuality, denial of intimate relations within a marriage, infertility, prostate cancer and promiscuity. A mild profanity is uttered. A character has to come to terms with the loss of loved ones. Religion, forgiveness, repentance and a call to turn to God are all prominent themes in this movie.

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The Gospel
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video NA

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News About "The Gospel"

Cast and Crew

The Gospel is directed by and stars Boris Kodjoe, Clifton Powell.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Gospel movie is January 2, 2006. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 3 January 2006
The DVD release of The Gospel offers even more toe tapping with the addition of extended musical performances. Other bonus materials include a making-of featurette, a photo montage, deleted scenes and commentary by the filmmaker. Audio tracks (Dolby Digital 5.1) and subtitles are available in English.

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