The Gospel of John parents guide

The Gospel of John

Overall A-

The movie, The Gospel of John, takes its script directly from the New Testiment. The daunting task of creating an interesting film while adhering solely to holy writ is accomplished through the efforts of an incredibly talented cast, including Christopher Plummer as the narrator and Henry Ian Cusick, who portrays Jesus Christ with a strength that is softened by the occasional wry smile.

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

Why is The Gospel of John rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Gospel of John PG-13 for violence involving the crucifixion.

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The Gospel of John
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta PG Violence
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
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News About "The Gospel of John"

Cast and Crew

The Gospel of John is directed by and stars Henry Ian Cusick, Christopher Plummer.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Gospel of John movie is March 15, 2005. Here are some details…

This retelling of the biblical account by Saint John comes in a 2-disc set, containing both the original three-hour theatrical release, as well as a newly-edited two-hour version. Bonus materials include a cast and filmmakers’ featurette, interactive map of The Holy Land, historical background into the time period of Jesus Christ’s life, and a making-of The Gospel of John documentary. It is recorded in Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, with English and French audio tracks. Subtitles are provided in French and Spanish.

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For other movies depicting the life of Jesus Christ, check our reviews of The Greatest Story Ever Told, and The Passion of the Christ.

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