Left Behind: The Movie (2000) parents guide

Left Behind: The Movie (2000)

A news reporter (Kirk Cameron) finds himself with more questions than answers when faced with a world crisis.

Overall B

Based on a popular Christian novel, this film dramatizes one interpretation of the Earth's "last days." Those of differing religious philosophies may not appreciate the movie.

Release date January 26, 2001

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

Why is Left Behind: The Movie (2000) rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Left Behind: The Movie (2000) PG-13 for violence

Run Time: 96 minutes

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Left Behind: The Movie (2000)
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Left Behind: The Movie (2000) rated PG-13? Left Behind: The Movie (2000) is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence

Overall: B
A dramatization containing violent depictions intended for Christians subscribing to this particular interpretation of the “last days.” Those of differing religious philosophies may find the film inappropriate for family viewing.

Violence: C
Large number of war aircraft intent on invasion, shoot at people in field. Some planes drop from sky and explode or burn. Men mention using starvation as a motivator for peace, and “taking care of” security leaks. Car accident victim has blood all over face. Police try to control hysterical people on verge of rioting. Two arguing men swing at each other. Mirror breaks when Bible is thrown at it. Military personnel use a gun to threaten man. Murdered man’s face and arm shown. Man targeted by sniper, several shots result in destruction of property. Man throws ball at cross and knocks it over. Car explodes killing one man. Blood from knee injury shown. Two men shot after begging for life, audience sees assassin pull trigger, then dead bodies with bloody head wounds.

Sexual Content: B+
Implied affair between two adult characters. Some characters playing lesser roles seen wearing halter-tops.

Language: A
Terms of Deity used as proper nouns.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B+
Some characters playing lesser roles portrayed as smokers. Bar scene shows alcoholic beverages. Incidental character depicted as drunkard.

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Left Behind: The Movie (2000)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence
Alberta PG
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec G
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Left Behind: The Movie (2000) is directed by Vic Sarin and stars Kirk Cameron, Brad Johnson.