Son of God parents guide

Son of God

Reality TV producer Mark Burnett is behind this portrayal of Jesus of Nazareth.

Overall B+

The birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ (played by Diogo Morgado) are brought to the big screen by the same production team that created for TV, The Bible: The Epic Mini Series.

Release date February 28, 2014

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

Why is Son of God rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Son of God PG-13 for intense and bloody depiction of The Crucifixion, and for some sequences of violence.

Run Time: 138 minutes

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Son of God
Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Son of God rated PG-13? Son of God is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense and bloody depiction of The Crucifixion, and for some sequences of violence.

Violence: Romans, dispatched to stop a Jewish uprising, beat, kick and kill people. Characters are run through with swords. Blood sprays across the screen when one sword is withdrawn from the victim. Blood is shown when an animal has its neck slit. A child is crushed and killed when soldiers push a cart off the roadway. Rocks are thrown at characters. A man involved in sword practice has his chest sliced. A man has his ear cut off. After being arrested, a man is beaten, shackled, spit upon, pushed and bruised before being lashed. Other forms of torture are shown. A character hangs himself. Bloody streaks are shown on the walls of a prison. Characters are covered in bloody injuries. Other explicit violence and disturbing images are shown briefly.

Sexual Content: A woman is accused of adultery. Brief moments of embracing and platonic kissing are seen. A woman’s bare shoulders are seen.

Language: The script contains some name-calling and slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters take a sip of wine during a sacramental event.

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Son of God
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta 14A Brutal Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Young Children, Brutal Violence, Disturbing Content, Gory Scenes.
Ontario PG Mature Theme
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes 14A
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News About "Son of God"

Cast and Crew

Son of God is directed by Christopher Spencer and stars Roma Downey, Diogo Morgado, Louise Delamere, Amber Rose Revah.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Son of God movie is June 3, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Son of God

Release Date: 3 June 2014

Son of God releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet) with the following special features:

- Son of God: Reborn

- Making of Video (includes Spanish version)

- Son of God Set

- Compassion Video

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This feature film was created by the same team, and stars the same cast as the made-for-TV, The Bible: The Epic Mini Series. The crucifixion of Jesus Christ was also portrayed in Mel Gibbon’s movie The Passion of the Christ. Both of these productions contain graphic depictions of violence. Jesus’ birth is gently depicted in The Nativity Story.

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