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The Gospel


Oct 06, 2005

Latest Home Video

Jan 02, 2006

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Boris Kodjoe
Clifton Powell


2005 Sony Pictures

Still shot from the movie: The Gospel.

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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.

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Why Is The Gospel Rated PG?

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

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Gospel...

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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Canadian Movie Ratings

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Canadian Home Video Rating: NA

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Details on home video releases of The Gospel...

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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