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The Gospel

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 105
Theater Release: 06 Oct 2005
Video Release: 02 Jan 2006
MPAA Rating: PG
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The Gospel is rated PG: for thematic elements including suggestive material, and mild language.

Cast: Boris Kodjoe, Clifton Powell
Studio: 2005 Sony Pictures

Detailed Review

No one would ever guess David D.T. Taylor (Boris Kodjoe), who is best known for his breakthrough hit song "Let Me Undress You," began his career by singing… 
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Why Is The Gospel Rated PG?

Establishing how far David has drifted from his religious moors, the movie shows the entertainer… 
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Why do you think Bishop Taylor counseled Reverend Frank to spend “less time… 
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