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The Gospel of John

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Theater Release: 17 Mar 2004
Video Release: 15 Mar 2005
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Gospel of John is rated PG-13: for violence involving the crucifixion.

Cast: Henry Ian Cusick, Christopher Plummer
Studio: Buena Vista Home Entertainment / Disney

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Imagine sitting and listening to someone reading the New Testament -- for three hours! That's exactly what you'll find in the movie The Gospel of John, which takes its… 
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Even though this movie uses the exact words from the Good News Bible, how… 
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