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The Greatest Story Ever Told

One of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken; The Greatest Story Ever Told is George Stevens' attempt to bring the New Testament to the silver screen. The accuracy of his interpretation of the life of Christ will always be subject to the eye of the beholder, but his reverence for the subject should be obvious to all. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 199
Theater Release: 01 May 2009
Video Release: 09 Apr 1965
MPAA Rating: G
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The Greatest Story Ever Told is rated G:

Cast: Max von Sydow Charlton Heston
Studio: (pictures (c)1965 United Artists)

Detailed Review

Who is Jesus Christ? A mere man? A great teacher? The promised Messiah? Whatever your answer, He is significant enough that His birth divides our recording of time.

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Why Is The Greatest Story Ever Told Rated G?

Overall: B
A beautifully shot, epic picture that may or may not capture your understanding… 
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This film assumes its audience is familiar with the New Testament (for instance, no… 
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