Picture from Creation
Overall B

Charles Darwin is remembered as the father of the theory of evolution. But this dramatization of his life looks at the naturalist (played by Paul Bettany) as a father who has lost a child (Martha West), and a husband who is in danger of losing his wife (Jennifer Connelly) as he formulates his controversial manuscript, The Origin of Species.

Violence B-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B+
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense thematic material.


The most recent home video release of this movie is June 29, 2010. Here are some details…

Release Date: June 29, 2010.

Creation releases on DVD and Blu-ray with the following extras:

- Audio commentary by director John Amiel

- The Battle For Charles Darwin: behind-the-scenes documentary

- 11 featurettes delving into the life and theories of Charles Darwin

- Featurette: Pollard on Film- Creation

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