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Vampires and men are engaged in a centuries old battle. Hiding among a throng of downtrodden humans is a Warrior Priest (Paul Bettany). When vampires kidnap his niece (Lily Collins), he comes out of obscurity, disobeying church authorities to rescue her before she is bitten. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: D
Sexual Content: A-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 88
Theater Release: 13 May 2011
Video Release: 16 Aug 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Priest is rated PG-13: for intense sequences of violence and action, disturbing images and brief strong language.

Director: Scott Charles Stewart
Cast: Paul Bettany, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q
Studio: 2011 Sony Screen Gems
Website: Official site for Priest.

Detailed Review

Paul Bettany sports an impressive acting resume, often playing strong secondary characters. Among them are an albino monk (The Da Vinci Code), an abusive Southern father (The Secret… 
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Why Is Priest Rated PG-13?

Violence: Frequent violence includes stabbings, beheadings, beatings and weapon use. Characters are shot, impaled and… 
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