• Released
  • February 28, 2014
  • (Presented in English - unless noted otherwise)
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 18 min
  • Drama
  • 5,388 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: This major motion picture event -- an experience created to be shared among families and communities across the U.S. -- brings the story of Jesus’ life to audiences through compelling cinematic storytelling that is both powerful and inspirational.

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Unlike “The Passion of the Christ,” there’s no Aramaic with English subtitles, a lot less blood and no anti-Semitism. No character feels...
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50

RogerEbert.com

By Sheila O'Malley
Son of God's earnest-ness is not necessarily a strike against it; it was made by earnest people who want to spread the word. But it's a...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

So yes, if you’ve seen "The Bible," you’ve already seen most of Son of God – but if there’s one story where spoilers just don’t apply, it’s...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Director Christopher Spencer’s biblical yarn lacks the complex rigor of Martin Scorsese’s “The Last Temptation of Christ” and the fury of...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
This quite mediocre spawned-from-television feature feels like a Jesus film designed primarily for true believers, meaning that the...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The film does thoroughly succeed in one important regard: offering a coherent, viewer-friendly account of the life of Jesus Christ.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's undoubtedly a daunting role, and Morgado captures the gentle benevolence associated with the messianic figure. He doesn't, however,...
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50

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Son of God is guilty of all the sins of the 1950s Bible epics, but without any of the majesty.
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50

Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
For the most part, though, the film maintains its low ambitions; it is mostly inoffensive, only occasionally ludicrous, and at times, at...
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
It is the story of the faith in which I was raised, and it is a story told here with great reverence and extremely faithful renditions of...
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Great

By coupontray
Very much like the mini-series, but all Jesus. Was fabulous and if you are not a Christian it will give you a snip of parts of the bible that lead Christ followers to become such. So awesome to see...

Good acting and production quality, but missed the mark in relation to scripture

By pbars319
Many parts were done quite well and tastefully, and many parts were inspiring. This however was frequently overshadowed by a lack of research. I understand artistic license in creating a movie from...

AWESOME POWERFUL MOVIE.

By jaymebratz
This movie speaks for itself, I believe that everyone in America should see this film. I think this is a great start to remind us about our faith especially for those who have lost their faith. Son...

Son of God

By pmaci91006
I would rate this movie a "Must Go" . The Son of God was done very tastfully and remarkably very well directed regarding the life of Jesus. The Cruxifiction was very hard to watch and felt the pain...

I Read The Book... It's Better! lol

By Big Tommy
I read the book and it was better! I do applaud the effort & anything that Shares the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ & His saving power is a good thing! Please use this venue to expose unsaved...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For intense and bloody depiction of The Crucifixion, and for some sequences of violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 12 & under Bland retelling of Jesus' ministry can be very violent.
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