• Released
  • February 28, 2014
  • (Presented in English - unless noted otherwise)
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 18 min
  • Drama
Son of God 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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Son Of God!!!!

By bruceyfan75
I liked this movie very much. The acting was superb!! The characters were spot on how you think they were in the Bible. Parts of the persecution, I closed my eyes because I remember the "Passion" and...

All I can say is WOW!

By emmieW16
This movie was amazing. It brought me to tears. I definitely recommend that you go see it. If you're going through a hard time, the message that comes across is a really great reminder. My favorite...

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By painterbob1
This is a fantastic movie....just one problem it's not a sequel to the Bible series that was on TV. I think people are being misled to believe it is, just as I was. I was disappointed to find out...

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By mmccabe738
Using the Bible miniseries and adding additional material, this was fast moving. I realized how much additional information could be used from the Bible to better explain the subject, this was still...

Loving Movie

I enjoyed this movie a lot, because they kept it very simple and filled with lots of Love. Their focus was on Jesus love for the people and bible verses that we know so well. I LOVED the end with him...

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By judyharvey288
This movie was such a blessing. I enjoyed it so much and everyone in the theater clapped and praised God at the end of the movie. A MUST GO SEE...

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By cynthiacfc
Very well done. True to the true story written in the Bible. A great insight into the character and person hood of Jesus. One must understand that He was God and man at the same time. This is...

Lots of Little Errors

By worthingtonrichard
If you want a new movie about Jesus, please see it. But if you want a good movie about Jesus, just off your old copy of the Passion of the Christ. Hard to use this movie a good teaching movie -...


By mcdowells5
JMJ We went to see Son of God the first night it was in theaters. The theater was about half full. From the first scenes of the birth of Christ, the movie was completely historically...

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By merryinside
The movie was well done. A lot of detail to the sets and presenting the period of the times. Great cinematography. I thought overall it followed the story of Jesus well. There were some minor...

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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