• 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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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...

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 bimhoff52
The film was great. Any age could see this. Unfortunately, the one we went to was mostly my age which is in the 50's and 60's; not to many young adults. This movie makes you think about the...

Same Movie we got for FREE on TV!

By jfaz
This is the same movie we could see for free on TV last year!! Frankly, I felt cheated out of the $50+ dollars this cost my family of four. Sappy, poorly scripted movie: - Why are Jesus's...

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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...

Son of God

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...

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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