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Rated PG-13 for some intense thematic elements.

PG-13 In Theaters 01/22/2010 , 108min.
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March 04, 2012
I was mesmerized!!! Beautifully done!
February 20, 2010
Snow bunny. Have you ever heard the expression, "sign of the times." Virtually all white men of his day, including scientists, and CLERGY, did not under stand the concepts of Cultural Anthropology. Thankfully, his scientific endeavors forged a path to see the dawn of a new science called, "cultural anthropology. I see Darwin and one of the founding fathers of such enlightenment.
February 15, 2010
My question is Why would anyone want to watch a movie about a man who was openly RACIST? Did you read what Darwin himself said in his writing "The Descent of Man"? "At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate,? and replace the savage races throughout the world." Given our country's history with
January 27, 2010
from second before....RUN TO SEE IT! Magnificant!
January 25, 2010
A true "film". You must see it, they don't make films like this anymore.

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A.O. Scott
The New York Times
What we see on screen is a lumbering, flat-footed fancy-dress melodrama. Full Review
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
Creation is fatally weakened by an excess of pathos; in a Darwinian universe, it would be quickly swallowed up by a leaner, fitter movie. Full Review
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
The prospect that this role would officially shift Bettany to a bigger stage, taking him from the character roles that have become his specialty to leading man status, dies a sort of Darwinian death from bad plotting. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Creation is a superbly creative exercise for its star, Paul Bettany, who plays Charles Darwin. But it's a subdued and meandering portrait of the conflicts underlying the development of the theory of evolution. Full Review
Dennis Harvey
Isn't about science vs. faith so much as that well-worn dramatic hook, the loss of a child. Full Review

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