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PG-13| 2 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
In the Holy Land, the Roman occupation has produced a cauldron of oppression, anxiety and excessive taxes levied upon the Jewish people. Fearing the wrath of Roman governor Pontius Pilate (Greg Hicks), Jewish high priest Caiaphas (Adrian Schiller) tries to keep control of his people. That control is threatened when Jesus arrives in Jerusalem, performing miracles and spreading messages of love and hope. Those who fear that Jesus will inspire a revolution decide that he must die.

Cast: Diogo Morgado , Greg Hicks , Adrian Schiller , Darwin Shaw , Sebastian Knapp , Joe Wredden , Simon Kunz , Paul Marc Davis

Directors: Christopher Spencer , Tony Mitchell , Crispin Reece

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Son of God (2014)

Release Date: February 28th, 2014|2 hr. 18 min.

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fan reviews ( 81 )
  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

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

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    Claudia Puig USA Today

    It's undoubtedly a daunting role, and Morgado captures the gentle benevolence associated with the messianic figure. He doesn't, however, project the authority, gravitas or depth of a spiritual leader. show more

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    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Director Christopher Spencer’s biblical yarn lacks the complex rigor of Martin Scorsese’s “The Last Temptation of Christ” and the fury of Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” leaving its star, Diogo Morgado, stuck in a film that’s stiff and earnest. show more

  • July 07, 2014 Chris Whatley
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    This was a ten episode series at one point last year called The Bible. I own every episode, but this is still an incredible representation of the stories told of Jesus Christ in The Bible.

  • May 02, 2014 jacquejo
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    Well done

  • April 24, 2014 amsgo
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    Wonderful, may be a repeat but how mny times do we need to be reminded. Most of us are not perfect enoungh that we do not need to watch a good, acturate movie of the life of Christ.

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JOCELYN NOVECK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Casting Jesus for the silver screen has always been tricky. Directors must balance the actor's ability to project a sense of both divinity and...

Box Office: Is 'Son of God' a Success Other Biblical Movies Can Repeat?

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Gary Susman on Mar 3rd, 2014 9:00AM

LightWorkers Media / Hearst Productions Liam Neeson may now officially be richer than God -- his thriller "Non-Stop" opened at No. 1 with an estimated $30.0 million -- but God did awfully well this...

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