• Son of God (2014)

Son of God

Release Date: February 28th, 2014

DVD Release Date: June 3rd, 2014

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

Director: Christopher Spencer , Tony Mitchell , Crispin Reece

Genres: Drama , Historical drama

Production Co: Lightworkers Media

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: House, Underdog, Cool, Love, Soldier, Fascinating

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Jordan HoffmanFilm.com

    For a movie with the ostensible mission of spreading the Gospel, it does a poor job of speaking to anyone except the faithful. show more

  • 63
    Roger MooreMcClatchy-Tribune News Service

    Unlike “The Passion of the Christ,” there’s no Aramaic with English subtitles, a lot less blood and no anti-Semitism. No character feels like a caricature... But it’s also dramatically flat, with few actors making much of an impression as they play saints and sinners. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    This quite mediocre spawned-from-television feature feels like a Jesus film designed primarily for true believers, meaning that the faith-based public that has already been put on alert by seal-of-approval-dispensing church leaders that this is a film to see will make the Fox release into a significant Heartland attraction. show more

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