Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.

Movie review by Monique Jones, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Exceptional comedy skewers Black megachurch culture.

R 2022 102 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+
there's many manuscripts/scrolls of the Bible in it's Hebrew language that we- to this day- can look at and trace to see how accurate the current text is. throughout history these copies show that the Bible has been translated accurately, so I don't really know what the reviewer for this is talking about with 'King James VI tampering with the text' as if that wouldn't be noticed by now. Plus, Jesus didn't teach that having money and power was wrong- just the love of it to where it's sought after more than Him is wrong. Which, sadly, a lot of megachurches do have a problem with, so I'm disappointed this movie didn't focus on a church/pastor losing its way and coming back to the original love of Jesus. If the movie was written by individuals who actually were Christian, perhaps it could've been a very poignant film for me, personally (especially with it highlighting the shallowness of commodified religion). So, although it raises good points, as a black american raised in church who's still Christian, I'd say pass- but for those not interested in Jesus, then I'm sure you'll get something more out of this film. (And maybe Common Sense can get reviewers who are actually Christian, please).
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age 18+

Great movie, but not for people who are not ready to Accept Church Flaws

I know this was based on African American church culture but the issues raised in this Satire movie are universal. i thoroughly enjoyed the movie, I did laugh through it too The movie is definitely not for everyone but it is really good and accurate about the church culture nowadays, which as a Christian myself is sad. Some people maybe offended mostly because it exposes an ugly side and truths that churches would rather keep away from the public eye. It does have mature content so definitely watch it with kids over 17
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