Parents' Guide to

A Matter of Faith

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Predictable faith-based drama focuses on creationism.

Movie PG 2014 89 minutes
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age 11+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 13+
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age 12+

Way too preachy

Terrible, this movie revolves around christianity and pseudoscience. DO NOT let your children watch this if you care about their critical thinking capabilities.

Is It Any Good?

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Adherents to fundamentalist Christianity may enjoy this movie but others should give it a pass. Nobody who believes in evolution is going to be swayed by this movie and its arguments; those who believe in creationism will feel validated but won't take away much else. It would have been nice if the movie had tried to show how the two opposing viewpoints could coexist, but it has a very clear agenda and sticks with its views. Cliched plotting detracts from A Matter of Faith's messages.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: October 17, 2014
  • On DVD or streaming: November 3, 2015
  • Cast: Jordan Trovillion
  • Director: Rich Christiano
  • Studio: Cinedigm
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 89 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG
  • MPAA explanation: for mild thematic elements
  • Last updated: April 5, 2023

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