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Parents' Guide to

Left Behind

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Mix of apocalyptic book series and the Bible.

Movie PG-13 2001 96 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 13+

Suspenseful, Compelling, and Truth

"Left Behind" gets 2 thumbs up! This movie has a great message because it makes us think what a true Christian is. We need love and hope in times of catastrophes, especially close to the end of the world.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 9+

My children loved this series.

I watched alongside my children in order to answer any questions. Everything that would be inappropriate in other movies, is more implied in this one or done off-screen.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (17 ):

LEFT BEHIND tries hard to succeed as parable and as thriller. It is based not just on the first in a series of best-selling books, but also on the Biblical Book of Revelations, and is made by people who care as much about teaching their views of the Word of God as they do about making an exciting movie. They do an impressive job. The movie's script, acting, and production values are not up to the standards of mainstream Hollywood theatrical productions, but it is filmed with a lot of sincerity. Many families, especially those who have a hard time finding movies they are comfortable sharing with their children, will find this to be a worthwhile thriller for older children and a starting point for some important conversations.

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