Mary Magdalene

Movie review by Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Biblical tale of bold woman's journey has strong violence.

R 2019 120 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 18+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

Worst movie of all time

I love Jesus with every fiber of my being. This was not Jesus. The way he looked, after, preached was so off for me and not relatable. He looked at Mary with lust. And all of the scenes weren’t biblical . So for someone who doesn’t know the Bible this would teach them so many wrong things. Jesus never baptized anyone. And Joaquin Phoenix refused to use mud when healing the blind man. Then I don’t recall women baptizing. And when baptizing Joaquin did it 3x in a row. And they said I Baptize you with fire and light. This movie is not good at all.
age 18+

Age inaprorpriate

Mary Magdeline is entirely not appropriate for viewers under the age of 18; the movie has sexual content such as a very intense birth scene, several instances when Jesus touches one another's feet and extreme gore. Let alone the film being very drawn out and tiresome. Would not recommend to any school or parent. Mary Magdeline's dress was almost entirely transparent during the baptising scene and Jesus was at one stage stroking her hair and face! Unacceptable. Mary Magdeline is long, overly sexual and very violent. It should be kept far away from schools and made illegal.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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