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Peter: The Redemption

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Violent biblical story defeated by weak production.

Movie NR 2016 89 minutes
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age 12+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 11+
Despite the mediocre production, the message is powerful, faithful to the spirit of the gospel and a very good reminder that following Jesus can be costly. Like Peter's upside down crucifixion, the story turns on the head the watered down feel-good gospel popular in many parts of the world today.
age 12+

A real eye opener to how Christian persecution was in Biblical times.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (4):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Solid Christian messages and values cannot save this inept, amateurish effort to tell the story of the late years and martyrdom of the Apostle Peter. Despite a fine performance by John Rhys-Davies and an accomplished one by Brittany Bristow as Susanna, the production's directing, writing, sets, costumes, and performances combine to detract from the intended messages. (Stephen Baldwin's "Nero" is so outrageous that it's unintentionally comic from the outset.) The bloody violence and the exaggerated and histrionic sounds of off-camera wailing and terror mean that even kids who enjoy faith-based movies and biblical stories might find it disturbing. Not recommended.

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