Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
Risen Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 13+

Faith-based drama has battle, crucifixion violence.

PG-13 2016 107 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 10 reviews

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 7+

This movie is for teenages to adults but you can watch it with younger kids

Awesome, awesome movie! If you want your kids to know Christ is not a fairy tale but a historical fact....Watched it with my sons 6 and 12 years old. We split it into two evenings... Great acting, great music, beautifully done. The movie focuses on what happened after Christ was crucified. Romans fighting, Jesus covered in blood on the cross but they managed to show these scenes without being graphic. My 6 year old didn't have to cover his eyes. I have no idea why the rating is so low, also there is one star for sex, but there was no reference to s.e.x in the movie at all. There will be death, like Romans refusing to believe Christ resurrected and trying to find his body among the other dead bodies by Golgofa. But nothing graphic. Great, inspiring, full of faith and joy! Great movie for Easter.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.
age 12+

great movie

Love this movie! I really liked how this movie is from the point of view of a roman soldier who seriously doubts the reality of Christ as God. Loved how he was very Cynical but eventually the reality of Christ came out. I felt it was Bible honoring while being a great extra biblical novel from the point of a roman. Loved it

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.

Movie Details

Our Editors Recommend

Themes & Topics

Browse titles with similar subject matter.

  • Cartoon picture of a map and jug
    See all

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate