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South Park: The Passion of the Jew

By Marjorie Kase, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Passion of the Christ gets skewered.

Movie NR 2004 66 minutes
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age 15+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 12+
If you generally like South Park youll love this. For those up in arms that it makes fun of religion, take a chill pill, not everything in life needs to be serious. In a world of famine and violence learn to appreciate the ability to let yourself laugh

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Great messages
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age 15+


Rated TV-14

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Too much swearing
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South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker hit the mark here, taking to task the media feeding frenzy that came before, during, and after the release of Passion of the Christ. The Passion of the Jew is emblematic of South Park, in that it takes current controversial issues, places them in absurd situations, still managing to skewer both sides while providing insightful commentary. In this case, it's religious zeal and political correctness that are brought into question. Although at times lowbrow, Passion effectively addresses the hype surrounding this event and ones similar. It may be one of their best episodes to date -- which is saying a lot for a show that's been on for more than 10 years.

The DVD includes two bonus episodes, Christian Rock Hard and Red Hot Catholic Love that fall along similar thematic lines. Parents should know that The Passion of the Jew is not intended for young viewers. They may want to consider holding a discussion with their children to clarify issues being addressed on the show.

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