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The Genesis Code

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Earnest, talky effort to reconcile religion with science.

Movie PG 2010 138 minutes
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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

A plausible explanation

Enjoyable, realistic, I don’t know enough science to confirm its claims but it makes much sense. One can claim many errors in theology as the movie doesn’t show a salvation scene, nor is prayer finished in Jesus name, but faith evolves, thought by thought; though salvation is a an instant ( prayer) lordship is a lifetime. Bottom line, I enjoyed movie and suspect creation from Gods‘ view, and mans’, may be just as stated in movie.

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There are some fine performances, particularly executive producer Jerry Zandstra as a passionate minister, but too much of the movie is amateurish and very talky. At well over two hours, this very predictable story with characters created as points-of-view rather than real people, and with an abundance of scientific theory offered to defend the accuracy of the Bible, doesn't go down easily.

The filmmakers make an effort to deliver the somewhat controversial information in an entertaining manner, but it's dense material, and will likely appeal only to a niche market with a motivated audience.

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