The Passion of the Christ

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Controversial film is extremely violent and powerful.

R 2004 135 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 72 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 162 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Best, Movie, EVER!

A movie with a powerful message and a great cast. It shows how much Jesus endured and all kids should see this movie. It will make them better! Very violent for those actiony kids.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much violence
age 13+
First off, this is an incredible movie that is about the death of Jesus Christ. This is a very accurate description of his death, and it is really good at making you feel the pain that Jesus feels (being a human). I think families should keep in mind that this movie has a lot of violence. The whipping and nailing (being nailed to the cross) scene being the most violent. Even I couldn't see them as an adult without being disgusted. However, this movie has good messages not only about Christianity, but also as a whole. So, in conclusion, this is a great movie for older kids, but, it has a lot of violence, so be careful.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence

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