Blu-ray, DVD Release: Son of God

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: June 3, 2014
Price: DVD $ TBA, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $ TBA
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Son of GodThe life of Christ is immortalized on film again in Son of God.

The movie is from the same team behind the three-Emmy Award nominated History Channel miniseries The Bible, including director/co-writer Christopher Spencer, co-writers Richard Bedser (Gettysburg), Colin Swash (TV’s The Queen) and Nic Young (Saving Ronald Reagan). Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado (Miami Blue) also portrays Jesus in both.

Son of God follows the Gospel of John’s telling of Christ’s life and includes a score by Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer Hans Zimmer (12 Years a Slave).

Son of God Blu-ray boxLike The Passion of Christ, this PG-13 religious film wowed moviegoers more than critics, getting 76% approval compared to 22%, according to Rotten Tomatoes. Son of God grossed a respectable $60 million in theaters.

The Blu-ray and DVD carry these special features:

  • making-of video, including Spanish version
  • featurette “Son of God Set”
  • Compassion Video
  • and “Son of God: Reborn,” with the 30-minute docu-story “Christians Today” and “Jesus for New Generation.”

The disc package also comes with a 24-page photo book.


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.