An ‘R’ Rating For ‘The Reliant’ Smacks of MPAA Bias and Suppression

Kevin Sorbo of Hurcules fame stars in "The Reliant," a Christian faith-based film that takes an unashamed pro-Second Amendment stance, while including no obscenity, sexuality, gore or horror, as suggested by movie consultants to ensure a proper, pro-family audience rating. (Promotional photo)

The Christian Post – The Motion Picture Association of America gave Christian film “The Reliant” starring Kevin Sorbo and other Christian celebrities an R rating although it’s pegged faith-based and does not feature profanity, nudity, torture or extreme violence.

The film’s producer, Dr. J. P. Johnston, started an Indiegogo fundraising page to get support to “fight the MPAA’s ridiculously unfair R rating of ‘The Reliant.’” . . .

According to the synopsis, the film takes place during an economic collapse that “precipitates widespread rioting and looting, forcing a 21-year-old lovesick girl to care for siblings in a stretch of woods bordered by lawless anarchy, wondering why a good God would let this happen.”

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