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S.W.A.T. (CNS)
Safe Haven (CNS)
Safe House (CNS)
Safe House (SRR)
Safety of Objects, The (CNS)
Sahara (CNS)
Sahara (SAM)
Saint of 9/11 (SAM)
Saint of 9/11 (CNS)
Saint Ralph (CNS)
Saints & Sinners (CNS)
Salmon Fishing in Yemen (CNS)
Salt (CNS)
Samurai Jack (SAM)
Sanctum (CNS)
San Andreas (CNS)
Santa Clause 2, The (CNS)
Saraband (CNS)
Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour (CNS)
Sarah’s Key (SRR)
Savages, The (SAM)
Savages, The (CNS)
Saved (CNS)
Saving Mr. Banks (CNS)
Saving Private Ryan (SAM)
Saving Shiloh (CNS)
Saw (CNS)
Saw 3-D (CNS)
Saw II (CNS)
Saw III (CNS)
Saw IV (CNS)
Saw V (CNS)
Saw VI (CNS)
Scanner Darkly, A (CNS)
Scary Movie 3 (CNS)
Scary Movie 4 (CNS)
School for Scoundrels (CNS)
School of Rock (CNS)
Science of Sleep, The (CNS)
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (CNS)
Scoop (CNS)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (CNS)
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (CNS)
Screen Door Jesus (CNS)
Seabiscuit (SAM)
Seabiscuit (EDC)
Seabiscuit (CNS)
Season of the Witch (CNS)
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (CNS)
Secondhand Lion (SAM)
Secondhand Lions (CNS)
Secret Ballot (CNS)
Secret in Their Eyes (CNS)
The Secret Life of Bees (CNS)
The Secret Life of Bees (SAM)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (CNS)
Secret Lives of Dentists, The (CNS)
Secret Lives: Hidden Children and Their Rescuers During WWII (CNS)
Secret Window (CNS)
The Secret World of Arrietty (SRR)
The Secret World of Arrietty (CNS)
Secretariat (CNS)
Secretary (CNS)
Secrets and Lies (SAM)
Seducing Doctor Lewis (CNS)
See No Evil (CNS)
Seed of Chucky (CNS)
Seeker, The (CNS)
Seige, The (SAM)
Sea Inside, The (CNS)
Sea Is Watching, The (CNS)
Selena (SAM)
Self/less (CNS)
Selma (CNS)
Semi-Pro (CNS)
SENNA (SRR)
Sentinel, The (CNS)
A Separation (SRR)
September Dawn (CNS)
Seraphim Falls (CNS)
Serendipity (SAM)
Serenity (CNS)
Serving Sara (CNS)
Seven Days in Utopia (SRR)
Seven Pounds (CNS)
Seven Pounds (SAM)
Seven Year's in Tibet (SAM)
Seventh Son (CNS)
Sex and the City (CNS)
Sex and the City (SAM)
Sex and the City 2 (CNS)
Sex Drive (CNS)
Shaggy Dog, The (CNS)
Shakespeare in Love (SAM)
Shall We Dance (CNS)
The Shallows (CNS)
Shanghai Knights (CNS)
Shape of Things, The (CNS)
Shark Tale (CNS)
Shattered Glass (CNS)
Shaun of the Dead (CNS)
Shaun the Sheep Movie (CNS)
She Hate Me (CNS)
Sherlock Holmes (CNS)
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (CNS)
She's the Man (CNS)
She's Out of My League (CNS)
Shine (SAM)
Shine a Light (CNS)
Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness (SRR)
Shoot 'Em Up (CNS)
Shooter (CNS)
Shopgirl (CNS)
Shorts (CNS)
Showtime (SAM)
Showtime at the Apollo (SAM)
Shrek (EDC)
Shrek 2 (CNS)
Shrek 2 (EDC)
Shrek 2 (SAM)
Shrek Forever After (CNS)
Shrek the Third (CNS)
Shrek the Third (EDC)
Shutter (CNS)
Shutter Island (CNS)
Sicko (CNS)
Side Effects (CNS)
Sideways (CNS)
Signs (CNS)
Signs (SAM)
Silent Hill (CNS)
Silent House (CNS)
Silk (CNS)
Silver City (CNS)
Silver Linings Playbook (CNS)
Simon Birch (SAM)
Simone (SAM)
Simone (CNS)
Simpsons Movie, The (CNS)
Sin City (CNS)
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (CNS)
Singin' in the Rain (SAM)
Singing Detective, The (CNS)
Sinister 2 (CNS)
Sister Helen (CNS)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, The (CNS)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The (SAM)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The (CNS)
The Sitter (CNS)
Sixth Sense, The (SAM)
Skeleton Key, The (CNS)
Skinwalkers (CNS)
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (CNS)
Sky High (EDC)
Sky High (CNS)
Skyline (CNS)
Slap Her…She's French (CNS)
Sleeper (SAM)
Sleepover (CNS)
Sleepwalking (CNS)
Sleuth (CNS)
Sling Blade (SAM)
Slipstream (CNS)
Slither (CNS)
Slow Burn (CNS)
Slumdog Millionaire (CNS)
Slumdog Millionaire (SAM)
Small Time Crooks (SAM)
Smart People (CNS)
Smoke (SAM)
Smoke Signals (SAM)
Smokin' Aces (CNS)
The Smurfs (CNS)
The Smurfs 2 (CNS)
Snakes on a Plane (CNS)
Snitch (CNS)
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (SRR)
Snow White and the Huntsman (CNS)
The Social Network (CNS)
Solaris (SAM)
Solaris (CNS)
The Soloist (CNS)
Something Borrowed (CNS)
Something New (CNS)
Something's Gotta Give (CNS)
Son of God (CNS)
Son of the Mask (CNS)
Son of Rambow (CNS)
Son of Rambow (SAM)
The Song (CNS)
The Song of Sparrows (SAM)
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (CNS)
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (CNS)
Sorority Row (CNS)
Sorry, Haters (CNS)
Soul Food (SAM)
Soul Men (CNS)
Soul Surfer (CNS)
Sound of Music, The (EDC)
Sound of Thunder, A (CNS)
Source Code (CNS)
Southpaw (CNS)
Space Chimps (CNS)
Space Cowboys (SAM)
Spanglish (CNS)
Spartan (CNS)
The Spectacular Now (CNS)
Spectre (CNS)
Speed 2 (SAM)
Speed Racer (CNS)
Spellbound (Frost)
Spellbound (CNS)
Spencer Tracy, Hollywood priest (CNS)
Sphere (SAM)
Spider (CNS)
Spider-Man 2 (CNS)
Spider-Man 2 (SAM)
Spider-Man 3 (SAM)
Spider-Man 3 (CNS)
Spider-Man (SAM)
Spider-Man (EDC)
Spiderwick, Chronicles, The (CNS)
The Spirit (CNS)
Spirited Away (CNS)
Spirited Away (SAM)
Spitfire Grill, The (SAM)
Splice (CNS)
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (CNS)
SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, The (CNS)
Spotlight (CNS)
Springtime in a Small Town (CNS)
Spy Kids (EDC)
Spy Kids 2 (EDC)
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (CNS)
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (CNS)
Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World 4D (SRR)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (CNS)
The Spy Next Door (CNS)
Squid and the Whale, The (CNS)
St. Vincent (CNS)
Stage Beauty (CNS)
Stander (CNS)
Star Trek (CNS)
Star Trek Into Darkness (CNS)
Star Trek: Nemesis (CNS)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (CNS)
Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones (CNS)
Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith (CNS)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (CNS)
Stardust (CNS)
Starsky & Hutch (CNS)
Starter for Ten (CNS)
State of Play (CNS)
Statement, The (CNS)
Station Agent, The (CNS)
Station Agent, The (EDC)
Stay (CNS)
Stay Alive (CNS)
Stealth (CNS)
Stella Days (CNS)
Step Brothers (CNS)
Step Up (CNS)
Step Up 2 the Streets (CNS)
Step Up 3D (CNS)
Step Up All In (CNS)
Step Up Revolution (CNS)
The Stepfather (CNS)
Stepford Wives, The (CNS)
Steve Jobs (CNS)
Stick it (CNS)
Still Alice (CNS)
Stir of Echoes (SAM)
Stomp the Yard (CNS)
The Stoning of Soraya M. (CNS)
Stop-Loss (SAM)
Stop-Loss (CNS)
Story of Us, The (SAM)
Story of the Weeping Camel, The (CNS)
Straight Outta Compton (CNS)
Straight Story, The (SAM)
Strange Magic (CNS)
Strange Wilderness (CNS)
Stranger Than Fiction (CNS)
Strangers With Candy (CNS)
Strangers, The (CNS)
Straw Dogs (CNS)
Street Kings (CNS)
Stuart Little 2 (CNS)
Stuck On You (CNS)
Sum of All Fears, The (CNS)
Sum of All Fears, The (SAM)
Summer of Sam (SAM)
Sunshine (CNS)
Sunshine Cleaning (SAM)
Sunshine State (CNS)
Super 8 (CNS)
Super 8 (SRR)
Super Capers (CNS)
Superbad (CNS)
Supercross: The Movie (CNS)
Superman Returns (CNS)
Superman Returns (SAM)
Surf's Up (CNS)
Surrogates (CNS)
Surviving Christmas (CNS)
Suspect Zero (CNS)
Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (CNS)
Sweet and Lowdown (SAM)
Sweet Hereafter, The (SAM)
Sweet Home Alabama (CNS)
Sweet Land (EDC)
Sweet Sixteen (CNS)
Swept Away (CNS)
Swimming Upstream (CNS)
Swing Vote (CNS)
Swing Vote (SAM)
Swingtown (SAM)
The Switch (CNS)
Sydney White (CNS)
Synecdoche, New York (CNS)
Syriana (CNS)


U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' ratings
A-I General patronage
A-II Adults and adolescents
A-III Adults
A-IV Adults, with reservations
L Limited adult audience
O Morally offensive

Motion Picture Association of America ratings
G General audiences
PG Parental guidance suggested
PG-13 Parents strongly cautioned
R Restricted
NC-17 No one 17 and under admitted




Peter and Paul: 
		<strong>Peter (d. 64?)</strong>. St. Mark ends the first half of his Gospel with a triumphant climax. He has recorded doubt, misunderstanding and the opposition of many to Jesus. Now Peter makes his great confession of faith: "You are the Messiah" (Mark 8:29b). It was one of the many glorious moments in Peter's life, beginning with the day he was called from his nets along the Sea of Galilee to become a fisher of men for Jesus. 
<p>The New Testament clearly shows Peter as the leader of the apostles, chosen by Jesus to have a special relationship with him. With James and John he was privileged to witness the Transfiguration, the raising of a dead child to life and the agony in Gethsemane. His mother-in-law was cured by Jesus. He was sent with John to prepare for the last Passover before Jesus' death. His name is first on every list of apostles. </p><p>And to Peter only did Jesus say, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my heavenly Father. And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it. I will give you the keys to the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven" (Matthew 16:17b-19). </p><p>But the Gospels prove their own trustworthiness by the unflattering details they include about Peter. He clearly had no public relations person. It is a great comfort for ordinary mortals to know that Peter also has his human weakness, even in the presence of Jesus. </p><p>He generously gave up all things, yet he can ask in childish self-regard, "What are we going to get for all this?" (see Matthew 19:27). He receives the full force of Christ's anger when he objects to the idea of a suffering Messiah: "Get behind me, Satan! You are an obstacle to me. You are thinking not as God does, but as human beings do" (Matthew 16:23b). </p><p>Peter is willing to accept Jesus' doctrine of forgiveness, but suggests a limit of seven times. He walks on the water in faith, but sinks in doubt. He refuses to let Jesus wash his feet, then wants his whole body cleansed. He swears at the Last Supper that he will never deny Jesus, and then swears to a servant maid that he has never known the man. He loyally resists the first attempt to arrest Jesus by cutting off Malchus's ear, but in the end he runs away with the others. In the depth of his sorrow, Jesus looks on him and forgives him, and he goes out and sheds bitter tears. The Risen Jesus told Peter to feed his lambs and his sheep (John 21:15-17). </p><p><strong>Paul (d. 64?)</strong>. If the most well-known preacher today suddenly began preaching that the United States should adopt Marxism and not rely on the Constitution, the angry reaction would help us understand Paul's life when he started preaching that Christ alone can save us. He had been the most Pharisaic of Pharisees, the most legalistic of Mosaic lawyers. Now he suddenly appears to other Jews as a heretical welcomer of Gentiles, a traitor and apostate. </p><p>Paul's central conviction was simple and absolute: Only God can save humanity. No human effort—even the most scrupulous observance of law—can create a human good which we can bring to God as reparation for sin and payment for grace. To be saved from itself, from sin, from the devil and from death, humanity must open itself completely to the saving power of Jesus. </p><p>Paul never lost his love for his Jewish family, though he carried on a lifelong debate with them about the uselessness of the Law without Christ. He reminded the Gentiles that they were grafted on the parent stock of the Jews, who were still God's chosen people, the children of the promise. </p><p>In light of his preaching and teaching skills, Paul's name has surfaced (among others) as a possible patron of the Internet.</p> American Catholic Blog The way of the cross is unavoidably uphill. Christians don’t get to carry their cross downhill. Suffering has always been inextricably linked with Christianity, but those who carry their cross willingly in these times can serve as an example and inspiration to all of us.

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