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The Christian movie Jesus Revolution announced that it will be shown in 100 additional theaters following a very successful launch.
In its first week, the film exceeded expectations and grossed $16 million in just 2,475 theaters. Analysts only expected between $6 million and $7 million.
The movie Jesus Revolution is a true story about the hippie Jesus movement in the late 1960s.
“Jesus Revolution” is trending in the United States! Let’s keep talking about it! pic.twitter.com/4c9mTHS8NA
— Greg Laurie (@greglaurie) February 28, 2023
Faith films are here to stay. Thank you for your support of JESUS REVOLUTION! If you’ve already seen the film, please go leave a review on Rotten Tomatoes and let your voice be heard. pic.twitter.com/FucUiJqVbL
— Greg Laurie (@greglaurie) March 1, 2023
The Christian-themed comedy-drama stars Kelsey Grammer. It finished at No. 3.
“We’ve added 100 new theaters for this weekend!!” the Kingdom Story Company said in a statement. “The audience reaction has blown us all away, and we’re thrilled to be bringing JESUS REVOLUTION to more cities!” Here’s a look at the trailer:
YOU made this happen. Thanks to all of you for sharing the love for JESUS REVOLUTION and joining us in theaters! Let’s keep the momentum going this weekend. ✌️🌼 pic.twitter.com/HZnWPRqbxe
— Jesus Revolution (@JesusRevMovie) February 25, 2023
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Jesus Revolution easily beat Hollywood’s expectations for its opening weekend, exceeding box office estimates by more than twofold.
Jesus Revolution has benefited from enthusiastic word-of-mouth, with moviegoers giving it an A+ Cinemascore rating. The movie even managed to win over some mainstream movie critics, who praised the movie’s warmth and unexpected sense of humor.
Audiences have largely raved about the film, giving it a 99 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, while critics have been somewhat mixed. Though still “Fresh,” the film currently holds 60 percent critics rating on RT while holding a 7.8 rating on IMDB based on 2.6k votes.