‘Jesus Revolution’ Starring Kelsey Grammer Makes History For Lionsgate

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The Christian movie Jesus Revolution, which stars Kelsey Grammer, has become the highest-grossing movie for LionsGate Films since 2019.

The film crossed the $40 million mark at the box office. 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.

Producer Kevin Downes said, “The numbers are incredible, especially coming out of a pandemic.”

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:

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Jesus Revolution easily beat Hollywood’s expectations for its opening weekend, exceeding box office estimates by more than twofold.

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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.