‘Jesus Revolution’ Skyrockets At Box Office, Announces Major News For This Coming Week

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.