‘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.

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.