The movie Jesus Revolution has achieved significant success both in theaters and on the streaming platform Netflix. The film made a splash in cinemas by opening at No. 3 at the box office, surprising Hollywood observers with its popularity. Now, just two days after its release on Netflix, Jesus Revolution has climbed to the No. 4 spot among the platform’s most popular movies.
Christian Headlines reports:
The box office hit Jesus Revolution jumped into Netflix’s Top 5 this week, adding another accomplishment to the portfolio of a film that already had made waves in theaters.
Jesus Revolution was the No. 4 most popular movie on Netflix Wednesday, two days after it launched on the platform and five months after it surprised Hollywood observers by opening at No. 3 at the box office.
California pastor Greg Laurie, whose story is told in the movie, has even bigger goals for the film.
“Let’s get it to #1!” Laurie wrote on Instagram. “Netflix has over 75 million subscribers. Let’s pray God uses this film to touch their hearts with the Gospel.”
Jesus Revolution follows the real-life story of hippie evangelist Lonnie Frisbee (Jonathan Roumie), who joins forces with straight-laced pastor Chuck Smith (Kelsey Grammer) to lead a group of hippies to Christ. The movement started a nationwide revival. One of those teens who came to Christ was Laurie (Joel Courtney).
Jesus Revolution has proven to be a financial success, grossing an impressive $52 million domestically at the box office. Moreover, the movie received an exceptional A+ CinemaScore grade from moviegoers, indicating an overwhelmingly positive reception from the audience. This outstanding achievement has set a record for co-director Jon Erwin, as he becomes the first director ever to receive four perfect A+ CinemaScore grades.
Jesus Revolution grossed $52 million domestically and was given an A+ CinemaScore grade by moviegoers. The perfect score made co-director Jon Erwin the first director ever to record four perfect marks. Erwin previously notched A+ CinemaScores for Woodlawn (2015), I Can Only Imagine (2018) and American Underdog (2021).
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