As Deadline reported, “Premiering on 249 screens, the religious music documentary grossed an impressive $560K, which would place it as the second-best faith-based premiere in the specialty box office this year. Even more notable is that the film’s per screen average comes out to $2248, a huge number for a movie posting 200+ runs, let alone a documentary.”
Nashville, TN (October 8, 2021) – Following an incredible opening weekend at the box office, The Jesus Music, released by Lionsgate, and the latest hit directed by the Erwin brothers, will expand to more than 20 additional locations screens this weekend.
The film has received a coveted “A” Cinema Score as well as 98% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes, along with a plethora of coverage from a wide range of press and critics, including Associated Press, Billboard, The Catholic Faith Network, The Christian Post, CBN, Crosswalk.com, FORBES, Good Christian Fun podcast, Keep the Faith, LA TIMES, Patheos, Pureflix, Relgion News Service and much more.
Additionally, both Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith have made several national media appearances, including on FOX & Friends, The Tamron Hall Show, The Today Show, FOX NATION and Sean Hannity Radio.