Jesus Revolution Movie Exceeds Expectations Finishing Third at Weekend’s Box Office

Objectivity 4.4 | Credibility 4.7 | Relevance 4.5

The recent success of movies targeting underserved audiences has proven to be a lucrative strategy at the box office.  Jesus Revolution, a Lionsgate film whose target demographic is faith-based viewers, appealed to general audiences as well.  Jesus Revolution’s debut was projected to make only around $7 million, but it brought in nearly $15.5 million in its three-day domestic opening, finishing third at the weekend’s box office.  Also, the film has a remarkable 99% audience rating on the review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes.