Faith-Based Film ‘Sound of Freedom’ Surpasses $175M in Box Office

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The faith-based film “Sound of Freedom” has become a summer hit, surpassing $175 million in box office ticket sales. The film centers around former Homeland Security agent Tim Ballard who quit his job to rescue a young girl from sex traffickers in the Colombian jungle.  The “Sound of Freedom” has outperformed big-budget films, coming in 10th ahead of “Indiana Jones: The Dial of Destiny,” that ranked 11th, and “Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One,” ranked 12th. The mission portrayed in the movie, based on real events, resulted in the rescue 123 individuals, including 55 children, from trafficking in Colombia. The film’s impact extends beyond entertainment, raising awareness about human trafficking. It has prompted calls for action and support from viewers, even leading to the repayment of crowd-funding investors with a 20% profit.